Recommended Doc Series & Docsby marianan-97522 | created - 28 Jul 2018 | updated - 8 months ago | Public
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1. The History of Comedy (2017– )
Documentary, Comedy, History
Utilizing archival footage punctuated by contemporary interviews with comedy legends and scholars, this is the history of not only what makes us laugh, but how comedy has affected the social and political landscape throughout history.
2. The Seventies (2015)
42 min | Documentary, History
A documentary series focusing on the ongoing Vietnam War, the Watergate scandal, evolving music industry, the Iran Hostage Crisis, the sexual revolution, and the rise of foreign and domestic terrorism.
3. The Eighties (2016)
A documentary series focusing on the Reagan presidency, the AIDS crisis, the end of the Cold War, Wall Street corruption, the tech boom, the expansion of television, and the evolving music industry.
6. Chef's Table (2015– )
TV-MA | 50 min | Documentary
Chef's Table goes inside the lives and kitchens of six of the world's most renowned international chefs. Each episode focuses on a single chef and their unique look at their lives, talents and passion from their piece of culinary heaven.
10. Grand Designs (1999– )
TV-G | 50 min | Documentary
Kevin McCloud follows people as they build their dream house, often focusing on modern design, energy efficiency, maximizing space and views.
11. NY Confidential (2011– )
43 min | Documentary
This documentary series explores those districts of New York that make up a kaleidoscope of languages, cultures, nationalities and beliefs. The series is an invitation to take a stroll off ... See full summary »
13. O Renascimento do Parto (2013)
91 min | Documentary, Family, History
The feature film ' The Birth Reborn' portrays the serious obstetric reality in the world, which is characterized by an alarming number of cesarean or deliveries with traumatic and ... See full summary »
14. The Beginning of Life (2016)
G | 120 min | Documentary, Family
Discoveries in neuroscience can help us understand childhood development. When a person is born, it is more than just a genetic load. We are formed by our relationship with everything ... See full summary »
15. Kedi (2016)
Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary
A profile of an ancient city and its unique people, seen through the eyes of the most mysterious and beloved animal humans have ever known, the Cat.
Votes: 11,395 | Gross: $2.83M
16. Janis: Little Girl Blue (2015)
TV-MA | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Musician Cat Power narrates this documentary on Janis Joplin's evolution into a star from letters that Joplin wrote over the years to her friends, family, and collaborators.
Votes: 4,611 | Gross: $0.41M
17. What Happened, Miss Simone? (2015)
Not Rated | 101 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
A documentary about the life and legend Nina Simone, an American singer, pianist, and civil rights activist labeled the "High Priestess of Soul."
19. Miss Representation (2011)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary
Explores the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America, and challenges the media's limited portrayal of what it means to be a powerful woman.
20. Happy (I) (2011)
Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary, Drama, Family
Happy takes us on a journey from the swamps of Louisiana to the slums of Kolkata in search of what really makes people happy.
22. The 4%: Film's Gender Problem (2016)
Not Rated | 27 min | Documentary, Short
The 4%: Film's Gender Problem is a new, provocative original series of 6 short films designed to explore the hot- button issues around the striking gender gap in Hollywood.
23. Cinema Novo (2016)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary
Cinema Novo is a movie-essay that investigates poetically the most important movement of Latin America cinema, through the thoughts of its main auteurs: Nelson Pereira dos Santos, Glauber ... See full summary »
25. Twenty Years Later (1984)
119 min | Documentary
Eduardo Coutinho was filming a movie with the same name in the Northeast of Brazil, in 1964, when there came the military coup. He had to interrupt the project, and came back to it in 1981,... See full summary »
26. Rendez-vous chez Lacan (2011 TV Movie)
60 min | Documentary
This film about the psychoanalyst and psychiatrist Lacan takes a look at his day-to-day life, through accounts from his patients, pupils, and close friends.
27. Finding Vivian Maier (2013)
Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, Biography, Mystery
A documentary on the late Vivian Maier, a nanny whose previously unknown cache of 100,000 photographs earned her a posthumous reputation as one of the most accomplished street photographers.
Votes: 12,246 | Gross: $1.51M
28. RBG (2018)
PG | 98 min | Documentary, Biography
The exceptional life and career of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon.
Votes: 8,909 | Gross: $14.02M
29. Embrace (I) (2016)
TV-PG | 90 min | Documentary
Embrace follows body image activist Taryn Brumfitt's crusade as she explores the global issue of body loathing, inspiring us to change the way we feel about ourselves and think about our bodies.