Documentariesby miya6550 | created - 19 Jul 2016 | updated - 10 Aug 2016 | Public
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1. City of Gold (2015)
R | 96 min | Documentary, Biography
A documentary portrait that takes us into Jonathan Gold's universe to tell the improbable story of a revolution inspired by the pen, but driven by the palate.
Votes: 864 | Gross: $0.61M
2. The Search for General Tso (2014)
Not Rated | 71 min | Documentary, Comedy, History
Who was General Tso, and why are we eating his chicken? This feature documentary explores the origins and ubiquity of Chinese-American food through the story of an iconic sweet and spicy chicken dish.
Votes: 1,601 | Gross: $0.01M
4. Mr. X, a Vision of Leos Carax (2014)
Not Rated | 71 min | Documentary, Biography, Mystery
The image of a mysterious, solitary filmmaker - a cineaste maudit - who flees from both the media and the public, is unrelentingly bound to the figure of Leos Carax, in France. Elsewhere, ... See full summary »
5. A Year in Burgundy (2013)
Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary, Drama, Family
The film follows seven wine-making families in the Burgundy region of France through the course of a full year, and delves into the cultural and creative process of making wine, as well as ... See full summary »
Director: David Kennard
6. Natural Resistance (2014)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary
Ten years after the landmark wine documentary Mondovino, filmmaker Jonathan Nossiter returns to the subject, documenting the drastic shifts that have affected the industry in the time since... See full summary »
8. The Bridge (I) (2006)
R | 94 min | Documentary, Drama
People suffer largely unnoticed while the rest of the world goes about its business. This is a documentary exploration of the mythic beauty of the Golden Gate Bridge, the most popular ... See full summary »
Votes: 10,513 | Gross: $0.18M
12. Trapped (IV) (2016)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary
From 2011 to 2013, hundreds of regulations were passed restricting access to abortion in America. Reproductive rights advocates refer to these as "TRAP" laws, or Targeted Regulation of ... See full summary »
14. A Life in Dirty Movies (2013)
Unrated | 100 min | Documentary, Biography
A documentary shot at the end of pornographer Joe Sarnos's life, which reveals his attempt to make one last film, as well as his relationship with his wife, Peggy.
15. Pump (2014)
PG | 88 min | Documentary
A documentary that tells the story of America's addiction to oil, from its corporate conspiracy beginnings to its current monopoly today, and explains clearly and simply how we can end it - and finally win choice at the pump.
Votes: 611 | Gross: $0.07M
17. Nas: Time Is Illmatic (2014)
TV-14 | 74 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Time Is Illmatic is a feature length documentary film that delves deep into the making of Nas' 1994 debut album, Illmatic, and the social conditions that influenced its creation. Twenty ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,565 | Gross: $0.11M
18. Beltracchi: The Art of Forgery (2014)
Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
A mesmerizing, thought-provoking yet surprisingly amusing documentary on the life and times of Wolfgang Beltracchi, who tricked the international art world for nearly 40 years by forging ... See full summary »
19. 21 Years: Richard Linklater (2014)
Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary, Biography
It's been said that the first 21 years defines the career of an artist. Few directors have single-handedly shaken up the film establishment like the godfather of indie, Richard Linklater. ... See full summary »
20. Soul of a Banquet (2014)
Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary
A documentary on Cecilia Chiang, the woman who introduced America to authentic Chinese food. Chiang opened her internationally renowned restaurant The Mandarin in 1961 in San Francisco and ... See full summary »
21. Tales of the Grim Sleeper (2014)
TV-MA | 110 min | Documentary, Crime
Nick Broomfield digs into the case of the notorious serial killer known as the Grim Sleeper, who terrorized South Central Los Angeles over a span of twenty-five years.
23. The Overnighters (2014)
PG-13 | 102 min | Documentary, Drama
Broken, desperate men chase their dreams and run from their demons in the North Dakota oil fields. A local Pastor risks everything to help them.
Votes: 2,240 | Gross: $0.11M
25. Touch the Wall (2014)
Not Rated | 101 min | Documentary, Family, Sport
Swimming superstar Missy Franklin was destined for greatness at an early age, but it wasn't until the arrival of Veteran Kara Lynn Joyce that those sky-high expectations began to take shape.
Votes: 100 | Gross: $0.79M
26. Seymour: An Introduction (2014)
PG | 84 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Meet Seymour Bernstein: a beloved pianist, teacher and true inspiration who shares eye-opening insights from an amazing life. Ethan Hawke helms this poignant guide to life.
Votes: 932 | Gross: $0.58M
27. Live from New York! (2015)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy
"Saturday Night Live" has been reflecting and influencing life in the United States for 40 years. Live From New York! goes deep inside this cultural phenomenon exploring the laughter that ... See full summary »
30. Cobain: Montage of Heck (2015)
TV-MA | 145 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography
32. The Salt of the Earth (2014)
PG-13 | 110 min | Documentary, Biography, History
The life and work of photographer Sebastião Salgado, who has spent forty years documenting deprived societies in hidden corners of the world.
Votes: 17,690 | Gross: $1.34M
33. The Kindergarten Teacher (2014)
Not Rated | 119 min | Drama
A kindergarten teacher discovers in a five year-old child a prodigious gift for poetry. Amazed and inspired by this young boy, she decides to protect his talent in spite of everyone.
34. Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent (2016)
R | 103 min | Documentary, Biography
Both a biopic of a complicated man and an exploration of the gathering forces that converged to shape a new American cuisine and create the cult of "celebrity chef"... A consummate hedonist... See full summary »
Votes: 332 | Gross: $0.23M
35. The Case Against 8 (2014)
TV-14 | 109 min | Documentary, Biography, News
A behind-the-scenes look inside the case to overturn California's ban on same-sex marriage. Shot over five years, the film follows the unlikely team that took the first federal marriage equality lawsuit to the U.S. Supreme Court.
37. The First Monday in May (2016)
PG-13 | 90 min | Documentary
Follows the creation of The Metropolitan Museum of Art's most attended fashion exhibition in history, "China: Through The Looking Glass," an exploration of Chinese-inspired Western fashions by Costume Institute curator Andrew Bolton.
Votes: 1,325 | Gross: $0.53M
38. After Tiller (2013)
PG-13 | 85 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
After the assassination of Dr. George Tiller in Kansas in 2009, there are a limited number of doctors left in the country who provide third-trimester abortions for women. AFTER TILLER moves... See full summary »
Votes: 982 | Gross: $0.07M
R | 97 min | Documentary, Music
Michael Rapaport documents the inner workings and behind the scenes drama that follows this innovative and influential band to this day.
Votes: 3,290 | Gross: $1.20M
40. Free to Run (2016)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, History, Sport
Today, all anybody needs to run is the determination and a pair of the right shoes. But just fifty years ago, running was viewed almost exclusively as the domain of elite male athletes who ... See full summary »
41. The Eagle Huntress (2016)
G | 87 min | Documentary, Adventure, Sport
Thirteen-year-old Aisholpan trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her nomad family to become an eagle huntress.
Votes: 3,178 | Gross: $3.17M