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1. The Act of Killing (2012)

Not Rated | 117 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

8.2
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90 Metascore

A documentary which challenges former Indonesian death-squad leaders to reenact their mass-killings in whichever cinematic genres they wish, including classic Hollywood crime scenarios and lavish musical numbers.

Directors: Joshua Oppenheimer, Anonymous, Christine Cynn | Stars: Anwar Congo, Herman Koto, Syamsul Arifin, Ibrahim Sinik

Votes: 32,477 | Gross: $0.49M

2. Touch Me Not (I) (2018)

123 min | Drama

5.9
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65 Metascore

Together, a filmmaker and her characters venture into a personal research project about intimacy. On the fluid border between reality and fiction, Touch Me Not follows the emotional journeys of Laura, Tómas and Christian, offering a deeply empathic insight into their lives.

Director: Adina Pintilie | Stars: Laura Benson, Tómas Lemarquis, Christian Bayerlein, Grit Uhlemann

Votes: 1,890 | Gross: $0.01M

3. Nanook of the North (1922)

Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary

7.6
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In this silent predecessor to the modern documentary, film-maker Robert J. Flaherty spends one year following the lives of Nanook and his family, Inuits living in the Arctic Circle.

Director: Robert J. Flaherty | Stars: Allakariallak, Alice Nevalinga, Cunayou, Allegoo

Votes: 9,999

4. Leviathan (I) (2012)

Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary

6.6
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81 Metascore

A documentary shot in the North Atlantic and focused on the commercial fishing industry.

Directors: Lucien Castaing-Taylor, Verena Paravel | Stars: Brian Jannelle, Adrian Guillette, Arthur Smith, Asterias Vulgaris

Votes: 3,034 | Gross: $1.09M

5. Chronicle of a Summer (1961)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary

7.6
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A documentary about the everyday lives of ordinary Parisians, done in the style of cinéma vérité.

Directors: Edgar Morin, Jean Rouch | Stars: Angelo, Nadine Ballot, Catherine, Céline

Votes: 2,321

6. I Want to Live (2015)

106 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

6.5
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I Want to Live is a documentary on the lives of Kurdish Refugees from Syria, living in refugee camps in Kurdistan. Shot on location, it is set against the Syrian civil war and the ISIS (... See full summary »

Director: Karzan Kardozi

Votes: 2,317

7. Manakamana (2013)

Not Rated | 118 min | Documentary

6.6
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86 Metascore

A documentary about a group of pilgrims who travel to Nepal to worship at the legendary Manakamana temple.

Directors: Stephanie Spray, Pacho Velez | Stars: Chabbi Lal Gandharba, Anish Gandharba, Bindu Gayek, Narayan Gayek

Votes: 656

8. Anuktatop: the metamorphosis (2016)

112 min | Documentary, Family, Fantasy

9.2
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Little Derreck, a native American of the Wayana tribe on the river Maroni, is lost between dream and reality...

Directors: Nicolas Pradal, Pierre Selvini

Votes: 5

9. Come Back Free (2016)

52 min | Documentary

7.2
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A poetic documentary about life in a war-torn Chechen village, with the cemetery as its symbolic focal point. The village lives and breathes in unison. The Chechen gravediggers are always ... See full summary »

Director: Ksenia Okhapkina

Votes: 6

10. God Johogoi (2015)

60 min | Documentary

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Every year the Sakha people celebrate the festival of summer - Ysekh. This ethnic holiday celebrates the Aiyy deities and the revival of nature; it embraces ritual prayers, plenty of rich ... See full summary »

Director: Sergey Potapov

11. The Manakia Brothers. Diary of a Long Look Back (2016)

91 min | Documentary

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In an attempt to verify the hypothesis that her aromanian grandfathers were photographed by the famous brothers Milton and Ianaki Manakia, the director embarks on a Balkans journey through Romania, Bulgaria, Macedonia and Greece.

Director: Eliza Zdru | Stars: Milton Manaki, Christos K. Christodoulou, Eliza Zdru

12. Milkformadness

60 min | Documentary, Fantasy | Completed

This is an insight into unconscious state of mind. Through the story of Afghanistan war on Soviet side veteran who is working at the ship and experiences problems with aggression and ... See full summary »

Director: Sergey Kavtaradze | Stars: Lavanday, Natalya Panfilova, Oleg Mamikin, Aripula

13. Following the Box (2015)

26 min | Documentary, Short, History | Completed

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An estate-sale find of a shoe box filled with old photographs and negatives made in India in 1945 leads a Chicago couple half-way around the world. As they 'follow the box' to try and ... See full summary »

Director: Anirban Mahapatra | Stars: Sanjeet Chowdhury, Alakananda Nag, Chhatrapati Dutta, Sunandini Banerjee

14. Intelligent Lufthavn (2015)

Documentary, Short, News

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Directors: Dennis Haladyn, Thomas Legald | Stars: Kenneth Fribert, Niels Christian Juul, Jesper Lund, Jonathan Moav

15. Danze nande (1989)

30 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Cecilia Pennacini | Star: Cicci Pennacchietti



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