Documentary Movies
Kingdom of Us

Kingdom of Us

Kingdom of Us
MOVIE

How does a traumatic event shape a family? How do you sift through the memories to find hidden clues and unlock a collective grief? Kingdom of Us takes a look…

Genre: Documentary
Unrest

Unrest

Unrest
MOVIE

When Harvard PhD student Jennifer Brea is struck down at 28 by a fever that leaves her bedridden, doctors tell her it’s “all in her head.” Determined to live, she…

Genre: Documentary
Alive and Kicking

Alive and Kicking

Alive and Kicking
MOVIE

Alive and Kicking gives the audience an intimate, insider’s view into the culture of the current swing dance world while shedding light on issues facing modern American society.

Spielberg

Spielberg

Spielberg
MOVIE

A retrospective on the career of director Steven Spielberg.

Genre: Documentary
The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson

The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson

The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson
MOVIE

Describing herself as a ‘street queen,’ Johnson was a tireless voice for LGBT pride since the days of Stonewall. Her death in 1992 was declared a suicide by the NYPD,…

Genre: Documentary
Amanda Knox

Amanda Knox

Amanda Knox
MOVIE

This gripping, atmospheric documentary recounts the infamous trial, conviction and eventual acquittal of Seattle native Amanda Knox for the 2007 murder of a British exchange student in Italy.

Genre: Documentary
How to Dance in Ohio

How to Dance in Ohio

How to Dance in Ohio
MOVIE

In Columbus, Ohio, a group of autistic teenagers and young adults role-play this transition by going through the deceptively complex social interactions of preparing for a spring formal. Focusing on…

Class Divide

Class Divide

Class Divide
MOVIE

A look at NYC’s gentrification and growing inequality in a microcosm, Class Divide explores two distinct worlds that share the same Chelsea intersection – 10th Avenue and 26th Street. On…

Genre: Documentary
Legion of Brothers

Legion of Brothers

Legion of Brothers
MOVIE

Afghanistan, immediately post-9/11: Small teams of Green Berets arrive on a series of secret missions to overthrow the Taliban. What happens next is equal parts war origin story and cautionary…

Genre: Documentary
The Future of Work and Death

The Future of Work and Death

The Future of Work and Death
MOVIE

In this provocative documentary, worldwide experts in the fields of futurology, anthropology, neuroscience and philosophy consider the impact of technological advances on the two certainties of human life: work and…

Genre: Documentary
Long Shot

Long Shot

Long Shot
MOVIE

When Juan Catalan is arrested for a murder he insists he didn’t commit, he builds his case for innocence around raw footage from a popular TV show, “Curb Your Enthusiasm.”

Genre: Documentary
Restless Creature: Wendy Whelan

Restless Creature: Wendy Whelan

Restless Creature: Wendy Whelan
MOVIE

Documentary on the great American Ballerina Wendy Whelan

Genre: Documentary
Hired Gun

Hired Gun

Hired Gun
MOVIE

A documentary film about session and touring musicians that are hired by well establish and famous bands and artists. These people may not be household names, but are still top…

Night School

Night School

Night School
MOVIE

Indianapolis has one of the lowest high school graduation rates in the country. Night School follows three adult students living in the city’s more impoverished neighborhoods as they attempt to…

Genre: Documentary
Teach Us All

Teach Us All

Teach Us All
MOVIE

On the eve of the 60th anniversary of the 1957 Little Rock school desegregation crisis, educational inequality remains among the most urgent civil rights issues of our time. With its…

Genre: Documentary
Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric

Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric

Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric
MOVIE

Katie Couric travels across the U.S. to talk with scientists, psychologists, activists, authors and families about the complex issue of gender.

Genre: Documentary
Chris Brown: Welcome to My Life

Chris Brown: Welcome to My Life

Chris Brown: Welcome to My Life
MOVIE

This compelling Documentary moves beyond the spotlight and past the attention-grabbing headlines to give pop superstar Chris Brown a chance to tell his own story. New interviews with the international…

Genre: Documentary
Gaga: Five Foot Two

Gaga: Five Foot Two

Gaga: Five Foot Two
MOVIE

Go behind the scenes with pop provocateur Lady Gaga as she releases a bold new album and prepares for her Super Bowl halftime show.

Genre: Documentary
Cocaine Cowboys

Cocaine Cowboys

Cocaine Cowboys
MOVIE

In the 1980s, ruthless Colombian cocaine barons invaded Miami with a brand of violence unseen in this country since Prohibition-era Chicago – and it put the city on the map….

Inequality for All

Inequality for All

Inequality for All
MOVIE

U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich tries to raise awareness of the country’s widening economic gap.

Genre: Documentary
Audrie & Daisy

Audrie & Daisy

Audrie & Daisy
MOVIE

A documentary film about three cases of rape, that includes the stories of two American high school students, Audrie Pott and Daisy Coleman. At the time of the sexual assaults,…

Genre: Documentary
MURPH: The Protector

MURPH: The Protector

MURPH: The Protector
MOVIE

A documentary based on the honor, courage and commitment of Navy SEAL LT Michael P. Murphy, who gave his life for his men in 2005 and was posthumously awarded the…

Genre: Documentary
Strong Island

Strong Island

Strong Island
MOVIE

Examining the violent death of the filmmaker’s brother and the judicial system that allowed his killer to go free, this documentary interrogates murderous fear and racialized perception, and re-imagines the…

Genre: Documentary
Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo

Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo

Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo
MOVIE

At the heart of the Apollo program was the special team in Mission Control who put a man on the moon and helped create the future.

Genre: Documentary
The Armstrong Lie

The Armstrong Lie

The Armstrong Lie
MOVIE

In 2009, Alex Gibney was hired to make a film about Lance Armstrong’s comeback to cycling. The project was shelved when the doping scandal erupted, and re-opened after Armstrong’s confession….

Genre: Documentary
The Grown-Ups

The Grown-Ups

The Grown-Ups
MOVIE

Anita, Rita, Ricardo and Andrés have been attending a school for children with Down syndrome for 40 years. After all this time, they are starting to tire of this safe,…

Genre: Documentary
The Red Pill

The Red Pill

The Red Pill
MOVIE

A feminist filmmaker follows the Men’s Rights Movement and begins to question her own beliefs. A look at gender politics.

Genre: Documentary
Whitney: Can I Be Me

Whitney: Can I Be Me

Whitney: Can I Be Me
MOVIE

The life and tragic death of Whitney Houston.

The Witness

The Witness

The Witness
MOVIE

A brother’s journey to unravel the truth about the mythic death and little known life of Kitty Genovese, who was reportedly murdered in front of 38 witnesses and has become…

Genre: Documentary
Kiki

Kiki

Kiki
MOVIE

25 years after Paris is Burning, we dive back into the fierce world of voguing battles in the Kiki scene of New York City, where competition between Houses demands leadership,…

Genre: Documentary
13th

13th

13th
MOVIE

An in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation’s history of racial inequality.

Genre: Documentary
Michael Moore in TrumpLand

Michael Moore in TrumpLand

Michael Moore in TrumpLand
MOVIE

Oscar-winner Michael Moore dives right into hostile territory with his daring and hilarious one-man show, deep in the heart of TrumpLand in the weeks before the 2016 election.

Genre: Documentary
Kevin Hart : What Now ?

Kevin Hart : What Now ?

Kevin Hart : What Now ?
MOVIE

Comedian Kevin Hart performs in front of a crowd of 50,000 people at Philadelphia’s outdoor venue, Lincoln Financial Field.

Before the Flood

Before the Flood

Before the Flood
MOVIE

A look at how climate change affects our environment and what society can do prevent the demise of endangered species, ecosystems, and native communities across the planet.

Dirty Old Wedge

Dirty Old Wedge

Dirty Old Wedge
MOVIE

The Wedge, located at the end of the Balboa Peninsula in Newport Beach, California, is a world famous, man-made beast of a wave.

Genre: Documentary
Gleason

Gleason

Gleason
MOVIE

At the age of 34, former New Orleans Saints defensive back Steve Gleason was diagnosed with ALS and given a life expectancy of two to five years. Weeks later, Gleason…

Genre: Documentary
Hearts and Minds

Hearts and Minds

Hearts and Minds
MOVIE

This film recounts the history and attitudes of the opposing sides of the Vietnam War using archival news footage as well as their own film and interviews. A key theme…

Genre: Documentary, War
Humpback Whales

Humpback Whales

Humpback Whales
MOVIE

Humpback Whales takes audiences to Alaska, Hawaii and the Kingdom of Tonga for a close-up look at how these whales communicate, sing, feed, play and take care of their young….

Genre: Documentary
Living in the Age of Airplanes

Living in the Age of Airplanes

Living in the Age of Airplanes
MOVIE

LIVING IN THE AGE OF AIRPLANES offers a fresh perspective on a modern-day miracle that many of us take for granted: flying. Narrated by Harrison Ford and featuring an original…

Genre: Documentary
Jackson

Jackson

Jackson
MOVIE

With a single abortion clinic remaining in the state of Mississippi, the city of Jackson has become ground zero in the nation’s battle over reproductive health-care. Jackson is an intimate…

Genre: Documentary