Top 15 of Best Documentariesby hansbearnl | created - 11 Jun 2011 | updated - 13 Jun 2011 | Public
Don't remember all the documentaries I have watched so far, but these stick to me in my memory...
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4. Strike Zion! (1967 TV Movie)
60 min | Documentary, War
On June 5, 1967, the Israeli airforce attacked Arab air bases and Israeli tanks overran their enemies with total surprise.The Israeli plan was called "Strike Zion" and it nearly immobilized... See full summary »
R | 85 min | Documentary
Two documentary filmmakers chronicle their time in Sonagchi, Calcutta and the relationships they developed with children of prostitutes who work the city's notorious red light district.
Votes: 13,814 | Gross: $3.41M
90 min | Documentary
Documentary on black American singer/dancer Josephine Baker (1906-1974), who emigrated to France where she was a major artist from 1927 until her death.
7. Breaking the Da Vinci Code (2005 Video)
Not Rated | 63 min | Documentary
Everyone wants to know. Is Dan Brown's best selling fiction thriller "The Da Vinci Code" novel, really fact or fiction? Was Jesus really married to Mary Magdalene? Was she one of his ... See full summary »
Great how this documentary shows all the lies used by Dan Brown for both his book as well as his movie. Even architectural, cultural and art details are all fake.
8. Jerusalem Is Proud to Present (2008)
80 min | Documentary
The international World Pride event, planned for Jerusalem in 2006, is disrupted by orthodox Jews, evangelical Christians, and conservative Muslims, who are united by their dislike to LGBT events in the city they consider holy.
Director: Nitzan Giladi
9. Children Underground (2001)
Not Rated | 104 min | Documentary
A profile of homeless Romanian children who were born victims of the nation's reckless population growth policy during its communist era.
10. Burma VJ: Reporter i et lukket land (2008)
Unrated | 84 min | Documentary, History, News
Using smuggled footage, this documentary tells the story of the 2007 protests in Burma by thousands of monks.
Votes: 2,214 | Gross: $0.05M
11. Gui tu lie che (2009)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Drama
A couple embarks on a journey home for Chinese new year along with 130 million other migrant workers, to reunite with their children and struggle for a future. Their unseen story plays out as China soars towards being a world superpower.
Votes: 3,110 | Gross: $0.29M
National Geographic Explorer (1985– )
Beyond the Movie: The Lord of the Rings
Unrated | 60 min | Documentary, History
A look at the background for Tolkien's mythology, hence the movie's mythology.
15. Presunto culpable (2008)
87 min | Documentary
Two young Mexican attorneys attempt to exonerate a wrongly convicted man by making a documentary. In the process, they expose the contradictions of a judicial system that presumes suspects guilty until proven innocent.