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20 min | Documentary, Short
Short documentary featuring sculptures of Alonso de Berruguete and Juan de Juni in the Valladolid National Museum.
Director: José Val del Omar
2. Black Harvest (1992)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary
Joe Leahy is the half-caste son of one of the first explorers of the Papua New Guinean interior. His relations with the local Ganiga tribe who work his coffee plantation on their land are ... See full summary »
3. Hoop Dreams (1994)
PG-13 | 170 min | Documentary, Drama, Sport
A film following the lives of two inner-city Chicago boys who struggle to become college basketball players on the road to going professional.
Votes: 21,904 | Gross: $7.83M
5. The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu (2010)
Not Rated | 180 min | Documentary, Biography, History
The film explores the image of the Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu using unknown official footage from the Romanian National Television and National Film Archives.
Votes: 1,273 | Gross: $0.03M
6. Moeder Dao, de schildpadgelijkende (1995)
90 min | Documentary
In a span of ninety minutes the film aims to show how the Netherlands administered its colony as a colonial enterprise and what the relations were like at the time. The usual commentary has... See full summary »
Director: Vincent Monnikendam
10. The House Is Black (1963)
20 min | Documentary, Short
Set in a leper colony in the north of Iran, The House is Black juxtaposes "ugliness", of which there is much in the world as stated in the opening scenes, with religion and gratitude.
11. Decasia (2002)
Not Rated | 70 min | Documentary
A meditation on the human quest to transcend physicality, constructed from decaying archival footage and set to an original symphonic score.
14. Siddeshwari (1990)
123 min | Documentary
An impressionistic biographical look at Siddheshwari Devi (19081977), the classical Indian singer whose voice was appreciated by the maharajas and public alike. She was from Varanasi, India... See full synopsis »
16. Die Geschichte vom weinenden Kamel (2003)
PG | 93 min | Documentary, Drama, Family
When a Mongolian nomadic family's newest camel colt is rejected by its mother, a musician is needed for a ritual to change her mind.
Votes: 5,733 | Gross: $1.74M
17. Grass: A Nation's Battle for Life (1925)
Passed | 71 min | Documentary
The struggles of a hardscrabble Iranian nomadic tribe as they journey through bleak country to reach the grasslands that will save their livestock.
20. Bei xi mo shou (2015)
Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary
Under the sun, the heavenly beauty of grasslands will soon be covered by the raging dust of mines. Facing the ashes and noises caused by heavy mining , the herdsmen have no choice but to ... See full summary »
Director: Liang Zhao
22. Flamenco (1952)
Approved | 110 min | Documentary
Title changed to "Flamenco" when it was first released in the USA in 1954, this is a program of Spanish songs and dances with the emphasis on "flamenco" or gypsy contributions. The USA ... See full summary »
23. The Great White Silence (1924)
108 min | Documentary
In 1910 the British Antarctic Expedition, led by Capt. Robert F. Scott, embarks from Lyttleton, NZ on a quest to become the first to reach the South Pole.
24. Leviathan (I) (2012)
Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary
A documentary shot in the North Atlantic and focused on the commercial fishing industry.
Votes: 2,871 | Gross: $1.09M
34. Ornette: Made in America (1985)
Unrated | 85 min | Documentary, Music
Ornette: Made In America captures Ornette's evolution over three decades. Returning home to Fort Worth, Texas in 1983 as a famed performer and composer, documentary footage, dramatic scenes... See full summary »
37. Salt for Svanetia (1930)
TV-14 | 55 min | Documentary
Story of distant mountainous region in Georgia that depicts folklore, lifestyle and daily routines of Svani people, focuses on the scarcity of salt in Svaneti region. Rich with documentary ... See full summary »
Director: Mikhail Kalatozov
38. Les plages d'Agnès (2008)
Not Rated | 110 min | Documentary, Biography
Agnès Varda explores her memories, mostly chronologically, with photographs, film clips, interviews, reenactments, and droll, playful contemporary scenes of her narrating her story.
Votes: 2,277 | Gross: $0.24M
41. Poslední z rodu (1977)
15 min | Documentary, Short
It's morning. A man goes with his horse into the wood to start today's work. The Kriz family has a long tradition of working with horses, but now he is the only one who still does it. He ... See full summary »
Director: Drahomíra Vihanová
43. Water and Power (1989)
57 min | Documentary
By using a series of visually and aurally dense tableaux created with advanced motion control, optical printing and animation techniques, the film explores the complex battle for natural ... See full summary »
44. La bocca del lupo (2009)
68 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
The story of a criminal Vincenzo and his transsexual lover Mary, who waited for him for many years while he served his prison sentence.
328 min | Documentary
47. Dalpaengee eui byeol (2011)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Drama
Young-Chan comes from planet of snail where deaf blind people live slow and quiet lives. When Young-Chan came to Earth, nobody understood his language and he was desperate. Then an angel ... See full summary »
Votes: 321 | Gross: $0.00M
48. The Good Old Naughty Days (2002)
Unrated | 69 min | Documentary, Adult
Series of 12 short movies from the start of the twentieth century, compiled by Michel Reilhac. These movies were the first adult movies, most of them were made in order to explain how sex ... See full summary »
Director: Michel Reilhac
Votes: 326 | Gross: $0.05M
49. Cuadecuc, vampir (1971)
Not Rated | 70 min | Documentary, Horror