With CPH: DOX (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
4. The Act of Killing (2012)
Not Rated | 117 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
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.
Votes: 36,804 | Gross: $0.49M
5. The Dissident (2020)
PG-13 | 119 min | Documentary, Crime, Thriller
When Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappears in Istanbul, his fiancée and dissidents around the world piece together the clues to a murder and expose a global cover up.
6. The Painter and the Thief (2020)
106 min | Documentary
An artist befriends the thief who stole her paintings. She becomes his closest ally when he is severely hurt in a car crash and needs full time care, even if her paintings are not found. But then the tables turn.
9. The Biggest Little Farm (2018)
PG | 91 min | Documentary
Documentarian John Chester and his wife Molly work to develop a sustainable farm on 200 acres outside of Los Angeles.
Votes: 6,494 | Gross: $4.37M
11. Crip Camp (2020)
R | 106 min | Documentary, History
Down the road from Woodstock, a revolution blossomed at a ramshackle summer camp for teenagers with disabilities, transforming their lives and igniting a landmark movement.
12. Man on Wire (2008)
PG-13 | 94 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
A look at tightrope walker Philippe Petit's daring, but illegal, high-wire routine performed between New York City's World Trade Center's twin towers in 1974, what some consider, "the artistic crime of the century".
Votes: 54,550 | Gross: $2.96M
16. Minding the Gap (2018)
Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary, Sport
Three young men bond together to escape volatile families in their Rust-Belt hometown. As they face adult responsibilities, unexpected revelations threaten their decade-long friendship.
Votes: 8,951 | Gross: $0.01M
18. Unrest (I) (2017)
98 min | Documentary, Drama, History
When Harvard Ph.D. student Jennifer Brea is struck down by a fever that leaves her bedridden, she sets out on a virtual journey to document her story as she fights a disease that medicine forgot.
Votes: 2,750 | Gross: $0.04M
19. Caught in the Net (2020)
100 min | Documentary, Crime
Two documentarians exploring the world of online sexual abuse of children succeed in turning an experiment into an act of social intervention.
20. One Child Nation (2019)
R | 83 min | Documentary, History
After becoming a mother, a filmmaker uncovers the untold history of China's one-child policy and the generations of parents and children forever shaped by this social experiment.
Votes: 5,784 | Gross: $0.18M
21. Halston (2019)
Not Rated | 105 min | Documentary, Biography
Prodigiously talented, Halston reigned over fashion in the 1970s and became a household name. But everything changed in the Wall Street era. With his empire under threat, Halston took the biggest gamble of his life.
Votes: 1,260 | Gross: $0.15M
23. Vitalina Varela (2019)
124 min | Drama
A Cape Verdean woman navigates her way through Lisbon, following the scanty physical traces her deceased husband left behind and discovering his secret, illicit life.
26. Dreams of a Life (2011)
Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
A filmmaker sets out to discover the life of Joyce Vincent, who died in her bedsit in North London in 2003. Her body wasn't discovered for three years, and newspaper reports offered few details of her life - not even a photograph.
Votes: 3,152 | Gross: $0.01M
28. Maiden (2018)
PG | 97 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
The story of Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook on charter boats, who became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World Race in 1989.
Votes: 2,112 | Gross: $3.01M
29. The Edge of Democracy (2019)
TV-14 | 121 min | Documentary, History
Political documentary and personal memoir collide in this exploration into the complex truth behind the unraveling of two Brazilian presidencies.
32. City of Ghosts (2017)
R | 92 min | Documentary, War
A documentary that follows the efforts of "Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently," a handful of anonymous activists who banded together after their homeland was taken over by ISIS in 2014. ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,765 | Gross: $0.13M
33. Meeting Gorbachev (2018)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, History
The life of Mikhail Gorbachev, the eighth and final President of the Soviet Union in chronological order.
Votes: 2,037 | Gross: $0.25M
34. Dirty Wars (2013)
Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary, Crime, History
Investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill is pulled into an unexpected journey as he chases down the hidden truth behind America's expanding covert wars.
Votes: 9,172 | Gross: $0.38M
35. Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound (2019)
Unrated | 94 min | Documentary
An exploration of the history and emotional power of cinema sound, as revealed by legendary sound designers and visionary directors, via interviews, clips from movies, and a look at their actual process of creation and discovery.
36. Cameraperson (2016)
Not Rated | 102 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Exposing her role behind the camera, Kirsten Johnson reaches into the vast trove of footage she has shot over decades around the world. What emerges is a visually bold memoir and a revelatory interrogation of the power of the camera.
Votes: 2,716 | Gross: $0.10M
37. Midnight Family (2019)
Unrated | 81 min | Documentary, Action, Crime
In Mexico City's wealthiest neighborhoods, the Ochoa family runs a private ambulance, competing with other for-profit EMTs for patients in need of urgent help.
38. 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.
39. My Rembrandt (2019)
Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary
This is set in the world of the Old Masters and offers a mosaic of gripping stories in which unrestrained passion for Rembrandt's paintings leads to dramatic developments and unexpected plot turns.
40. 143 Sahara Street (2019)
100 min | Documentary
In the middle of the Algerian Sahara, in her relay, a woman writes her History, she welcomes, for a cigarette, a coffee or eggs, truckers, wandering beings and dreams, Her name is Malika.
41. Sea of Shadows (2019)
PG-13 | 105 min | Documentary, Crime, History
The vaquita, the world's smallest whale, is near extinction as its habitat is destroyed by Mexican cartels and Chinese mafia, who harvest the swim bladder of the totoaba fish, the "cocaine ... See full summary »
43. Love It Was Not (2020)
86 min | Documentary, History, War
A tragic love story between a prisoner and her captor. Flamboyant and full of life, Helena Citron is taken to Auschwitz as a young woman, and soon finds unlikely solace under the tutelage ... See full summary »
Director: Maya Sarfaty
44. Citizen Jane: Battle for the City (2016)
Not Rated | 92 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Writer and urban activist Jane Jacobs fights to save historic New York City during the ruthless redevelopment era of urban planner Robert Moses in the 1960s.
Votes: 593 | Gross: $0.31M
45. Mon amour (2020)
172 min | Documentary
Mourning his boyfriend Frédéric's death from an overdose, the French filmmaker David Teboul goes to Siberia on a ritual journey. Out here, under the enormous dome of the skies, he finds the free space to disentangle his thoughts again.
47. I Am Not Alone (2019)
90 min | Documentary
On Easter 2018, a man puts on a backpack to walk all over Armenia. His mission is to inspire a velvet revolution which can overthrow the corrupt regime that enjoys absolute power in this post-Soviet nation.
49. Scheme Birds (2019)
90 min | Documentary
As her childhood turns into motherhood, teenage troublemaker Gemma comes of age in her fading Scottish steel town. But in a place where "you either get knocked up or locked up," innocent games can easily turn into serious crime.
50. Horse Money (2014)
Unrated | 103 min | Drama
"The time is now, a numbing and timeless present of hospital stays, bureaucratic questioning, and wandering through remembered spaces... and suddenly it is also then, the mid '70s and the ... See full summary »