With Field of Vision (II) (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. American Factory (2019)

TV-14 | 110 min | Documentary

7.4
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86 Metascore

In post-industrial Ohio, a Chinese billionaire opens a factory in an abandoned General Motors plant, hiring two thousand Americans. Early days of hope and optimism give way to setbacks as high-tech China clashes with working-class America.

Directors: Steven Bognar, Julia Reichert | Stars: Junming 'Jimmy' Wang, Robert Allen, Sherrod Brown, Dave Burrows

Votes: 20,721

2. Disclosure (2020)

TV-MA | 108 min | Documentary

8.3
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79 Metascore

An in-depth look at Hollywood's depiction of transgender people and the impact of those stories on transgender lives and American culture.

Director: Sam Feder | Stars: Laverne Cox, Bianca Leigh, Jen Richards, Alexandra Billings

Votes: 5,126

3. MLK/FBI (2020)

TV-PG | 104 min | Documentary

6.9
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81 Metascore

Based on newly declassified files, Sam Pollard's resonant film explores the US government's surveillance and harassment of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Director: Sam Pollard | Stars: Martin Luther King, J. Edgar Hoover, David Garrow, Clarence B. Jones

Votes: 1,297

4. The Panama Papers (2018)

Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary

7.1
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76 Metascore

A documentary feature film about the biggest global corruption scandal in history, and the hundreds of journalists who risked their lives to break the story.

Director: Alex Winter | Stars: Bastian Obermayer, Katrin Langhans, Frederik Obermaier, Marnia Walker Guevara

Votes: 1,453

5. Risk (I) (2016)

TV-MA | 86 min | Documentary

6.3
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72 Metascore

The story of WikiLeak's editor-in-chief Julian Assange as seen by documentary filmmaker Laura Poitras.

Director: Laura Poitras | Stars: Julian Assange, Sarah Harrison, Jacob Appelbaum, Joseph Farrell

Votes: 2,236 | Gross: $0.20M

6. The Proposal (II) (2018)

86 min | Documentary

6.7
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80 Metascore

An artist fights to make the archives of Mexico's most famous architect available to the public.

Director: Jill Magid | Stars: Luis Barragán, Jill Magid, Federica Zanco

Votes: 131 | Gross: $0.05M

7. Nobody Speak: Trials of the Free Press (2017)

TV-14 | 95 min | Documentary

6.5
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68 Metascore

The trial between Hulk Hogan and Gawker Media pitted privacy rights against freedom of the press, and raised important questions about how big money can silence media. This film is an ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Knappenberger | Stars: A.J. Daulerio, Hulk Hogan, Charles Harder, David Folkenflik

Votes: 4,003

8. The Rifleman (2021)

18 min | Short

7.4
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An all-archival excavation of the links between gun culture, the National Rifle Association, and the U.S. Border Patrol across five decades.

Director: Sierra Pettengill

Votes: 19

9. North by Current (2021)

86 min | Documentary

6.9
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Filmmaker Angelo Madsen Minax returns to his home town after the mysterious death of his two-year-old niece and the arrest of his brother-in-law as the culprit.

Director: Angelo Madsen Minax | Star: Angelo Madsen Minax

Votes: 75

10. The Facility (2021)

26 min | Documentary, Short

6.8
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A group of immigrants detained inside an infamous American detention center as the pandemic spreads, organize in protest to demand protections and their release. Separated from their ... See full summary »

Director: Seth Freed Wessler | Star: Seth Freed Wessler

Votes: 35

11. Do Not Split (2020)

35 min | Documentary, Short

7.5
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In 2019 Hong Kong was rocked by the largest protests since Britain handed back the area to China in 1997. This is the story of the protests, told through a series of demonstrations by local... See full summary »

Director: Anders Sømme Hammer | Stars: Joey Siu, Rocky S. Tuan

Votes: 1,566

12. Hale County This Morning, This Evening (2018)

Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary

6.4
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85 Metascore

A kaleidoscopic and humanistic view of the Black community in Hale County, Alabama.

Director: RaMell Ross | Stars: Latrenda 'Boosie' Ash, Quincy Bryant, Daniel Collins, RaMell Ross

Votes: 1,967 | Gross: $0.11M

13. Crime + Punishment (2018)

112 min | Documentary

7.4
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88 Metascore

A group of brave NYPD officers risk it all to expose the truth about illegal quota practices in police departments.

Director: Stephen T. Maing | Stars: Manuel 'Manny' Gomez, Sandy Gonzales, Rukia Lumumba, Edwin Raymond

Votes: 642 | Gross: $0.02M

14. Ghosts of Sugar Land (2019)

TV-MA | 21 min | Documentary, Short

5.5
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A group of suburban Muslims attempt to reconcile the disappearance of a close friend and must learn to live with the consequences of his actions.

Director: Bassam Tariq | Stars: Jennifer Julian, Kc Okoro

Votes: 1,322

15. Shooting the Mafia (2019)

94 min | Documentary

6.7
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61 Metascore

Italian photographer Letizia Battaglia spends her career documenting the life and crimes of the Mafia.

Director: Kim Longinotto | Stars: Letizia Battaglia, Mariachiara di Trapani, Eduardo Rebulla, Santi Caleca

Votes: 598

16. Riotsville, U.S.A. (2022)

91 min | Documentary | Post-production

An archival documentary about the U.S. Army's response to the riots of the late 1960s: take a military base, build a mock inner-city set, casts soldiers to play rioters, burn the place down, and film it all.

Director: Sierra Pettengill | Star: Charlene Modeste

17. Landfall (2020)

91 min | Documentary

7.4
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Documentary chronicles the aftermath of Hurricane Maria and the fraught relationship between the US and Puerto Rico.

Director: Cecilia Aldarondo

Votes: 45

18. In the Absence (2018)

28 min | Documentary, Short

7.7
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Documents the sinking of a South Korean Ferry. As a result of the ineptitude of the first response to the emerging situation, hundreds of people, mostly children lost their lives.

Director: Seung-jun Yi

Votes: 1,250

19. XY Chelsea (2019)

Not Rated | 92 min | Documentary

5.2
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60 Metascore

A look at the life and career of Chelsea Manning, a trans woman soldier in the United States Army, who was sentenced to serve 35 years at an all-male military prison for leaking information about the country's wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Director: Tim Travers Hawkins | Stars: Chelsea Manning, Nancy Hollander, Vincent J. Ward, Chase Strangio

Votes: 330

20. A Night at the Garden (2017)

TV-PG | 7 min | Documentary, Short, History

6.6
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Archival footage of an American Nazi rally that attracted 20,000 people at Madison Square Garden in 1939, shortly before the beginning of World War II.

Director: Marshall Curry | Star: Fritz Kuhn

Votes: 1,491

21. Trump's Lobby (2017)

Documentary, Short

5.5
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Since the election of Donald Trump, there has been a continual flow of high level visitors to the penthouse apartment in Trump Tower. Their arrivals were turned into a media spectacle.

Director: Alex Winter

Votes: 46

22. Project X (2016)

10 min | Documentary, Short

7.0
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A top-secret handbook takes viewers on an undercover journey to TITANPOINTE, the site of a hidden partnership. Narrated by Rami Malek and Michelle Williams, and based on classified NSA ... See full summary »

Directors: Henrik Moltke, Laura Poitras | Stars: Rami Malek, Michelle Williams

Votes: 109

23. Our New President (2018)

77 min | Documentary

5.8
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The story of Donald Trump's election told entirely through Russian propaganda, including Youtube videos by common Russians and Russia Today, the most popular and unashamedly manipulative TV news network.

Director: Maxim Pozdorovkin | Stars: Emin Agalarov, Dmitry Butuzov, Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton

Votes: 466 | Gross: $0.04M

24. The Art of Making Money (2019)

Short

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What if the best way to make more money - is to create it yourself? In this new documentary series from filmmaker Nathan Truesdell and Field of Vision, we follow folks who decided to take ... See full summary »

25. The Above (2015)

8 min | Documentary, Short

7.2
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In Kirsten Johnson's The Above, a U.S. military surveillance balloon floats on a tether high above Kabul, Afghanistan. Its capacities are both highly classified and deeply mysterious.

Director: Kirsten Johnson

Votes: 95

26. The Earth is Humming (2018)

13 min | Documentary, Short

6.0
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In Japan, earthquake preparedness is a way of life and a full-blown industry.

Director: Garrett Bradley

Votes: 19

27. Captured in Sudan (2017)

Short

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In 2004 Phil Cox and Daoud Hari were the first video journalists to cover the bitter Darfur conflict that drew the attention of the worlds media and was labelled a genocide. But more than a... See full synopsis »

Directors: Philip Cox, Daoud Hari, Giovanna Stopponi

28. Like (II) (2016)

9 min | Documentary, Short

6.0
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Director: Garrett Bradley

Votes: 22

29. CamperForce (2017)

Documentary, Short

6.3
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For nearly a decade, Amazon has recruited thousands of RVers for a seasonal labor unit called CamperForce.

Director: Brett Story

Votes: 14

30. We Were There to Be There (2021)

Short, Documentary

7.2
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On June 13, 1978, the punk bands the Cramps and the Mutants played a free show for psychiatric patients at the Napa State Hospital in California.

Directors: Mike Plante, Jason Willis

Votes: 7

31. Relatively Free (2016)

19 min | Documentary, Short

7.5
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A short film following the release of journalist and activist Barrett Brown from prison, and his drive across Texas to a halfway house. 'Relatively Free' is an examination of Brown's return to a very different world, post the election.

Director: Alex Winter | Stars: Barrett Brown, Robert Brown, Marlo Cadeddu, Ahmed Ghappour

Votes: 20

32. Gatekeeper (2016)

39 min | Documentary, Short

7.1
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Patrolling a popular tourist destination of steep cliffs that plummet into the Sea of Japan, a retired police officer vigilantly intercepts troubled souls looking to jump, his count of lives saved now over 500.

Director: Yung Chang | Stars: Misako Kawagoshi, Kenji Morioka, Yukio Shige

Votes: 62

33. Nuuca (2017)

12 min | Documentary, Short

7.5
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This evocative meditation draws a disturbing link between the industrial exploitation of Canadian land and violence inflicted on Indigenous women.

Director: Michelle Latimer

Votes: 15

34. Personal Truth (2018)

18 min | Documentary, Short

6.6
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The 'Pizzagate' conspiracy theory of 2016 claimed that Hillary Clinton and other high-ranking US Democratic Party officials were operating a child sex-trafficking ring from a popular ... See full summary »

Director: Charlie Shackleton | Stars: Alex Jones, Edgar Maddison Welch

Votes: 18

35. The Surrender (2015)

23 min | Documentary, Short, Drama

7.3
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In August 2010, Stephen Kim, a highly-regarded State Department intelligence analyst, was indicted under the Espionage Act for jeopardizing national security by allegedly divulging ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen T. Maing | Star: Stephen Kim

Votes: 15

36. The Moderators (2017)

22 min | Documentary, Short

7.4
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Directors: Ciaran Cassidy, Adrian Chen

Votes: 30

37. The Black Belt (2016)

10 min | Documentary, Short

6.4
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In September 2015, the State of Alabama closed 31 DMVs, which largely impacted voters in Alabama's Black Belt. To combat these closures, the Secretary of State issued a Mobile Voter ... See full summary »

Directors: Margaret Brown, Jeff Peixoto

Votes: 10

38. Speaking Is Difficult (2016)

12 min | Documentary, Short

7.4
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This film always begins in the present day. A scene of tragedy unfolds, accompanied by fear, chaos, and disbelief. As it rewinds into the past, retracing our memories, it tells a cumulative history that is both unbearable and inevitable.

Director: AJ Schnack

Votes: 40

39. Homeland Is Not a Series (2015)

Documentary, Short

6.8
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In what has become known as "The Homeland Incident," The Arabian Street Artists engineered a graffiti hack on the show Homeland by placing subversive messages written in Arabic on set. ... See full summary »

Director: The Arabian Street Artists

Votes: 8

40. 44 messages from Catalonia (2018)

Documentary, Short

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In 2017, the citizens of Catalonia voted to become an independent state.

Directors: Ross Domoney, Anna Giralt Gris

41. In the Wake of Ghost Ship (2017)

Short

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Following the deadly Ghost Ship fire in Oakland, California, DIY and live/work spaces across the country came under immense scrutiny. In nearby Richmond, members of the punk collective ... See full summary »

Director: Jason Blalock

42. God Is an Artist (2015)

11 min | Documentary, Short

5.6
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Director: Dustin Guy Defa

Votes: 9

43. Peace in the Valley (2016)

Not Rated | 15 min | Documentary, Short

6.5
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Eureka Springs, Arkansas, is home to both the largest outdoor Passion Play in the United States and an important vote on LGBT rights. This film follows the town's inhabitants as they prepare for the historic vote.

Directors: Donal Mosher, Michael Palmieri | Stars: Butch Berry, Jayme Brandt, Kent Butler, Randall Christy

Votes: 13

44. Picket Line (2017)

Short

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Director: Cecilia Aldarondo

45. Clowns (2017)

Documentary, Short

5.8
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The Great Clown Panic of 2016 wasn't about clowns. It was about you.

Directors: Alex Kliment, Dana O'Keefe, Michael Tucker

Votes: 6

46. National Disintegrations (2017)

11 min | Short

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In his latest film, Braden King ponders the Geneva Freeport, a warehouse complex in Switzerland that is said to house over 1 million works of art. A high-security tax haven for ... See full summary »

Director: Braden King

47. Duterte's Hell (2017)

Short

6.8
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Directors: Aaron Goodman, Luis Liwanag

Votes: 8

48. Birdie (II) (2015)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Heloísa Passos

49. Graven Image (2017)

10 min | Documentary, Short

8.1
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Using over 100 years of archival footage, director Sierra Pettengill explores the history of the largest Confederate monument, Georgia's Stone Mountain.

Director: Sierra Pettengill

Votes: 14

50. Best of Luck with the Wall (2016)

7 min | Documentary, Short

7.2
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A voyage across the US-Mexico border, stitched together from 200,000 satellite images.

Director: Josh Begley

Votes: 44


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