With MTV Documentary Films (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. 76 Days (2020)

93 min | Documentary, Drama

6.9
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81 Metascore

Raw and intimate, this documentary captures the struggles of patients and frontline medical professionals battling the COVID-19 pandemic in Wuhan.

Directors: Weixi Chen, Hao Wu, Anonymous

Votes: 112

2. Finding Yingying (2020)

Not Rated | Documentary

8.2
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After a young Chinese student goes missing on an American university campus, her family travels to the U.S. for the first time, hoping to unravel the mystery of her disappearance.

Director: Jiayan 'Jenny' Shi

Votes: 25

3. 17 Blocks (2019)

96 min | Documentary

7.0
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75 Metascore

Using two decades of intimate home video, the story of the Sanford family, whose struggles with addiction and gun violence eventually lead to a journey of love, loss, and acceptance.

Director: Davy Rothbart | Stars: Emmanuel Durant Jr., Akil 'Smurf' Sanford, Cheryl Sanford, Justin Sanford

Votes: 102

4. St. Louis Superman (2019)

28 min | Documentary, Short, Drama

6.8
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Bruce Franks Jr. is a 34-year-old battle rapper, Ferguson activist and state representative from St. Louis, Missouri. Known as Superman to his constituents, he is a political figure the ... See full summary »

Directors: Sami Khan, Smriti Mundhra | Stars: King Bruce Franks III, Bruce Franks Jr.

Votes: 354

5. Beautiful Something Left Behind (2020)

88 min | Documentary

7.2
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At Good Grief groups, children meet to understand the passing of a parent or a sibling through play, giving in to rage in 'the volcano room' and saying goodbye to a dying teddy bear patient... See full summary »

Director: Katrine Philp

Votes: 10

6. Gay Chorus Deep South (2019)

TV-14 | 100 min | Documentary, Music

6.7
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66 Metascore

In response to a wave of discriminatory anti-LGBTQ laws and the divisive 2016 election, the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus embarks on a tour of the American Deep South.

Director: David Charles Rodrigues | Stars: Tim Seelig, Chris Verdugo, Ashle Blow, Jimmy White

Votes: 154

7. My Father the Mover (2020)

13 min | Short

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Alatha's father calls himself a Mover. Using African dance moves, he helps kids in Khayelitsha township to transcend their hardship (drugs, poverty and abuse) and "find their superpowers." ... See full summary »

Director: Julia Jansch


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