Documentary, art (Sorted by IMDb Rating Descending)
1. Blacksmith (2019)
60 min | Documentary
The darkhans of Buryatia, a Buddhist region of Siberia, were craftsmen and blacksmiths highly esteemed for their artistic skills, ability to work with fire, and shamanistic talent. Dashi ... See full summary »
67 min | Documentary
Lino Tagliapietra is considered by many to be the greatest glass blower in history. His influence on a whole generation of artists has been profound. He has been a mentor and a motivator. ... See full summary »
7. Umetnost secanja (2019)
62 min | Documentary
Decades after the dismay of the last socialist traces in the territory of former Yugoslavia amazing memorial monuments persist to prove that art can survive ideologies and political systems, finding always new paths to the audience.
9. Ram-Path (2017)
A narrative on the RAMLEELA art form performed in JASWANT NAGAR, India. It is not performed on a stage but on the roads of the town. Recognized by UNESCO as the world's best field Ramleela and categorized as an UNESCO intangible heritage.
10. Reset: The Documentary (2016)
58 min | Documentary
Belgian artist Gert Robijns returns to his native village to make his masterpiece Reset Home. He creates a sculpture from his grandmothers' house, a struggle that takes two years to complete.
91 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Our greatest works of art are being destroyed! Fine Art painter and educator, Frank Mason, reveals the scandal behind art restoration and fights to preserve our cultural heritage. Art lovers will be delighted and challenged.
17. Free Color (2020)
70 min | Documentary
Carlos Cruz-Diez is one of the most prominent and influential Kinetic-Optic artists of our times. At 94 years of age, Cruz-Diez pursues an avant-garde challenge: to free color from form. ... See full summary »
18. Sindhustan (2019)
Not Rated | 64 min | Documentary, Family, History
Sindhustan is the story of the largest migration of a culture in history told through ink (tattoos). NOW STREAMING WORLDWIDE ON MOVIESAINTS DOT COM / MOVIE / SINDHUSTAN
19. Druga linija (2016)
108 min | Documentary
Druga linija aka The Other Line is a product of many years of research of neo-avant-garde cultural and art scene in Novi Sad, Serbia (the late 60s and 70s), which has been marginalized until today.
24 min | Documentary, Short
The film documents the camp The Art of Deinstitutionalisation that was organized in the spring of 2017 at the castle Cmurek at Trate that gave a voice to the residents of mental health ... See full summary »
56 min | Documentary
Civic Art follows the rarely witnessed, intricate process of one of the most mysterious and controversial art forms affecting the public at large. This documentary entertainingly delves ... See full summary »
22. Baroque! From St Peter's to St Paul's (2009)
60 min | Documentary
In this three-part documentary series Waldemar Januszczak discovers paintings, sculptures and architecture of the Baroque period. Starting from the square of Saint Peter's Basilica in Italy to St Paul's Cathedral in England.
Star: Waldemar Januszczak
24. Sharkula: Diarrhea of a Madman (2010)
95 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Brian Wharton better known as Sharkula has been a part of the Chicago landscape since the early 90's. A legendary figure in the city and Sharkula does it all breaking, street art graff and an MC.
30. Begin Japanology (2007– )
29 min | Documentary
Join on a fascinating exploration of Japan, a country brimming with culture and history, as we immerse ourselves into a plethora of diverse topics and aspects of both traditional and contemporary Japan.
31. Art in the Face of War (2006)
76 min | Documentary, History, War
Eight World War II artists/veterans recount their service experience and their use of art for journalism, as a tactical tool and to preserve their own sanity.
32. The Alchemy of Art: David Mack (2007 Video)
Not Rated | 107 min | Documentary, Biography
This is an in-depth look at the writer and artist David Mack, who Entertainment Weekly designates "One of the true geniuses of the medium."
33. Visual Futurist: The Art & Life of Syd Mead (2006)
107 min | Documentary, Biography
Enter the world of Syd Mead, legendary 'Visual Futurist' behind such films as 'Blade Runner', 'TRON', 'Aliens', '2010', and experience his Art like never before. Explore his life and career... See full summary »
34. Les Grands Mythes (2014–2019)
26 min | Documentary, Animation, Fantasy
Tales of love, sex, power, betrayal, heinous crimes, unbearable separations, atrocious revenge, and metamorphoses - the poetic force of the myths has crossed the centuries.
35. Great Salt Lake: Utah's Sanctuary (2015)
57 min | Documentary
Often mysterious, sometimes daunting, and always fascinating, Utah«s Great Salt Lake is a treasure trove of captivating stories. From early pioneers to contemporary artists, people across ... See full summary »
38. Takeda (2017)
95 min | Documentary
Takeda talks about the universality of the human being seen through the eyes of a Japanese painter that has adopted the ancient Mexican culture, merging in his art two apparently unknown ... See full summary »
39. Busking for Berlin (2014)
82 min | Documentary
Film maker Carl Tomich wanted to see what it was like to step into the shoes of a street performer, only living of the money he made from playing on the streets of Berlin for a year.
41. The Dolls of Lisbon (2011)
Unrated | 72 min | Documentary
Channeling the Mexican Zapatista movement, The Dolls of Lisbon is New York City's Antagonist Art Movement's latest calling. Featuring artists from The United States, Ecuador, Portugal, and ... See full summary »
Director: Ethan H. Minsker
42. Pushed: Four Guys Inspired by a Wooden Toy (2011)
77 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
Pushed is a documentary that deals with some of the things we love and hate about skateboarding. Four protagonists have been portrayed giving very personal views on the toy itself and its ... See full summary »
43. A Shift in Perception (2006)
16 min | Documentary, Short
Enter the worlds of Leander, Edna and Rhonda- three vision-impaired women whose conversation draws from memory and stirs the senses. Together they lead the audience gently through their daily lives, dreams, fears and observations.
45. Treasures of Ancient Hellas: Monuments of the Acropolis (1999 Video)
56 min | Documentary, Family
The Acropolis - marvel at the history and the vivid representations of the unique monuments of the sacred rock of the Acropolis of Athens, the Parthenon, the Erectheion, the Karyatidis, the... See full summary »
Director: Paul Pissanos
47. Moving Art (2014–2019)
25 min | Documentary
Experience nature's art as filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg highlights the beauty that lurks in oceans, forests, deserts and flowers.
48. Revolutions (2011)
G | 47 min | Documentary
The album cover art of Shepard Fairey in association with Subliminal Projects and Obey Giant Art with over 80 pieces of Punk, Rock, New Wave, Jazz, and Hip-Hop inspired artwork based on the 12 inch record cover format.
49. Glimpses of Heaven (2006)
67 min | Documentary
As a small child, Peter Gary lay helpless while his mother took the brunt of Nazi machine gun fire meant for both of them. Left to die in a desolate forest with only a handful of other ... See full summary »
50. Civilisation (1969–1970)
TV-G | 50 min | Documentary, History, Music
Sir Kenneth Clarke guides us through the ages exploring the glorious rise of civilisation in western man. Beginning with the bleakness of the dark ages to the present day, we consider ... See full summary »