Highest Rated Documentaries
1. Paz, Amor, y Musica the Alex Ruiz Story (2017)
90 min | Documentary
Austin, Texas based singer/songwriter Alex Ruiz talks about his beginnings as a ditch digger to becoming a lead vocalist for a band named Chingon belonging to one of Hollywood's top film ... See full summary »
2. Maximilian (2016)
77 min | Documentary, Biography, Family
With an IQ of 149+, 13-year old Maximilian Janisch is Switzerlands most famous highly gifted child. After passing the final secondary-school examinations in Mathematics at just 9 years old,... See full summary »
Director: Nicolas Greinacher
3. Zero Weeks (2017)
87 min | Documentary
What do the United States and Papua New Guinea have in common? They're the only countries in the world without paid family leave. Most Americans agree that family comes first but in the ... See full summary »
86 min | Documentary
Detroit 48202: Conversations Along a Postal Route is a feature documentary that examines the rise, demise, and contested resurgence of Detroit through the lens of African-American mail ... See full summary »
Director: Pamela Sporn
8. The Sun Gate (2017)
67 min | Documentary, History | Completed
At the end of the Minoan Civilization, some of the best Aegean sailors were sent to find the Gate of the Sun, on the other side of the wild ocean.
9. 7 Cuvinte (2015)
Seven Words is the story of a man who spent 21 years behind bars, fighting for his beliefs. Born in between the two World Wars, Father. Gheorghe Calciu began as a medical student in ... See full synopsis »
11. A Piece of Paradise (2017)
81 min | Documentary
A tribute to millions of Filipino foreign domestic workers, A Piece of Paradise is an intimate portrait of three Filipina women as they persevere to build their lives as immigrants and foreign domestic workers in Toronto, Canada.
12. Love in Our Own Time (2011)
93 min | Documentary, Family
'Love in Our Own Time' visits those moments, both simple and sublime, that compose the lives we lead. The film holds a 21st Century mirror to who we are: visiting times illustrating the ... See full summary »
13. Who In The Hel Is Ior Bock? (2018)
67 min | Documentary, Biography, History
The documentary is an attempt to look into the life of the amazing man and an attempt to understand him better. Told through some of the many friends of Ior Bock, even those who were with him in the last few moments of his life.
Director: Alexander Popov
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Grateful Dead, the "core four" original members - Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, Phil Lesh, and Bob Weir - reunited at Chicago's Soldier Field on ... See full summary »
50 min | Documentary
Director: Stanislav Puzdryak
19. Utah in World War II (2014)
83 min | Documentary, History, War
The people, the places and even the name 'Utah' played a unique role in the Second World War. From Pearl Harbor and Normandy to the farms and cities here at home, explore Utah's ... See full summary »
20. All Japan Peace and Coexistence: Moritomo Scandal Returns (2018 Video)
213 min | Documentary, Talk-Show
A public discussion to explore the social and political movements as well as the mainstream media's manipulation of image of Abe regime while analyzing Moritomo-Kakei scandals of Abe.
21. Little Saints (2014)
98 min | Documentary
Six people travel to Mexico to meet a shaman and take part in an ancient ritual. They eat hallucinogenic mushrooms with the intention of alleviating their physical and psychological ailments.
23. Descending with Angels (2013)
76 min | Documentary, Drama
Islamic exorcism or psychiatric medication? 'Descending with Angels' is a research-based film, which presents us with two highly different solutions to the same problem: namely Danish ... See full summary »
Director: Christian Suhr
24. An Education: The Story of a Witness (2018)
63 min | Documentary
A young man who survived the horrors of the Sierra Leonean civil war as a child and elevated himself through education has set on a journey to face his past and rebuild the country he once saw destroyed.
26. Jim Root: The Sound and the Story (2014)
304 min | Documentary
FRET12 presents Jim Root of Slipknot as you have never seen him before: Documentary and Guitar Instruction for the unmasked man and his guitar, teaching his music and sharing his untold ... See full summary »
Director: Chuck Brueckmann
28. Dr. Shoe and Dangerous Doug (2015)
28 min | Documentary, Short | Completed
Dr. Shoe and his side-kick Dangerous Doug are old school shoe repairers in a small town in the mid west. The charming documentary shows a talented shoe man and his helper battling to keep old time skills and courtesies alive.
29. The Everlasting Man (2017)
15 min | Documentary, Short
Bernardino Fernandes emigrated to Canada in the sixties. Over two decades he filmed hundreds of Super 8 reels, organizing them methodically and obsessively, always in silence.
31. Keep Looking Up (2017)
5 min | Documentary, Short
In this film, the viewer can enjoy the beauty of the night sky, like the core of Milky Way Galaxy, the Orion Nebula, the Perseids and various meteors entering our atmosphere, even a rare triangular Conjuction of Mars, Antares and Saturn .
Director: Christophe Anagnostopoulos
32. Vertigo (II) (2016)
Not Rated | 5 min | Documentary, Short
A short documentary on the 'dokha' smoking addiction of students in the Middle East which, contrary to popular belief, is much more dangerous than cigarette smoking.
Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary
In Spite of NUMEROUS USDA violations, Lagoon Amusement park continues to house exotic creatures in undersized concrete enclosures, smaller than most domestic enclosures for the family dog. ... See full summary »
Director: Bernie Garcia
40. The Rebirth of ICIZZLE (2010 Video)
83 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music
After committing suicide Icizzle is awakened by the devil in hell. the devil is upset because music videos have no edge or creativity anymore like the days of MTV. so he sends Icizzle back to earth to create music videos with an edge.
41. Lawman of Simpsonville (2015)
Not Rated | Documentary
Peyton Gesing is a six year old who is battling cancer. His dream was to become a police officer when he grows up. The Simpsonville Police Department made his wish come true now. This story... See full summary »
47. Why is Mr W. Laughing? (2017)
76 min | Documentary
Mr W., Mr K. and Mr G. are members of a community of artists with different disabilities. What seems like a utopia in theory, works subversively serene in practice.
49. The art of mandolin in Crete: part 1 (2017)
Museum of traditional Instruments, research and documentation, Thirathen, utilizing the research and documentation, for the first time in the history of mandolin in Crete, makes a ... See full summary »