Documentary Filmmaking

8 Billion Lives

Platform for short documentary films that feature a day in the life of a real person.

A Secret Legacy

Still in the making this movie seeks to document the extraordinary story of the Cuban Exile pilots and the Congo Crisis.

Addicted to Fame

The movie tells the unbelievable story about Anna Nicole Smith's last movie and the careers it nearly ruined.

Addiction Incorporated

Uncovers the hidden secrets of the tobacco industry and tells the true story of whistleblower Victor DeNoble.

Agenda: Grinding America Down

Documents the attempted takeover of America by any means possible. Produced by Curtis Bowers.

Ain't In It For My Health

Documentary film tells the story of the life and music of rock and rolls first singing drummer Levon Helm and his association with "The Band." Directed by Jacob Hatley. LevonHelmRamble

The Ambassador

Mads Brugger along with producers Peter Aalbæk Jensen, Peter Garde, Peter Engel, Carsten Holst exposes corruption Central Africa.

The Art of Flight

Follow the adventures of snowboarding masters as they push themselves in this exhilarating sport.

Ayn Rand & The Prophecy of Atlas Shrugged

Film documents the controversial novel written in 1957 and explores the question of "am I my brother's keeper?".

Beats, Rhymes and Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest

Michael Rappaport's film documents the rise and fall of the hip-hop group, A Tribe Called Quest.

Beautiful People

Film that documents the longest running traditional Irish seisiun in the New York City.

Beauty is Embarrassing

Iconic artist, illustrator, puppeteer, art director, and fine art painter Wayne White is explored in this inspiring film. waynewhitedoc

Before and After Dinner

Cindy Kleine presents this documentary on the eclectic filmmaker and actor Andre Gregory.

Bert Stern: Original Madman

Interesting story of photographer Bert Stern who achieved celebrity status due to his work and lifestyle. BertSternMadman

Beware Of Mr. Baker

Documentary that follows the latest 30 date European sold out tour by the ginger-haired wild man.

The Big Uneasy

Intriguing documentary exploring the role of the Army Corp of Engineers in the disaster that was Katrina.

Bones Brigade

Tony Hawk, Mike McGill, Rodney Mullen, Lance Mountain, Steve Caballero, and Tommy Guerrero star in this autobiographical story of how hobby skateboarders took the sport to a new level.

Border War

Documentary about the battle over illegal immigration and border security.

Buffalo Girls

Heartbreaking tale of the choices that being in poverty in Thai land gives. Young girls are taught to box in order to support their families.

Cambridge Documentary Films

Produces and distributes educational videos concerning a variety of relevant social issues.


Film that asks explores the question of whether we are over inundated with media of all kinds. CaptivatedMovie

Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University

Overview of the center with information on offered courses, awards, exhibits, and projects.

Cinarchea: Archaeology Film Festival

Overview of the festival with news and schedules on upcoming events.

Comrade Kim Goes Flying

Achieving a dream is not always easy, as Kim a 28 year old Korean coal miner finds out. From directors Anja Daelemans and Nicholas Bonner. ComradekimMOVIE

Conan O'Brien Can't Stop

Hilarious but moving documentary on what drives Conan O'Brien to constantly perform.

Culture Unplugged

Features documentary films on spiritual awareness, evolutionary impulse, religion and belief, science, communities, education and culture, health, environment and culture, transcendent visions, and social progress.

Cultures of Resistance Films

A project of Caipirinha Productions, Inc. The mission of the project is to create and distribute films that advance public awareness about issues of social and economic justice, and that showcase creative efforts to promote peace and protect human rights.

Deceptive Practice - The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay

Film that followed famed Ricky Jay sleight of hand artist as they ponder the mystery of magic. kinolorber

Dempsey Rice

Company offers casting subjects for documentary television as well as other production services.


Online resource dedicated to the art and craft of documentary filmmaking.


Community for documentary filmmakers who share information, leads, ideas, and a commitment to support each other's growth as nonfiction filmmakers. Includes history and resources.

Documentary Educational Resources

Produces, distributes, and promotes ethnographic and documentary films from throughout the world.

Documentary Institute

Offers master’s program in documentary production. Includes course descriptions and curriculum details.

Documentary Tube

Collection of documentaries in the categories of art, biography, nature, science, history, and medicine.

DocuSeek Film and Video Finder

Allows viewers to search for independent and documentary films and videos within the database of various distributors.

Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey

YouTube sensation was found by the band Journey to replace Steve Perry. The documentary is a rags to riches tale. journeyMovie

El Bulli

Covers the restaurant in its glory days. Created by Spanish chef Ferran Adria who takes cooking and combines it with science.

Estuary Press

Features a collection of photos and film documentaries by Harvey Richards.

European Documentary Network

Engages in documentary consulting and provides information on film training programs.

Explore Biodiversity

Video and web content documenting the biodiversity of various countries.

The Eye Has To Travel

Documentary film about Diana Vreeland, one of the most influential women in the 20th century. dvDianaVreeland

Family Portrait in Black and White

Julia Ivanova created this documentary about a Ukrainian women who takes in 17 bi-racial children and how she raises them, communal style.

Fat Sick and Nearly Dead

Joe Cross documents his fight with obesity as he travels across the country and embarks on achieving a better lifestyle.

Fire From the Heartland

Film presenting the awakening of the conservative woman at a crossroads with the direction of the country.

Fools On The Hill

Jerrol LeBaron attempts to get politicians to start doing their jobs and to fix the broken political process.

For Greater Glory

Stars Ruben Blades, Andy Garcia, Eva Longoria, Oscar Isaac, and Catalina Sandino Moreno in a documentary based on the 1920s Cristero War.

Free Documentary TV

Offers free documentaries on a wide variety of topics including politics, religion, science, sports, and conspiracies.

Free Thinking Films

Presentation of alternative conservative/libertarian films that really make the public think, by risk-taking documentarians.

The Happy Movie

Roko Belic searches for the answer to what makes people happy, and tries to uncover the secrets of happiness.

Hating Breitbart

Documenting a year in the life of Andrew Breitbart. The film highlights his struggles to expose the progressive media complex. hatingbreitbart

High Ground

Cinematographer and director Michael Brown captures the breathtaking journey of 11 wounded warriors as they climb Mount Lobuche. HighGroundMovie

The House I Live In

Eugene Jarecki takes on the after effects of America's war on drugs and comes to the conclusion that it has been a disaster. DrugWarMovie

Human Rights Watch

Focuses on documentary and animated films and videos that showcase stories of activists and survivors.

Inocente, the Film

Short subject documentary about homeless teen artist, Inocente. Tragedy and life on the streets is her daily life, but her art lifts her up and gives her hope.

Inside Job

Charles Ferguson follows the 2008 financial meltdown and the collusion between politics and Wall Street.

International Documentary Association

Organization created to support documentary filmmakers and to promote non-fiction film and video.

International Documentary Library Service

Resource for information, education, commentary, historical archive, journalism, and perspective centered on documentary.

The Iran Job

True story of a professional basketball player who accepts an offer to play for the professional sports for the Iranians. theiranjob


"To win, they must be foot perfect." Sue Bourne's movie looks into the world of Irish dance.

Joan Rivers - A Piece of Work

Personal look inside the life of legendary comedian Joan Rivers. Winner of Sundance Film Festival.


Provides the contact details of companies operating in the film, TV and commercial production industries world wide.


Neil Barsky presents this film about former Mayor Ed Koch and his impact on the city of New York. KochTheMovie


Based on the life of NBA breakout star Jeremy Lin. Directed by Even Jackson Leong a long time friend and filmmaker. LinsanityMovie

Losing Our Sons

True story that takes a long hard look at violence and the American governments denial of facts.


Film the explores the lives of extraordinary women making a difference in the world at large.

Museum of Government Waste

Jim and Ellen Hubbard attempt to create a museum to house information on the amount of money that the government wastes.

My Perestroika

Robin Hessman documents the lives of five Russian classmates since the fall of the Iron Curtain.

The New Juarez

Once a murder capital, and now down to just one murder a day. Director Charlie Minn explores how this happened.


Online community devoted to independent international and social issue documentary films through film clubs.

Obama's America 2016

Filmmakers Dinesh D'Souza, Gerald R. Molen, and Jim Hanon work to explore what is the American dream. 2016themovie

One Track Heart

Documentary that tells the story of Krishna Das the world renowned spiritual teacher and chant master. 1TrackHeart

The Other F Word

Veteran punk rockers have their day to day lives followed as they deal with the everyday struggles of parenthood.


Australian Documentary Forum has been established as a joint initiative from documentary filmmakers, industry bodies and academics, to foster, promote and provide a monthly forum for documentary culture.

Patriocracy Movie

Brian Malone created this documentary to explore the current polarization and partisanship happening across the US.

Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune

Biographical story of a conflicted truth seeking troubadour with strong political principals, branded by his critics as a traitor.


Tom Bean and Luke Poling have created an insightful film about amateur sportsman, editor, writer, and actor George Plimpton.!/pages/Plimpton-Starring-George-Plimpton-as-Himself/158535350840053?ref=ts PlimptonMovie

The Queen of Versailles

View the crumbling world of a billionaire and his wife as their riches to rags story unfolds in this reality show type documentary. magnoliapics

Rejoice and Shout

Movie documenting the evolution of Gospel music through its many musical styles.

Rocky Mountain Heist

Story of how a quartet of liberal millionaires and billionaires in Colorado overtook the state for their own purposes. Of how they coordinated campaigns and money behind closed doors. Citizens_United

Room 237

Five fans of Stanley Kubrick's movie, "The Shining" speculate on what might have been the underlying message. room237movie

Runaway Slave

New documentary that exposes the economic slavery of the Black community to the progressive policies of the US government.


Official website for the non-verbal documentary from filmmakers Ron Fricke and Mark Magidson. samsarafilm


Film by rock and roll photographer Kevin Mazur that explores fame and how celebrities get "sell out". sellebrity

Seneca Falls Documentary Project

Presents summary of the film as well as a brief biography of the director. Press clippings and production stills included.

Sing Your Song

Harry Belafonte documentary highlights not only his singing, but his contribution to the civil rights movement.

Snoop Reincarnated

Documentary about Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Jr. aka Snoop Lion, Snoop Doggy Dogg, and Snoop Dog. snooplion

Sons of the Clouds the Last Colony

The results of colonization is what Javier Bardem explores in this documentary on Western Sahara.

Sound City

Attempt by Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters to document the recording scene at the infamous Studio City center.

Spirit of Baraka

Site dedicated to nonverbal films like Baraka, Koyaanisqatsi, and Microcosmos. Also pays tribute to the people who made such films.

Stories We Tell

Produced by the National Film Board of Canada, this documentary film by Sarah Polley examines the rumor that her father is not her real father.

This Time

Film by Victor Mignatti about six diverse artists who hope to turn things around in their careers.

The Undefeated

Stephen K. Bannon documents the life of Sarah Palin the women who dared to take on the GOP machine.

Understanding the Surge

Tells the real story of the Surge in Iraq and honors the sacrifice, courage and ingenuity of military members in nearly impossible circumstances.

Vidal Sassoon The Movie

Documentary of how one man changed the world with a pair of scissors. The movie takes a look his evolution from orphan, to soldier, and to Bond Street where he experiments with shapes and angles, and hones his style.

The Video Project

Distributor of educational videos about the environment and planetary issues.

Waiting for Lightening

Danny Way has a passion for skateboarding and taking on task that no one else can. From a broken home he has fought to overcome great adversity to achieve the near impossible. wflthemovie

West of Memphis

Sundance Film Festival selection about three wrongly convicted teens who spent 18 years on death row.

The Wild And Wonderful Whites of West Virginia

Documentary follows the four generations of the infamous White family from West Virginia.

Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival

Features a compilation of documentary works from around the world. News and festival information included.

You've Been Trumped

Takes an unflattering look at celebrity tycoon Donald Trumps attempt to bully Scottish homeowners into allow him to build another golf resort. TrumpedMovie

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