Documentary Movies
Black Art: In the Absence of Light

Black Art: In the Absence of Light

Black Art: In the Absence of Light
IMDb: 6.8
85

An introduction to the work of some of the foremost Black visual artists working today, inspired by the late David Driskell’s landmark 1976 exhibition, “Two Centuries of Black American Art.”

Genre: Documentary
The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song

The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song

The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song
TMDb: 7
NA min

FollowsthehistoryandcultureoftheBlackchurchandexploresAfricanAmericanfaithcommunitiesonthefrontlinesofhopeandchange.

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Six Degrees with Mike Rowe

Six Degrees with Mike Rowe

Six Degrees with Mike Rowe
TMDb: 9.5
N/A

Mike Rowe shows how many things in the world are connected. By using historical facts, Mike takes two seemingly unrelated things and shows an indirect connection.

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Allen v. Farrow

Allen v. Farrow

Allen v. Farrow
TMDb: 8
N/A

The story of one Hollywood’s most notorious and public scandals: the accusation of sexual abuse against Woody Allen involving Dylan, his then 7-year-old daughter with Mia Farrow; their subsequent custody…

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The Widower

The Widower

The Widower
TMDb: 7.3
N/A

Explorebehindthescenesofoneofthecountry’smostconfoundingmurderinvestigations,revealingataleofevilandatirelessquestforjusticeinrealtime.

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Hip Hop Uncovered

Hip Hop Uncovered

Hip Hop Uncovered
TMDb: 6.8
54 min

Set against 40 years of music history, this six-part documentary series takes a deep dive into the paradox of America’s criminalization of the genre and its fascination with the street…

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Genre: Documentary
Amend: The Fight for America

Amend: The Fight for America

Amend: The Fight for America
TMDb: 6.3
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When the United States of America was founded, the ideals of freedom and equality did not apply to all people. These are the stories of the brave Americans who fought…

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There Is No I in Threesome

There Is No I in Threesome

There Is No I in Threesome
IMDb: 6.4
87

The story of Ollie and Zoe, a newly engaged couple who agree to try out an open relationship.

Genre: Documentary
Lincoln: Divided We Stand

Lincoln: Divided We Stand

Lincoln: Divided We Stand
TMDb: 8.7
60 min

Narrated by Sterling K. Brown, this six-part docuseries takes a comprehensive look at the remarkable and unexpected story of Abraham Lincoln by exploring his complicated inner world, seamlessly interweaving his…

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The Porter: The Untold Story at Everest

The Porter: The Untold Story at Everest

The Porter: The Untold Story at Everest
IMDb: 7.6
55

A young privileged American “Nathaniel J. Menninger” attempts to make history at Everest by becoming a Himalaya Porter. 

Shadows of Sofia

Shadows of Sofia

Shadows of Sofia
IMDb: 6.9
118

Filmmaker Kevin Booth travels to Bulgaria where a clandestine meeting with an Oligarchs’ notorious banker reveals all, transforming the story into a political adventure – an entire country controlled by…

Genre: Documentary
Romania: Seeking Dracula’s Castle

Romania: Seeking Dracula’s Castle

Romania: Seeking Dracula’s Castle
IMDb: 4.6
65

Husband and wife team Greg and Felicity take a journey across Romania to try to answer one simple question – where is Dracula’s Castle? Along the way they struggle as…

Wendy Williams: What a Mess!

Wendy Williams: What a Mess!

Wendy Williams: What a Mess!
IMDb: 5.7
90

In this documentary, Wendy Williams, the self-anointed Queen of all Media, sheds her private persona and speaks directly to the camera, discussing every inch of joy and humiliation she has…

MLK/FBI

MLK/FBI

MLK/FBI
IMDb: 7.2
104

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

Genre: Documentary
Nature Gone Wild

Nature Gone Wild

Nature Gone Wild
TMDb: 6.7
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Backcountry guide and explorer Greg Aiello brings attention and analysis to viral videos documenting some of mother nature’s unbelievable occurrences, from natural disasters to animal attacks.

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Vitals

Vitals

Vitals
TMDb: 8
N/A

An intense, moving, hopeful portrait of life at a Barcelona hospital over the toughest times of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Genre: Documentary
Vikingernes sidste rejse

Vikingernes sidste rejse

Vikingernes sidste rejse
TMDb: 7
NA min

Nearly1,000yearsago,theVikingsleftScandinaviaandsettledacrossEurope-givingtheirnametoNormandyalongtheway-beforetheirNormandescendantsseizedtheEnglishthroneattheBattleofHastingsin1066.Butwhatdowereallyknowaboutthem?Bycombiningexpertanalysiswithcompellingdrama,’TheLastJourneyoftheVikings'(Swedishtitle:’Vikingarnassistaresa’)tellsanewandoftensurprisingstoryaboutthiscomplexpeople.WrittenbyMoparMediaGroup

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A Wild Year On Earth

A Wild Year On Earth

A Wild Year On Earth
TMDb: 8.3
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A nature documentary series charting the seasonal events of migration, rebirth and transformation over the course of a year.

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Genre: Documentary
Bloodline Detectives

Bloodline Detectives

Bloodline Detectives
TMDb: 5
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Interviewswithfamilymembers,police,andotherswhohelpsolvecoldcasesbytheuseofFamilialDNA.WhenDNAisleftatcrimescene,andtheusualwaysofidentifyingthesuspectleadsnowhere,FamilialDNAcomesintoplay.FamilialDNAistakingtheDNAfromthecrimesceneandusingDNAthatpeoplehavesubmittedtogenealogysitestoseeifthereissomeonewhoisaclosematch.Fromtheregenealogistcanfigureoutwhothesuspectshouldbe,andpolicecanthenmakeanarrest.PiersGibbonisthenarratorfortheshow.WrittenbyCDR

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Genre: Documentary
Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel

Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel

Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel
TMDb: 10
59 min

The notorious Cecil Hotel grows in infamy when guest Elisa Lam vanishes. From the creator of “The Ted Bundy Tapes,” a dive into crime’s darkest places.

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Meeting Gorbachev

Meeting Gorbachev

Meeting Gorbachev
IMDb: 6.9
95

Mikhail Gorbachev, former president of the Soviet Union, sits down with filmmaker Werner Herzog to discuss his many achievements. Topics include the talks to reduce nuclear weapons, the reunification of…

The Food That Built America

The Food That Built America

The Food That Built America
TMDb: 7.6
86 min

The fascinating stories of the families behind the food that built America, those who used brains, muscle, blood, sweat and tears to get to America’s heart through its stomach, those…

Status: Ended
Secret Safari: Into the Wild

Secret Safari: Into the Wild

Secret Safari: Into the Wild
TMDb: 7.5
N/A

Documentary exploring Kenya’s wildlife conservancy Ol Pejeta.

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Genre: Documentary
GIMS: On the Record

GIMS: On the Record

GIMS: On the Record
IMDb: 7.2
96

Go backstage with beloved rap superstar Gims in the year leading up to his major 2019 Stade de France performance in this up-close documentary.

Strip Down, Rise Up

Strip Down, Rise Up

Strip Down, Rise Up
IMDb: 6.4
112

The feature documentary follows women of all walks of life, all ages and ethnic backgrounds, as they shed trauma, body image shame, sexual abuse and other issues locked in their…

Genre: Documentary
Don’t Forget Them

Don’t Forget Them

Don’t Forget Them
IMDb: N/A
51

A doctor travels as a volunteer on a medical mission with the NGO Love for the Least in order to help with the ongoing humanitarian crisis happening within the UN…

Genre: Documentary
A Glitch in the Matrix

A Glitch in the Matrix

A Glitch in the Matrix
IMDb: 8.4
110

Are we in fact living in a simulation? This is the question postulated, wrestled with, and ultimately argued for through archival footage, compelling interviews with real people shrouded in digital…

Alien Chronicles: Top UFO Encounters

Alien Chronicles: Top UFO Encounters

Alien Chronicles: Top UFO Encounters
IMDb: 6.3
70

Aliens and UFOs are more real than ever before. Thousands of sightings by highly credible witnesses worldwide cannot be denied. The big question is not whether the Aliens are here…

Fake Famous

Fake Famous

Fake Famous
IMDb: 9.5
86

Explores the meaning of fame and influence in the digital age through an innovative social experiment. Following three Los Angeles-based people with relatively small followings, the film explores the attempts…

Going Places with Ernie Dingo

Going Places with Ernie Dingo

Going Places with Ernie Dingo
TMDb: 6
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JoinErnieDingointhiscaptivatingseriesasheexploresAustralia’smosticonicdestinations.Butthisisnoordinarytravelshow,asErnieintroducesustothetraditionalownersandotherpeoplewholive,breatheandworkamongsttheseincredibleplaces.

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Genre: Documentary
Nomad: In the Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin

Nomad: In the Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin

Nomad: In the Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin
IMDb: 7.2
89

When Bruce Chatwin was dying of AIDS, his friend Werner Herzog made a final visit. As a parting gift, Chatwin gave him his rucksack. Thirty years later, Herzog sets out…

The Lady and the Dale

The Lady and the Dale

The Lady and the Dale
TMDb: 9.3
N/A

This documentary series explores an audacious 1970s auto scam centered around mysterious transgender entrepreneur Elizabeth Carmichael, who rose to prominence when she released the Dale, a fuel-efficient three-wheeled vehicle during…

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101 Seconds

101 Seconds

101 Seconds
IMDb: 7.1
83

101 Seconds follows two families as they join the gun control movement after members of their families are killed in a mall.

Genre: Documentary
QAnon: The Search for Q

QAnon: The Search for Q

QAnon: The Search for Q
TMDb: 5.8
44 min

This docuseries takes a step back to examine the who, what, and why behind QAnon.

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Genre: Documentary
Icemen: 200 Years in Antarctica

Icemen: 200 Years in Antarctica

Icemen: 200 Years in Antarctica
IMDb: 7.2
50

A riveting story of polar exploration that investigates the motivation, psychology, science, and physical endurance that have characterized the historic heroes who have explored the frozen continent of Antarctica over…

Still a Revolutionary – Albert Einstein

Still a Revolutionary – Albert Einstein

Still a Revolutionary – Albert Einstein
IMDb: 2.4
80

Using a wealth of rarely-seen archival footage, correspondence, and new and illuminating interviews, Julia Newman makes the case that Albert Einstein’s example of social and political activism is as important…

We Are: The Brooklyn Saints

We Are: The Brooklyn Saints

We Are: The Brooklyn Saints
TMDb: 6.3
48 min

A Brooklyn youth football program and its selfless coaches provide a safe haven for kids to compete and learn lessons that will take them far in life.

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The Great Escapists

The Great Escapists

The Great Escapists
TMDb: 8.1
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Shipwrecked on a remote desert island, Hammond and Belleci use their engineering and scientific skills to not only to survive, but to construct a paradise island playground.

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Genre: Documentary
Moment Of Proof

Moment Of Proof

Moment Of Proof
TMDb: 5.6
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True-crime documentary series telling the story of police investigations, focused on the moment detectives realise they have cracked the case. It may be a DNA match, the moment an alibi…

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The Troublemaker

The Troublemaker

The Troublemaker
IMDb: 5.2
N/A

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Genre: Documentary