Documentary Feature

A documentary film is a nonfictional motion picture intended to document some aspect of reality, primarily for the purposes of instruction or maintaining a historical record. Such films were originally shot on film stock—the only medium available—but now include video and digital productions that can be either direct-to-video, made into a TV show or released for screening in cinemas. “Documentary” has been described as a “filmmaking practice, a cinematic tradition, and mode of audience reception” that is continually evolving and is without clear boundaries.

U.S. and foreign films

The English film title, original title, country of origin and production year are listed. Foreign-language films are subtitled in English.

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Divine Instinct

James Gossard | United States | 01:29:35 | 2023 English Gary Spinosa stepped away from his growing reputation among the handful of rising sculptors in the world, choosing instead to study and follow his artistic vision on a 28-acre farm in Venango, Pennsylvania. For thirty years, he’s lived a reclusive life working seven days a… Read more »

Taking the Fight

Carlos Arrieta | United States | 01:15:00 | 2023 English Discover the incredible journey of Stuart Warren Dansby, a 56-year-old who enters the kickboxing ring for the first time to battle against a 26-year-old opponent. Follow his gripping seven-year journey as he faces life-changing injuries and battles men decades younger than him in his quest… Read more »

Taking the City By Storm: The Birth of the Milwaukee Punk Scene

Director: Doug LaValliere | United States | 01:49:51 | 2023 English “Taking the City By Storm: The Birth of Milwaukee’s Punk Scene”, is a documentary focusing on the progression of Milwaukee’s Protopunk, Punk, New Wave and Alternative Music scene from 1975 to 1985. It is a “slice of life” documentary following the ups and downs… Read more »

Childhood, Unplugged

Lauren Grace O’Bern | United States | 02:01:42 | 2023 English In a world where children are more connected to devices than ever before, there is a little paradise where different connections are made. Producer Liam MacLeod Executive Producers Joel Rutkowski Lauren Rutkowski Cinematographer Lauren O’Bern

Ina’s Circle

William Lorton | United States | 00:55:00 | 2023 English A documentarian is shocked to learn that the two paintings hanging in his childhood home were created by a relative born in 1888. This kicks off a four year journey chronicling the life of California artist Ina Perham Story (1888-1979) — to understand her artwork,… Read more »

Will you still meet me in a digital world

Monika Funke Stern | Germany | 01:00:06 | 2023 English, German, Russian Digitalization changes our life and will change it even more radically. There is the promise of eternal life, but also the prediction that we have to emigrate from the planet. The film shows aspects of digitalization in medicine, art, architecture, biology, astrophysics. Writer… Read more »

Beyond the Smoke

Randy Rock | United States | 01:37:22 | 2022 English Beyond the Smoke is a documentary taking a deep dive inside the lives of medical marijuana patients and the challenges they face daily. Topics discussed include laws and the gray areas within them, restrictions, stigma, stereotypes surrounding medical marijuana, and many more. Beyond the Smoke… Read more »

The Opening Act

Gary J Katz | United States | 01:30:00 | 2022 The Extraordinary Journey of James Lee Stanley.. Cast Timothy B Schmit John Densmore Steven Wright Henry Diltz Stephen Bishop Lawrence Juber James Lee Stanley Writers James Lee Stanley Gary J Katz Producer Gary J Katz

Many Passages of Time

Merajur Rahman Baruah | United States | 01:09:14 | 2022 English This documentary film, the third in a series, tells a personal story of Indian Muslim immigrants in America—a unique group whose identity as outsiders both at home and abroad has shaped the complex intersectional addition they make to America’s social fabric of ethnic diversity…. Read more »


Zeljko Mirkovic | Serbia | 00:54:00 | 2022 Serbian There’s no right time for love. There’s no right time for starting a family. You don’t wait for the right time. The right time won’t come. The right time depends on us. The right time is always there. Don’t be afraid. Set sail and you will… Read more »