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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April Zero One

Marie Cavaillès | France | 2016 | 54 m Kiev, April 2015. One year after the Eurorevolution started then set up on Maidan, the main square of the Ukrainian capital. From explorations to intertwined portraits, we meet the youth of a country always rebuilding, seeking independence.

Return to Foreign Homeland

Viola Löffler | Germany | 2015 | 60:00 My grandmother is only 26 years old, when she packs her necessaries in a backpack, gives tranquilizers to her 3-year old son, throws a white sheet over herself and escapes over the snowy fields of the Wojwodina. She knows the risk she is taking: in the same night… Read more »

Grumpy Old Skaters {Inte Helt 100}

Klas Hjertberg | Sweden | 2015 | 57 m Facebook 2 dudes have known each other for 35 years. Their lives and friendship has circulated around skateboarding. At the age of 50 while still searching for new spots to sk8 old stuff from the past surfaces and threatens their friendship. Will it survive?

The Legend of Fu Tang

George L Johnson3 | United States | 2016 | 1 h 37 m Facebook This is an uncommon, somewhat experimental attempt to capture the myriad nuances of a magical, musical personality– one who refuses to allow major chronic illness issues rule their young, talented and inspiring life! Cast Felecia Campbell

Mary Boyle: The Untold Story

Gemma O’Doherty | Ireland | 2016 | 1 h 23 m Mary Boyle is Ireland’s youngest missing person. She was six when she vanished on her grandparents’ remote farm in March 1977 after going for a walk with her uncle. The Irish police and media have always maintained she was taken by a stranger but her… Read more »

Daddy Loves You

Ninni Rokosa | Finland | 2015 | 56 m Finnish with English Subtitles Jussi Koivula was orphaned at twelve years of age and later lost two of his siblings, all due to alcohol and substance abuse. He is a loner in Finnish professional boxing and not even sure if he has the talent to be a boxer…. Read more »

El Chivo

Rod Murphy | United States | 2016 | 1 h 19 m El Chivo (‘The Goat’) is what the indigenous Tarahumara of Mexico’s Copper Canyons call Ultra Runner Will Harlan ever since he won their 50 mile Ultra, a race made famous by the bestseller ‘Born to Run.” Cast Will Harlan Viewing Instructions

Women Are the Answer

Fiona Cochrane | Australia | 2015 | 1 h 30 m Population growth has been left out of the climate debate because it is seen as controversial, yet it is one of the most important factors. The global population has passed the 7 billion mark and India is overtaking China as the most populous nation in the… Read more »

The IBUR Connection

Joe Diamand | United States | 2015 | 1 h 17 m Facebook | Twitter The IBUR Connection is a film about miracles. It was filmed in Israel, the West Bank, Morocco, Ukraine, and Poland. It is a historical spiritual road trip told from the tombs of Saints and Prophets. At the tombs of the… Read more »

The Greatest Honor

Kane Farabaugh | United States | 2015 | 53 m Facebook This is the story of a son’s last chance to understand the war experience of his father, John Amm, a veteran of “C” Company of the 260th Infantry Regiment, 65th Infantry Division. John Amm’s unit was the “tip of the spear” in the Allied… Read more »