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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Flying High – Voliamo Alto

Marisa and Giancarlo are husband and wife. Problems during childbirth have caused very large damage to their body, but not to their lives. With tenacity, from childhood, they have struggled to carry on a full life. The film is the story of how they managed to do it. In “Voliamo Alto” three narrative threads are… Read more »

Elbrus-Sky

Luissa Burton is an internationally recognized model and 2018’s Miss Europe World beauty pageant winner who suffers from the chronic skin disorders, eczema and psoriasis. Though many people told her that these afflictions would make it impossible for her to ever pursue her dreams of becoming a professional model, she refused to listen to their… Read more »

El Cuarto Reino

In a redemption center on the outskirts of New York, undocumented illegal aliens and underdogs have a shared disappointment in the American Dream. Responding to this false promise, Ana, Walter, Eugene, Pierre and René, will find in each other’s company, answers to cosmic mysteries and existential questions that make us all human. Dreams don’t die… Read more »

CONFRA

In 1952, Wole Soyinka (Nobel Laureate), along with six other friends, started the Pyrates Confraternity at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. The Supreme Eiye Confraternity began in 1963, and the Buccaneers Confraternity in 1972. Some other groups emerged later, and they all coexisted peacefully on the campuses. However, in the 1980s, things changed. And ever… Read more »

Celso Antônio, Brazilian

The documentary is an immersion in the trajectory of the Maranese sculptor Celso Antônio de Menezes, who lived between 1896 and 1984 and intensively participated of the modernist movement, along with Di Cavalcanti, Anita Malfatti, Manuel Bandeira, among others. Although acclaimed as an important avant-garde artist, his work today is held hostage by the unknown…. Read more »

American Family Revival

In modern times, Americans have been losing touch with their heritage and culture, as the foundations of the family structure are being eroded out from under them. Rather than being the center of their lives, family concerns are giving way to the demands of the workplace, the classroom, and obligations of debt. Having many children,… Read more »

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All Around Us

As we follow Psychic/Medium Seth Michael through his life starting with learning about his childhood, we quickly find out that Seth is not your typical, everyday person. He is one with psychic/medium and empath abilities. Through his struggles and triumphs, we witness the healing Seth brings through his gifts to others while meeting the people… Read more »

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Path of the Daff

Michael Piscitelli | 1:27:00 A city faced with unimaginable tragedy rallies around a most unlikely hero. A timeless story about healing and finding purpose in life. There is no road map for living through a traumatic event. It’s different for everyone who experiences it, and at some point, it’s something we all go through. Feeling… Read more »

Holding Hands with Ilse

Abraham Ravett | United States | 2017 | 1:33:00 A non-fiction, autobiographical film about the search for Ilse, the German teenage girl that took care of the filmmaker between 1948-1950 in Walbrzych, Poland where he was born. Producer Abraham Ravett

Dear Rosalynn

Sean See | United States | 2018 | 1:08:48 Documentary on the life of former First Lady, Rosalynn Carter as told through the eyes of Los Angeles High School students. Cast Rosalynn Carter Jimmy Carter Producer Dan Horn