Documentary Short

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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Utopia Of The Outraged

Marcelo Lagreze | Chile | 00:05:14 | 2023 Spanish Chile woke up on October 18th, 2019. The streets are flooded with people demanding to be heard, the main demand is “until dignity becomes a habit.” While some people demonstrate peacefully, others: “the first line”, confronts the police to guarantee the safety of the protesters. All… Read more »

Lake Effect

Mike King, John O’callaghan | United States | 00:35:33 | 2023 Lake Effect is a two-year ski film highlighting the joys of backyard adventure, and the shifting perspective of Mike King a professional skier, who for a decade has only sought adventure from the peaks of mountain tops in the far reaches of the west…. Read more »

Encore Learning, 20 years and Growing

sheri ratick stroud, Rich West | United States | 00:15:39 | 2023 English Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Encore Learning, lifelong learning for those over 50. Writer Rich West Producers sheri ratick stroud Rich West Editor Rich West

Alla Prima

Madison Kuhns | United States | 00:04:41 | 2023 English Before the paint dries, abstract artist Delaney Maitland makes every stroke count Featuring Delaney Maitland Producer Luke Costello Editor Jaylin Wyatt

No Limits

Bill Aydelott | United States | 00:13:24 | 2023 English The Bart Adaptive Sports Center of Bromley, VT is celebrating 20 years of helping wounded military heroes and children with disabilities learn to ski. The inspiring story is told here by the vets, the kids and their grateful families. Producer Mason Daring

BEYOND BARS: Prison Women Speak

Tadia Rice | United States | 00:25:00 | 2023 English More than 740,000 women are in prison around the world. 200,000 of them are in the United States. In the last 40 years the rate of female incarceration has risen by an alarming rate of 700%. The United States accounts for over 30% of incarcerated… Read more »

O Christmas Dream

Tom Parkin | United States | 00:19:22 | 2023 One man’s quest to decorate the perfect Christmas tree. Cast Greg Evans Producers Tom Parkin Greg Evans Cinematographer Tom Parkin Executive Producer Greg Evans Editor Tom Parkin


John Parr | United Kingdom | 00:28:10 | 2023 English UNCONQUERED “A memoir of triumph over adversity and wounds no sword can make” The true story of two elite soldiers severely injured in the line of duty. “Unconquered” charts their inspiring journey from the depths of despair to break the chains of life changing injuries… Read more »

Prophecy in Action-names hidden in warnings

Shihyun Wang | United States | 00:11:00 | 2023 English Do you know names were hidden in warnings about Turkey Quakes? And possible China vs Taiwan conflicts? Names like Nancy Pelosi and names of China and Taiwan’s missiles. Cast Ken Peters Charles DeNatale Writer Shihyun Wang Producer Shihyun Wang

Old Parish Preservation Volunteers

Maura Smith, Kate Smith | United States | 00:18:41 | 2023 English Directed by Maura and Kate Smith, Old Parish Preservation Volunteers is a short form documentary film that explores the history of the Old Parish Cemetery and the work of the Old Parish Preservation Volunteers. The Old Parish Cemetery sits in the heart of… Read more »