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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Rick and Me

Miguel Wise | 00:41:38 | 2020 Mike Wise left the United States to meet a man named Rick Simpson who was living in Croatia. After dealing with crohn’s disease his entire life, Rick was able to offer Mike insight into how to heal and cure an ‘incurable’ disease. This is the film about that healing… Read more »

Can’t Stop the Sun from Shining

Dr. Teresa Mular | United States | 00:47:28 | 2020 English A documentary about four centenarian and almost centenarian women living in New York who unravel their courage, strength and zest for life in unique and inspiring ways. An homage to aging without regrets. Writer Dr. Teresa Mular Producer Dr. Teresa Mular

The Khe Sanh Peace Garden

Tinh Mahoney | Viet Nam | 00:25:28 | 2020 English A touching and hopeful film about a medevac helicopter pilot who found peace within himself and with his mortal enemies when he tries to build a peace garden at the Khe Sanh Combat Base where he stationed during the Viet Nam war. Cast Dave Hansen… Read more »

One Day in the Life of Eddy

Pauline A Greenlick | Uganda | 00:19:46 | 2020 English Life in Uganda is challenging, but for someone with a disability it is beyond challenging. Despite the difficulties, Eddy is one of the thousands of disabled who struggle every day and are determined to survive and thrive to make a future for themselves. Cast Eddy… Read more »


Nicolas Vasseur | Thailand | 00:15:13 | 2020 Thai Nania is a thirtheen year old muslim female thaiboxer trained by her father in Bangkok. We experience her reality and the lead-up to a big fight.


Yuri Sasamoto | Japan | 00:26:59 | 2020 Japanese Actress Yuri Sasamoto seeks out the actor’s life. One actor, who played the role of a joker, lost his life. Yuri Sasamoto searched for a way to master the actor business without becoming a person on the dark side. Sasamoto is invited to an unexpected world…. Read more »

Trash Story

Tom Fisk | Indonesia | 00:03:00 | 2020 No Dialogue The Jakarta Indonesia area has some of the world’s largest landfills. This is a brief film highlighting the people who make their living from the trash of others.

Men and Love

Brian Walsh | Australia | 00:30:00 | 2020 English Does a young rapper, actor/muso, and an apprentice feel love differently to the old creator of ‘Up There Cazaly’, the grandson of a paedophile, and a gay writer? What do they think boys need to know about love? Cast 17 Men aged 19 to 80 Writer… Read more »

The Last Headhunters

Marco del lucchese | India | 00:15:00 | 2020 English “The Last Headhunters” is the result of 20 days of exploration of a dozen tribes from Nagaland, a borderland between India and Myanmar. A driver-translator made their way between remote regions and mountainous areas: no asphalt road, no man who had ever seen a foreigner… Read more »

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