Documentary

Murita Cycles
6.8

Murita Cycles

Filmmaker Barry Braverman’s documentary about his father, Murray.
The Decline of Western Civilization
7.7

The Decline of Western Civilization

The Los Angeles punk music scene circa 1980 is the focus of this film. With Alice Bag Band, Black Flag, Catholic Discipline, Circle Jerks, Fear, ...
Burroughs: The Movie
7.2

Burroughs: The Movie

Burroughs: The Movie is the first and only documentary to be made about and with the full participation of writer William S. Burroughs. Howard ...
Stop Making Sense
8.5

Stop Making Sense

David Byrne walks onto the stage and does a solo “Psycho Killer”. Jerry Harrison, Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz join him for two ...
One of Us
7.4

One of Us

Penetrating the insular world of New York’s Hasidic community, focusing on three individuals driven to break away despite threats of retaliation.
Document of the Dead
6.7

Document of the Dead

A documentary about George A. Romero’s films, with a behind scenes look at Dawn of the Dead.
Chronos
7.8

Chronos

Carefully picked scenes of nature and civilization are viewed at high speed using time-lapse cinematography in an effort to demonstrate the ...
Shake! Otis at Monterey
8.0

Shake! Otis at Monterey

Renowned documentary filmmaker D.A. Pennebaker captures Otis Redding in his ascendancy, singing at the historic Monterey International Pop ...
Athens, Ga. – Inside/Out
7.5

Athens, Ga. – Inside/Out

Led by the success of the B-52’s and R.E.M., Athens, Georgia was the most happening music scene in the country by the mid 80’s. ...
Powaqqatsi
7.3

Powaqqatsi

An exploration of technologically developing nations and the effect the transition to Western-style modernization has had on them.
The Thin Blue Line
8.1

The Thin Blue Line

Errol Morris’s unique documentary dramatically re-enacts the crime scene and investigation of a police officer’s murder in Dallas.
The Skyjacker’s Tale
6.0

The Skyjacker’s Tale

Canadian documentarian Jamie Kastner (The Secret Disco Revolution) looks back at a notorious 1970s murder trial in the Virgin Islands — where ...