Unforgettable Docs

Explore the world through someone else’s eyes.

Explore the world through someone else’s eyes.

Shepard & Dark
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Sam Shepard and Johnny Dark met in Greenwich Village in the 60's and remained close friends ever since. Shepard became a Pulitzer Prize winning playwright and an Academy Award-nominated actor, while Dark was a homebody.

Freakonomics
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This engrossing documentary - based on the best-selling 2005 book FREAKONOMICS - uses statistics to expose the hidden side of everything, debunk conventional wisdom, and reveal what answers may come if one just asks the right questions.

Mole Man
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The astonishing story of Ron, a 66-year-old autistic man who has spent the last five decades building a 50-room structure in his parents' backyard. When Ron's father passes away, his siblings are left to figure out what's best for Ron when his 90-year-old mother can no longer care for him.

Man On Wire
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Director James Marsh chronicles Philippe Petit's 1974 death-defying high-wire walk between the Twin Towers of New York's World Trade Center in this award-winning documentary.

Exit Through the Gift Shop
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Shop owner Thierry Guetta's project to document the underground world of street art takes an unforeseen turn when he meets Banksy, who in turn films the shop owner's attempts to be an artist himself.

God Grew Tired of Us
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Four boys from Sudan embark on a journey to America after years of wandering Sub-Saharan Africa in search of safety.

The Trials of Henry Kissinger
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A hard hitting look at former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger - a brilliant foreign policy advisor to some, duplicitous war criminal to others.

Desert Runners
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An Irish businessman, an Australian actress, an American baseball player and a Briitish bodyguard attempt to complete the four most difficult ultra marathon races on Earth-- a goal previously only attempted by professional athletes.

The Act of Killing
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In this chilling and inventive documentary, executive produced by Errol Morris and Werner Herzog, the filmmakers examine a country where death squad leaders are celebrated as heroes, challenging them to reenact their real-life mass-killings in the style of the American movies they love.

The Woman Who Wasn't There
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A psychological thriller that goes inside the mind of history's most infamous 9/11 survivor, Tania Head.

The Cult of JT Leroy
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Weaving never-before-seen documentary footage shot during the height of JT Leroy's fame with interviews with some of Leroy/Alpert's friends and critics, director Marjorie Sturm delves deep into one of the greatest cultural cons of the 21st century.

The Ballad of Genesis & Lady Jaye
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A documentary account of the fascinating Pandrogeny Project, where performing artist Genesis P-Orridge and Lady Jaye attempt to unite as a "pandrogyne", or single entity, through the use of surgical body modification to physically resemble one another.

Hands on a Hardbody
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Twenty-four Texans compete in an endurance/sleep deprivation contest for a Nissan Hardbody pickup in this hilarious cult classic.

Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer
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As members of the feminist art collective Pussy Riot, Nadia, Masha and Katia performed a 40 second "punk prayer" inside Russia's main cathedral that led to their arrests.

You've Been Trumped
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Yes, you. But before that happened, Trump took on a group of proud Scottish homeowners as he set out to build a luxury golf resort atop of one of Britain's last stretches of coastal wilderness.

The Future of Work and Death
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In this provocative documentary, worldwide experts in the fields of futurology, anthropology, neuroscience and philosophy consider the impact of technological advances on the two certainties of human life: work and death.

Gasland
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Documentarian Josh Fox unearths a shocking story about fracking that leads him into a deep web of secrets, lies, conspiracy, and contamination.

Marjoe
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In this Oscar-winning expose, southern evangelist Marjoe Gortner allows the filmmakers to record him swindling people out of money.

Surviving Progress
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Martin Scorsese executive produced this engrossing think piece about the ways rapid development and overpopulation is putting our planet in jeopardy.

The Weather Underground
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This powerful Academy Award-nominated documentary traces the rise and fall of a notorious 1970's radical group who declared war on the U.S. government.