Documentary

Down to Earth with Zac Efron

Down to Earth with Zac Efron

Actor Zac Efron journeys around the world with wellness expert Darin Olien in a travel show that explores healthy, sustainable ways to live.
I’ll Be Gone in the Dark

I’ll Be Gone in the Dark

Gripping examination of the unsolved crimes of the Golden State Killer who terrorized California in the 1970s and 1980s.
Lenox Hill
6.7

Lenox Hill

Jun. 10, 2020

Lenox Hill

From birth to brain surgery: This docuseries provides an intimate look at the lifesaving work of four doctors at Lenox Hill Hospital in NYC.
The Last Dance
10

The Last Dance

Apr. 19, 2020

The Last Dance

A 10-part documentary chronicling the untold story of Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls dynasty with rare, never-before-seen footage and sound ...
Forensic Files II

Forensic Files II

Feb. 23, 2020

Forensic Files II

Forensic Files, long considered the gold-standard of crime & justice non-fiction programming, will return with 16 new half-hour episodes ...
Babies
5.7

Babies

Feb. 21, 2020

Babies

From nature to nurture, this docuseries explores the groundbreaking science that reveals how infants discover life during their very first year.
Notes on Love
6.0

Notes on Love

Oct. 09, 1989

Notes on Love

Poet-filmmaker Jørgen Leth taps his own earliest inspirational veins by free-floating through a camera/microscope-enhanced set of poems with love ...
Soviet Elegy
5.7

Soviet Elegy

Dec. 31, 1989

Soviet Elegy

In “The Soviet Elegy” the long train of photos of the Soviet leaders, dead or alive, stops at the portrait of Yeltsin. At the time of ...
Used Innocence
6.5

Used Innocence

Mar. 26, 1989

Used Innocence

Using experimental narrative structure as his vehicle, Benning recreates the sensationalized and controversial circumstances surrounding Lorencia ...
Leipzig in Autumn
6.7

Leipzig in Autumn

Nov. 24, 1989

Leipzig in Autumn

Voigt, Kroske and Richter were among the first filmmakers who documented the events of the historic 9th of October 1989. Their “material” ...
Machete Gillette… Mama
6.3

Machete Gillette… Mama

“With characteristic wit and rigor, experimental filmmaker Larry Gottheim here applies his impressionistic editing style to footage ...
Horror Effects: Hosted by Tom Savini
7.2

Horror Effects: Hosted by Tom Savini

Tom Savini has served as a makeup artist for some of Hollywood’s most terrifying — and disgusting — creature features. In this ...
Strand, Under the Dark Cloth
7.1

Strand, Under the Dark Cloth

Although his influence on the history of photography has been nothing short of profound, Paul Strand (1890-1976) remains a curiously shrouded and ...
How Hitler Lost the War
7.5

How Hitler Lost the War

Through interviews with former World War II fighter aces, “How Hitler Lost the War” examines the theory that the German Armed Forces ...
There Were Seven Simeons
7.4

There Were Seven Simeons

One family, one band. They seemed to be happy. A movie that investigates why these seemingly optimistic musicians suddenly saw no hope to ...
Time Has No Name
7.7

Time Has No Name

Dec. 26, 1989

Time Has No Name

A documentary which visually captures the day-to-day routines of a husband and wife on a small farm.
whisper & SHOUT
7.9

whisper & SHOUT

Feb. 15, 1989

whisper & SHOUT

Documents important parts of the East German rock music scene of the late 1980s, from well-established bands like Silly, to underground rock ...
Sacrifice at Pearl Harbor
6.4

Sacrifice at Pearl Harbor

Evidence that the United States and Britain knew beforehand of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
Motel
7.9

Motel

Sep. 10, 1989

Motel

Christian Blackwood’s fascination with the open road has led him to visit some interesting places and even more interesting people, several ...
Homo Paradoksum I
6.8

Homo Paradoksum I

Jan. 01, 1989

Homo Paradoksum I

An experimental film about life on earth as a cosmic experiment and the curiosity and naivete of reaching out to alien life.
Beyond All Barriers
6.0

Beyond All Barriers

Jan. 01, 1989

Beyond All Barriers

A documentary covering the opening and closing ceremonies of the 1988 Summer Olympic Games in Seoul.
The Anna Akhmatova File
6.0

The Anna Akhmatova File

A documentary about the life of one of the greatest Russian poets of the 20th century, her battles with and tragedies under the Soviet regime.
Goddess Remembered
7.1

Goddess Remembered

Jan. 01, 1989

Goddess Remembered

Goddess Remembered is a salute to 35,000 years of “pre-history,” to the values of ancestors only recently remembered and to the ...
Fear of Drowning
6.6

Fear of Drowning

Feb. 07, 1989

Fear of Drowning

Peter Greenaway presents this “Commentary in one hundred parts” on Drowning by Numbers (1987), discussing and analyzing many of the ...
Who’s Afraid of the Bogeyman
7.6

Who’s Afraid of the Bogeyman

Portrait of a private coal company in East Berlin’s Prenzlauer Berg district in 1988/89. The feisty woman boss runs the business with ...
John Wayne Standing Tall
6.8

John Wayne Standing Tall

Profile of one of the world’s most popular motion picture stars, told through interviews with some of the artists who worked with him, ...
Just Hold Still
6.8

Just Hold Still

Mar. 21, 1989

Just Hold Still

In his New York City landscape, Cohen finds inspiration in disturbance. Looking to life for rhythm and to architecture for state of mind, he ...
The Damned: Final Damnation

The Damned: Final Damnation

The Damned continued to fuel the ardent fires of old fans and new long after the flames of The Sex Pistols and The Clash had been extinguished. ...
Nelson Sullivan

Nelson Sullivan

Jul. 03, 1989

Nelson Sullivan

Nelson Sullivan, a videographer in Manhattan circa 1983 to 1989, documented a large chunk of the final six years of his life, capturing his days ...
Man No Run
6.9

Man No Run

Feb. 17, 1989

Man No Run

The film takes the form of a documentary report in which the director Claire Denis follows Les Têtes Brulées, a group of five musicians from ...
The Making of Yaaba
7.6

The Making of Yaaba

Jan. 02, 1989

The Making of Yaaba

Djibril Diop Mambéty followed and filmed the shooting of Yaaba, Idrissa Ouédraogo’s second feature film. A documentary full of humorous ...
This Is Horror

This Is Horror

Jan. 01, 1989

This Is Horror

This horror documentary is not the same as the 1986 TV special Stephen King’s World of Horror nor the 1988 VHS release of the same name, ...
A British Picture: Portrait of an Enfant Terrible
7.4

A British Picture: Portrait of an Enfant Terrible

The updated autobiography of Britain’s most controversial film director, the maker of Women in Love, The Devils, The Music Lovers, Tommy and The ...
Cela s’appelle l’amour

Cela s’appelle l’amour

The theme of Romeo and Juliet is the starting point from which the film spins a web of several stories. A love story between a boy and a girl ...
Seoul 1988
6.8

Seoul 1988

Jan. 01, 1989

Seoul 1988

A documentary covering the 1988 Summer Olympic Games in Seoul.
Dance of Darkness
7.9

Dance of Darkness

Jan. 01, 1989

Dance of Darkness

The dark sensibilities and cultural resonances of Butoh, the radical Japanese dance movement, are explored in this multilayered work. Profoundly ...
River Niger, Black Mother

River Niger, Black Mother

River Niger, Black Mother follows the 4184-kilometer-long River Niger from its source in Guinea through Mali, Niger and Benin to Nigeria. A ...
1001 Films
6.2

1001 Films

Jan. 01, 1989

1001 Films

An ode to film preservation, it presents a night-time visit to a seemingly depopulated repository (presumably the Royal Film Archive of Belgium), ...
One Warm Line: The Legacy of Stan Rogers
8.1

One Warm Line: The Legacy of Stan Rogers

He was a great singer/songwriter who touched the elusive spirit of Canada. He was larger than life. Before dying in a tragic accident at the age ...
Light Years

Light Years

Jan. 01, 1989

Light Years

The memory of a person, or the memory of a place (Rhys Graham).
Baroque

Baroque

Oct. 10, 1989

Baroque

A series of images, music and sounds which transport through Mexico’s history, without any narrative sequence. The film spins constantly ...