General Docos

Under General Documentaries be all those diverse subjects that are not about Filmmaking, Sport, War, Natural History, Queer Doco's, New Zealand Doco's or Art on Film. This is a fascinating area to scroll....

A Jihad For Love (2007)

Director: Parvez Sharma

The world's first feature documentary to explore the complex global intersections between Islam and homosexuality. Director Parvez Sharma enters the m... Read more

A Lego Brickumentary (2014)

Director: Daniel Junge, Kief Davidson
Starring: Narrated by, Jason Bateman

Of all the toys arising from the 20th century, there has never been one like Lego bricks. This film covers the history of this product of Denmark and... Read more

A Lion Called Christian (2009)

In 2008, a YouTube clip featuring an emotional reunion between a lion and his former owners became an internet sensation... Now, in this remarkable do... Read more

A Lion in the House (2006)

Director: Steven Bognar, Julia Reichert

How does a family with a cancer-stricken child persevere in the face of the heart-wrenching challenges that emerge every day? Five such families are p... Read more

A Year in Tibet (2007)

Director: Sun Shuyun

Isolated in the midst of the world's highest mountains, the Himalayas, Tibet is one of the most remote and least accessible places on the planet. This... Read more

Absolute Wilson (2006)

Director: Katharina Otto
Starring: Robert Wilson, Philip Glass, Tom Waits, David Byrne, Susan Sontag, Jessye Norman...

Innovative theatre icon Robert Wilson was a major player in the avant garde scene in the US and Europe from the 1960s to the 1980s. This stirring por... Read more

Act of Murder (1995)

Director: Shirley Horrocks
Starring: Miranda Harcourt

This intriguing documentary presents a performance of the play 'Verbatim', written by William Brandt and based on countless interviews with prison inm... Read more

Advanced Style (2014)

Director: Lina Plioplyte

Advanced Style has enough leopard-print fabric, oversized sunglasses, wide-brimmed hats, and chunky jewellery to sink Manhattan into the Hudson River.... Read more

Afghan Star (2008)

Director: Havana Marking

Can a reality TV series unite the war, and strife-ravaged nation of Afghanistan? Well, the "American Idol"- like show "Afghan Star" has helped do so s... Read more

Aileen Wuornos: The Selling Of A Serial Killer (1992)

Director: Nick Broomfield
Starring: Aileen Wuornos

A twisted tale of murder, alleged police corruption and conniving opportunists that tracks the sensational trial and conviction of America's First Fem... Read more