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....

Western Philosophy (2004)

This documentary examines the nature of philosophy itself and what prompted the pioneers of antiquity to ask fundamental questions about human nature... Read more

Whale Wars: Season 1 (2008)

Starring: Captain Paul Watson

Compelling, intense and frequently death-defying, this Animal Planet series captures the trials and tribulations of Captain Paul Watson, the founder o... Read more

What Happened to Kerouac? (1986)

Director: Lewis MacAdams, Richard Lerner
Starring: Steve Allen, William Burroughs, Neal Cassady, Allen Ginsberg

A lively and revealing investigation into the personal history and creative process of Jack Kerouac - father of the Beat Generation, author of 'On the... Read more

What the Bleep Do We Know!? (2004)

Director: Betsy Chasse, William Arntz
Starring: Marlee Matlin

Part narrative, part documentary, and wholly unique, this is an imaginative, New Age-themed foray into the uncertain realm of the quantum field - the... Read more

What the Bleep!? Down the Rabbit Hole (2006)

Director: Betsy Chasse
Starring: Marlee Matlin

The concepts of quantum theory and spiritual well-being originally put forth in 'What the "bleep!?" Down the Rabbit Hole' are expanded upon in this ex... Read more

Wheel Of Time (2003)

Director: Werner Herzog
Starring: H H Dalai Lama

Legendary German filmmaker Werner Herzog's mesmerising documentary is a beautifully photographed look at the largest Buddhist ritual in Bodh Gaya, Ind... Read more

When Borat Came to Town (2008)

Director: Mercedes Stalenhoef

The thousand or so residents of the small Romanian village of Glod were horrified when the 'documentary' being made about them turned out to be Sacha... Read more

When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Parts (2006)

Director: Spike Lee
Starring: Spike Lee

In August 2005, the city of New Orleans was struck by the devastating Hurricane Katrina. Director Spike Lee chronicles both the physical and emotiona... Read more

When the Road Bends: Tales of a Gypsy Caravan (2006)

Director: Jasmine Dellal

In 2001, American promoters persuaded five noted bands of gypsy musicians to join forces for what was billed as 'The Gypsy Caravan Tour'. The line-up... Read more

When the War Came to Australia (2000)

This four part series tells the story of Australians on the Home Front during World War II. Personal recollections, rare archival footage and the musi... Read more