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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....

Wildlife Specials: Leopard (1997)

8.5/10
Starring: David Attenborough

The leopard is the least known of all Africa's big cats. Until now, the leopard, an animal of the night, has been virtually impossible to observe. Usi... Read more

William Gibson - No Maps for these Territories (2001)

Director: Mark Neale
Starring: William Gibson

William Gibson - visionary writer, author of 'Neuromancer' and creator of the term 'cyberspace' - is the subject of this unusual and absorbing documen... Read more

Wim Wenders' Documentaries: Tokyo-Ga / Notebook on Cities and Clothes / Room 666 (1982)

Director: Wim Wenders

This collection of three documentaries from the iconic German filmmaker includes: 'Tokyo-Ga' (1985) - Using the work of acclaimed Japanese director Ya... Read more

Winter at Westbeth (2015)

8/10
Director: Rohan Spong

Filmed across one extraordinary year in New York City's Westbeth Artists Housing, video artist Edith Stephen (95) hopes to complete an experimental fi... Read more

WMD: Weapons of Mass Deception (2004)

7.7/10
Director: Danny Schechter

A scathing indictment of the war in Iraq and the media's collusion with the Bush administration in selling the American public an unnecessary conflict... Read more

Woodstock (1970)

8.1/10
Director: Michael Wadleigh
Starring: Arlo Guthrie, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Joan Baez, Joe Cocker, Richie Havens,...

It was an event destined to become the definitive document on the freaked out craziness of the peace-and-love era. In August, 1969, half a million hip... Read more

Woodstock (Special Edition) (1970)

8.1/10
Director: Michael Wadleigh
Starring: Arlo Guthrie, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Joan Baez, Joe Cocker, Richie Havens,...

It was an event destined to become the definitive document on the freaked out craziness of the peace-and-love era. In August, 1969, half a million hip... Read more

Woody Guthrie: This Machine Kills Fascists (2005)

7.4/10
Starring: Pete Seeger

This documentary offers an honest and unblinking look at Guthrie's life and career, featuring interviews with friends, fans, and historians who offer... Read more

Word Wars: Tiles and Tribulations on the Scrabble Circuit (2004)

6.9/10
Director: Eric Chaikin, Julian Petrillo

An amusing and engrossing window on the cut-throat world of competitive Scrabble, focusing primarily on four top players vyng for the $25, 000 prize m... Read more

Wordplay (2006)

7.4/10
Director: Patrick Creadon

In the wake of 'Spellbound' and 'Word Wars', this 'geek-umentary' gives us a peek at the eccentric, obsessive world of crossword enthusiasts. The peo... Read more