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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....

Workingman's Death (2005)

8.1/10
Director: Michael Glawogger

A majestically elegant, and somewhat romanticised, study of the nature of work in the 21st century focussing on some of the most gruelling jobs on Ear... Read more

World in the Balance: The Population Paradox (2004)

Director: Sarah Holt, Jackie Mow
Starring: Narrated by, Oliver Platt

It took all of human history until 1800 for the world's population to reach its first billion. Now we add a new billion nearly every dozen years. Stat... Read more

Yoga General Class (1992)

Director: James Bradstock, Nikolas Jeanes
Starring: Louisa Sear, Rachel Zinman

A 90 minute yoga workout for those people who have had some experience with yoga. Hosted by Louisa Sear and Rachel Zinman and filmed in the Australian... Read more

You've Been Trumped (2011)

7.5/10
Director: Anthony Baxter
Starring: Donald Trump

In this David and Goliath tale for the 21st Century, a group of proud Scottish homeowners take on Donald Trump, as the tycoon prepares to destroy one... Read more

Young at Heart (2007)

6.9/10
Director: Stephen Walker

Aka "Young@Heart". An international film festival favourite, spending time with the Young@Heart Chorus as they rehearse for their annual Northampton c... Read more

Your Immortal Brain: Mastering The Art Of Observation (2005)

Dr Joe Dispenza was one of the researchers and teachers interviewed for 'What The "bleep" Do We Know?'. Here he introduces the viewer to cutting-edge... Read more

Youssou N'Dour: Return to Goree (2010)

6.7/10
Director: Pierre-Yves Borgeaud
Starring: Youssou N'Dour

Reversing the trajectory of the slave trade, African superstar Youssou N'Dour brings jazz back to Africa in this documentary. Along with his pianist M... Read more

Yves Saint Laurent: His Life and Times (2003)

6.6/10
Director: David Teboul
Starring: Yves Saint Laurent

One of the 20th century's most influential figures in the world of fashion is the focus of this documentary double feature from filmmaker David Teboul... Read more

Zapatista (1998)

6.8/10
Director: Benjamin Eichert, Rick Rowley
Starring: Noam Chomsky, Narrated by, Mumia Abu-Jamal, Daryl Hannah, Edward James Olmos

On January 1st 1994, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) came into effect. A few minutes after midnight Mayan troops took over the South... Read more

Zizek! (2005)

7.4/10
Director: Astra Taylor
Starring: Slavoj Zizek

The author of works on subjects as wide-ranging as Alfred Hitchcock, 9/11, opera, Christianity, Lenin and David Lynch, Slovenian cultural theorist Sla... Read more