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....

Picasso - Magic, Sex and Death (2002)

Director: Waldemar Januszczak
Starring: Pablo Picasso, John Richardson

The definitive film biography of the 20th century's greatest artist, Pablo Picasso. Programme One: Magic (1881-1914). John Richardson, Picasso's frien... Read more

Joseph Campbell and The Power of Myth (1988)

Starring: Joseph Campbell, Bill Moyers

Renowned teacher and storyteller Joseph Campbell joins Bill Moyers in this acclaimed series exploring the meaning myths have in our daily lives. Each... Read more

Frank Lloyd Wright (1997)

Director: Ken Burns, Lynn Novick
Starring: Frank Lloyd Wright

An absorbing study of U.S. architect Frank Lloyd Wright's tumultuous life and career. Using all manner of original photographs, plans, home movies of... Read more

Bob Dylan: Don't Look Back (1967)

Director: D A Pennebaker
Starring: Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Donovan, Alan Price

One of the best portraits of an artist ever put on film, 'Don't Look Back' is about Bob Dylan and the Sixties. Director Pennebaker, known for 'Montere... Read more

Waltz with Bashir (2008)

Director: Ari Folman

Israeli filmmaker Ari Folman employs a unique animated style in this innovative documentary that recalls his military service in the early 1980s. When... Read more

Antonio Gaudi (1984)

Director: Hiroshi Teshigahara

'Antonio Gaudi' is a spellbinding visual journey through the enchanted world of the great Spanish architect whose work influenced Picasso, Miro and Da... Read more

The Act of Killing (2012)

Director: Joshua Oppenheimer

This chilling and inventive documentary tells the stories of members of the Indonesian death squads who tortured and killed over 500,000 people throug... Read more

Children Underground (2000)

Director: Edet Belzberg

An Oscar-nominated documentary on the homeless children of post-Cold War Bucharest, Romania, focusing on a year in the lives of five kids living in su... Read more

The Beatles: Let It Be (1970)

Director: Michael Lindsay-Hogg
Starring: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Mal Evans

This limited edition released by Apple Films offers a filmed account of the Beatles' attempt to recapture their old group spirit during the recording... Read more

Tickled (2016)

Director: David Farrier, Dylan Reeve
Starring: David Farrier

After stumbling upon a bizarre "competitive endurance tickling" video online, wherein young men are paid to be tied up and tickled, reporter David Far... Read more