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....

The Free Man (2017)

Director: Toa Fraser

Freedom is defined as the power of self-determination attributed to the will; the quality of being independent of fate or necessity. To reach that lev... Read more

My Year With Helen (2017)

Director: Gaylene Preston

Kiwi filmmaking legend Gaylene Preston follows former New Zealand prime minister Helen Clark as she runs for UN Secretary General. My Year with Helen... Read more

Hell on Earth: The Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS (2017)

Director: Sebastian Junger, Nick Quested

Sebastian Junger and Nick Quested explore the complexities of the war in Syria and Iraq as they gain access to clandestine organizations to offer a lo... Read more

Pecking Order (2017)

Director: Slavko Martinov

Pecking Order ventures behind the scenes at the Christchurch Poultry, Bantam and Pigeon Club as it enters its 148th season and prepares for the Nation... Read more

Tickled (Blu-ray) (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

Robbie Coltrane's Critical Evidence: Season 1 (2016)

Starring: Robbie Coltrane

20% of UK homicides are unsolved mysteries. Robbie Coltrane is taking on eight of the most baffling murder cases ever investigated in Britain. Join hi... Read more

I Am Not Your Negro (2016)

Director: Raoul Peck
Starring: Samuel L Jackson

In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, "Remember This House." The book was to be a revolutionary, pe... Read more

Kedi (2016)

Director: Ceyda Torun

Hundreds of thousands of cats have roamed the metropolis of Istanbul freely for thousands of years, wandering in and out of people's lives, impacting... Read more

O.J.: Made in America (2016)

Director: Ezra Edelman

It is the defining cultural tale of modern America - a saga of race, celebrity, media, violence, and the criminal justice system. And two decades afte... Read more

The Eagle Huntress ( DVD, Blu-ray ) (2016)

Director: Otto Bell

Aisholpan, a 13-year-old girl, trains to become the first female in 12 generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle hunter and rises to the pin... Read more