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....

Grass (1925)

Director: Ernest B Schoedsack, Merian C Cooper

"King Kong" creators Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack risked their lives to make this monumental documentary about the Bakhtiari people of we... Read more

Haxan - Witchcraft Through The Ages (1922)

Director: Benjamin Christensen
Starring: Maren Pedersen, Emmy Schoenfield, Oscar Stribolt, Narrated by, William Burroughs

This semi-documentary opens with a series of medieval prints and follows with re-enactments of old legends concerning crones, evil-minded monks and th... Read more

Nanook of the North (1922)

Director: Robert Flaherty

Standing the test of time, this groundbreaking silent film detailing the harsh existence of an Eskimo tribe living on the shores of Canada's Hudson Ba... Read more

South (1919)

Starring: Ernest Shackleton, Frank Hurley

Acclaimed Australian photographer, filmmaker and war correspondent Frank Hurley teamed up with Ernest Shackleton in 1914 to cross the South Pole by se... Read more