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....

Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer (2003)

Director: Joan Churchill, Nick Broomfield
Starring: Aileen Wuornos

Returning to the subject of his 1992 documentary, "Aileen Wuornos: The Selling of a Serial Killer", co-director Nick Broomfield delves into Wuornos' t... Read more

Aim High in Creation! (2013)

Director: Anna Broinowski

A revolutionary documentary comedy about the cinematic genius of North Korea's late Dear Leader Kim Jong-Il, with a groundbreaking experiment at its h... Read more

Alexander Graham Bell: The Voice of Invention (1996)


His drive to help his deaf mother communicate led to one of the most important inventions of the 20th century. But the telephone was only one of many... Read more

All Together Now: The Beatles and Cirque du Soleil - Love (2008)

Director: Adrian Wills
Starring: Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, The Beatles, George Martin, Yoko Ono, Olivia Harris...

Documents the creation of Cirque du Soleil's stunning Las Vegas production of "Love", a show that utilizes remixed and remastered versions of classic... Read more

Alternative 3 (1977)

Director: Christopher Miles
Starring: Tim Brinton

This 1977 spoof documentary caused uproar when first broadcast on UK Television. Taking its premise that there was a colony of scientists on Mars, vie... Read more

Amandla! A Revolution in Four-Part Harmony (2002)

Director: Lee Hirsch
Starring: Miriam Makeba, Hugh Masekela

The profound effect of black South African freedom music on the eventual dissolution of apartheid is the subject of this soul-stirring and inspiration... Read more

American Swing (2008)

Director: Jon Hart, Matthew Kaufman

In 1970s New York, Plato's Retreat was an epicentre of sensual excess. The renowned sex club was a thriving destination for patrons who wanted to leav... Read more

American Teen (2008)

Director: Nanette Burstein

A sleeper hit at Sundance, this involving documentary follows the trials and tribulations of four teens at a Mid-Western American high school - the jo... Read more

An Inconvenient Truth (2006)

Director: Davis Guggenheim
Starring: Al Gore

The history and perils of global climate change are explored in this popular and controversial documentary featuring former vice president Al Gore. Ta... Read more

An Unreasonable Man (2006)

Director: Henriette Mantel
Starring: Ralph Nader

Loved, hated, respected and feared, Ralph Nader is more likely to be remembered for his 2000 presidential campaign than for the decades of advocacy th... Read more