This documentary sub-heading is one of the most popular forms of non-fiction film. The biography details the lives - usually the achievements and faults of - noted or notorious public figures. Also included, alongside other movie types, are profiles of everyday people and their human interest stories.

Charles Kingsford Smith (2009)

Known to millions of Australians simply as Smithy, Sir Charles Kingsford Smith was one of Australia's true twentieth-century legends. Kingsford Smith... Read more

Charlie: the art and life of Charles Chaplin (2003)

Director: Richard Schickel
Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Sydney Pollack, Robert Downey Jr

Narrated by Sydney Pollack, film critic Richard Schickel's dazzling two-hour plus documentary to one of the towering figures in film: Charles Chaplin.... Read more

Charlotte Rampling: The Look (2011)

Director: Angelina Maccarone
Starring: Charlotte Rampling, Paul Auster, Peter Lindbergh, Juergen Teller

Legendary actress Charlotte Rampling is "the perfect confluence of brains and beauty" (Time Out NY), and "The Look" is the entrancing documentary that... Read more

Chasing Great (2016)

Director: Justin Pemberton, Michelle Walshe
Starring: Richie McCaw

Chasing Great follows Richie McCaw through his final season as he attempts the goal of captaining the All Blacks to the first ever-back-to back Rugby... Read more

Chris and Don: A Love Story (2007)

Director: Guido Santi, Tina Mascara
Starring: Don Bachardy, Christopher Isherwood

The true-life story of the passionate three-decade relationship between British writer Christopher Isherwood (whose "Berlin Stories" was the basis for... Read more

Chuck Close (2007)

Director: Marion Cajori
Starring: Chuck Close

'Chuck Close' is an astounding portrait of the life and work of a man who has reinvented portraiture and triumphed in the face of adversity. When a de... Read more

Circo (2010)

Director: Aaron Schock

This visually and emotionally arresting documentary follows Tino Ponce, his wife, and their four children as they run a one-ring traveling circus thro... Read more

Cobain: Montage of Heck (2015)

Director: Brett Morgen
Starring: Kurt Cobain

'Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck' explores the indelible record of a life lived on the fine edge between madness and genius, painting a searing and unfor... Read more

Collapse (2009)

Director: Chris Smith
Starring: Michael Ruppert

'Collapse' is the story of Michael Ruppert, former Los Angeles police officer turned rogue reporter whose eerie prediction of the current financial cr... Read more

Comedian (2002)

Director: Christian Charles
Starring: Chris Rock, Garry Shandling, Jerry Seinfeld

Where do you go after starring in the most successful sitcom in history? Find out in this compelling, and hysterical, look at Jerry Seinfeld's return... Read more