Documentary Films, strictly speaking, are non-fictional, "slice of life" factual works of art, sometimes known as cinema verite. As films became more narrative-based, documentaries branched out and took many forms, some of which have been termed propagandistic or non-objective. One of Alice's favourite sections, and due to the sheer size of this collection, we have split ioto a number of sub-sections. See side bars on left for more options. By scrolling below are you will be exposed to whole darn caboodle - all of Alice's documentaries. Right: Werner Herzog directs "Burden of Dreams"

1 Giant Leap (2002)

Director: Duncan Bridgeman, Jamie Catto
Starring: Neneh Cherry, Brian Eno, Dennis Hopper, Tom Robbins, Anita Roddick, Gabrielle Ro...

"We are recording an album and an audio-visual DVD for Palm Pictures, fusing spoken word, musicians, sounds, rhythms and images from all around the wo... Read more

10 Questions for the Dalai Lama (2006)

Director: Rick Ray
Starring: H H Dalai Lama

If you could meet one person in the world, who would it be and why? Director Rick Ray's answer is 'the Dalai Lama'. Filmed during a private visit to h... Read more

101 Things That Changed the World (2014)

A collection of 5 History Channel documentaries. '101 Gadgets That Changed the World' - The history of the gadget is both the history of invention and... Read more

1080 - A Shadow of Doubt (2006)

This documentary focusing on Lon Graf and his sons on the use 1080 poison and the effects it is having on birdlife and wildlife New Zealand. Largely s... Read more

1421: The Year China Discovered the World (2004)

Director: David Wallace

Based on Gavin Menzies' controversial book and his '1421 theory' that Chinese mariners had explored and charted the world, long before Europeans. Fol... Read more

180 South - Conquerors of the Useless (2010)

Director: Chris Malloy

Follows Jeff Johnson as he retraces the epic 1968 journey of his heroes Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins to Patagonia. Along the way, he gets shipwrec... Read more

20 Feet from Stardom (2013)

Director: Morgan Neville

Millions know their voices, but no one knows their names. Now, "20 Feet from Stardom" shines a spotlight on the untold true story of the backup singer... Read more

2012 - Science or Superstition (2008)


Armageddon enthusiasts... Add the year 2012 to the long list of dates tagged as the critical time humanity faces either an apocalyptic "end of days" o... Read more

2012 - The Odyssey (2006)


In this thought provoking feature documentary, Sharron Rose travels across the United States speaking to the many experts on this fast approaching pro... Read more

2040 (2019)

Director: Damon Gameau

Concerned about his young daughter's future, filmmaker Damon Gameau travels the world in search of new approaches and solutions to global warming. Read more