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Documentaries

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"

Warlords (2005)

4.1/10
Starring: Hitler, Adolf Hitler, Stalin, Winston Churchill, Franklin D Roosevelt

A major fourt-part television series that sheds light on the main warlords involved in WWII and the psychological battles and strategies that changed... Read more

Waste Land (2010)

7.9/10
Director: Lucy Walker

This uplifting documentary follows the lives of "catadores," or pickers who live in poverty and scavenge through the world's largest garbage dump, out... Read more

Water - The Great Mystery (2008)

From agriculture to factories and hydropower, we put water to work in a million different ways every day - and yet water acts outside all known physic... Read more

Water Flouridation - Professional Perspectives (2008)

Featuring a Nobel Laureate in Medicine, three scientists from the US National Research Council's landmark review on fluoride, as well as dentists, med... Read more

Waves (2006)

6.7/10
Director: Li Tao

Follows brief periods in the lives of four Chinese teenagers attending high school in New Zealand, achieving a rare level of intimacy that keeps you f... Read more

We Are Together (2006)

8/10
Director: Paul Taylor

'We Are Together' tells the remarkable and moving story of a group of children who overcome hardship and loss with music. Filmed over a period of thre... Read more

We Are Traffic! (1999) / Return of the Scorcher (1992)

Director: Ted White

This wonderful compendium of the films of Ted White, presents both the successes and failures of the Critical Mass bicycle phenomenon, chronicling the... Read more

We Feed the World (2005)

7.6/10
Director: Erwin Wagenhofer

An award-winning, visually stunning, globe-trotting expose of our modern agricultural system. From struggling fishermen and long-distance truckers, to... Read more

We Live in Public (2009)

7.2/10
Director: Ondi Timoner

Socrates said that the unexamined life is not worth living, but is there such a thing as a life examined too closely? This provocative documentary pro... Read more

We Remember Marilyn (2000)

7.4/10
Starring: Marilyn Monroe

A two-part examination of the fabled princess of Hollywood, capturing Marilyn Monroe's life as the troubled Norma Jean as well as her spectacular rise... Read more