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"

We Live in Public (2009)

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)

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

We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks (2013)

Director: Alex Gibney
Starring: Julian Assange

Filmed with the startling immediacy of unfolding history, award-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney's documentary details the creation of Julian Assange's c... Read more

Weekend of a Champion (2013)

Director: Frank Simon
Starring: Roman Polanski, Jackie Stewart, Helen Stewart

In "Weekend of a Champion", film director and motor-racing fan Roman Polanski spends a weekend with Formula 1 champion driver Jackie Stewart as he att... Read more

West of Memphis (2012)

Director: Amy Berg

From Academy Award nominated filmmaker Amy Berg in collaboration with Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh, 'West of Memphis' tells the untold story behind an... Read more

Western Desert: 1940 - 1943 (2003)

The War in the Western Desert began as a sideshow but steadily escalated into one of the most important campaigns of the second World War, with essent... Read more

Western Philosophy (2004)

This documentary examines the nature of philosophy itself and what prompted the pioneers of antiquity to ask fundamental questions about human nature... Read more

Westinghouse (2008)


George Westinghouse (most commonly linked with kitchen appliances), lived a dramatic life balancing his companies, inventive partnership with Nikola T... Read more

Westwind: Djalu's Legacy (2017)

Director: Ben Strunin

Didgeridoo master, keeper of an ancient dreaming, tribal elder: Djalu must pass on his sacred songlines. Are his sons ready? Djalu seeks a way forward... Read more

Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist (2018)


Since igniting the punk movement with ex-partner and Sex Pistols' manager Malcolm McLaren, Dame Vivienne Westwood has been redefining British fashion... Read more