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"

Who Gets To Call It Art? (2006)

Director: Peter Rosen

What a scene, man! Take a trippy tour through the art world of the 1960s, as seen through the eyes of New York City's Henry Geldzahler. The Metropolit... Read more

Who is Harry Nilsson (and Why is Everybody Talkin' About Him)? (2010)

Director: John Scheinfeld
Starring: Harry Nilsson

Once described by The Beatles as their favourite American musician, Harry Nilsson, one of the greatest singer-songwriters in pop music history, is at... Read more

Who Killed Nancy (2009)

Director: Alan G Parker

On October 12th, 1978, New York Police discovered the murdered body of 20-year-old Nancy Spungen, slumped under the bathroom sink in a hotel room. Ex-... Read more

Who Killed the Electric Car? (2006)

Director: Chris Paine
Starring: Ed Begley Jr, Mel Gibson, Phyllis Diller, Peter Horton, Alexandra Paul, Tom Hank...

Documenting the rise and fall of the electric car, from its inception in 1996 til the plug was pulled less than ten years later. With a host of celeb... Read more

Who Killed Tupac? (2017)

Starring: Tupac Shakur

Civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump leads an investigation into the 1996 murder of influential rap artist Tupac Shakur. Read more

Who Laughs Last?: A Documentary About Roger Hall (2006)

Director: Shirley Horrocks
Starring: Peter Elliott, John Clarke, Ginette McDonald, Fiona Samuel, Roger Hall, Grant Ti...

One of New Zealand's best known playwrights, Roger Hall has been tickling the kiwi funnybone for 30 years. This documentary from Shirley Horrocks inv... Read more

Who the #$&% is Jackson Pollock? (2006)

Director: Harry Moses

When salty long-haul trucker Teri Horton bought a $5 painting at a thrift store to cheer up a friend, she thought it looked more like a traffic accide... Read more

Who Wrote the New Testament? (2005)


It's the most popular book of all time yet we don't have a single page or the smallest scrap of the original to refer to. Filmed in Israel, Egypt, Tu... Read more

Wigstock: The Movie (1995)

Director: Barry Shils
Starring: RuPaul , The Lady Bunny, Lypsinka, Deee-Lite

'A celebration of life, liberty and the pursuit of big hair', New York City's annual Wigstock drag festival is the focus of this wild and exuberant do... Read more

Wild About New Zealand (2013)


Gus Roxburgh is wild about New Zealand! He loves adventure, the outdoors and especially New Zealand's rugged wild lands - and what better place to enj... Read more