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"
The story of wartime Britain from 1941 to the final Allied victory. This programme looks at the contribution made by women during these years and how... Read more
In 2001, American promoters persuaded five noted bands of gypsy musicians to join forces for what was billed as 'The Gypsy Caravan Tour'. The line-up... Read more
Written and directed by Tom DiCillo ("Living in Oblivion"), this acclaimed documentary presents a gripping overview of the musical and cultural impact... Read more
Shortly after the release of his documentary "Restrepo", photographer Tim Hetherington was killed in Libya. Colleague and filmmaker Sebastian Junger t... Read more
For some forty years, British television pioneer Alan Whicker has roamed far and wide in search of the eccentric, the ludicrous and the socially-revea... Read more