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"

63 Up (2019)

Director: Michael Apted
Starring: Bruce Balden, Jacqueline Bassett, Symon Basterfield, Andrew Brackfield

Director Michael Apted revisits the same group of British-born adults after a 7 year wait. The subjects are interviewed as to the changes that have oc... Read more

7 Up and 7 + 7 ( 14 Up ) (1963)

Director: Michael Apted

Dubbed 'the definitive documentary' produced and directed by Michael Apted. Beginning in 1963 a camera has followed a group of children from the age o... Read more

9/11 Mysteries: Demolitions (2006)

Director: Sofia Shafquat

The images of September 11, 2001 are indelibly etched on our collective memory. The sight of the World Trade Centre towers collapsing was horrific on... Read more

9/11: The Falling Man (2006)

Director: Henry Singer

In the wake of 9/11, one of the most haunting and unforgettable images of the tragedy was of a man falling from the World Trade Centre. The picture h... Read more

9/11: The Filmmakers Commemorative Edition (2001)

Director: Gedeon Naudet, Jules Naudet, James Hanlon

On the morning of September 11, 2001, French filmmaker brothers Jules and Gedeon Naudet were working on a documentary about a rookie New York City fir... Read more

90 Degrees South (1933)

Director: Herbert Ponting
Starring: Captain Robert Falcon Scott

A remarkable film that uses footage shot in 1913 of Captain Robert Scott's ill-fated voyage to the South Pole, the trek in which the British explorer... Read more

911: The Road To Tyranny (2003)

Director: Alex Jones

The Government needed a crisis to convince the people to willingly give up their liberty in exchange for safety. Now according to this documentary, th... Read more

A Band Called Death (2012)

Director: Jeff Howlett, Mark Covino

Punk before punk existed, three teenage brothers in the early '70s formed a band in their spare bedroom, began playing a few local gigs and even press... Read more

A Brief History of Time (1992)

Director: Errol Morris
Starring: Stephen Hawking

An outstanding portrait of cosmologist Stephen Hawking, who's afflicted with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and communicates verbally with a voice synt... Read more

A Child's World (2001)

Director: Rupert Barrington, Mary Crisp, Tim Lambert
Starring: Bill Paterson

"A Child's World" charts the key developments and achievements that mark the way to becoming a fully-fledged independent person. It's all about how ch... Read more