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"

Act of Murder (1995)

Director: Shirley Horrocks
Starring: Miranda Harcourt

This intriguing documentary presents a performance of the play 'Verbatim', written by William Brandt and based on countless interviews with prison inm... Read more

Afghan Star (2008)

Director: Havana Marking

Can a reality TV series unite the war, and strife-ravaged nation of Afghanistan? Well, the "American Idol"- like show "Afghan Star" has helped do so s... Read more

Africa (2012)

Starring: David Attenborough, Narrated by

This is the world's wildest continent as you've never seen it before - an intense sensory adventure from the Atlas Mountains, through the Savannah lan... Read more

After Braveheart ( aka After Bannockburn ) (2015)

Starring: Narrated by, Brian Cox

In 1314, the Scots finally defeated their English oppressors at the Battle of Bannockburn. This monumental victory should have ensured Scottish freedo... Read more

Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (2012)

Director: Alison Klayman
Starring: Ai Weiwei

One of the most famous and successful artists in the world, Ai Weiwei has earned international acclaim as much for his provocative art work as for his... Read more

Aileen Wuornos: The Selling Of A Serial Killer (1992)

Director: Nick Broomfield
Starring: Aileen Wuornos

A twisted tale of murder, alleged police corruption and conniving opportunists that tracks the sensational trial and conviction of America's First Fem... Read more

Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer (2003)

Director: Joan Churchill, Nick Broomfield
Starring: Aileen Wuornos

Returning to the subject of his 1992 documentary, "Aileen Wuornos: The Selling of a Serial Killer", co-director Nick Broomfield delves into Wuornos' t... Read more

Aim High in Creation! (2013)

Director: Anna Broinowski

A revolutionary documentary comedy about the cinematic genius of North Korea's late Dear Leader Kim Jong-Il, with a groundbreaking experiment at its h... Read more

Air Guitar Nation (2007)

Director: Alexandra Lipsitz

We've all done it - strummed a tender ballad on a hairbrush, or plucked madly at air when a favourite rock anthem is on the radio - but some people ta... Read more

Al Qaeda - 3 Documentaries (2005)

'Al Qaeda Family' tells the story of an Afghan family devastated by war and with differing views on bin Laden and the American presence in their count... Read more