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"
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
His drive to help his deaf mother communicate led to one of the most important inventions of the 20th century. But the telephone was only one of many... Read more