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Documentaries

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"

I Am Paul Walker (2018)

7.8/10
Director: Adrian Buitenhuis
Starring: Paul Walker, Tyrese Gibson

Documentary examining the life of the late actor Paul Walker. Read more

Yellow is Forbidden (2018)

Director: Pietra Brettkelly

Chinese dressmaker Guo Pei dreams of her work being recognized as haute couture. Read more

Older Than Ireland (2015)

8.2/10

Tells the story of a hundred years of a life as seen through the eyes of thirty Irish centenarians. Read more

The Chills: The Triumph & Tragedy of Martin Phillipps (2019)

Director: Julia Parnell, Rob Curry

The story of lyrical genius, Martin Phillipps and his band, The Chills, is a cautionary tale, a triumph over tragedy, and a statement about the meanin... Read more

Celia (2018)

8.2/10
Director: Amanda Millar

Amanda Millar’s moving documentary celebrates the enduring legacy of Celia Lashlie, a passionate advocate for social interventions that equipped those... Read more

Architectures 2 (2001)

Director: Frederic Compain, Richard Copans, Stan Neumann, Catherine Adda

A series devoted to the most ambitious architectural creations of the 19th and 20th century, consisting of remarkable archive material, scale-models,... Read more

They Shall Not Grow Old (Blu-ray) (2018)

8.5/10
Director: Peter Jackson

Using state-of-the-art technology and materials from the BBC and Imperial War Museum, filmmaker Peter Jackson allows the story of World War I to be to... Read more

They Shall Not Grow Old (2018)

8.5/10
Director: Peter Jackson

Using state-of-the-art technology and materials from the BBC and Imperial War Museum, filmmaker Peter Jackson allows the story of World War I to be to... Read more

Pick of the Litter (2018)

7.6/10
Director: Don Hardy, Dana Nachman

Pick of the Litter follows a litter of puppies from the moment they're born and begin their quest to become Guide Dogs for the Blind, the ultimate can... Read more

Kusama: Infinity (2018)

7.1/10
Director: Heather Lenz

KUSAMA explores artist Yayoi Kusama's journey from a conservative upbringing in Japan to her brush with fame in America during the 1960s (where she ri... Read more