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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"

She Shears (2018)

Director: Jack Nicol

In the gruelling world of competitive sheep shearing there is no women's section. Women and men compete together. She Shears is the story of passion,... Read more

Biggie: The Life of Notorious B.I.G. (2017)

7.5/10
Director: Mark Ford

Biggie: The Life of Notorious B.I.G. is the first biography to be authorized by his estate and will be the most personal and revealing documentary abo... Read more

The Dark Files (2017)

5.9/10
Director: Brad Bernstein

An investigative special chronicling former CIA operative Barry Eisler, award-winning journalist Steve Volk, and filmmaker Chris Garetano's exploratio... Read more

Who Killed Tupac? (2017)

5.9/10
Starring: Tupac Shakur

Civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump leads an investigation into the 1996 murder of influential rap artist Tupac Shakur. Read more

Robbie Coltrane's Critical Evidence: Season 1 (2016)

8.3/10
Starring: Robbie Coltrane

20% of UK homicides are unsolved mysteries. Robbie Coltrane is taking on eight of the most baffling murder cases ever investigated in Britain. Join hi... Read more

Two Nations, One Obsession (2018)

Director: Peter Dickson

In terms of rivalries in world sport, there is arguably none as fierce as that between the Australia and Indian cricket. The team at Dickson Films hav... Read more

Jimmy Barnes: Working Class Boy (2018)

Director: Mark Joffe

Based on Barnes' memoir of the same name, this documentary tells the story of his childhood survival in the slums of Glasgow, immigration to Australia... Read more

Spitfire (2018)

7.1/10
Director: Ant Palmer, David Fairhead
Starring: Charles Dance

The story of the fighter plane and pilots that helped win the Battle of Britain in World War II. Read more

McQueen (2018)

8.2/10
Director: Ian Bonhote, Peter Ettedgui

A personal look at the extraordinary life, career and artistry of Alexander McQueen. Through exclusive interviews with his closest friends and family,... Read more

Generation Wealth (2018)

5.7/10
Director: Lauren Greenfield

Lauren Greenfield examines materialism, celebrity culture, and social status and reflects on the desire to be wealthy at any cost. This visual history... Read more