15 Documentaries to Watch

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Finding a good documentary is one of my favorite pass times. They’re perfect for those Sundays when you’re stuck inbetween wanting to do somethig productive and being too lazy to leave your bed. Documentaries create the strongest reaction, whether it be motivation, happiness or anger at society. They have a real impact too. A good documentary on an important issue can create waves of change, educate you or just simply lets you explore how stange the world is.

Requiem of the American Dream

Noam Chimsky discusses what exactly the American dream is and how it has developed in present day society.

She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry

Several important figures from the feminist movement of the 60’s and 70’s reflect on the time period and where feminism stands today.

The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975

Using footage from Swedish filmmakers from 67-75, this film examines the evolution of Black Society in the states.

Finding Vivan Maier

Though Vivan Maier was a nanny and unknown during her lifetime, a suitcase full of her undeveloped film was found and the art found was overwhelming.

Best of Enemies

Opposites William Buckley and Gore Vidal held televised debates, creating a new era of television.

Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry

Chinese artist and activist Weiwei puts himself and his loved ones in danger as he clashes with his government.

Life Itself

The life of beloved film critic Roger Ebert, from his successes to his alcoholism and more.

Twinsters

Two girls find each other online and everything they have in common is unnerving. One of the girls documents as they go through this journey.

Marina Abramović: The Artist is Present

Marina Abramovic perpares for a major performance art piece at MoMa in New York.

I Am Divine

Divine can be seen in any John Waters films. This explores the person behind the odd characters.

Blackfish

A look into the dangers and damages that Seaworld causes by holding orcas captive.

Cowspiracy

A look into the meat industry that is rarely seen. How it effects us, the animals and the environment.

Miss Representation

Women from various media outlets discuss sexism in media and its efforts on women.

Amy

A look at the life and career of musician Amy Winehouse. It explores her soul and her hardships.


Hot Girls Wanted

A harsh look at the porn industry and a look at who these people are infront and behind the camera.

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