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FEATURED DOCUMENTARIES

The Human Body

The Human Body

This astonishing series takes us on a journey breathtaking twists of the most complex biological mechanism on earth - the human body. Using a technique that allows us to see photos changes over time, graphics, drawing and illustration calculated computerized techniques in order to investigate...

7.39

Drop in the Ocean?

drop-ocean

In less than 50 years, ocean life as we know it could be completely done for. This not only means dead oceans, but a dead ecosystem, and mass deaths of all who depend on it. That means us. Does this sound far flung?...

9.00

Oil and Water

Oil and Water

The fishing and oil and gas industries make for strange bedfellows. Their tremulous co-existence lies at the heart of Oil & Water. The setting is Louisiana, a region distinguished by the generations of Cajun families who have made their living capturing the seafood...

8.26

Hacked: When Cyber Spies Attack

Hacked: When Cyber Spies Attack

In this documentary, ABC Australia looks into the ever-growing problem of cyber attacks in both the civilian and government sectors. We first speak with Donald McGurk, the CEO of Codan Ltd in Australia, about an attack his company sustained where data used to...

7.78
INCENTIVE
Documentary Film is a broad category of visual expression that is based on the attempt, in one fashion or another, to document reality. Knowledge comes in different ways through our five senses. Hearing, watching, touching, smelling and tasting are the only doorways to the outer world. The wise men say that if something is not truly experienced with all our five senses, the experience will be partial, not total. Therefore in a way almost all our gained knowledge through life is partial. And maybe they are right.
If we follow that analogy, gaining knowledge through several senses simultaneously is better than through just one. So, educating through watching educational videos, in this case documentaries, is really a total different experience than educating only on books. Don't get me wrong, I'm not trying to undermine the books in any way. Having said that, lets go and check out some great documentaries right here, right now. You can browse all documentaries, check out the complete documentary list or top 100 docs. Also you can always browse documentaries by categories from the sidebar if you feel like.
FEATURED DOCUMENTARIES

The Take

The Take

We heard rumors of a new kind of economy emerging in Argentina. With hundreds of factories closing, waves of workers were locking themselves inside and running the workplaces on their own, with no bosses. Where we come from, a closed factory is just an inevitable effect of a model, the end of...

8.33

Planet Ant: Life Inside the Colony

Planet Ant: Life Inside the Colony

Entomologist Dr George McGavin and leafcutter expert Prof Adam Hart will embark on an ambitious project, something that's never been tried before. They will show us a hidden world. It has taken six months from planning to the final project. They've built a...

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Animals Like Us: Business

Animals Like Us: Business

This installment of the series Animals Like Us focuses on the "business" or "mutual aid" relationships between species. The audience is spectator to the methods utilized in nature to obtain things such as camouflage, nesting grounds, and food sources. By studying intimate interactions...

8.44

Animal Weapons

Animal Weapons

In the competitive struggle for survival, less powerful animals have developed an ingenious array of strategies to find and kill their targets. Traps, lures and lies may be the best-known tricks to man, but are also skilfully employed by creatures in the animal kingdom. With weapons of...

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ESSENCE
We always have to keep in mind that a Documentary, after all, can tell lies and it can tell lies because it lays claim to a form of veracity which fiction doesn’t. Some of the documentaries are made just to discredit some particular person, party, organization, system etc, but most of them here on TDF are non biased, without prejudice and worth watching.
Overall at Top Documentary Films you can find thousands of stunning, eye-opening and interesting documentaries. Choose one that suits your interest through navigation system of TDF, watch it, and tell us how it was through comments. Go through this great collection of documentary movies, watch your favorite documentaries, share your thoughts and enjoy TDF.