All Documentaries - 282

Style Wars

Style Wars

When director Tony Silver and co-producer Henry Chalfant delivered the broadcast version of their prize-winning film to PBS in 1983, the world received its first full immersion in the phenomenon that had taken over New York City. The urban...

8.57

Making: The Shining

Making The Shining

This documentary is followed around Jack Nicholson as he prepared for the 'Here's Johnny!' scene and interviewed the actors about there relationship with Stanley Kubrick, the scripts and scene. The Shining is a 1980 horror film directed by Stanley Kubrick, based on...

7.81

Powers of Ten

Powers of Ten

Powers of Ten explores the relative size of things from the microscopic to the cosmic. The 1977 film travels from an aerial view of a man in a Chicago park to the outer limits of the universe directly above him and back down into the microscopic world contained in the...

9.17

Cream's Farewell Concert

Cream's Farewell Concert

On guitar: Eric Clapton. Lead singer and bass guitarist: Jack Bruce. On drums: Ginger Baker. Their motto: Forget the message, forget the lyrics, and just play. Their name: Cream. For two glorious years, Cream's high-volume blues, jamming and extended solos blazed a...

7.70

The Crash of 1929

The Crash of 1929

By 1929, Charles Mitchell, President of the National City Bank (which would become Citibank), had popularized the idea of selling stock and high yield bonds directly to smaller investors. Mitchell and a very small group of bankers, brokers, and speculators manipulated...

7.69

Mahatma: Life of Gandhi, 1869-1948

Mahatma: Life of Gandhi, 1869-1948

This is a film which seeks to tell the life-story of Gandhi the Man and his incessant search for Truth. In this world so full of hatred and violence, this man of peace and goodwill fought all evil and injustice with Soul-Force. He stands out as a challenge giving the...

8.43

This is Coffee

This is Coffee

About 1960 maybe earlier, Coffee brewers institute offered classes in coffee brewing. Upon completion of instruction, we were awarded a 1/2 gold colored coffee cup and hung it over the entrance to the bar. Tap water should be fit to drink. Never boiled or perked. 210...

5.13

After Mein Kampf

After Mein Kampf

In this shallow combination of documentary and fiction, shocking footage of concentration camp survivors, dead bodies, Hitler's rantings, German soldiers enthusiastically singing patriotic songs, and similar scenes of World War II are mixed with enacted film clips,...

5.77

Nazi Concentration Camps

Nazi Concentration Camps

On conditions found in Nazi concentration camps in Germany and Belgium by advancing Allied Armies during World War II. Consists primarily of dead and surviving prisoners and of facilities used to kill and torture. Map of Europe shows locations of various camps. At...

6.33

The Private Life of a Cat

The Private Life of a Cat

A male cat courts a female cat and they raise a family together. We see the kittens being born and nurtured by mother, while an interested and proud dad lends his support. Beautifully photographed and executed. With subtitles, no...

7.54