Tag Archives: documentary

The Vietnam War (PBS) Rated TV-MA

 A documentary from Ken Burns about The Vietnam War. Starring Peter Coyote. This documentary begins with the Vietnamese revolution against the French colonial occupation of Vietnam in 1858, which led to the divide of Vietnam in Geneva. From there,  the United … Continue reading

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Born in China (2016) Rated G

Disney goes in the heart of China to witness the lives of a baby panda, a golden monkey, and a snow leopard. Starring John Krasinski. I was so looking forward to this documentary. Some of my favorite animals are from China, … Continue reading

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Becoming John Ford (2007) Rated NR

A documentary focusing on John Ford’s time with Fox Studios and his relationship with Darryl F. Zanuck. Starring Rudy Behlmer, Janet Bergstrom, James D’Arc, Peter Fonda. This is an excellent documentary on the films and life of John Ford while … Continue reading

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Origins: the Journey of Humankind (NatGeo) Rated NR

A documentary on the origins of innovations which have influenced humans through the decades. Starring  Jason Silva. The first episode of this series is about fire, which was frustrating because they talk about fire like they were there when it … Continue reading

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How to Survive a Plague (2012) Rated NR

A look at the two coalitions, ACT UP and TAG (Treatment Action Group), who have turned AIDS from a death sentence into a manageable condition.  Starring Ed Koch, David Barr, Bob Rafsky. This documentary explores the start of the AIDS … Continue reading

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The Invisible War (2012) Rated NR

A documentary that investigates the rape cases of soldiers in the US Military.  Starring Amy Ziering, Kirby Dick, Kori Cioca. This film covers a handful of sexual assault cases. The victims talk about joining the service, their lives prior to the assault, … Continue reading

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2016: Obama’s America (2012) Rated PG

A documentary that talks about where America would be if Barack Obama wins a second term. Based on the book, The Roots of Obama’s Rage by Dinesh D’Souza. Starring  Jay Bastian, Joe Biden, Cait Brasel, Dinesh D’Souza. D’Souza uses the … Continue reading

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Searching for Sugar Man (2012) Rated PG-13

Two South Africans search for their musical hero, Rodriguez. Starring Stephen ‘Sugar’ Segerman, Dennis Coffey, Mike Theodore, Rodriguez,  Craig Bartholomew Strydom, Malik Bendjelloul. In Searching for Sugar Man, a couple of South Africans search for their favorite musician who seems … Continue reading

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Side by Side (2012) Rated NR

This documentary explores the history and process of both digital and photochemical filmmaking. Starring Derek Ambrosi, Michael Ballhaus, Andrzej Bartkowiak, Danny Boyle, James Cameron, Lena Dunham, David Fincher, Greta Gerwig, Barry Levinson, Richard Linklater, George Lucas, David Lynch, John Malkovich, … Continue reading

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Bully (2011) Rated PG-13

A documentary on bullying in America. Starring Ja’Meya Jackson, Kelby Johnson, Lona Johnson. The Bully Project documents the pervasive bullying that happens in schools. I believe every child has witnessed, experienced or partaken in bullying, but this documentary focuses solely … Continue reading

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