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Need help deciding which documentary to watch next? Use this page to sort through our various offerings.

 

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Categories

We’ve arranged our offerings into some themes and genres to help you find the perfect film for your current mood. Choose a category below to start browsing.

Your Vote Your Voice

Election Day is Tuesday, November 3, 2020. To register, check your registration status, get an absentee ballot, and learn more visit Vote.org.

These films are good tools to start learning why your vote is important. Vote the change you want to see. 

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Women Focused & Woman-Directed

Films that center on the stories of, or are directed by, women.

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John Lewis poster
Mama Africa poster
Diana Kennedy poster
Gordon Lightfoot poster
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Black Films, Black Voices

Black Lives Matter. We stand in solidarity with everyone advocating for justice, truth and equity. Here is a list of documentaries to watch about and from strong, Black voices.

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Global Issues

Right now, many of us are looking for ways to begin understanding and addressing the shortfalls in our own knowledge about the issues, globally and in our communities, that urgently need our attention. These films are good tools to start learning.

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John Lewis Poster
The Fight poster
one day after peace poster
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Kinshasa Makambo poster

Music

Films about musicians and the impact their voices have on their fans, the community, and themselves.

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Mama Africa poster
CREEM poster
Gordon Lightfoot poster

Festival Circuit

Bringing films that premiered at the leading film festivals from around the world to your home.

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SF Docfest, Freedom Festival

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Sundance, SFFILM, Cleveland

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Telluride & NYFF selection

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Viennale 2019, Locarno 2019

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Tribeca 2020, AFI 2020

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Tribeca 2019, Telluride 2019

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Palm Springs 2020

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TIFF, DOC NYC, AFI FEST

Diana Kennedy poster
SXSW 2019
Cinetopia 2020 selection
Camp on the Wind's Road poster

NYFF 2019

Rebuilding Paradise poster

Sundance 2020, Tribeca 2020

Kinshasa Makambo poster
Cinetopia 2019
Berlin Film Festival 2018
the fight poster

Sundance 2020
Cinetopia 2020 selection

CREEM poster

SXSW 2019, FREEP 2019

A thousand cuts poster

Sundance 2020

Family Friendly

Films to be enjoyed by the entire household!

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