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1. Untitled R Kelly Documentary

Documentary | Announced

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Director: Lyric R. Cabral

2. XY Chelsea (2019)

92 min | Documentary

6.9
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55 Metascore

A look at the life and career of Chelsea Manning, a trans woman soldier in the United States Army, who was sentenced to serve 35 years at an all-male military prison for leaking information about the country's wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Director: Tim Travers Hawkins | Stars: Chelsea Manning, Nancy Hollander, Vincent J. Ward, Chase Strangio

Votes: 12

3. Ghosts of Sugar Land (2019)

21 min | Documentary, Short

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A group of suburban Muslims attempt to reconcile the disappearance of a close friend and must learn to live with the consequences of his actions.

Director: Bassam Tariq

4. Easter Snap (2019)

14 min | Documentary, Short

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With a baited handling of American symbolism, filmmaker RaMell Ross joins five men in the deep South, Alabama, who resurrect the homestead ritual of hog processing under the guidance of Johnny Blackmon.

Director: RaMell Ross

5. Libre (2019)

12 min | Documentary, Short

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Undocumented immigrants forced to spend months in detention are turning to private companies to secure their release on bond. In exchange, immigrants pay exorbitant monthly fees for a GPS ankle monitor they can't remove.

Director: Anna Barsan

6. Cablestreet (2019)

18 min | Documentary, Short

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A cable system designed by Huawei Technologies enables communication between an expert and a machine. Time succumbs to space in a new cold war, played out in technological materials.

Director: Meredith Lackey

7. The Art of Making Money (2019)

Short

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8. The Panama Papers (2018)

Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary

7.2
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76 Metascore

A documentary feature film about the biggest global corruption scandal in history, and the hundreds of journalists who risked their lives to break the story.

Director: Alex Winter | Stars: Luke Harding, Frederik Obermaier, Bastian Obermayer, Elijah Wood

Votes: 454

9. Hale County This Morning, This Evening (2018)

Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary

6.4
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85 Metascore

A kaleidoscopic and humanistic view of the Black community in Hale County, Alabama.

Director: RaMell Ross | Stars: Latrenda 'Boosie' Ash, Quincy Bryant, Daniel Collins, RaMell Ross

Votes: 994 | Gross: $0.11M

10. Crime + Punishment (2018)

112 min | Documentary

7.5
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88 Metascore

A group of brave NYPD officers risk it all to expose the truth about illegal quota practices in police departments.

Director: Stephen Maing | Stars: Manuel 'Manny' Gomez, Sandy Gonzales, Rukia Lumumba

Votes: 438 | Gross: $0.02M

11. The Proposal (II) (2018)

86 min | Documentary

5.3
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An artist fights to make the archives of Mexico's most famous architect available to the public.

Director: Jill Magid

Votes: 25

12. Angels Are Made of Light (2018)

117 min | Documentary

7.1
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A dozen years after his Oscar-nominated Iraq in Fragments, American documentarian James Longley delivers a sweeping, profoundly compassionate group portrait of Afghan students and teachers still weathering national turbulence.

Director: James Longley | Stars: Fazula, Hasiba, Yaldash Mir-Habibullah, Rostam Mir-Mohammed-Ullah

Votes: 18

13. Scenes from a Dry City (2018)

Documentary, Short

8.5
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Gripped by a fear of drought, 'SCENES FROM A DRY CITY' uses the lens of water to reveal cracks in Cape Town's complex social fabric.

Directors: Francois Verster, Simon Wood

Votes: 15

14. In the Absence (2018)

Short

8.2
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Director: Seung-jun Yi

Votes: 6

15. The Earth is Humming (2018)

13 min | Documentary, Short

7.0
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In Japan, earthquake preparedness is a way of life and a full-blown industry.

Director: Garrett Bradley

Votes: 5

16. Dancing with Le Pen (2018)

23 min | Documentary, Short

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France, 2017: presidential elections bring the far-right closer to power than ever. Through a mix of archives and vérité, Dancing With Le Pen traces the irresistible rise of one of Europe's most dangerous party: the 'National Front'.

Director: Nora Mandray

17. Concussion Protocol (2018)

6 min | Documentary, Short

6.2
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A violent ballet, made with footage of every reported concussion during the 2017-2018 NFL season.

Director: Josh Begley

Votes: 10

18. Personal Truth (2018)

18 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Charlie Lyne

19. Crooked Lines (2018)

Short

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Directors: Monica Berra, Jacqueline Olive, Yoruba Richen | Stars: Val Applewhite, Moon Duchin

20. Strong Island (2017)

TV-MA | 107 min | Documentary

6.4
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86 Metascore

When filmmaker Yance Ford investigates the 1992 murder of a young black man, it becomes an achingly personal journey since the victim, 24-year-old William Ford Jr., was the filmmaker's brother.

Director: Yance Ford | Stars: Yance Ford, Harvey Walker, Kevin Myers, Lauren Ford

Votes: 2,860

21. A Night at the Garden (2017)

7 min | Documentary, Short, History

6.6
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Archival footage of an American Nazi rally that attracted 20,000 people at Madison Square Garden in 1939, shortly before the beginning of World War 2.

Director: Marshall Curry | Star: Fritz Kuhn

Votes: 1,131

22. Trump's Lobby (2017)

Documentary, Short

5.4
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Since the election of Donald Trump, there has been a continual flow of high level visitors to the penthouse apartment in Trump Tower. Their arrivals were turned into a media spectacle.

Director: Alex Winter

Votes: 19

23. Nobody Speak: Trials of the Free Press (2017)

TV-14 | 95 min | Documentary

6.5
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68 Metascore

The trial between Hulk Hogan and Gawker Media pitted privacy rights against freedom of the press, and raised important questions about how big money can silence media. This film is an ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Knappenberger | Stars: Nick Denton, Hulk Hogan, Donald Trump, James G Wright

Votes: 3,092

24. American Carnage (II) (2017)

9 min | Short

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See how alt-right icon Steve Bannon's years as a documentary filmmaker catapulted him to Breitbart News and the Trump White House.

Directors: Jeff Reichert, Farihah Zaman

25. The Moderators (2017)

22 min | Documentary, Short

7.3
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Directors: Ciaran Cassidy, Adrian Chen

Votes: 20

26. Nuuca (2017)

12 min | Documentary, Short

7.6
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This evocative meditation draws a disturbing link between the industrial exploitation of Canadian land and violence inflicted on Indigenous women.

Director: Michelle Latimer

Votes: 9

27. An Uncertain Future (2017)

11 min | Short

5.6
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In Austin, Texas, two expectant mothers-one undocumented and one US citizen-must contend with increased ICE raids and mounting hostility towards immigrants under President Trump.

Directors: Chelsea Hernandez, Iliana Sosa

Votes: 8

28. In the Wake of Ghost Ship (2017)

Short

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Following the deadly Ghost Ship fire in Oakland, California, DIY and live/work spaces across the country came under immense scrutiny. In nearby Richmond, members of the punk collective ... See full summary »

Director: Jason Blalock

29. Our New President (2017)

12 min | Documentary, Short

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Our New President (2018) is an archival documentary that explores the cult of Donald Trump through fake news and other methods of destabilized perception. Compiled from state-controlled ... See full summary »

Director: Maxim Pozdorovkin | Stars: Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump

30. Captured in Sudan (2017)

Short

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In 2004 Phil Cox and Daoud Hari were the first video journalists to cover the bitter Darfur conflict that drew the attention of the worlds media and was labelled a genocide. But more than a... See full synopsis »

Directors: Philip Cox, Daoud Hari, Giovanna Stopponi

31. Clowns (2017)

Documentary, Short

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The Great Clown Panic of 2016 wasn't about clowns. It was about you.

Directors: Alex Kliment, Dana O'Keefe, Michael Tucker

32. Timberline (2017)

Short

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Director: Elaine McMillion Sheldon

33. Monument/Monumento (2017)

Short

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Director: Laura Gabbert

34. The Town I Live In (2017)

Documentary, Short

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In the Los Angeles neighborhood of Boyle Heights, local activists and members of the art community clash over the fate of a beloved neighborhood.

Directors: Guadalupe Rosales, Matt Wolf

35. They Took Them Alive (2017)

19 min | Documentary

7.5
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A community reels as the Mexican government obstructs an investigation into one of the most notorious state crimes in recent memory.

Director: Emily Pederson

Votes: 6

36. State of Oregon (2017)

Short

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Director: Adele Pham

37. Here I'll Stay (2017)

10 min | Short

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13-year-old Yizel is a member of Mississippi Immigrants Rights Alliance, an immigrant rights organization that fought against 12 discriminatory bills in Mississippi-and won.

Directors: Lorena Manriquez, Marlene McCurtis

38. National Disintegrations (2017)

11 min | Short

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In his latest film, Braden King ponders the Geneva Freeport, a warehouse complex in Switzerland that is said to house over 1 million works of art. A high-security tax haven for ... See full summary »

Director: Braden King

39. Picket Line (2017)

Short

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Director: Cecilia Aldarondo

40. Conditioned Response (2017)

Short

5.0
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For the past 20 years, ex-Army Ranger and "killology" expert Dave Grossman has been traveling across the US to train police officers on his philosophy of killing. Footage from one of ... See full summary »

Directors: Craig Atkinson, Laura Hartrick

Votes: 5

41. CamperForce (2017)

Short

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Director: Brett Story

42. An Act of Worship (2017)

9 min | Documentary, Short

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Directors: Nausheen Dadabhoy, Sofian Khan

43. Duterte's Hell (2017)

Short

7.0
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Directors: Aaron Goodman, Luis Liwanag

Votes: 6

44. Gavin Grimm vs. (2017)

Short

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Director: Nadia Hallgren | Stars: Laverne Cox, Gavin Grimm

45. Graven Image (2017)

10 min | Documentary, Short

8.3
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Using over 100 years of archival footage, director Sierra Pettengill explores the history of the largest Confederate monument, Georgia's Stone Mountain.

Director: Sierra Pettengill

Votes: 7

46. Tavis Smiley (2004– )
Episode: Episode dated 8 May 2017 (2017)

Talk-Show

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Stars: Eric Liu, Laura Poitras, Tavis Smiley

47. Risk (I) (2016)

TV-MA | 86 min | Documentary

6.3
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72 Metascore

The story of WikiLeak's editor-in-chief Julian Assange as seen by documentary filmmaker Laura Poitras.

Director: Laura Poitras | Stars: Julian Assange, Sarah Harrison, Jacob Appelbaum, Joseph Farrell

Votes: 1,761 | Gross: $0.20M

48. Cameraperson (2016)

Not Rated | 102 min | Documentary

7.4
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86 Metascore

Exposing her role behind the camera, Kirsten Johnson reaches into the vast trove of footage she has shot over decades around the world. What emerges is a visually bold memoir and a revelatory interrogation of the power of the camera.

Director: Kirsten Johnson | Stars: Kirsten Johnson, Roger Phenix

Votes: 1,899 | Gross: $0.10M

49. Project X (2016)

10 min | Documentary, Short

6.9
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A top-secret handbook takes viewers on an undercover journey to TITANPOINTE, the site of a hidden partnership. Narrated by Rami Malek and Michelle Williams, and based on classified NSA ... See full summary »

Directors: Henrik Moltke, Laura Poitras | Stars: Rami Malek, Michelle Williams

Votes: 73

50. Relatively Free (2016)

19 min | Documentary, Short

6.6
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A short film following the release of journalist and activist Barrett Brown from prison, and his drive across Texas to a halfway house. 'Relatively Free' is an examination of Brown's return to a very different world, post the election.

Director: Alex Winter | Stars: Barrett Brown, Marlo Cadeddu

Votes: 12



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