Documentary films featured in Docventures

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1. Docventures (2013– )

Documentary, Talk-Show

Riku and Tunna of Madventures (2002) fame introduce interesting documentaries and discuss about the day's theme with guests.

Stars: Tuomas Milonoff, Riku Rantala, Pekka Lehto, Kaarina Hazard

Votes: 415

The TV Serie

2. Kumaré (2011)

Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary

60 Metascore

A documentary about a man who impersonates a wise Indian Guru and builds a following in Arizona. At the height of his popularity, the Guru Kumaré must reveal his true identity to his disciples and unveil his greatest teaching of all.

Director: Vikram Gandhi | Stars: Vikram Gandhi, Toby, Greg, Molly

Votes: 4,543 | Gross: $0.13M

Season 1 Episode 1: Religion

3. Four Horsemen (2012)

Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary, News

The modern day Four Horsemen continue to ride roughshod over the people who can least afford it. Crises are converging when governments, religion and mainstream economists have stalled. 23 ... See full summary »

Director: Ross Ashcroft | Stars: Dominic Frisby, Gillian Tett, Lawrence Wilkerson, David Morgan

Votes: 2,585

Season 1 Episode 2: Economy

4. Grass (1999)

R | 80 min | Documentary, History

64 Metascore

The history of the American government's war on marijuana in the 20th century.

Director: Ron Mann | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Harry J. Anslinger, George Bush, Cab Calloway

Votes: 3,399 | Gross: $0.31M

Season 1 Episode 3: Cannabis

5. Microcosmos (1996)

G | 80 min | Documentary

A documentary on insect life in meadows and ponds.

Directors: Claude Nuridsany, Marie Pérennou | Stars: Kristin Scott Thomas, Jacques Perrin

Votes: 10,310 | Gross: $1.57M

Season 1 Episode 4: Nature

6. Food, Inc. (2008)

PG | 94 min | Documentary, News

80 Metascore

An unflattering look inside America's corporate controlled food industry.

Director: Robert Kenner | Stars: Michael Pollan, Eric Schlosser, Richard Lobb, Vince Edwards

Votes: 48,130 | Gross: $4.42M

Season 1 Episode 5: Food

7. Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010)

R | 87 min | Documentary, Comedy, Crime

85 Metascore

The story of how an eccentric French shop-keeper and amateur film-maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy, only to have the artist turn the camera back on its owner. The film contains... See full summary »

Director: Banksy | Stars: Banksy, Mr. Brainwash, Space Invader, Debora Guetta

Votes: 59,319 | Gross: $3.29M

Season 1 Episode 6: Art

8. Searching for Sugar Man (2012)

PG-13 | 86 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

79 Metascore

Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock n roller, Rodriguez.

Director: Malik Bendjelloul | Stars: Rodriguez, Stephen 'Sugar' Segerman, Dennis Coffey, Mike Theodore

Votes: 59,489 | Gross: $3.97M

Season 1 Episode 7: Music

9. Whores' Glory (2011)

Not Rated | 110 min | Documentary

73 Metascore

An examination of the lives, needs, troubles and hopes of prostitutes in Thailand, Bangladesh and Mexico.

Director: Michael Glawogger | Stars: Emma, Ning, Toh, Wat

Votes: 4,454 | Gross: $0.03M

Season 1 Episode 8: Sex / Prostitution

10. The Queen of Versailles (2012)

PG | 100 min | Documentary

80 Metascore

A documentary that follows a billionaire couple as they begin construction on a mansion inspired by Versailles. During the next two years, their empire, fueled by the real estate bubble and cheap money, falters due to the economic crisis.

Director: Lauren Greenfield | Stars: Jaqueline Siegel, David Siegel, Lorraine Barrett, June Downs

Votes: 12,074 | Gross: $2.40M

Season 1 Episode 9: Money / Greed

11. The Substance: Albert Hofmann's LSD (2011)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

In 1943, the year in which the first A-bomb was built, Albert Hofmann discovered LSD, a substance that was to become an A-bomb of the mind. Fractions of a milligram are enough to turn our ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Witz | Stars: Trevor J. Roling, Hanspeter Müller, Mario Scarabelli, Albert Hofmann

Votes: 653

Season 1 Episode 10: Psyche

12. The Act of Killing (2012)

Not Rated | 117 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

90 Metascore

A documentary which challenges former Indonesian death-squad leaders to reenact their mass-killings in whichever cinematic genres they wish, including classic Hollywood crime scenarios and lavish musical numbers.

Directors: Joshua Oppenheimer, Anonymous, Christine Cynn | Stars: Anwar Congo, Herman Koto, Syamsul Arifin, Ibrahim Sinik

Votes: 31,799 | Gross: $0.49M

Season 1 Episode 11: Violence

13. Koyaanisqatsi (1982)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, Music

72 Metascore

A collection of expertly photographed phenomena with no conventional plot. The footage focuses on nature, humanity and the relationship between them.

Director: Godfrey Reggio | Stars: Marilyn Chambers, Lou Dobbs, Ted Koppel

Votes: 32,500 | Gross: $1.72M

Season 1 Episode 12: Humanity

14. The World Before Her (2012)

TV-PG | 90 min | Documentary

77 Metascore

Two young women follow completely divergent paths in the new, modernizing India-one wants to become Miss India, the other is a fierce Hindu Nationalist prepared to kill and die for her beliefs.

Director: Nisha Pahuja | Stars: Pooja Chopra, Manasvi Mamgai, Marc Robinson, Ankita Shorey

Votes: 795

Season 1 Episode 13: Woman - Role of Woman

Season 1 Episode 14: Woman - Sexuality

16. First Comes Love (2013)

105 min | Documentary

48 Metascore

First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes baby in the baby carriage. For filmmaker Nina Davenport, that old playground song didn't go as planned. Single at age 41, she decides to ... See full summary »

Director: Nina Davenport | Stars: Nina Davenport, Eric E. Oleson

Votes: 298

Season 1 Episode 15: Woman - Motherhood

17. Grey Gardens (1975)

PG | 95 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

An old mother and her middle-aged daughter, the aunt and cousin of Jacqueline Kennedy, live their eccentric lives in a filthy, decaying mansion in East Hampton.

Directors: Ellen Hovde, Albert Maysles, David Maysles, Muffie Meyer | Stars: Edith Bouvier Beale, Edith 'Little Edie' Bouvier Beale, Brooks Hyers

Votes: 11,000 | Gross: $0.03M

Season 1 Episode 16: Woman - Aging

18. Girl Model (2011)

Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary, Thriller

68 Metascore

A documentary on the modeling industry's 'supply chain' between Siberia, Japan, and the U.S., told through the experiences of the scouts, agencies, and a 13-year-old model.

Directors: David Redmon, Ashley Sabin | Stars: Ashley Arbaugh, Rachel Blais, Olivia Arben, Tigran Khachatrian

Votes: 2,130 | Gross: $0.02M

Season 1 Episode 17: Woman - Beauty of Woman

19. Iron Ladies of Liberia (II) (2007)

74 min | Documentary

Iron Ladies of Liberia is an intimate observational documentary that goes behind the scenes with Africa's first freely elected female head of state, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of ... See full summary »

Directors: Henry Ansbacher, Siatta Scott Johnson

Seaon 1 Episode 18: Woman - Authority

20. Madam President (2012)

90 min | Documentary

A documentary following the last year of Tarja Halonen's as the president of Finland.

Director: Aleksi Bardy | Stars: Tarja Halonen, Pentti Arajärvi, Eila Nevalainen, Heli Sariola

Votes: 176

Season 1 Episode 19: Independence

21. The Yes Men Fix the World (2009)

87 min | Documentary, Comedy

71 Metascore

Troublemaking duo Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno, posing as their industrious alter-egos, expose the people profiting from Hurricane Katrina, the faces behind the environmental disaster in Bhopal, and other shocking events.

Directors: Andy Bichlbaum, Mike Bonanno, Kurt Engfehr | Stars: Reggie Watts, Mike Bonanno, Andy Bichlbaum, Richard Ebeling

Votes: 5,115 | Gross: $0.19M

Season 2 Episode 1: Activism

22. The Return to Homs (2013)

Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary, Biography, History

85 Metascore

A look behind the barricades of the besieged city of Homs, where for nineteen-year-old Basset and his ragtag group of comrades, the audacious hope of revolution is crumbling like the buildings around them.

Director: Talal Derki | Star: Abdul Basset Saroot

Votes: 960

Season 2 Episode 2: Revolution

23. The Ambassador (2011)

Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary

67 Metascore

Danish journalist Mads Brügger goes undercover as a Liberian Ambassador to embark on a dangerous yet hysterical journey to uncover the blood diamond trade in Africa.

Director: Mads Brügger | Stars: Mads Brügger, Heather Schmid

Votes: 3,680 | Gross: $0.03M

Season 2 Episode 3: Corruption

24. War Photographer (2001)

96 min | Documentary, War

79 Metascore

Documentary about war photographer James Nachtwey, considered by many the greatest war photographer ever.

Director: Christian Frei | Stars: James Nachtwey, Christiane Amanpour, Hans-Hermann Klare, Christiane Breustedt

Votes: 3,792

Season 2 Episode 4: Truth

25. Fuck Off! Images of Finland (1971)

104 min | Documentary

Three 30-something Finnish filmmakers travel around Finland to interview ordinary people and paint a picture of Finland in the year 1970.

Directors: Jörn Donner, Erkki Seiro, Jaakko Talaskivi | Stars: Jörn Donner, Irmeli Loikala, Jussi Niininen, Einari Meriläinen

Votes: 464

Season 2 Episode 5: Finnishness

26. American: The Bill Hicks Story (2009)

Not Rated | 102 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography

55 Metascore

Photo-animated feature documentary, uniquely narrated by the 10 people who knew Bill best.

Directors: Matt Harlock, Paul Thomas | Stars: Bill Hicks, Dwight Slade, Mary Hicks, Steve Hicks

Votes: 4,630 | Gross: $0.09M

Season 2 Episode 6: Hypocrisy

27. RiP: A Remix Manifesto (2008)

Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary, Music

A documentary which examines copyright issues in the information age.

Director: Brett Gaylor | Star: Cory Doctorow

Votes: 1,190

Season 2 Episode 7: Freedom

28. Man on Wire (2008)

PG-13 | 94 min | Documentary, Biography, History

89 Metascore

A look at tightrope walker Philippe Petit's daring, but illegal, high-wire routine performed between New York City's World Trade Center's twin towers in 1974, what some consider, "the artistic crime of the century".

Director: James Marsh | Stars: Philippe Petit, Jean François Heckel, Jean-Louis Blondeau, Annie Allix

Votes: 49,952 | Gross: $2.96M

Season 2 Episode 8: Heroism

29. Citizenfour (2014)

R | 114 min | Documentary, Biography, News

88 Metascore

A documentarian and a reporter travel to Hong Kong for the first of many meetings with Edward Snowden.

Director: Laura Poitras | Stars: Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald, William Binney, Jacob Appelbaum

Votes: 48,857 | Gross: $2.80M

Season 3 Episode 1: Conspiracies

30. The Red Chapel (2009)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Comedy

58 Metascore

Two Danish comedians join the director on a trip to North Korea, where they have been allowed access under the pretext of wanting to perform a vaudeville act.

Director: Mads Brügger | Stars: Mads Brügger, Simon Jul Jørgensen, Jacob Nossell

Votes: 1,685 | Gross: $0.01M

Season 3 Episode 2: Freedom of Speech

31. The Thread (2015)

61 min | Documentary, News

The document tells the story of the social media manhunt that took place in the wake of the Boston marathon bombing.

Director: Greg Barker | Stars: Kevin Cheetham, Anthony Reed, Gavon Laessig, Jessica Testa

Votes: 580

Season 3 Episode 3: Social Media

32. The Forecaster (2014)

PG | 100 min | Documentary, Biography

51 Metascore

MARTIN ARMSTRONG, once a US based trillion dollar financial adviser, used the number pi to predict economic turning points with precision. When some big New York bankers asked him to join ... See full summary »

Directors: Marcus Vetter, Karin Steinberger | Stars: Martin Armstrong, Vicky Armstrong, Oliver Brown, Michael Campbell

Votes: 1,115

Season 3 Episode 4: Economy

33. Going Clear: Scientology & the Prison of Belief (2015)

Not Rated | 119 min | Documentary

80 Metascore

A documentary looking at the inner-workings of the Church of Scientology.

Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Paul Haggis, Jason Beghe, Spanky Taylor, David Miscavige

Votes: 34,846

Season 3 Episode 5: Scientology

34. Tales of the Grim Sleeper (2014)

TV-MA | 110 min | Documentary, Crime

85 Metascore

Nick Broomfield digs into the case of the notorious serial killer known as the Grim Sleeper, who terrorized South Central Los Angeles over a span of twenty-five years.

Directors: Nick Broomfield, Barney Broomfield, Marc Hoeferlin | Stars: Nick Broomfield, Lonnie David Franklin Jr., Donna, Steve

Votes: 2,462

Season 3 Episode 6: Justice

35. Red Army (2014)

PG | 84 min | Documentary, Biography, History

83 Metascore

The story of the Soviet Union's famed Red Army hockey team through the eyes of its players.

Director: Gabe Polsky | Stars: Viacheslav Fetisov, Scotty Bowman, Herb Brooks, Don Cherry

Votes: 6,220 | Gross: $0.69M

Season 3 Episode 7: Sport

36. The Land of Smiles (2015)

60 min | Documentary

How far would you be willing to go in order to help a friend out?

Director: Heikki Häkkinen | Stars: Heikki Häkkinen, Jari Vuoristo, Tuomas Kela, Alex

Votes: 254

Season 3 Episode 8: Compassion

37. Miroporyadok (2015)

107 min | Documentary

The documentary film by journalist Vladimir Solovyev "World order", based on an interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Several interviews of Vladimir Putin were used in the film, ... See full summary »

Directors: Vadim Chernoshtan, Andrey Garyanin, Saida Medvedeva, Anastasiya Popova, Violetta Sergeeva | Stars: Pervez Musharraf, Vladimir Putin, Vladimir Solovyov, Dominique Strauss-Kahn

Votes: 78

Season 4 Episode 1: Information Warfare

38. Naked (2014)

52 min | Documentary, Biography

The 25-year-old Danish porn star Denise K. travels back to L.A., where she hopes to make a comeback. Denise is the oldest resident of the agent's house, where she spends her days in the ... See full summary »

Director: Nicole Nielsen Horanyi | Stars: Deaven Brooks, Ben English, Denice Klarskov, Tory Lane

Votes: 230

Season 4 Episode 2: Porn

39. Cartel Land (2015)

R | 100 min | Documentary, News

76 Metascore

Filmmaker Matthew Heineman examines the state of the ongoing drug problem along the U.S.-Mexican border.

Director: Matthew Heineman | Stars: Tim Nailer Foley, José Manuel 'El Doctor' Mireles, Paco Valencia, Chaneque

Votes: 16,900 | Gross: $0.70M

Season 4 Episode 3: Drug War

40. An Honest Liar (2014)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

76 Metascore

The life and career of the renowned stage magician turned scientific skeptic of the paranormal, James Randi.

Directors: Tyler Measom, Justin Weinstein | Stars: James Randi, Deyvi Peña, Penn Jillette, Teller

Votes: 8,576 | Gross: $0.12M

Season 4 Episode 4: A Con

41. Merchants of Doubt (2014)

PG-13 | 96 min | Documentary

70 Metascore

A documentary that looks at pundits-for-hire who present themselves as scientific authorities as they speak about topics like toxic chemicals, pharmaceuticals and climate change.

Director: Robert Kenner | Stars: Frederick Singer, Naomi Oreskes, Jamy Ian Swiss, Sam Roe

Votes: 3,388 | Gross: $0.19M

Season 4 Episode 5: Propaganda

42. New Run (2016)

68 min | Documentary

After a traumatic accident, a gifted freestyle skier goes through a difficult rehabilitation.

Director: Miikka Niemi | Stars: Pekka Hyysalo, Mikko Hyysalo, Veikko Hyysalo, Anja Hyysalo

Votes: 131

Season 4 Episode 6: Hope

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