With Britdoc Foundation (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. The Act of Killing (2012)
Not Rated | 117 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
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.
Votes: 31,484 | Gross: $0.49M
6. All These Sleepless Nights (2016)
R | 100 min | Documentary, Drama
A new era is coming, and Warsaw stands uncomfortably at its edge. Art school classmates Christopher and Michal, on the precipice of their own coming of age, restlessly roam their city's ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,207 | Gross: $0.02M
7. Chasing Coral (2017)
93 min | Documentary
Coral reefs around the world are vanishing at an unprecedented rate. A team of divers, photographers and scientists set out on a thrilling ocean adventure to discover why and to reveal the underwater mystery to the world.
9. Dirty Wars (2013)
Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary, Crime, Mystery
Investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill is pulled into an unexpected journey as he chases down the hidden truth behind America's expanding covert wars.
Votes: 8,741 | Gross: $0.38M
10. Hooligan Sparrow (2016)
Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama
State surveillance. Harassment. Imprisonment. Human rights activist Ye Haiyan, AKA Sparrow, knew she faced these risks when she went to Hainan Province to seek justice for six elementary ... See full summary »
12. An Insignificant Man (2016)
96 min | Documentary, Thriller
A non-fiction drama chronicling the most outrageous political debut in the largest democracy in the world, "An Insignificant Man" follows Arvind Kejriwal and his insurgent party as they look to shake up Indian politics while struggling to keep their own idealism alive.
13. Trophy (2017)
Not Rated | 108 min | Documentary
This in-depth look into the powerhouse industries of big-game hunting, breeding and wildlife conservation in the U.S. and Africa unravels the complex consequences of treating animals as commodities.
Votes: 501 | Gross: $0.02M
14. Whose Streets? (2017)
R | 90 min | Documentary
Whose Streets? is an unflinching look at how the killing of 18-year-old Mike Brown inspired a community to fight back and sparked a global movement.
Votes: 942 | Gross: $0.18M
15. Hell and Back Again (2011)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Action, History
What does it mean to lead men in war? What does it mean to come home? Hell and Back Again is a cinematically revolutionary film that asks and answers these questions with a power and ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,147 | Gross: $0.04M
17. Who Is Dayani Cristal? (2013)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary
An anonymous body in the Arizona desert sparks the beginning of a real-life human drama. The search for identity leads us back across a continent to seek out the people left behind and the meaning of a mysterious tattoo.
18. The End of the Line (I) (2009)
Unrated | 85 min | Documentary
Documentary filmmaker Rupert Murray examines the devastating effect that overfishing has had on the world's fish populations and argues that drastic action must be taken to reverse these trends.
19. The Yes Men Fix the World (2009)
87 min | Documentary, Comedy
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.
Votes: 5,106 | Gross: $0.19M
21. Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer (2013)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
Follows the court case of three members of the Russian feminist punk protest group Pussy Riot after their performance in a Russian Orthodox cathedral.
22. The Possibilities Are Endless (2014)
Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Imagine your mind has been wiped: memories, knowledge, experiences, language - every word you ever spoke, has vanished. If eventually you found the words, what would you say? For Edwyn Collins, 'The Possibilities Are Endless'.
25. Becoming Animal (2018)
78 min | Documentary
A palpably rendered audiovisual essay draws together the distinct sensibilities of filmmakers Peter Mettler (The End of Time) and Emma Davie (I am Breathing) and philosopher David Abram (... See full summary »
27. Ping Pong (I) (2012)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Sport
8 players with 703 years between them compete in the World over 80s Table Tennis Championships in Inner Mongolia. Terry (81) having been given a week to live, gets in sight of winning gold.... See full summary »
28. Town of Runners (2012)
PG | 80 min | Documentary, Sport
Town of Runners is a feature documentary about young runners from the Ethiopian rural town of Bekoji, home to the current Olympic and World Champions Tirunesh Dibaba and Kenenisa Bekele. ... See full summary »
Director: Jerry Rothwell
31. Afghan Star (2009)
Unrated | 87 min | Documentary, Music
A look at how contestants on the a musical contest program "Pop Idol" in Afghanistan risk their lives to appear on the show.
Votes: 916 | Gross: $0.10M
32. Crater (2017)
93 min | Drama
Rosario works as a street seller on the fairgrounds of the suburbs of Naples. His dream to escape poverty latches onto the musical talent of his daughter Sharon. He turns into an impresario to make her a star of the Italian folk music.
34. Erasing David (2010)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary
Director David Bond finds out how much private companies and government know about him by attempting to disappear. Tracked by two ruthless private investigators, his chilling journey forces him to contemplate the loss of privacy.
Structured as a labyrinth-like game, and inspired by a short story by Jorge Luis Borges, Aleph is a travelogue, a documentary journey exploring the lives of ten people in ten countries over five continents.
40. The Borneo Case (2017)
78 min | Documentary
In the Swedish documentary, The Borneo Case documentary filmmakers Erik Pauser and Dylan Williams spend five years intimately following the trail of an unlikely group of activists whose aim... See full synopsis »
49 min | Documentary, Crime
No Fire Zone: In the Killing Fields of Sri Lanka is an investigative documentary about the final weeks of the Sri Lankan Civil War.
42. Project Wild Thing (2013)
Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama
Filmmaker David Bond invites parents everywhere to help their kids re-connect with nature in our digital age.
44. Judgment in Hungary (2013)
108 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama
Hungary was the site of serial murders on ethnic basis. Over the course of one year, the murderers killed and seriously injured Roma children and adults. The state charged 4 men with ... See full summary »
Director: Eszter Hajdú
45. Swandown (2012)
98 min | Documentary
Swandown is a travelogue and odyssey of Olympian ambition; a poetic film-diary in which Andrew Kötting and Iain Sinclair pedal a swan-shaped pedalo from the seaside in Hastings to Hackney in London, via the English inland waterways.
47. Here's Johnny (2008)
52 min | Documentary
An inside look at the life of legendary comic book artist Johnny Hicklenton, renowned for his depictions of 'Judge Dredd' and 'Nemesis The Warlock' in 2000AD. As well as a celebration of one of Britain's finest horror artists, the film is also a brutally honest portrayal of Johnny's battle against the disease Multiple Sclerosis.
48. My Kidnapper (2010)
83 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
In 2003 Mark Henderson was one of eight backpackers taken hostage in Colombia. One year after his release one of his kidnappers contacted him by email. Now he's going back to meet him and finally close this chapter in his life.
49. Respect the Shooter (2017)
62 min | Documentary
Set to the backdrop of a pulsating, breathing and sometimes sighing London town, this documentary sets out to shed light on the melting pot which is London's young art scene and the cream ... See full summary »
50. Calvet (2011)
Via a terrifying trip to hell and back, Jean Marc Calvet was given a second chance at life, and now a successful artist on a quest for redemption, he embarks on an extraordinary journey to make peace with his past.