Category: Documentary

Watch this space to read and learn more about many fascinating documentary films based true stories, real characters and events.

TRAILER: ‘The YouTube Effect’ (Documentary)

Here is a teaser trailer for director Alex Winter’s documentary The YouTube Effect which recently had its premiere at the Tribeca Festival. The film explores the rise of YouTube, the de facto video-sharing platform, and its impact on our society. The film follows the history behind the emergence of the modern-day YouTube phenomenon and how […]

“Cyber Hell” Review: Recounts Disturbing Incidents of Internet Horror

Director Choi Jin-seong’s documentary thriller “Cyber Hell: Exposing An Internet Horror” brings forth one of the ever-increasing digital crimes in which anonymous internet users run sex crimes by coercing young girls and women into sending explicit videos. This true-crime documentary is based on the Nth Room sexual abuse scandal reported between 2018 and 2020 in […]

‘House of Secrets: The Burari Deaths’: Netflix’s Crime Series Re-examines Chilling Truths

Netflix’s new true-crime series ‘House of Secrets: The Burari Deaths’ revisits one of India’s most shocking crimes in years that shook the whole nation with the deaths of 11 members of a family in July 2018. While the incident was covered widely in national media with a sensationalist outlook, director Leena Yadav largely allows the […]

A documentary about Japanese renowned photographer, Daido Moriyama

“The Past is Always New, The Future is Always Nostalgic: Photographer Daido Moriyama” is the title for the documentary feature about the Japanese legendary photographer who transcends art, fashion, and design, and is loved and respected all over the world. The film is a close-up portrait of Moriyama Daido’s life and memories. His work has […]

‘My Octopus Teacher’ – Netflix’s Science & Nature Documentary

With Netflix’s science and nature documentary My Octopus Teacher, a filmmaker forges an unusual friendship with an octopus living in a South African kelp forest, learning as the animal shares the mysteries of her world. Yes, here in this documentary, we will get to learn more about the behaviors of this Cephalopod creature.  Documentary filmmaker […]

BBC Stories Documentary “The Stranger at My Brother’s Grave”

There are our friends, family members, and loved ones whom we can never forget for decades as their loving memories stay with us for long even after they have gone. The BBC Stories’ 2017 documentary “The Stranger at My Brother’s Grave” establishes this fact by bringing the story of boy scout Karl Smith who died […]

Heroin(e) – A Documentary About West Virginia Opioid Crisis

The Oscar-nominated documentary Heroin(e) follows three women — a fire chief, a judge, and a street missionary — battling West Virginia’s devastating opioid epidemic, as they try to bring positivity to their community. Now streaming on Netflix, Heroin(e) is a powerful documentary showing glimpses of the opioid crisis in Huntington, West Virginia. The film has […]

‘The Truth About Alcohol’ – Documentary With A Scientific View

Human society has had a long association with alcohol for ages. Every civilization, nation, and culture has reference to some or other form of alcohol. The documentary film The Truth About Alcohol answers some key questions related to alcohol from the scientific point of view and underlines some of the worst sides of alcohol. The film […]

The Real Amityville Horror (2005) – Documentary

This is about the Amityville Horror story that has been the subject of numerous books, films, news articles, paranormal investigations, and more. The 1979 film The Amityville Horror (directed by Stuart Rosenberg) is the first film based on the incident. While the film is based on Jay Anson’s 1977 book, it is not yet clear […]

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