Description:A documentary on the effect of fishing the Nile perch in Tanzania's Lake Victoria. The predatory fish, which has wiped out the native species, is sold in European supermarkets, while starving Tanzanian families have to make do with the leftovers.
Description:German-American Dieter Dengler discusses his service as an American naval pilot in the Vietnam War. Dengler also revisits the sites of his capture and eventual escape from the hands of the Vietcong, recreating many events for the camera.
, Werner Herzog
, Eugene Deatrick
Description:Harvey Milk was an outspoken human rights activist and one of the first openly gay U.S. politicians elected to public office; even after his assassination in 1978, he continues to inspire disenfranchised people around the world.
Countries:Netherlands| UK| Germany| Japan| Australia| USA
Description:In the past 40 years, the War on Drugs has accounted for 45 million arrests, made America the world's largest jailer, and destroyed impoverished communities at home and abroad. Yet drugs are cheaper, purer, and more available today than ever. Where did we go wrong, and what can be done?
, Michelle Alexander
, Mark W. Bennett
, Joe Biden
Description:A tomato is planted, harvested and sold at a supermarket, but it rots and ends up in the trash. Ends? No. Isle of Flowers follows it up until its real end, among animals, trash, women and children. And then the difference between tomatoes, pigs and human beings becomes clear.
, Ciça Reckziegel
, Douglas Trainini
, Júlia Barth
Description:Chronicles a man who is obsessively interested in only one thing, the pictures he takes that document the way people dress. The 80-year-old New York Times photographer has two columns in the paper's Style section, yet nobody knows who he is.
, Editta Sherman
, Patrick McDonald
, Howard Koda
Description:Driven by passion fed from a life-long fascination with sharks, Stewart Stewart debunks historical stereotypes and media depictions of sharks as bloodthirsty, man-eating monsters and reveals the reality of sharks as pillars in the evolution of the seas.
, Erich Ritter
, Boris Worm
, Patrick Moore
Description:The crown jewel to ten years of Bruce Brown surfing documentaries. Brown follows two young surfers around the world in search of the perfect wave, and ends up finding quite a few in addition to some colorful local characters.
, Robert August
, Lord James Blears
, Bruce Brown
Tags:National Film RegistryFriendshipVoice Over Narration
218. Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple(2006)
Release Date:26 Apr 2006
Description:Featuring never-before-seen footage, this documentary delivers a startling new look at the Peoples Temple, headed by preacher Jim Jones who, in 1978, led more than 900 members to Guyana, where he orchestrated a mass suicide via tainted punch.
, Janet Shular
, Tim Carter
, Stanley Clayton
Description:The Crash Reel tells the story of a sport and the risks that athletes face in reaching the pinnacle of their profession. This is Kevin Pearce’s story, a celebrated snowboarder who sustained a brain injury in a trick gone wrong and who now aims, against all the odds, to get back on the snow.
, Shaun White
, Mason Aguirre
, Daniel Amen
Description:This film shows the disaster of the Kuwaitian oil fields in flames. In contrast to the common documentary film there are no comments and few interviews. What must have been the hell itself is presented to the viewer in such beautiful sights and beautiful music that one has to be fascinated by it.
Description:Pat Tillman never thought of himself as a hero. His choice to leave a multimillion-dollar football contract and join the military wasn't done for any reason other than he felt it was the ...
, Pat Tillman
, Mary Tillman
, Russell Baer
Description:Shane Bitney Crone's plans to marry Tom Bridegroom in California after the same-sex marriage law is passed takes a tragic turn when his partner of six years accidentally dies and Tom's family refuses Shane from attending the funeral.
, David Crone
, Jessica Mitchell
, Lizzy Mohl
Description:Four relentless door-to-door salesmen deal with constant rejection, homesickness and inevitable burnout as they go across the country selling very expensive bibles to low-income Catholic families.
, David Maysles
, Charlotte Zwerin
, Charles McDevitt
, James Baker
, Raymond Martos
234. Olympia Part One: Festival of the Nations(1938)
Original Title: Olympia - Fest der Völker
Release Date:20 Apr 1938
Languages:German | English | Italian | French | Japanese | Portuguese
Description:The First part of Olympia, a documentary about the 1936 Olympic games in Berlin by German Director Leni Riefenstahl. The film played in theaters in 1938 and again in 1952 after the fall of the Nazi Regime.
, Arvo Askola
, Jack Beresford
, Erwin Blask
237. Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy(2010)
Release Date:04 May 2010
Description:For decades, Freddy Krueger has slashed his way through the dreams of countless youngsters, scaring up over half a billion dollars at the box office across eight terrifying, spectacular films.
, Andrew Kasch
, Stacey Alden
, Erika Anderson
, Marshall Bell
Original Title: Louis Theroux: The Most Hated Family in America
Release Date:24 Apr 2007
Description:Louis meets the Phelps family — the people at the heart of the controversial Westboro Baptist Church. The Phelps have rabid anti-homosexual beliefs, and often campaign at the funerals of American soldiers. They believe that every tragedy in the world is God's punishment for homosexuality.
, Lauren Drain
, Steve Drain
, Fred Phelps
Description:The Culture High tears into the very fibre of the modern day marijuana debate to reveal the truth behind the arguments and motives governing both those who support and oppose the existing pot laws.
, Joe Rogan
, Ronald Reagan
, Barack Obama
Description:The film is a stark and graphic portrayal of the conditions that existed at the State Prison for the Criminally Insane at Bridgewater, Massachusetts. TITICUT FOLLIES documents the various ways the inmates are treated by the guards, social workers and psychiatrists.
Description:The incredible story of the 1992 Lithuanian basketball team, whose athletes struggled under Soviet rule, became symbols of Lithuania's independence movement, and – with help from the Grateful Dead – triumphed at the Barcelona Olympics.
Director:Marius A. Markevicius
, Jim Lampley
, Bill Walton
, David Remnick
Description:Animals Are Beautiful People (aka Beautiful People) is a 1974 nature documentary about the wildlife in Southern Africa. It was filmed in the Namib Desert, the Kalahari Desert and the Okavango River and Okavango Delta. It was produced for cinema and has a length of slightly more than 90 minutes.
Description:Documentary tells the story of Dick Proenneke who, in the late 1960s, built his own cabin in the wilderness at the base of the Aleutian Peninsula, in what is now Lake Clark National Park. ...
, Bob Swerer Jr.
, Wendy Ishii
, Pamela Guest