Have you ever watched a documentary so amazing that it has the power to change your life? Not? Well, you’re in the right place. Below is a list of 10 incredible documentaries of all time, perfect for you.
Bill Cunningham: New York
This is a profile of the noted and extraordinarily cheerful veteran New York City fashion photographer. It was edited by Richard Press and produced by Philip Gefter. Bill Cunningham was lucky to find what he loves to do and do it, and he thus spread happiness all around him.
How to Survive a Plague
This documentary presents the fair-minded, careful history of the AIDS-activist movement ACT UP. Here we see a montage that bears witness to the triumph and tragedy of the New York-based group’s radical crusade. How to Survive a Plague is a documentary worth watching.
When We Were Kings
If you want to know what it’s like to sit next to the great Muhammad Ali, watch this documentary. The film chronicles the famous fight between Ali and George Foreman “Rumble in the Jungle”, which is enshrined as one of the great sports events of the century.
March of the Penguins
March of the Penguins is a strenuous and inspiring journey of king penguins hundreds of miles across Antarctica – all to find mating partners. Who thought the waddling, weird mating season of the penguin could make us tear up?
Minding the Gap
This documentary was filmed for twelve years and follows the growing up of the author’s friends from the city of Rockford in the US state of Illinois, bound by a common love of skateboarding. Shocking, honest, direct, and thoughtfully made with love and hope, “Minding the Gap” is one of the best achievements in the field of documentary film.
My Octopus Teacher
We have never seen such a touching and “human emotional” documentary about the relationship between man and animal in the sea. The author of the film has developed a unique relationship with the animal, almost humanly intertwined with a game of mistrust that gradually turns into trust.
Won’t You Be My Neighbor?
This is one of those movies that will make you ball your eyes out. One of those incredible documentaries that follow children’s television star Fred Rogers, whose show, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, has influenced many young and old alike. You won’t go wrong with this documentary!
Paris Is Burning
“Paris is Burning” is certainly one of the best chronicles of the New York drag scene of the 70s. On the big screen we have the opportunity to see all the splendor of the balls, the famous vogue, but also to hear the hopes and dreams of the protagonist. This one of those documentaries, that follows the differences and thus won the attention of the audience and was broadcast and awarded many times at various festivals.
The story follows a young climber Alex Honald who tries to perform what no one before him has done, to climb El Capitan without any protective equipment and safety ropes. Free solo carries with it a huge amount of risk, your every step is a dance on the verge of life and death. After this documentary, you will definitely sweat!
A documentary that sets the events surrounding the shocking scandal of the abuse of USA gymnast Larry Nassar who sexually abused several young gymnasts for more than two decades on the presumption of conducting medical treatment. Shocking, but also worth watching.