Social Documentaries

Alive Inside: A Story of Music & Memory
Social worker Dan Cohen, through his non-profit organisation Music and Memory, advocates for the use of music therapy with dementia patients.

All Things Must Pass
Colin Hanks examines the history of Tower Records, from its rise and fall to the legacy forged by its rebellious founder Russ Solomon.

Audrie & Daisy
In two towns on different sides of America, two teenage girls pass out while intoxicated at high school parties and, while unconscious, both are sexually assaulted by boys they call friends. In the aftermath, the girls each endure online harassment, both attempt suicide, and tragically, one dies.

Back in Time
Cast, crew, and fans explore the “Back to the Future” time-travel trilogy's resonance throughout our culture 30 years after Marty McFly went back in time.

Beautiful Losers
Aaron Rose and Joshua Leonard document the lives and careers of young artists and designers who - though unfamiliar with the workings of the traditional art world - have had an impact on it.

Best of Enemies
In 1968, ideological opposites William F. Buckley Jr. and Gore Vidal hold a series of riveting, nationally televised debates that usher in a new era of public discourse and pundit TV.

Catfish
Young filmmakers document their colleague's budding online friendship with a young woman and her family which leads to an unexpected series of discoveries.

Chadwick Boseman: Portrait of an Artist
Writers, directors and actors come together in a conversation about the extraordinary artistic process of Chadwick Boseman.

Closure
A trans-racial adoptee finds her birth mother, and meets the rest of a family who did not know she existed, including her birth father. A story about identity, the complexities of trans-racial adoption, and most importantly, closure.

Cuba and the Cameraman
Life in Cuba over the course of 45 years, from the cautious optimism of the early 1970s to the harrowing 1990s after the fall of the Soviet Union and the 2016 death of Fidel Castro. The focus is on three families and their growth and struggle.

Cutie and the Boxer
This candid New York love story explores the chaotic 40-year marriage of famed boxing painter Ushio Shinohara and his wife, Noriko. Anxious to shed her role as her overbearing husband's assistant, Noriko finds an identity of her own.

Dark Net
This documentary series explores that often-disturbing darker side of the Internet. The dark web was originally intended to be a hidden area where members of the intelligence community could privately meet, but it is increasingly being exploited by online predators and criminals.

The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson
Filmmakers re-examine the 1992 death of transgender legend Marsha P. Johnson, who was found floating in the Hudson River. Originally ruled a suicide, many in the community believe she was murdered.

Disclosure
Disclosure is an eye-opening look at transgender depictions in film and television, revealing how Hollywood simultaneously reflects and manufactures our deepest anxieties about gender. Leading trans thinkers and creatives hare their reactions and resistance to some of Hollywood’s most beloved moments.

The Eagle Huntress
Aishol-pan, a 13-year-old girl, trains to become the first female in 12 generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle hunter and rises to the pinnacle of a tradition that has been handed down from father to son for centuries.

First and Last
This docuseries takes a look at inmates on the first and last days of their incarcerations to get a sense of the emotions on both ends of the spectrum.

FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happened
An exclusive behind the scenes look at the infamous unraveling of the Fyre music festival.

God Loves Uganda
Filmmaker Roger Ross Williams explores the role of American religious extremists in Uganda, as a bill to make homosexuality punishable by death in that country gains a strong foothold.

The Great Hack
The dark world of data exploitation is uncovered through the unpredictable personal journeys of players on different sides of the explosive Cambridge Analytica/Facebook data story.

Have a Good Trip: Adventures in Psychedelics
Celebrities recall their most mind-bending trips via animations, reenactments and more in this comedic documentary exploring the story of psychedelics.

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