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1. Black Harvest (1992)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary
Joe Leahy is the half-caste son of one of the first explorers of the Papua New Guinean interior. His relations with the local Ganiga tribe who work his coffee plantation on their land are ... See full summary »
2. Pets or Meat: The Return to Flint (1992 TV Movie)
23 min | Documentary
A 30-minute follow-up piece for Roger & Me, this was first shown when that film was broadcast as part of the PBS series P.O.V. Moore briefly re-examines the economic collapse of Flint and ... See full summary »
3. Comedian (2002)
R | 82 min | Documentary, Comedy
A look at the work of two stand-up comics, Jerry Seinfeld and a lesser-known newcomer, detailing the effort and frustration behind putting together a successful act and career while living a life on the road.
Votes: 6,821 | Gross: $2.74M
4. Uncovered: The War on Iraq (2004)
Unrated | 83 min | Documentary, History, War
Robert Greenwald's gripping and controversial documentary, detailing the administration's march to war, as seen through the eyes of countless experts. 2004 National Theatrical Release.
Votes: 601 | Gross: $0.03M
5. 30 Days (2005–2008)
60 min | Documentary, Reality-TV
An unscripted, documentary-style program where an individual is inserted into a lifestyle that is completely different from his or her upbringing, beliefs, religion or profession for 30 days.
Seen Series 1 only. Seen first 20 minutes of Season 3, Episode 3: Animal Rights
Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary, War
The modern suburbs have ultimately become an unsustainable way of living. They were originally developed in an era of cheap oil, when the automobile became the center of the way people ... See full summary »
7. Submariners (2005– )
This is a six-part documentary series which followed the crew of HMAS Rankin, a Collins-class submarine manufactured in Australia. The series was devised to give insight into life on board ... See full summary »
Star: Hugh Piper
Is at Warringah Shire Library - 156min but don't know which branch?
8. The U.S. vs. John Lennon (2006)
PG-13 | 99 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
A documentary on the life of John Lennon, with a focus on the time in his life when he transformed from a musician into an antiwar activist.
Votes: 5,529 | Gross: $1.10M
11. The Emperor's Naked Army Marches On (1987)
Not Rated | 122 min | Documentary, War
A documentary following Kenzo Okuzaki, a 62-year-old WW2 veteran notorious for his protests against Emperor Hirohito, as he tries to expose the needless executions of two Japanese soldiers during the war.
Recommended by John Safran - Michael MOore style doco
12. Strange Culture (2007)
75 min | Documentary
A documentary in which actors interpret the legally touchy subject of artist Steve Kurtz, who is being held as a suspected terrorist because of his work.
recommended by john safran
13. The War on Democracy (2007)
Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary
Venezuela, Guatemala, Cuba, Chile, Salvador, Bolivia: people's struggle for democracy versus US imperialism in Latin America since the 1950s, backing coups and supporting dictatorships.
14. Control Room (2004)
Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary
A documentary on perception of the United States's war with Iraq, with an emphasis on Al Jazeera's coverage.
Votes: 5,097 | Gross: $2.59M
16. Slacker Uprising (2007)
Not Rated | 102 min | Documentary
Footage from Michael Moore's 60-city tour of college campuses and other venues showcases what the filmmaker calls "the birth of a new political generation.
17. Marjoe (1972)
PG | 88 min | Documentary, Biography
This Oscar-winning documentary explores the life of one-time child evangelist and faith healer Marjoe Gortner. The son of professional evangelists, Gortner was preaching on the Southern tent-revival circuit by the age of 3.
Evangelist doco - recommended by J Safran
18. Run Granny Run (2007)
Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary
Doris "Granny D" Haddock is the nation's oldest political newcomer. At 90, she laced up her sneakers and walked across America to rally against the influence of big money in ... See full summary »
19. Bustin' Down the Door (2008)
Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Sport
This documentary tells the story of a group of Australian and South African surfers who revolutionized their sport in Hawaii during the winter of 1975.
20. The Man Inside Dame Edna (2008 TV Movie)
65 min | Documentary
A character portrait of the enigmatic comedian Barry Humphries on his most recent Australian tour and an examination of the connections to his two most famous alter egos, Dame Edna and Sir ... See full summary »
Fell asleep whilst watching
21. Love the Beast (2009)
R | 92 min | Documentary, Sport
What if you were a Hollywood movie star with an obsession for cars and racing? You would probably read every script with even the tiniest link to the subject matter, in the hope that you ... See full summary »
22. One Track Mind (2008 Video)
Not Rated | 44 min | Documentary, Short
One Track Mind, the fifth Woodshed production, is the much anticipated latest addition to an already impressive library of surf films which includes A Brokedown Melody, Thicker Than Water ... See full summary »
23. In the Shadow of the Moon (2007)
PG | 100 min | Documentary, History
The crew members of NASA's Apollo missions tell their story in their own words.
Votes: 6,704 | Gross: $1.13M
see in HD
24. Anvil (2008)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
Since 1978, Anvil has become one of heavy metal's most influential yet commercially unsuccessful acts. In 2006, after a fledging European tour Anvil sets out to record their thirteenth album and continue to follow their dreams.
Votes: 15,971 | Gross: $0.67M
Available at WSC library Belrose
25. Yellowstone (2009– )
50 min | Documentary
Filmed over the course of a year in Yellowstone, this documentary tracks the area's wildlife as they grapple with life and death within one of America's last remaining wilderness regions.
26. Winnebago Man (2009)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy
Jack Rebney is the most famous man you've never heard of - after cursing his way through a Winnebago sales video, Rebney's outrageously funny outtakes became an underground sensation and ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,780 | Gross: $0.18M
27. Cane Toads: The Conquest (2010)
PG | 85 min | Documentary, Comedy
A documentary horror film about the environmental devastation left in the wake of the giant toads' unstoppable march across Australia.
available at WSC library Belrose
28. Cane Toads: An Unnatural History (1988)
47 min | Documentary, Comedy
A documentary detailing the spread of Hawaiian sugar-cane toads through Australia in a botched effort to introduce them as counter pests.
30. John Safran: Media Tycoon (1998 TV Movie)
26 min | Documentary
In this pilot which was never aired on Australian television, John Safran demonstrates the innovative talent he is capable of. The program is essentially a magazine-style presentation of ... See full summary »
31. Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work (2010)
R | 84 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy
A documentary on the life and career of Joan Rivers, made as the comedienne turns 75 years old.
Votes: 3,681 | Gross: $2.93M
available at WSC library - forestville
32. Catfish (2010)
PG-13 | 87 min | Documentary, Drama, Mystery
Young filmmakers document their colleague's budding online friendship with a young woman and her family which leads to an unexpected series of discoveries.
Votes: 42,379 | Gross: $3.23M
Recommended by Marc Fennel JJJ
33. How to Start Your Own Country (2010)
Not Rated | 72 min | Documentary, News
How to start your own country, you can have one too.
doco was on sunday night safran
34. Craigslist Joe (2012)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Adventure
In a time when America's economy was crumbling and sense of community was in question, one guy left everything behind to see if he could survive solely on the support and goodwill of the 21st century's new town square: Craigslist.
35. Marley (2012)
PG-13 | 144 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
A documentary on the life, music, and legacy of Bob Marley.
Votes: 13,604 | Gross: $1.41M
available at WSC library - forestville
37. Tim Cahill: The Unseen Journey (2010 Video)
92 min | Documentary, Sport
With unprecedented access, this documentary chronicles a year in the life of Australian sporting superstar, Tim Cahill, in the lead up to one of the biggest events on the planet - the ... See full summary »
38. The House I Live In (2012)
Not Rated | 108 min | Documentary
From the dealer to the narcotics officer, the inmate to the federal judge, a penetrating look inside America's criminal justice system, revealing the profound human rights implications of U.S. drug policy.
Votes: 5,278 | Gross: $0.21M
39. The Battle of the Sexes (2013)
PG-13 | 83 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A look at the events leading up to the 1973 tennis match between retired men's champ Bobby Riggs and the current women's Wimbledon winner Billie Jean King.
40. TT3D: Closer to the Edge (2011)
Not Rated | 104 min | Documentary, Sport
Motorcycle racers reveal their motivation to participate each year in the Isle of Man Tourist Trophy, the most dangerous and deadliest event in the sport.
42. Deep Blue (2003)
G | 83 min | Documentary
Join a voyage through aquatic realms where humans have rarely dared to go. Waddle with playful penguins, dart with lightning speed through schools of sharks, ride over stormy waves with massive whales and view rare alien-like creatures.
Votes: 2,958 | Gross: $0.13M
43. The Filth and the Fury (2000)
R | 108 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
A film about the career of the notorious punk rock band, the Sex Pistols.
Votes: 5,826 | Gross: $0.61M
available at WSC library - forestville
44. The Yes Men (2003)
R | 83 min | Documentary, Comedy
Anti-corporate activists travel from conference to conference, impersonating member of the World Trade Organization.
Votes: 6,416 | Gross: $0.20M
45. The Take (2004)
Unrated | 87 min | Documentary
The film in not about auto-parts workers in suburban Buenos Aires, but about workers of a ceramic floors factory in Neuquen, several hundred miles southward, in Argentinian Patagonia.
Not Rated | 167 min | Documentary, Biography, War