Face My Tribe

The last generation face-tattooed women living in the remote mountainous areas of Myanmar give a unique insight into their heritage in this American documentary. Fans of ’David Attenborough‘ will like this.Genre: Documentary.Additional: American.Director: Michael Zomer… [read more]

Posted on September 5, 2020

Team Numbi

An insight into the dangerous and thrilling world of the South African underground sport of ‘spinning’.Fans of ‘Top Gear’ and ‘Fast and Furious’ will like this.Genre: Documentary, Motorsport, Extreme Sports, Action.Additional: South African. English subtitles.Directed by… [read more]

Posted on September 5, 2020

Tony & The Bull

A peek into the life of Tony, a former butcher, and his sole companion Scrunch, a fully-grown tea-bag stealing, cigarette munching, highland bull, who share a home together.Fans of ‘Louis Theroux’s Weird Weekends’ will like this… [read more]

Posted on September 5, 2020

Virtually Speaking – In Lockdown (Part 1)

Filmed entirely in virtual reality, our cast of colourful characters talk through their avatars and discuss life during lockdown. discover.film original. Ep. 1/11Fans of ‘Gogglebox‘ will like this.Genre: Documentary, virtual reality, family. Language: English.Director: Joe… [read more]

Posted on September 5, 2020

No One Is Safe From Son Of Sam

Original archive tells the story of the hunt of notorious New York serial killer ‘Son of Sam’ in 1976.Fans of ‘The Staircase’, ‘Making of a Murderer’, and ‘Evil Genius’ will like this.Genre: Documentary, News, Archive, History, Serial Killer… [read more]

Posted on July 10, 2020

Ten Meter Tower

On a 10-metre diving tower, fear of taking the leap is pitted against losing face if you chicken out. A funny, heart-warming insight to human nature.Fans of ‘Man on Wire’ will like this.Genre: DocumentaryAdditional: German… [read more]

Posted on May 10, 2020

Nirvana

Insightful documentary following the largest festival for transgender women in Asia.Fans of ’The Trans List‘ will like this.Genre: DocumentaryAdditional: British.Director: Jess Kohl… [read more]

Posted on March 16, 2020

Brendan O’Connell is Blocking The Bread Aisle

Artist Brendan O’Connell has been kicked out of more Walmart stores than you’ve ever visited. So what if Walmart gave him full access and allowed him to set up an easel in any aisle across America?Genre: Documentary… [read more]

Posted on March 16, 2020

Perspectives – Jon Julio x Australia

Documentary looking at the rich history of the Australian rollerblading scene through the eyes of Jon Julio, one of the sports most respected athletes. Fans of ‘Minding the Gap‘ will like this.Genre: Documentary, Sport.Additional: Australian.Director: Dom West… [read more]

Posted on March 16, 2020

The Block

This amusing documentary discovers why the ruins of a Soviet building have developed into the hub of a Kyrgyzstan community for a surprising reason.Fans of Michael Palin and Simon Reeve will like this.Genre: Documentary, Subtitles.Additional: German.Directed… [read more]

Posted on February 10, 2020

Goodbye, Old Glory

Things get heated as Confederate and ANTIFA protestors clash during the controversial municipal removal of the Jefferson Davis Confederate monument in New Orleans. Fans of ‘Fahrenheit 11/9‘ will like this.Genre: Documentary.Additional: American.Director: Jordan Haro… [read more]

Posted on February 5, 2020

The Timekeeper

A man desperately seeks to preserve his life long passion for creating analog clocks in an era of digital totality.Genre: Documentary.Additional: India.Director: Sohil Vaidya… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

A Chinese Family Portrait

Incapable of speaking Mandarin a young Italian man embarks on a trip to China to meet his future wife’s family. This trip inspires deeper questions about culture, love and affection.Fans of ‘Seven Worlds, One Planet‘ will like this… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Blood for Sale

Prominent Palestinian artist, Khaled Jarrar, pushes the boundaries of performance art, and sells his own blood on Wall St.Genre: Documetnary.Additional: American.Director: Vin Arfuso… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Heather Hardy

Female pro boxer Heather Hardy was raised in the heart of Brooklyn and it’s here she trains. An intimate and inspirational portrait of a woman who knows her ‘grandma would not approve of her profession’ – if she knew! Fans… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

26 Seconds

A child is trafficked every 26 seconds. This gritty documentary pulls no punches as it delves into the dangerous world of sex trafficking.Fans of ‘Stacey Dooley Investigates’ will like this.Genre: Documentary.Language: English.Director: Kelly Galindo.Warning: Mature… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

In Conversation with John Hurt

The prolific, popular and versatile actor talks about his 6 decade career, incorporating Hollywood blockbusters, independent films, lauded television dramas and a spate of Shakespearan roles.Fans of ’The Elephant Man‘ will like this.Language: English.Country: UK… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Ice (Baraf)

Step into the world of the ice men of Mumbai, a community of immigrants, who work around the clock to crush, shovel and haul ice to the fish market and to the boats heading out to sea. Country: India.Language… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Apatani Beauty

The modern Apatani women has changed a lot, with face tattoos and nose plugs declining this is an insight into their culture.Fans of ’Tribes‘ will like this.Genre: Documentary.Additional: India. Subtitles.Director: Matteo Vegetti… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Phantasiaman

This sensitive documentary explores the life widower Walter Meier as he tries to build a second home at an amusement park called Phantasialand.Genre: Documentary.Additional: USA. Subtitles.Director: Mariel Sosa… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Compatriot

After the war started in Afghanistan a young mother and daughter fled to Iran. 30 years later her now family of grown-up children still have immigrant status. Fans of ‘Human Flow‘ will like this.Genre: Documentary.Additional: Iranian.Director… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Two Hundred Percent

Tom returns to Israel after 15 years to meet up with his estranged father to help understand how an accident changed their relationship so dramatically. Absorbing and thoughtful American documentary. Fans of ’Three Identical Strangers‘ will like this.Genre: Documentary… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Virtually Speaking – Vacations (Part 2)

Filmed entirely in virtual reality, our cast of colourful characters talk through what they love and hate about vacations. discover.film original. Ep. 2/11Fans of ‘Gogglebox‘ will like this.Genre: Documentary, virtual reality, family.Language: English.Director: Joe… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Discovering Huston

A pioneer of film noir, westerns, war films and epic dramas. This British documentary explores the life and works, which include classics such as ‘The Maltese Falcon’, ‘The Treasure of the Sierra Madre’, and ‘The African Queen’.Fans of ’The… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

RFK: America’s Lost President

This documentary reveals how Kennedy transformed from Cold War warrior to advocate of peace, from son of privilege to champion of the down-trodden, from timid adolescent to potential President. And it will ask what might have been, had Kennedy… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

A Short Documentary About People Fighting

A short documentary on how consensual violence can be, bizarrely, quite intimate.Genre: Documentary.Additional: Canadian.Director: Solmund Macpherson… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

The Swimming Club

A group of trans activists have set up a safe space swimming club. An ode to universal joys of swimming and the health benefits beyond fitness it provides. Fans of ‘Paris Is Burning‘ will like this.Genre: Documentary.Additional: UK… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Mother & Baby

For decades, Catholic Ireland locked it’s children into institutions if they were conceived out of wedlock. Revealing the children’s perspectives, this short documentary offers a painful yet cathartic insight.Fans of ‘Philomena‘ will like this. Genre: Documentary.Additional… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Life In Miniature

Kath, a proud Yorkshire woman reflects on her art and her life as she carves a place for herself in the precious world of miniatures. An intimate and fascinating peep into a miniature world. Fans of ‘Honey, I Shrunk The… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Disappearing Souls

Filmed in the disappearing low land rain-forests in Borneo, we see the effect on local wildlife including the endangered Orangutans that populate it. Fans of ‘Planet Earth’ will like this. Genre: Documentary.Language: English. Director: Jayaprakash Bojan… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Icons of our Time: Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali not only considered among the greatest heavyweights in boxing history but arguably the greatest sports personality of all time. We meet George Lois the man behind the legendary Esquire cover, and Lawrence Lusting who photographed many of Ali… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Virtually Speaking – Romance (Part 6)

Filmed entirely in virtual reality, our cast of colourful characters discuss romance in this fun new discover.film original. Ep. 6/11Fans of ‘Gogglebox‘ will like this.Country: UK. Language: English… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Elders

A sweet, insightful, documentary about the world’s longest-married couple, Karim and Katari Chand.Genre: Documentary.Additional: British.Director: Glen Milner… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Black Snow

The sun sets on a city Russia doesn’t want you to see. This is the story of those who see colour amidst the darkness in a part of the world where the snow is black and the air tastes… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Better Than His Record: The Story of Rockin’ Robin Deakin

Robin Deakin is dubbed ‘Britain’s worst boxer’ by the national sporting press having lost 51 professional fights. Can he prove his critics wrong in this entertaining British documentary? Fans of ‘When We Were Kings‘ will like this.Genre: Documentary… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Head of the Dead

An insect collector reveals the secrets of selling rare butterflies on the black market this frank Italian documentary. Fans of ’Traffickers‘ will like this.Genre: Documentary.Additional: Italian. Subtitles. Some viewers may find some scenes upsetting.Director: Matteo Di Gioia… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

ĐEEP WATER – Psicobloc in Vietnam with Kyra Condie and Tim Emmett

Two climbers have the time of their lives pushing themselves to their physical limits while bonding in the the stunning Ha Long Bay, Vietnam. Fans of ‘Touching the Void’ will like this. Genre: Documentary.Language: English. Director: Jon Glassberg… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

A Day in the Life: Samuel L. Jackson

An in-depth interview with super star Samuel L Jackson about his life and career.Fans of ’Samuel L. Jackson‘ will like this.Language: English.Country: UK… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Building Bridges

Niklas Winter, an extreme sports athlete, attempts to walk a tight rope between two hot air balloons high above sacred Navajo land.Fans of ‘Free Solo‘ will like this.Country: Germany.Language: English… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Out On A Limb

Inspiring documentary introducing three men determined to conquer the Swiss Alps against the odds. Fans of ‘Murderball‘ will like this.Genre: Documentary.Additional: British.Director: James J Dann… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Kamali

After an oppressed childhood as a girl growing up in rural India, a single mother now fights for her own daughter’s empowerment as she learns to skateboard.Fans of ‘Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You’re a… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Transformation

Shark diving expert Cristina Zenato shows her deeply moving relationship with Caribbean reef sharks off Grand Bahama in this American documentary.Fans of ‘Blue Planet‘ will like this.Genre: Documentary.Additional: American.Director: Cathryn Castle Garcia… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Jul’Hoansi

The San tribe is one of the oldest populations on earth. Their distinctive dialect, ‘jul’Hoansi’, is spoken by a people whose numbers are decreasing at a time when globalisation encroaches on age-old traditions.Fans of ’Tribe‘ will like… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

A Girl from Parsian

The women of a small town in Southern Iran are reclaiming the right to ride a bike. Fans of ‘Dare to Compete’ will like this. Genre: Documentary.Language: Persian. Subtitles: English.Director: Parinaz Hashemi Mobarakeh… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Shakespeare: The Legacy

To the world, Shakespeare left a lasting legacy and an awful lot of unanswered questions. Follow John Nettles as he recounts the life of William Shakespeare.Fans of ’Shakespeare‘ will like this.Language: English.Country: UK… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Then & Now: Cannes Film Festival

Behind the scenes at one of the world’s oldest most infamous and spectacular film festivals. From its post-war origins to the modern day media frenzy the festival has become. Fans of ‘The Red Carpet’ will like this.Language… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

The Mess

As Ellice gets low, her room gets messy – she never sees it coming, but it always happens. There seems to be no way to break out of the endless highs or lows that make up bipolar or even to pick… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Wadi Rum

Four climbers come together in Jordan’s most distinctive national parks, Wadi Rum – where they will take on the challenges of the desert along with some of the world’s most beautiful rock formations and mountain peaks.Genre: Documentary, Sport… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

The Snow Guardian

Pushing himself to the limit every day, Billy Barr has learned to survive in the harshest environment, and he shares his advice about how to move forward on our changing planet.Fans of ‘Happy People’ will like this. Genre: Documentary… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

The Masses

The Masses portrays three South London neighbour’s devotion to their respective religions: Islam, Christianity and Football.Fans of ’The Lift’ will like this.Genre: Documentary.Additional: British.Director: Dorothy Allen-Pickard… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Antarctic Waters

A poetic travelogue that looks at the animals and environments of the Ross Sea and Sub Antarctic Islands. Fans of ‘Blue Planet’ will like this. Genre: Documentary.Language: English. Director: James Muir… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

In Conversation with Terry Gilliam

A lively conversation with the versatile and visionary director of Brazil and Twelve Monkeys.Fans of ’Monty Python‘ will like this.Language: English.Country: UK… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Breakthrough

A documentary that aims to show how important it is to identify with our true selves and that we should not adjust to the way society demands.Country: UAE.Language: English… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

War Authority

The 2001 authorization for the Use of Military Force gives the President almost unlimited authority to bomb, detain, and monitor just about anyone, anywhere. It has yet to be amended or repealed.Fans of ‘VICE‘ will like this.Genre: Documentary… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Shot by Sasha

An insight into the inspiration of Russian photographer Sasha who, naturally reserved expresses her inner feelings through her art. Fans of Andy Warhol will like this.Genre: Documentary, Arts.Additional: Russian. Subtitles.Director: Evgenii Bakirov… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Humans

Four seemingly unrelated people in Wellington, New Zealand, come together for a confessional discussion of their experiences in this documentary. Genre: Documentary.Additional: New Zealand.Director: Steph Miller… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

The Horsemen

In Andalusia, the ancient tradition of rounding up wild horses is still practiced to this day by the Almonte horseman.Genre: Documentary.Additional: British. Subtitles.Director: Glen Milner… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Virtually Speaking – Animals (Part 4)

Filmed entirely in virtual reality, our cast of colourful characters discuss their relationship with animals in this fun new discover.film original. Ep. 4/11 Fans of ‘Gogglebox‘ will like this.Genre: Documentary, virtual reality.Language: English.Director: Joe Hunting… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Icons of our Time: Marilyn Monroe

Uncover Marilyn Monroe’s life behind the camera, from her childhood as an orphan to her phenomenal rise to stardom, addiction, and untimely passing.Language: English.Country: UK… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

The Pirates of Ramirez (Los Piratas de Ramirez)

When a group of Columbian kids get motivated to improve their lives they prove with determination dreams can come true in this uplifting documentary. Country: Columbia.Language: Spanish. Subtitles available… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Honest In Thought and Deed

A brutally honest portrait of race in America. Featuring former police officer Randy Shrewsbury.Fans of ‘13th‘ will like this.Genre: Documentary.Additional: USA.Director: Matthew Palmer… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

A Failure of the Imagination

Every year, the UK food industry wastes 1.9 million tones of food but one chef believes he can do better – reusing to have a kitchen bin at all.Fans of ‘Wasted! The Story of Food Waste‘ will like this… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

My Theatre

An old cinema in Japan closed 55 years ago yet remains busy thanks to one man’s passion for film. Japanese documentary. Genre: Documentary.Additional: Japanese. Subtitles. Director: Kazuya Ashizawa… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Nobu

Japanese immigrant Nobuaki Konno has a heart to heart with his daughter, fashion designer Lisa Konno. Magical father and daughter moment. Genre: Documentary.Additional: Canadian.Director: Sarah Blok… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

We (Nosotros)

An animated documentary giving us insight into the people who survived two earthquakes that happened on the same day 32 years apart.Genre: Animation, documentary.Language: Spanish. Subtitles available.Director: Marcos Almada Rivero, Alejandra Chacón Gallardo & Monique Zepeda… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Raiders of the Lost Art

Throughout history, some of the world’s most amazing works of art have simply disappeared. Through re-enactment we see how these treasures were looted, stolen or vanished into the archives. Some have been recovered but many more are still… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Virtually Speaking – Gender & Sexuality (Part 7)

Filmed entirely in virtual reality, our cast of colourful characters discuss gender and sexuality in this fun new discover.film original. Ep. 7/11Fans of ‘Goggle Box‘ will like this.Country: UK.Language: English… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Oh Yeah?

People say someone who is 5’5” can’t dunk a basketball… think again!Fans of ’The Last Dance‘ will like this.Genre: Documentary, Sport.Additional: USA.Director: Matthew Palmer… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Bringing Jazzy to the Top

Jazzy has Spina Bifida but that’s not going to stop him – so when his friends decide to carry him up a mountain his the first to agree. Genre: Documentary.Additional: Canada.Director: Damien Gilbert… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Throwline

An unlikely group of Irish cab drivers join forces together to form a suicide prevention group.Fans of ‘Professor Green: Suicide and Me‘ will like this.Genre: Documentary.Additional: Irish.Director: Mia Mullarkey… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Campesinos

An intimate portrait of the sacrifice, tradition, and endurance of the Patagonian Cowboys in Chile who spend their lives almost entirely alone. Fans of Michael Palin will like this. Genre: Documentary.Additional: Australian. Subtitles.Director: Matias Bolla… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Death Metal Grandma

The story of 96-year-old Holocaust survivor, former WW2 spy and famous songwriter Inge Ginsberg as she decides to pursue a new career: Death Metal.Genre: Documentary, music.Language: English.Director: Leah Galant.Country: USA… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

The Vietnam War (Part 1)

An insightful history of the Vietnam war, the time leading up to the invasion, its people, culture, and dynastic struggles. Part 1/3. Language: English.Country: UK.Warning: Archive footage some people may find distressing… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Horarium

A delightful peek into a community of Benedictine nuns as they deal with everyday issues of friendship, faith, old age, and death. Fans of ‘Inspiring Nuns‘ will like this.Country: UK.Language: English… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

What the Psychic Saw

Filmmaker Matthew Palmer’s mother was 28 when she received some unsettling news from a psychic…Genre: Documentary.Additional: USA.Director: Matthew Palmer… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

The Wizard Oz

Oberon Well-Ravenheart, known simply as ‘Oz, is a wizard. This is his story.Fans of ‘Louis Theroux’s Weird Weekends’ will like this.Genre: Documentary.Additional: Australia.Director: Danny Yourd… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

A Life Like Water

A personal insight into the life of the director’s 80-year-old father as he reflects on what makes a good life. Genre: Documentary.Additional: British.Director: Huse Monfaradi… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Return of the Sun

A documentary capturing the sun-welcoming ritual by the Inuit population in Greenland.Fans of ‘Village at the End of the World‘ will like this.Genre: Documentary.Additional: British.Director: Glen Milner… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Virtually Speaking – Joys & Success (Part 5)

Filmed entirely in virtual reality, our cast of colourful characters discuss their joys and successes in this fun new discover.film original. Ep. 5/11Fans of ‘Gogglebox‘ will like this.Language: English.Country: UK… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

The Vietnam War (Part 2)

An insightful history of the Vietnam war details of the invasions and domination with Operation Thunder, three years of B52 rain, napalm, and the use of chemical weapon Agent Orange. Part 2/3Language: English.Country: UK.Warning: Archive footage… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Election Night

A crowd gathers until the early morning in a London pub to watch the US presidential election. As dawn breaks, emotions escalate and the evening takes an unexpected turn.Fans of ‘Fahrenheit 11/9‘ will like this.Country: UK.Language… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

The Birth of the Camera Phone

In 1997 Philippe Kahn created the first camera phone – this is the story behind it.Fans of ’Steve Jobs: Man in the Machine‘ will like this.Genre: Documentary.Additional: USA.Director: Jonathan Ignatius Green… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Yaya

Troubled by the way Hong Kong citizens mistreat their domestic workers, a filmmaker turns the camera on Yaya, a domestic worker who helped build his family at the expense of her own.Genre: Documentary.Additional: Hong Kong. Subtitles.Director: Justin… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Life On Point

An insight into the world of ballet and the bodies of the performers pushed to the limit because of it.Fans of ‘Dancer‘ will like this.Genre: Documentary.Additional: American. Subtitles.Director: Tereza Bila… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Self Portrait

A frank and insightful portrait of a woman takes a close look at the opinions and influences that have shaped her self-image. Genre: Documentary, Experimental.Additional: Canadian.Director: Elana Emer… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

A Tale of Two Sisters: The Diary of Anne Frank

Both Eva and Anne’s family had to go into hiding from the Nazi’s, both were betrayed at different times, caught and sent to concentration camps. Eva would survive her dreadful experience in Auschwitz. Anne tragically died shortly before… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

The Vietnam War (Part 3)

The final part of the history of Vietnam War as Nixon pulls out US troops, Watergate hits the headlines and the US embassy evacuation. Part 3/3. Language: English.Country: UK.Warning: Archive footage some viewers may find upsetting… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Only One World Left

Documentary raising awareness of the effects of single-use plastics in the ocean.Fans of ‘A Plastic Ocean‘ will like this.Country: Turkey.Language: No dialogue… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Twins Days

Welcome to the largest annual gathering of twins in the world. An insight into what it’s like to have an identical other half.Fans of ’Three Identical Strangers‘ will like this.Genre: Documentary.Additional: USA.Director: Alex Markman… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

The Lost Song

An insight into the process and inspirations of British artist Steve McPherson, who creates his artwork out of plastic found on the beaches of Kent.Genre: Documentary.Additional: British.Director: Alicja Rymarowicz… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

The Vet

Animal Whisperer. Veterinary Surgeon. Motorbike Racer. Philosopher. Meet Philippe Plaschner as he shares his thoughts on Love, Life, and Laughter.Fans of Louis Theroux will like this.Genre: Documentary.Additional: South African.Director: Odette Schwegler… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Down The Stream

Insight into the lives of the young children born and raised on the Mekong river in Vietnam. With little chance of ever living on land they have forlorn expectations for their futures. Fans of Michael Palin will like this.Genre… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

In Conversation with Sir Ben Kingsley

The Oscar-winning actor of Gandhi, Schindler’s List and Sexy Beast talks about his extraordinary life in film.Fans of ’Sir Ben Kingsley‘ will like this.Language: English.Country: UK… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Waiting for Charlotte

Legendary actress, Charlotte Rampling, meets up with her good friend, director Jack Bond, in her home town of Paris to talk about film and life.Fans of ’The Night Porter‘ will like this.Language: English.Country: UK… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Superfly

An insight into the life of Jimmy Snuka, a Fijian prince who became one of wrestling’s biggest stars.Fans of ‘André the Giant‘ will like this.Genre: Documentary.Language: English.Director: Anthony Blasko.Warning: Scenes of violence… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Hula Girl

Was 94-year-old Joan Anderson responsible for one of the biggest trends of the 20th century? Fans of ’The Hooping Life‘ will like this.Genre: Documentary.Additional: USA.Director: Chris Riess & Amy Hill… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Nilā

When a deadly snake bites, an antivenom needs to be administered fast or a person faces an unpleasant death. Meet the brave Snake Catcher’s Co-Operative of India, whose members face being bitten as they tackle live snakes to… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

The Champion

Estaifan Shilaita, once a champion boxer in Iraq, now drives a cab in Chicago. Despite his skill, his devout faith stopped him representing his country internationally.Fans of ‘When We Were Kings‘ will like this.Genre: Documentary.Additional: American.Director… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Betty Feeds the Animals

Betty loves animals. She feeds skunks, raccoons, cats, foxes, and the occasional opossum. This is her story.Fans of ‘Dr. Dolittle‘ will like this.Genre: Documentary.Additional: American.Director: James P. Gannon… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Discovering Bunuel

He is known for his innovative style, including avant-garde surrealism and working with Salvador Dalí. Discover the career and life of Luis Bunuel.Fans of ’Un Chien Andalou‘ will like this.Language: English.Country: UK… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Discovering Dali

Filmmaker Jack Bond revisits his 1965 film, Dali in New York. Jack explores the enigmatic character of Dali and the surreal nature of his own films. Through the journey Jack discovers the influence Dali had on his own filmmaking and… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

One Year Lease

Told through voice mail messages, this documentary shows the struggles of Brian, Thomas and Casper as they endure a year-long sentence with Rita the cat-loving landlady.Genre: Documentary.Additional: USA.Director: Brian Bolster… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

The Mind Behind The Marathons

When marathon runner Peter Thompson embarked on an epic challenge to raise money for mental health charities he had no idea it would push him to his own limits of endurance and make him question his own beliefs. Fans of… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Dark Skies

There are a few remote places where you can still find true darkness. One of those is Torrey, Utah, where amateur astrophotographer Mark Bailey has an observatory that he calls his “portal to the deeper cosmos.”Fans of ’The Sky… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Saved by the Squat

After falling into homelessness, Carl finds refuge in the infamous Cornerhouse Squat.Fans of Louis Theroux will like this.Genre: Documentary.Additional: British.Director: James Dann… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Discovering Zeffirelli

Insight into the life of Italian film director and politician Franco Zeffirelli. Filmed in his studio, home and incredible gardens where Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton first met we look back over an incredible career spanning 7 decades. Language: English… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Looking For Truffaut

Originally spurned by the French film establishment for his outspoken views, Francis Trauffaut went on to change the cinema of France and across the world with his New Wave contempories. An artist of major importance and influence, this film looks… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

The Piñata King

An insight into a family on the outskirts of Mexico City, who over 50 years ago, began making and selling piñatas to the local community.Fans of ‘Midnight Family‘ will like this.Genre: Documentary.Language: Spanish.Subtitles: English.Director… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

City Odes

A man straddles a love-hate relationship with Lagos in which he attempts to not only grasp both the intensity and comfort that the city has to offer, but also to embrace it as his home.Genre: Documentary.Additional: Nigeria… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Feats of Modest Valour

Witness groundbreaking medical science taking place in Galway and the profound impact this will have on people with Parkinson’s Disease both nationally and worldwide.Genre: Documentary.Additional: Irish. Director: Mia Mullarkey… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

What a Rancher Looks Like

It’s calving season on ranches around the West. For Maggie Schmidt, who grew up in Salt Lake City, it means cold, early mornings and cold, late nights. Genre: Documentary.Additional: American.Director: Kelsie Moore… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

I Have Never Been A Fisherman

An Instagram street photographer recounts capturing a particularly interesting image that triggered his passion for snapping real life.Genre: Documentary.Additional: American.Director: Joe Stankus… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Harold Pinter: A Certain Artist

A personal take on working with Harold Pinter via intimate conversations with actors, directors and writers who share their experiences of the man and his work.Language: English.Country: UK… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Discovering Hamlet

An intriguing dissection of Shakespeare’s most complex character, Hamlet, by some of the many great actors and directors who have brought the man to life.Fans of ‘William Shakespeare‘ will like this.Language: English.Country: UK… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

The Forensic Photographer

Nick Marsh has been a Forensic Photographer for over 20 years. Due to budget cuts and affordable digital technology, it’s fast becoming a dying craft. This is an insight into his work and what it means to him.Fans… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

We the Bathers

An intimate lens is held up to a series of fourteen disparate lives, leading us to consider how our bathing rituals might be shaped by our identities.Genre: Documentary.Additional: UK.Director: Phoebe Arnstein… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Roadliners

British documentary following the work of two skilled artists whose work is seen by millions of people every year in and around Glasgow but rarely acknowledged. Genre: Documentary.Additional: British.Director: Pretend Lovers… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

The Gray Area

A family living in the desert are falling through the cracks of the American system deep into poverty.Fans of Michael Moore will like this.Genre: Documentary.Additional: American. Director: Kelsie Moore… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Jay

A glimpse into the extraordinary and complex life of Jay Kyle Peterson, an abstract artist with an even more abstract past. Fans of ‘Intersexion‘ will like this.Genre: Documentary.Additional: American. Contains upsetting themes.Director: Nickolas Duarte… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Discovering Herge

This documentary tracks the course of Hergé’s stories of Tintin, a young adventurer Georges Remi used to chronicle turbulent 20th-century events.Fans of ’Tin-Tin’ will like this.Language: English.Country: UK… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

Discovering Brigitte Bardot

Insight into one of the world’s most renowned beauties French actress Brigitte Bardot through her most famous movies, her beleaguered personal life, failed marriages and the media frenzy that surrounded her leading to 2 suicide attempts. Fans of ’And… [read more]

Posted on January 30, 2020

A Sonic Pulse

A documentary exploring the multi-sensory experience of electronic music for deaf people. Fans of ‘I Dream of Wires‘ will like this.Genre: Documentary, Music.Additional: British.Director: Dorothy Allen-Pickard & Antoine Marinot… [read more]

Posted on January 29, 2020

Inferno

This immersive documentary delves into the fantastical world of artist Gui Taccetti, whose deeply personal work channels the anxiety of growing up gay in staunchly Catholic Brazil.Fans of ‘Of Love & Law‘ will like this.Genre: Documentary, LGBTQ.Additional… [read more]

Posted on January 29, 2020

Bunny

A son pays tribute to his unconventional adoptive mother, a ‘differently-abled’, Californian transgender diva. Fans of ‘Louis Theroux’ will like this.Genre: Documentary.Additional: American.Director: Hunter Ray Barker… [read more]

Posted on January 11, 2020

Hoan Alone

Milwaukee’s Hoan Bridge is one of the city’s most recognisable landmarks. It’s also a popular site for suicides. Fans of ’The Bridge’ will like this.Genre: Documentary, Animation.Additional: American.Director: Aaron Johnson… [read more]

Posted on January 9, 2020

The Black Mambas

South Africa’s wildlife is under constant threat from poachers. But help is at hand in the form of the countries first and only, all-female, anti-poaching unit. They are on the front line to rescue rhinos from the… [read more]

Posted on January 5, 2020

Dreams Dictate Reality

A music documentary following artist Soko on her UK tour, a singer-songwriter with a post-punk energy. Genre: Music, Documentary.Additional: British. Director: Dael Poulter… [read more]

Posted on January 2, 2020

Dead. Tissue. Love

Dead. Tissue. Love is an intimate experimental documentary exploring and examining a female necrophile, as she journeys and recounts her life experiences.Genre: Documentary.Additional: British.Director: Natasha Austion-Green… [read more]

Posted on December 21, 2019

Cheer

A young reputable all-star cheer-leading team put through their paces.Fans of ‘Spelling B’, ‘Little Miss Sunshine’ and cheerleading will like this.Genre: Documentary, Sport, Cheerleading.Additional: British.Directed by Tina Vidmar… [read more]

Posted on December 10, 2019

Polish Go Home

An unorthodox migration story about a troubled character trying to find his place in the world.Fans of Louis Theroux will likes this.Genre: Documentary.Additional: British. Subtitles.Directed by Elena Andreicheva… [read more]

Posted on December 10, 2019

Bulls & Blossoms

Watch the Portuguese bullfighters the ‘Forcados’ as they literally grab the bull by the horns.Fans of Louis Theroux will like this.Genre: Documentary, Sports, Subtitles.Additional: Portuguese. Contains scenes some viewers may find offensive.Directed by Joao L Fernandes… [read more]

Posted on December 10, 2019

Valley Of A Thousand Hills

Young Zulu villagers learn to skateboard and it transforms their lives.Fans of Tony Hawk will like this.Genre: Documentary, Sport, Extreme Sport, Skateboarding.Additional: South African. English subtitles. Directed by Jess Colquhoun… [read more]

Posted on December 10, 2019

Waiting for the (t)rain

A small village is lost in a dusty desert in Burkina’s bush. A train passes twice a week with food and water thrown out by passengers to the locals but even this comes at a price. Fans of Michael… [read more]

Posted on December 10, 2019

The Tables

Probably the most fun games of table tennis in the world. Meet the unlikely crowd that gather at two outdoor ping-pong tables in the heart of New York. Fans of Louis Theroux and ’Top Spin’ will like this.Genre… [read more]

Posted on December 10, 2019

Dolphin Lover

This jaw-dropping American documentary meets Malcolm Brenner, as he recalls love at first sight and how his sexual relationship developed with Dolly – a bottlenose dolphin.Fans of ‘Louis Theroux’s Weird Weekends’ will like this.Genre: Documentary.Additional: American… [read more]

Posted on December 10, 2019

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Intimate portrait of a teenage stabbing victim from South London.Fans of Reggie Yates’ documentaries will like this.Genre: Documentary, London, Knife Crime.Additional: British. Contains subject matter some viewers may find upsetting.Directed by Hector Dockrill… [read more]

Posted on December 10, 2019

The Mystery of Flying Kicks

Sneakers hanging on telephone lines have become a powerful urban symbol, inspiring genesis theories both hilarious and sinister. In an effort to get to the truth we asked the people of earth to help us solve this mystery.Fans of… [read more]

Posted on December 10, 2019

One Week In April

On average, an American toddler accidentally shoots themselves or someone else once a week. Some weeks it’s more frequent and often these shootings are fatal. This emotional documentary meets the families of babies who have found their parents guns… [read more]

Posted on December 10, 2019

The Story of Pema

The breathtaking story of a young Tibetan nomad and her epic seasonal journey across the mountains of Amdo Region. Fans of ‘Bruce Parry’ will like this.Genre: Documentary.Additional: Chinese. Subtitles.Director: Martin Buzora… [read more]

Posted on December 10, 2019

73 Cows

BAFTA winning documentary about Jay Wilde, a beef farmer battling with his conscience. Jay believes it’s time to make a change and do what no other farmer from the UK has ever done before.Fans of ‘Cowspiracy: The Sustainability… [read more]

Posted on December 10, 2019

Offline Dating

An engaging documentary where Tom is challenged to find his next date – offline.Fans of Louis Theroux will like this.Genre: Documentary.Additional: British. Contains strong language.Directed by Samuel Abrahams… [read more]

Posted on December 10, 2019

A Wider Screen

An amusing and endearing insight into how virtual reality (VR) can have a positive impact on the social lives of its users.Fans of Jon Ronson will like this.Genre: Documentary, Experimental, Animation.Additional: British.Directed by Joe Hunting… [read more]

Posted on December 10, 2019

The Silly Bastard Next to the Bed

In 1963, President Kennedy recorded one of the most foul-mouthed telephone calls ever made from the White House. This is the story of that phone call and the silly bastard who started it all.Fans of ‘Fahrenheit 9/11… [read more]

Posted on December 10, 2019

A Man And His Violin

A talented musician with schizophrenia deals with his mental health issues while surviving on the street.Fans of ‘Jesco White’ and classical music will like this.Genre: Documentary, Music, Mental Health.Additional: French-Canadian. English subtitles.Directed by Guy St… [read more]

Posted on December 10, 2019

Oil & Water

Darren is a man full of contradictions – both passionate and loving but also angry and violent. What’s the truth behind this East-end hard man? This is a Shakespearean tragedy in the real world.Fans of ‘Michael Moore‘ will… [read more]

Posted on December 10, 2019

Kitty and Ellen

Kitty and Ellen, two Holocaust survivors, discuss their life-long friendship.Fans of Second World War documentaries will like this.Genre: Documentary.Additional: American. Contains scences some viewers may find content upsetting.Directed by Leah Galant… [read more]

Posted on August 14, 2019

I’m Your Number One Fan (Part 4)

A controversial British documentary that has attracted a cult following in the UK. It features the infamous Blue Tulip Rose Read who stalks Radio DJ Mike Read.Fans of ‘The League of Gentlemen’ will like this.Genre: Documentary, Series.Additional… [read more]

Posted on March 16, 2019

I’m Your Number One Fan (Part 3)

A controversial British documentary that has attracted a cult following in the UK. It features the infamous Blue Tulip Rose Read who stalks Radio DJ Mike Read.Fans of ‘The League of Gentlemen’ will like this.Genre: Documentary, Series.Additional… [read more]

Posted on March 16, 2019

I’m Your Number One Fan (Part 2)

A controversial British documentary that has attracted a cult following in the UK. It features the infamous Blue Tulip Rose Read who stalks Radio DJ Mike Read.Fans of ‘The League of Gentlemen’ will like this.Genre: Documentary, Series.Additional… [read more]

Posted on March 16, 2019

I’m Your Number One Fan (Part 1)

A controversial British documentary that has attracted a cult following in the UK. It features the infamous Blue Tulip Rose Read who stalks Radio DJ Mike Read.Fans of ‘The League of Gentlemen’ will like this.Genre: Documentary, Series.Additional… [read more]

Posted on March 16, 2019

Bin Day

A filmmaker looks for the story in her grandfather’s life, learning that it’s in his everyday routine.Genre: Documentary.Additional: British.Director: Becky Mason… [read more]

Posted on March 16, 2019

Born to be Mild

The Dull Men’s Club celebrates being boring.Fans of ‘Last of the Summer Wine’, ‘Grumpy Old Men’, roundabouts, postboxes, and milk bottles will like this.Genre: Documentary, Hobbies.Additional: British. May cause some viewers to become boring.Directed by… [read more]

Posted on February 10, 2019

Drug Runner | Short Film

A docu-fiction short film, Drug Runner, shows us the real life story of a 15 year old drug dealer, who’s life is spiralling out of control. Charlotte Regan’s last film ‘Standby’ is another favourite here at Discover… [read more]

Posted on August 28, 2018

Before The Storm | Youth Culture Documentary

A Documentary about a group of passionate elders the BikeLife movement and philosophy is giving these forgotten kids of London the opportunity to cross postcode boundaries without fear, the courage to express themselves and the freedom just to be kids… [read more]

Posted on August 28, 2018

Oil & Water | Short Documentary Film

A documentary set in East London. Darren, a man with two polar opposite parts of his personality. One half is the rough and ready east end hard man, and the other is the kind and gentle… [read more]

Posted on June 25, 2018

Your Country Needs Youth | Short documentary

A documentary following David Buck, an ex-soldier recruited at just 17, and Richard Pendleton, an ex-advertiser, who worked on the Army’s campaigns targeting children and their families… [read more]

Posted on June 22, 2018

The Crossing

Combating one of the highest teen suicide rates of the country, a man working as a crossing guard in a wealthy Silicon Valley town reflects on his experience… [read more]

Posted on March 12, 2018

Well Groomed | Comedy Documentary

Travel the visually stunning, humorous world of competitive creative dog grooming alongside the colourful women transforming their beloved poodles into living sculptures… [read more]

Posted on February 16, 2018

Kitty and Ellen

A beautiful documentary about the friendship between Kitty and Ellen, two Holocaust survivors, which has spanned a lifetime. Join them as they take you through animated memories of their past, through painstaking sadness, through to relief and elation… [read more]

Posted on February 8, 2018

The Ultimate Test Drive

The lovely 79 year old Rosemary Smith gets to test drive a Renault F1. After years of successful racing, she now sits deep into retirement, but this is an opportunity not to be missed… [read more]

Posted on December 20, 2017

Sputnik-2 or: Laika, Our Hero

In 1957, a Soviet street dog named Laika launched into space aboard Sputnik-2 and became the first animal to orbit the Earth. This is her story… [read more]

Posted on December 11, 2017

No One Is Safe From Son of Sam | Documentary

Using original news footage from the summer of 1977, PIX11 News have crafted a brilliant documentary following the New York serial killer named ‘Son of Sam’. Interviews with local residents show the fear and tension in New York City at… [read more]

Posted on November 27, 2017

I’m Your Number One Fan

I’m Your Number One Fan is a controversial documentary from 1996 that has attracted a cult following in the UK. It features Blue Tulip Rose Read who stalks Mike Read (at the time a famous DJ). The documentary is… [read more]

Posted on November 24, 2017

Valley Of A Thousand Hills

Hidden within rural Durban, South Africa in the Valley Of A Thousand Hills, a secret spot for young shredders is growing. Indigo Skate Camp is empowering the local Zulu villagers to learn and grow through the language of skateboarding and… [read more]

Posted on October 24, 2017

Return to High Chaparral

Sweden’s Wild West solution to a Syrian refugee crisis only lasts so long… [read more]

Posted on May 26, 2017