The 15 Most Innovative Documentaries from The Last 5 Years

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Innovation is nothing new. Almost since its conception, documentary has been reinventing itself, and many conventions of the genre, that we take for granted, were borne out of innovative evolutions of the form. Perhaps a development happening right now will become an expectation of future non-fiction films. Most attempt to find some kind of truth, […]

The 20 Most Controversial Documentaries of All Time


From the very beginning, documentary film and controversy were bound together. The first recognised full-length documentary, Nanook of the North, was Robert Flaherty’s record of a ‘real-life’ Inuit family, but even that early documentation of reality was built on deception, and artifice. Frederick Wiseman, whose films are considered the epitome of realism in documentary-making, has […]