New documentaries

A collection of new documentaries added to Docur. Last update October 22, 2018 @ 10:30 AM

Best of Enemies: Buckley vs. Vidal

HistoryPolitical Presenter Robert Gordon 2015 Unrated

Best of Enemies: Buckley vs. Vidal is a 2015 documentary by Robert Gordon and Morgan Neville, which looks at a series of televised debates in 1968 between liberal Gore Vidal and conservative William F. Buckley.   This political battle attracted millions of viewers in the run-up to the pre[...]

Employees Leaving the Lumière Factory

ArtHistory Presenter Louis Lumière 1900 Unrated

Employees Leaving the Lumière Factory, a short black and white film made in 1895 by French cinematographer Louis Lumière, one of the worlds first filmmakers.   The movie simply shows people leaving a factory in France. Never the less it is considered by experts to be the wor[...]

Dollar Heroes

Society Presenter 2017 Unrated

Dollar Heroes: North Korea runs the worlds most infamous and largest forced labour systems. Due to increased sanctions on the regime, it has increased selling its own people to work as labourers around the world, mainly in China and Russia.   This is all to prop up Kim Jong-un, who has or[...]

The Monsanto Papers

EnvironmentHealth & Medical Presenter 2018 Unrated

The Monsanto Papers, a 2018 documentary published by ABC News Australia exposing secret tactics used by the Monsanto Corporation to ensure the continuation of its multi-billion-dollar operation.   Monsanto's number one product is Roundup®, representing around 50% of the company[...]

Operation Bridge Rescue

EngineeringHistory Presenter Eric Meyers 2018 Unrated

Operation Bridge Rescue: Follow the race to rebuild the Old Blenheim Bridge in New York State, an icon of 19th-century American engineering, destroyed by Hurricane Irene in 2011. Watch a team of elite craftsmen faithfully reproduce the massive, intricate wooden structure under gruelling time pressur[...]

Tachimawari Fight Scenes

Art Presenter Kazutaro Nakamura 2018 Unrated

Tachimawari Fight Scenes is a 2018 documentary film hosted by actor Kazutaro Nakamura about the art of fight scenes in Japanese movies. Explore the intricate tachimawari or fight scenes of kabuki plays. Actor Kazutaro Nakamura is joined by a tateshi or action choreographer.

Powers of Ten

Science Presenter Philip Morrison 1977 Unrated

Powers of Ten, a short scientific essay published in 1977 by IBM examining different scales within the universe.   The scale begins with a view of the entire known universe, with each subsequent shot progressively zooming in until we are observing subatomic particles that make up the hand[...]

A Year in Space

Science Presenter Scott Kelly 2017 Unrated

The 2017 A Year in Space documentary follows American astronaut Scott Kelly on his year-long mission onboard the International Space Station (ISS).   One of the main objectives of Kelly's mission was to compare how living in space for such a long time affected his body in comparison t[...]

Trails to Tsukiji - Cherries

Food & DrinkSociety Presenter Stuart O 2018 Unrated

Trails to Tsukiji - Cherries: Our theme this time is the sweet, red fruits that sparkle like rubies: cherries! In Japan, cherries are expensive, high-end fruits popular for gift-giving: one box can go for over 500 dollars. We visit Yamagata Prefecture, Japan's largest cherry-producing region, to[...]

Rick Steves Europe: The Holy Land, Israelis and Palestinians Today

PoliticalSociety Presenter Rick Steves 2014 Unrated

Rick Steves Europe The Holy Land, Israelis and Palestinians Today weaves together both the Israeli and the Palestinian narratives to better understand a place that is, for a third of humanity, literally holy land. The crossroads for three great religions, the Holy Land has been coveted and fought ov[...]

The God Plant

The God Plant is a 2018 health and medical marijuana documentary presented by Paul Flynn. The film seeks to be the ultimate Odyssey of exploration into Cannabis and its uses starting from the formation of the Endocannabinoid system in the simple sea squirt, through to its early uses,[...]

Bus 174

Crime Presenter José Padilha 2002 Unrated

Bus 174 (Ônibus 174) is a Brazillian documentary made in 2002 depicting what happened when bus number 174 in Rio de Janeiro was hijacked by a young gunman on June 12th 2000.   The event was live broadcast on Brazillian TV, revealing the utter competence and brutality of the police,[...]

Beyond the Mat

Sport Presenter Barry W. Blaustein 1999 Unrated

Beyond the Mat is a 1999 documentary film by American screenplay writer Barry W. Blaustein following the day-to-day lives of professional wrestlers.   The film focuses on the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) and Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW), featuring personalities such as Dwayne[...]

London’s Knife Crime Emergency: ON A KNIFE EDGE

Crime Presenter Josh Osbourne 2018 Unrated

In response to the huge wave of crime sweeping across London, ex-gang member Josh Osbourne investigates the "code of silence", a mindset among young people who are afraid of going to authorities in fear they will be forever be labelled a "snitch".   This mindset is jus[...]

The Spider's Web: Britain's Second Empire

The Spider's Web: Britain's Second Empire, a documentary exploring how a web of secret jurisdictions captured wealth from around the world VIA the City of London and hid it in a web of offshore Islands.   Today, around half of all offshore wealth, estimated to be at least 50 trill[...]

America’s First Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship

Sport Presenter 2018 Unrated

America’s First Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship, a 2018 Vice documentary following promoter David Feldman who has organised the first legal bare-knuckle boxing championship in the state of Wyoming.

The Woman in the Iron Coffin

History Presenter Jay O. Sanders 2018 Unrated

The Woman in the Iron Coffin, a 2018 documentary looking into the mystery of the remains of a woman found in Queens, New York in 2011.   In October of that year, construction workers uncovered a body that was almost perfectly preserved in an iron coffin. Assuming it was a homicide they ca[...]

The Placebo Experiment

The Placebo Experiment, a 2018 psychology documentary by Michael Mosley examing the true power of the placebo effect.   We all know what placebo treatments are, but do they really work?  Mosley explores from an objective standpoint how much the can brain do to cure the body by explor[...]