New documentaries

A collection of new documentaries added to Docur. Last update September 02, 2018 @ 02:12 AM

American Nomads

Society Presenter Richard Grant 2011
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As a young man the British documentary maker Richard Grant moved to America and soon found himself in the world of nomadic travelers, jumping onto moving freight trains and heading ‘wherever’. More than a decade later he hits the road again, this time in a car, travelling thousands of mi[...]

The Rise and Fall Of Tony Blair

Political Presenter Andrew Rawnsley 2007 Unrated

A two-part 2007 documentary series by Andrew Rawnsley which examines the political career and personality of the former British prime minister Tony Blair, it charts his rise to power, his years in the job, and his eventual downfall with an insight into the week leading up to his resignation. &nbs[...]

Louis Theroux: UFOs

A legendary 1998 episode of Louis Theroux’s weird weekends, he investigates the weird world of UFO seekers including a group called the Alien Resistance Movement, visits an area of Colorado where numerous sightings have been reported, and then onto to Area 51 which attracts hoards of UFO spott[...]

Cocaine Cowboys 2

CrimeDrugs Presenter Billy Corben 2008 Unrated

Cocaine Cowboys 2 is, as the title suggests, the 2008 sequel to the critically acclaimed 2006 documentary Cocaine Cowboys. If you haven’t watched the first documentary then you really should, and it is probably necessary to watch it first due to the background that it gives on the activities o[...]

Jane Birkin: Mother of all Babes

Biography Presenter 2003 Unrated

A 50 minute long 2003 documentary about Jane Birkin, the British actress, model and singer, and icon of the swinging sixties. Birkin was a long-term partner of legendary French singer-songwriter Serge Gainsbourg, and appeared in over 70 films herself. The documentary was filmed over a period of many[...]

The Nigerian Connection

Ask any Westerner to think about crime in Nigeria and most would probably immediately remember that email they got telling them they are owed $100 million but have to transfer $300 by Western Union to process the transaction. Perhaps a few others would think of oil corruption, very few would think a[...]

Billionaire's Paradise: Inside Necker Island

For the first time ever a film crew is given full behind the scenes access to one of the most exclusive holiday destinations in the world, the private Necker Island which belongs to British billionaire Richard Branson. This 2015 BBC programme gives an in-depth insight into how the super rich and sup[...]

Why Do We Dream?

Why Do We Dream? A 2009 BBC horizon episode which explores the science behind our dreams, using research which involved extensive experiments on people and personal stories from vivid dreamers. The program asks where our dreams come from, why we have dreams, and whether dreams have any sort of hidde[...]

The Rise of Acid Attacks in the UK

SocietyCrime Presenter Zing Tsjeng 2017 Unrated

The Rise of Acid Attacks in the UK: There have been nearly 2000 acid attacks reported in London since 2010. These appalling crimes increased rapidly between 2015 to 2016 and today they are still happening on a daily basis. Why are criminals turning to such an abhorrent weapon, and is London really a[...]

The Krays: The Prison Years

Crime Presenter 2016 Unrated

There have been literally dozens of documentaries about The Krays over the years, but all seem to focus on their activities before their eventual imprisonment in 1968. Both of the twins spent far more of their adult life inside prison than they did outside of it, The Krays: The Prison Years readdres[...]

A History of Christianity

History Presenter Diarmaid McCulloch 2009 Unrated

A six-part 2009 documentary series presented by Professor Diarmaid McCulloch, one of the worlds leading historians, it tells the story of the history of Christianity, explores what it means to be Christian in the modern day, and talks about what the future of Christianity may look like. Th[...]

The Life of Junkie Junior

Drugs Presenter 1987
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The Life of Junkie Junior is a cult 1987 documentary which follows the daily routine of 29-year-old heroin addict Junior Rios as he endeavours to sustain his $200 habit through any means possible. Rios lives in the South Bronx, an area which at the time was experiencing a huge crack and heroin epide[...]

Hotel Ground Zero

9/11 Presenter David Bedella 2009
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When the World Trade Centre buildings collapsed on September 11th 2001 there was a building standing in between, the Marriott WTC hotel. The hotel was housing 940 people at the time, most of them tourists. There have been dozens, if not hundreds, of documentaries about the Twin Towers and several ab[...]

My Hometown Fanatics

SocietyPolitical Presenter Stacey Dooley 2013 Unrated

The town of Luton has become a hotbed of political and religious extremism, with numerous individuals from the local Muslim community having been convicted of terrorism offences and the political pressure group the English Defense League having been founded in the town by members of the Luton MIGS f[...]

David Bowie: Five Years

BiographyMusic Presenter 2013 Unrated

A one hour long 2013 documentary which covers the five most important individual years of David Bowie’s career, using his songs and archived footage to form a timeline of five different periods in his career which were considered his most creative and influential. Much of the footage used[...]

Drugs Inc: Alaska Heroin Rush

CrimeDrugs Presenter 2012 Unrated

Drugs, Inc. is an ongoing documentary series which runs on the National Geographic channel, it explores global narcotics production and trafficking and features interviews with drug dealers, smugglers, recreational drug users, drug addicts, and law enforcement officers. The series started in 2010 an[...]

Amy Winehouse: The Girl Done Good

BiographyMusic Presenter Amy Winehouse 2008 Unrated

The Girl Done Good is a feature-length 2008 documentary about the life and career, up to that point, of singer Amy Winehouse. It features contributions from various people around her, including her father Mitch Winehouse, as well as music journalists, friends, and fellow musicians, and uses archive[...]

Bulgaria's Abandoned Children: Revisited

In 2007 a film crew travelled to Bulgaria to produce a documentary which shed a light on a culture where physically and mentally disabled children are institutionalized or ‘warehoused’ in appalling conditions, the country had the highest number of disabled children in institutions in Eur[...]