death Documentaries

Louis Theroux's Altered States: Choosing Death


"Choosing Death" is the second part of British filmmaker Louis Theroux's Altered States three-part documentary in which he spends time with families in the United States who are going through the hardest times of their lives.   There are now six states in the US that allow t[...]

Faces of Death


  Faces of Death is an extremely graphic banned 1978 documentary film directed by John Alan Schwartz about people dying, often in horrific ways.   The documentary uses both fake footage of peoples last moments spliced with real footage of executions, murders, surgery and accidents[...]

The Act of Killing (preview)


The act of killing, a 2012 documentary film directed by Joshua Oppenheimer and produced by award winning producer Signe Byrge Sørensen about the people who took part in the 1965-66 Indonesian killings (sometimes referred to at the Indonesian massacre). This was a year that rocked the country[...]

How to Die: Simon Binners Choice (preview)


A documentary about Simon Binner, a successful businessman who made the choice to end his own life. His life fell part when he was diagnosed with an aggressive motor neuron disease which left him with a mere two years to live. The disease progressed rapidly and left him without the use of his voice[...]

Into the Abyss


The documentary Into The Abyss takes a look at the triple murder which happened in a small Texas City called Conroe. The murderers Michael Perry and Jason Burkett who were under the influence of drugs and alcohol at the time shot a housewife, her stepson and his friend in one of the worst crimes in[...]

Soaked in Bleach


Soaked in Bleach: Private investigator Tom grant who was hired by Courtney love after Kurt Cobain when missing in 1994. This documentary looks at the investigation from Tom Grant's eyes as Cobain's body is found at their Seattle home.   For the last 20 years, Kurt Cobain'[...]

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