photography Documentaries

Finding Vivian Maier

2013 Unrated

The 2013 Finding Vivian Maier documentary film directed by John Maloof and Charlie Siskel tells the story of one of the greatest street photographers to have ever lived. Her talent was never really discovered until two years before her death as many of her photographs were never exhibited or shown a[...]


2011 Unrated

  “Coffer” is the story of a man who abandoned his lavish lifestyle in Miami, FL to pursue his happiness and freedom.   Living now in upstate New York, Coffer spends his time with nature, taking care of his land and following his passion by producing plate photographs.[...]


1985 Unrated

  Chronos is an abstract documentary film created by award-winning American filmmaker Ron Fricke. This film preceded the famous films Baraka (1992)  and Samsara (2011) and like those films, it too has no actors or dialogue using only imagery with specially built time-laps[...]

The Salt of the Earth (preview)


The Salt of the Earth is a documentary about the life of Sebastião Salgado, a renowned photographer who has travelled the world over the last 40 years telling the stories of deprived societies. After photographing for such a long time, Sebastião has a created a massive collection of wo[...]

Man with a Movie Camera


Man with a Movie Camera: A man travels around a city with a camera slung over his shoulder, documenting urban life with dazzling invention. This is one of the first “documentary” film examples which documents the day in the life in the Soviet Union as it existed in 1929. First released o[...]


1982 Unrated

Koyaanisqatsi is a 1982 documentary film directed by American film maker Godfrey Reggio (b March 29, 1940 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA). The film uses only images and music to tell a dramatic story of nature on Earth, more specifically how man has changed it. In the beginning of the[...]

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