1922 documentaries

Nanook of the North

  Nanook of the North is a revolutionary 1922 silent documentary film directed by Robert J. Flaherty.   The documentary follows the life of an Inuit called Nanook and his family who live in the Arctic circle. Flaherty follows them as they hunt for food and trade in Northern Quebec[...]

Häxan (Witchcraft Through the Ages)

Häxan, a 1922 fictionalised Danish-Swedish silent documentary about the evolution of witchcraft through the ages from its pagan roots by Danish filmmaker Benjamin Christensen.   The title of the film "Häxan" comes from the study of how the misunderstanding of mental il[...]