1988 documentaries

The Thin Blue Line

The Thin Blue Line, a 1988 biographical crime documentary by Errol Morris about Randall Dale Adams who was wrongfully convicted of the murder of police officer Robert W. Wood in 1976.   It wasn't until 1989 that Morris was proven to innocent and released from prison. For more than 10[...]

Let's Get Lost

  Let's Get Lost is a 1988 biographical documentary about the famous jazz musician and trumpet player Chet Baker by director Bruce Weber.   The film was released several months after Chet's untimely death at the age of 59. Chet had a breakthrough with the Gerry Mulligan Qu[...]


  Powaqqatsi is the next documentary that award-winning filmmaker Godfrey Reggio made after the ground-breaking Koyaanisqatsi (1982).   This film explores how technology in developing, second-world countries is affecting people as they transition into first-world west-style m[...]