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Official Trailer for 'The Longest Wave' About a Legendary Windsurfer

"I think we're lucky to have him still with us…" 1091 Pics has debuted a new official trailer for an adventure sports documentary titled The Longest Wave, which originally premiered in 2019 at the DOC NYC Film Festival. And it also played at last year's Cinequest Film Festival. Oscar-nominated filmmaker Joe Berlinger (Brother's Keeper, Paradise Lost, One Who Day, Metallica: Some Kind of Monster) travels the globe with legendary windsurfer and pioneering waterman Robby Naish as he figures out...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Documentaries, Gerry Lopez, Joe Berlinger, To Watch, Robby Naish, Robby Naish Kai Lenny Laird Hamilton


Official UK Trailer for Fascinating 'Bank Job' Doc On Debt & Banks

"Expect explosions!" Dartmouth Films has debuted an official UK trailer for an intriguing new documentary film titled Bank Job, not to be confused with the Jason Statham bank heist film The Bank Job from 2008. In this film, the filmmaker and an artist team up with their local community to take on the world of finance by setting up a bank, printing their own money and blowing up a million pounds worth of high interest debt. "Fed up with predatory economic institutions and drastic wealth dispa...
Tags: UK, Movies, Trailer, Documentaries, Jason Statham, Fed, Bank Job, To Watch, Dartmouth Films, UK Trailer for Fascinating Bank


Learn About Three Talented 'Women Composers' in This Doc Trailer

"Her search leads her into archives and libraries." Film Movement has released this documentary film (and it's available to watch already) and there's a new trailer for those who haven't heard about this yet. Women Composers (aka Komponistinnen) is a German doc film about the mysterious lack of well known female composers. Accomplished Leipzig pianist Kyra Steckeweh decided to look back at the history of female composers and realized there have been a few, though rather unknown and they neve...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Documentaries, Leipzig, To Watch, Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, Komponistinnen, Kyra Steckeweh, Mel Bonis Lili Boulanger


Saving the Last Polaroid Factory: 'An Impossible Project' Doc Trailer

"Not everything's about zero & one." Bohemia Media & Trinity Creative have released an official trailer for a documentary titled An Impossible Project, about the "impossible" attempt to save Polaroid and rebuild one remaining Polaroid factory. You probably know the story - it first started in 2008 when Kodak said that they'd be stopping all Polaroid film production. In a world dominated by zeroes and ones, eccentric scientist Florian "Doc" Kaps endeavors to protect the future of analog and i...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Kodak, Documentaries, Polaroid, Bohemia, To Watch, Florian Doc Kaps, Jacques Tati An Impossible Project


First Trailer for Edgar Wright's Music Doc About 'The Sparks Brothers'

"50 years. 25 albums. 345 songs. Unlimited genius…" Focus Features has unveiled the first trailer for Edgar Wright's first documentary film The Sparks Brothers, an extensive profile of the band known as Sparks. This just premiered at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, and it also stopped by SXSW and Hot Docs. How can one rock band be successful, underrated, hugely influential, and criminally overlooked all at the same time? Edgar Wright's doc film The Spakrs Brothers, which featur...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Documentaries, Edgar Wright, Sxsw, Sparks, Focus Features, Annette, To Watch, Leos Carax, Ron Russell Mael, Sparks Brothers


Official Trailer for Music Doc 'P!nk: All I Know So Far' from Amazon

"I want it to be worth it for my family." Amazon Prime has unveiled an official trailer for the documentary called P!nk: All I Know So Far, a profile of the Grammy-winning singer / songwriter known as P!nk. The latest of many popular musicians to get the documentary treatment, following Pink on her recent 2019 "Beautiful Trauma" world tour as she balances being a performer with her role as a mother, wife, and boss. The documentary mixes footage from the road, behind the scenes interviews, an...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Trailer, Amazon Prime, Documentaries, Pink, To Watch


Oprah and Prince Harry's new docuseries, 'The Me You Can't See,' explores mental health issues - here's how to watch on Apple TV Plus

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Apple TV+ Oprah Winfrey and Prince Harry have teamed up to produce a docuseries called "The Me You Can't See." The show focuses on topics related to emotional well-being and mental health. "The Me You Can't See" debuts May 21 on Apple TV Plus ($5/month). TV Plus Monthly Subscription (small) One year after leaving his royal duties behind, Prince Harry is taking on a producer role in a new docuse...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, TV, Entertainment, Trends, Tech, Documentaries, Streaming, Prince Harry, Harry, Royal Family, Oprah Winfrey, Oprah, Streaming Services, DeMar DeRozan, Dawn Porter


'Breaking Boundaries: Science of Our Planet' Attenborough Doc Trailer

"The science is clear." Netflix has unveiled a trailer for yet another David Attenborough documentary, this one titled Breaking Boundaries: Science of Our Planet, from filmmaker Jon Clay. Attenborough and scientist Johan Rockström examine Earth's biodiversity collapse and how this crisis can still be averted. It tells the story of the most important scientific discovery of our time - that humanity has pushed Earth beyond the boundaries that have kept Earth stable for 10,000 years, since the ...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Earth, Netflix, Documentaries, David Attenborough, Attenborough, Johan Rockström, To Watch, Jon Clay Attenborough


'Before We Was We: Madness by Madness' Doc Series Official Trailer

"The feeling was: just to be nutty. Moving the head like a trojan." AMC TV in the UK recently debuted this new documentary series titled Before We Was We: Madness by Madness, a inside and comprehensive look at the popular British ska band known as Madness, which originally formed in 1976. We're only now catching up with this trailer - but it's really worth a look. "The docu-series traces the humble beginnings of the band that would go on to set the record for the biggest audience ever for th...
Tags: UK, Movies, Trailer, Bbc, Documentaries, Buckingham Palace, AMC TV, To Watch, Eve Broadcast, BT TV Looks


Intriguing Trailer for a Documentary Noir Thriller - 'The Penny Black'

"You didn't tell them you had these, did you…?" It's not often we get a "non-fiction noir thriller" but that is exactly what they're calling this one. 1091 Pictures has debuted an official trailer for The Penny Black, a documentary noir film made by filmmaker Joe Saunders. The estranged son of a conman fights temptation, paranoia, and his own nefarious legacy after being left with a mysterious, million-dollar stamp collection… When a significant piece of the stamp collection goes missing, th...
Tags: UK, Movies, Trailer, Documentaries, Will, To Watch, Penny Black, Joe Saunders, Will Cassayd Smith


'Sunflowers' Doc Trailer Ponders the Mystery of Van Gogh's Paintings

"A revealing exhibition of triumph and tragedy." Exhibition On Screen has unveiled an official trailer for their latest art documentary offering, titled simply Sunflowers. The Exhibition On Screen series is about taking us closer into the art world and sharing new details with everyone watching these films in cinemas, without having to go a museum or gallery. This time they focus on the Sunflowers paitnings by the iconic Vincent Van Gogh. Director David Bickerstaff explains: "This cinematic ...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Amsterdam, Documentaries, Van Gogh, Vincent Van Gogh, To Watch, Arles Sunflowers, Exhibition On Screen, David Bickerstaff, London Philadelphia Tokyo Munich


First Trailer for 'My Name is Gulpilil' Doc About the Aboriginal Actor

"I'm an actor, I'm a dancer, I'm a singer and also, a painter. This film is about me. This is my story of my story." ABCG Film has released a trailer for My Name is Gulpilil, a feature film about the extraordinary life of Indigenous actor, dancer, artist, and screen legend, David Gulpilil. You definitely know who he is! The only actor to appear in both of the two highest grossing Australian films of all time, Crocodile Dundee (1986) and Australia (2008), Gulpilil is known throughout the worl...
Tags: Movies, Australia, Trailer, Documentaries, Charlie, Peter Weir, To Watch, Cannes Best, David Gulpilil, Gulpilil, Rolf de Heer


Trailer for Doc Film 'Mosley: It's Complicated' About FIA's Max Mosley

"Life is a battle… and I generally only pick the fights I can win." Flat-Out Films has released the official trailer for a biopic documentary titled Mosley: It's Complicated, chronicling the life and times of former FIA president Max Mosley, who was the head of F1's governing body from 1993 to 2005. Over fifty years, Mosley achieved great things, making the family name well respected, until a hidden camera from a BDSM "party" exposed his colorful sex life in the British tabloids. Some collea...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Documentaries, Max Mosley, Max, FIA, Gerhard Berger, Mosley, Leveson, To Watch, Max Mosley Bernie Ecclestone Hugh Grant


'Tulsa: The Fire and the Forgotten' Documentary Film Official Trailer

"If you don't know your history, it will repeat itself. Well, it's repeating itself…" PBS has debuted an official trailer for a documentary titled Tulsa: The Fire and the Forgotten, an extensive look at the infamous Tulsa race riot of 1921. This terrible event gained extra attention when featured in the excellent "Watchmen" HBO series, and has since then become required teaching when it comes to US history. Learn more about the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, on the 100th anniversary of the crime,...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Trailer, US, Documentaries, Pbs, Tulsa, Michel Martin, To Watch, Tulsa Race Massacre


Official Trailer for Doc 'Five Years North' About Immigrants in the US

"I'm afraid. I hope to God they won't catch and deport me." Optimist Films has released a trailer for the documentary Five Years North, which originally premiered at last year's Full Frame Film Festival. It also played at last year's San Antonio Film Festival; the film opens first at the Film Forum cinema in NYC at the end of this month. Five Years North is the coming-of-age story of Luis, an undocumented Guatemalan boy who just arrived alone in New York City. He struggles to work, study, an...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, New York City, US, Documentaries, Judy, Luis, To Watch


The best documentaries on Amazon Prime Video right now

Want to dive deeper into a real-life story? From politics to fashion to cartels, here are the best documentaries available on Amazon Prime Video.
Tags: Amazon, Trends, Home Theater, Documentaries, Best Of, Amazon Prime Video, Movies & TV, Best On Amazon Prime Video


A Story About a Singer from Cuba - 'Miss Angela' Doc Official Trailer

"Music was still so alive in her." Gravitas Ventures has released the official trailer for a documentary titled Miss Angela, telling the incredible true story of Angela Alvarez. This hasn't premiered at any festivals, but it looks like it's worth a watch anyway. From directors Paul Toogood & Lloyd Stanton (Dying Laughing), their film Miss Angela tells the remarkable story of 91 year old Cuban-American singer-songwriter Angela Alvarez, who's lifetime of songs were nearly lost to the world. An...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Trailer, United States, Documentaries, Cuba, Andy Garcia, Gravitas Ventures, Angela, To Watch, Angela Alvarez, Paul Toogood Lloyd Stanton


'A Crime on the Bayou' Doc Official Trailer About a 1960s Legal Battle

"Suddenly the forces of Civil Rights had allies." Shout Factory has unveiled the official US trailer for an acclaimed documentary film titled A Crime on the Bayou, which first premiered at last year's DOC NYC and New Orleans Film Festivals. Directed by doc filmmaker Nancy Buirski, A Crime on the Bayou is the third film in director's trilogy (after the films The ​Loving Story & The Rape of Recy Taylor​) profiling brave individuals who fought for justice in and around the Civil Rights era. A B...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, US, Documentaries, Doc Nyc, Louisiana, U S Supreme Court, To Watch, Recy Taylor, Nancy Buirski, Civil Rights had allies Shout Factory, Civil Rights era A Black


Official Trailer for 'Two Gods' Doc About a Muslim Mentor in Newark

"I know he always there for me." An official trailer has debuted for an acclaimed indie documentary called Two Gods, marking the feature directorial debut of Brooklyn-based filmmaker Zeshawn Ali. This initially premiered at last year's Hot Docs Film Festival, and it also stopped by the Camden & Montclair Film Fests. Two Gods is a documentary film that tells the story of Hanif, a Muslim casket maker and ritual body washer in Newark who takes two young men from the neighborhood – Furquan and N...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Brooklyn, Documentaries, Muslim, Newark, Naz, Hanif, To Watch, Zeshawn Ali, Camden Montclair Film Fests Two Gods, Furquan


'Marvel Studios' Assembled' Behind-the-Scenes Doc Series Trailer #2

"Let's roll again! I'm on!" Marvel + Disney have revealed a fun official trailer for their next episode in their behind-the-scenes doc series called Marvel Studios' Assembled. This "making of" series ties in with the new Disney+ Marvel shows that have been debuting this year - including WandaVision, The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, and Loki coming up soon. This one is for the latest ep about The Making of The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, which takes a closer look at what went into creati...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Marvel, Documentaries, Falcon, Loki, Anthony Mackie, Disney Marvel, To Watch, Chris Evans Cap


First Teaser for Doc 'The Gig Is Up' About Pitfalls of the Gig Economy

"There is a cost to convenience." Dogwoof has revealed a promo teaser trailer for the indie documentary titled The Gig Is Up, the latest from award-winning Canadian filmmaker Shannon Walsh. Her new doc about the gig economy is premiering at both Hot Docs and the CPH:DOX Film Festivals this spring, which is why this first trailer is dropping now to build buzz in the doc marketplace. App developers lured a massive labor force by promising flexible hours with no offices or bosses-but with gig w...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Documentaries, Dogwoof, Uber Amazon, To Watch, Shannon Walsh, Uber Amazon Lyft


New US Trailer for 'Swimming Out Till the Sea Turns Blue' Doc Film

"The place you're born… is the place that half-buries you." The Cinema Guild has debuted a new official US trailer for the acclaimed Chinese documentary Swimming Out Till the Sea Turns Blue, made by the prolific director Jia Zhang-Ke (aka Jia Zhangke), of A Touch of Sin, Mountains May Depart, and Ash Is Purest White previously. This originally premiered at last year's Berlin Film Festival as one of the opening day films. Filmmaker Jia Zhangke chronicles his local literature festival in Shanx...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, US, Documentaries, To Watch, Foreign Film, Jia Zhangke, Shanxi China, Jia Zhang Ke, Cinema Guild, Sea Turns Blue Doc Film


Promo Trailer for Hong Kong Documentary 'Faceless' by Jennifer Ngo

"A diploma cannot compare to the future of Hong Kong." Dogwoof has released an official promo trailer for the documentary film Faceless, the first film from journalist / filmmaker Jennifer Ngo. This is premiering at the Hot Docs Film Festival this week, hence the new trailer to drum up some early buzz and interest. Not to be confused with two other horror films also titled Faceless. Ngo's doc Faceless is an intimate portrayal of four young protestors in Hong Kong struggling to protect their ...
Tags: Hong Kong, Movies, Trailer, Documentaries, To Watch, Jennifer Ngo, Hong Kong Dogwoof, Hong Kong Documentary Faceless


'Snapper' Short Doc Trailer About an Unfinished Killer Turtle Movie

"Rolling!" Watch out for killer turtles! Check out this official trailer for a never-finished-film documentary called Snapper: The Man-Eating Turtle Movie That Never Got Made, the latest from director John Campopiano, who is also currently working on the film Pennywise: The Story of It. This doc tells the untold story of Snapper, an unfinished early 90s film about a man eating turtle that wreaks havoc on a lakeside community in New England. Told through unearthed behind-the-scenes set footag...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Boston, Documentaries, New England, To Watch, John Campopiano, New England Told


Full Trailer for Documentary 'The Boy from Medellín' About J Balvin

"What does an artist owe to his people?" Amazon Prime Video has released the full trailer for an acclaimed documentary called The Boy from Medellín, one of the latest films from filmmaker Matthew Heineman (Cartel Land, City of Ghosts, Tiger, The First Wave). This premiered at the Toronto Film Festival last year and launches on […]
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Documentaries, Toronto Film Festival, Amazon Prime Video, Matthew Heineman, J Balvin, To Watch, Cartel Land City


First Teaser Trailer for Questlove's Groovy Music Doc 'Summer of Soul'

"The revolution will not be televised!" Searchlight Pictures has unveiled the first teaser trailer for the new music history documentary Summer of Soul, the feature directorial debut of DJ / musician Questlove - who MC'd the Academy Awards show live last night. Summer of Soul first premiered at this year's Sundance Film Festival, where it […]
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Watch: Short Doc 'Ukiyo-e Technique' About Japanese Printmaking

"Each block is made from 100 year old mountain cherry." This isn't a new video to enjoy, but it's certainly worth watching anyway and might inspire artistic minds. Thanks to recent "unintentional ASMR" finds, this Ukiyo-e Technique video from the Smithsonian's National Museum of Asian Art has been rediscovered by the internet. It features master printmaker Keiji Shinohara going through his process of transferring (or is it "painting"?) a woodblock print onto paper, a beautiful traditional Ja...
Tags: Movies, Smithsonian, Documentaries, Short Film, Asmr, To Watch, Keiji, Keiji Shinohara, Short Doc Ukiyo, National Museum of Asian Art, Ronin Gallery


Official Trailer for Doc 'It's Not a Burden' on Raising Elderly Parents

"Sweetheart, I might have to have a colonoscopy." Gravitas has released a trailer for a documentary called It's Not a Burden, or titled in full It's Not a Burden: The Humor and Heartache of Raising Elderly Parents. As the title indicates, it's a film about how people care for their parents when they get older and really need that support. This touching, funny, emotional film by Michelle Boyaner, chronicles her journey caring for her long-divorced parents (her mom battling dementia, and her f...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Documentaries, Danielle, To Watch, Joanna Katcher, Michelle Boyaner


Watch: Kwesi Thomas' Short Doc Film 'Battleground' About Racism

"Loving takes your further than 'not hating', because to love someone is to know what hurts them." Yep. An important short doc film about racism. Battleground is the creation of filmmakers Kwesi Thomas & Mark Bone, developed through conversations immediately following the murder of George Floyd last year (finally there is some justice a year later). Vimeo premiered the 18-minute film and says: "the short captures the particular discomfort of having to argue for one’s value in a society that ...
Tags: Movies, Canada, Documentaries, Short Film, Mark, To Watch, Kwesi, George Floyd, Kwesi Thomas Short Doc, Kwesi Thomas Mark Bone


'Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided To Go For It' Doc Film Trailer

"She just brings such authority and such honesty to whatever she's playing." Roadside Attractions debuted an official trailer for a documentary film titled Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided To Go For It, made by Puerto Rican filmmaker Mariem Pérez Riera. This first premiered at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, and also played at the Miami, San Francisco, Seattle, and Sarasota Film Festivals. The film offers a celebratory look at the life and 70+ year career of Rita Moreno, fr...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Trailer, Broadway, Documentaries, Marlon Brando, Puerto Rico, Rita Moreno, Moreno, To Watch, Mariem Pérez Riera, Miami San Francisco Seattle



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