Essential documentaries.

Because documentaries are just as valid a way to take in information as reading a book is; though I'm pretty sure reading is a surefire way for the information to actually go into your brain.

  • Five Broken Cameras
  • 7 Plus Seven
  • 9/11: The Falling Man
  • 97% Owned
  • 102 Minutes That Changed America
  • 1991: The Year Punk Broke
  • 2001: The Making of a Myth
  • A Band Called Death
  • A Brief History of Time
  • a/k/a Tommy Chong
  • The Act of Killing
  • The Alchemical Dream - Rebirth of the Great Work
  • American: The Bill Hicks Story
  • The American Dreamer
  • American Drug War: The Last White Hope
  • American Drug War 2: Cannabis Destiny
  • American Hardcore
  • American Movie
  • American Pimp
  • Louis Theroux: America's Medicated Kids
  • Another State of Mind
  • The Antics Roadshow
  • Arirang
  • The Aristocrats
  • At Folsom Prison with Dr. Timothy Leary
  • The Atomic Cafe
  • Back in the Hood: Gang War 2
  • Ballad of the Little Soldier
  • Ban the Sadist Videos!
  • Baraka
  • B.B. King: The Life of Riley
  • Beats Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest
  • Beautiful Losers
  • Beyond the Mat
  • The Blind Watchmaker
  • Blue Note - A Story of Modern Jazz
  • Classic Albums: Bob Marley & the Wailers - Catch a Fire
  • Breakfast with Hunter
  • Bruce Lee: A Warrior's Journey
  • The Buddha
  • Burden of Dreams
  • The Burning Times
  • Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride
  • Catfish
  • Cave of Forgotten Dreams
  • The Central Park Five
  • Cinema Europe: The Other Hollywood
  • Louis Theroux: The City Addicted to Crystal Meth
  • Close-Up
  • Cobain: Montage of Heck
  • Collapse
  • Collision
  • Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind
  • Control Room
  • Cosmos: A Personal Voyage
  • The Cove
  • Crumb
  • D.O.A.
  • Dark Days
  • Dave Chappelle's Block Party
  • Dawkins vs Lennox: Has Science Buried God?
  • Dear Censor… The secret archive of the British Board of Film Classification
  • Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father
  • Decasia
  • The Decline of Western Civilization
  • Deliver Us from Evil
  • The Devil and Daniel Johnston
  • The Diary of Jack the Ripper: Beyond Reasonable Doubt?
  • Dirty: One Word Can Change the World
  • Dirty Pictures
  • Dirty Wars
  • Discussions with Richard Dawkins, Episode 1: The Four Horsemen
  • The Making Of Disposable Arts
  • DMT: The Spirit Molecule
  • Dogtown and Z-Boys
  • Dub Echoes
  • Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex, Drugs and Rock 'N' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood
  • The End Of America
  • End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones
  • Endgame: Blueprint for Global Enslavement
  • The Enemies of Reason
  • Entheogen: Awakening the Divine Within
  • Eraserhead Stories
  • Executions
  • Exit Through the Gift Shop
  • F for Fake
  • Fat Pat: Ghetto Dreams
  • Fata Morgana
  • Films of Fury: The Kung Fu Movie Movie
  • Filmworker
  • The Filth and the Fury
  • The First Rasta
  • The Fog of War
  • Forever Hardcore: The Documentary
  • Four Horsemen
  • Fractals: Hunting the Hidden Dimension
  • Frat House
  • Free Angela and All Political Prisoners
  • Full Metal Jacket: Between Good and Evil
  • Full Tilt Boogie