Funny, inspirational, disturbing, and sometimes shocking, learn more about this broad and diverse category of films that in one way or another present a "slice of life."
The Imposter (2012) - Looking into the Lens
By Tony Zhou
Grizzly Man: How Documentaries Speak | Video Essay
By Big Joel
F for Fake (1973) - How to Structure a Video Essay
By Tony Zhou
How Werner Herzog Masters Storytelling
By This Guy Edits
Sherman's March in 2017 - Brows Held High
By KyleKallgrenBHH
Some Kind of Connection- the Up Series
By The Royal Ocean Film Society
The Eagle Huntress: Crash Course Film Criticism #12
By CrashCourse
The Use of Interviews in Documentaries - Video Essay - "The Act of Killing" & "The Thin Blue Line"
By Taidgh Richards
1922: How Robert Flaherty Invented the modern documentary
By One Hundred Years of Cinema
Comparing Scenes from Oliver Stone's Snowden and Citizenfour
By Thomas Flight
A Guide to What’s Fake in ‘Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story’ | RS News 6/13/19
By Rolling Stone
Alex Gibney interviewed by Simon Mayo & Mark Kermode
By kermodeandmayo
Ari Aster and Josh and Benny Safdie on ITALIANAMERICAN
By criterioncollection
"Atomic Cafe" Producers on Letterman, March 10, 1982
By Don Giller
Ava DuVernay | '13TH' Press Conference | NYFF54
By Film at Lincoln Center
Cameraperson to Person: A Video Essay
By Connor Bateman
Chris King: Editing Mini Masterclass
Citizen K reviewed by Mark Kermode
By kermodeandmayo
CITIZENFOUR: Laura Poitras and Ben Wizner in Conversation with Brian Lehrer
By Ford Foundation
Documentaries need to do better.
By James Hayes
F for Fake: A Visual Study
By Benjamin Sampson
Film Society Talks | De Palma
By Film at Lincoln Center
Free Solo EXPLAINED: Alex Honnold & The Human Sublime
By The Film Essay
Gregers Sall: Editing Mini Masterclass
How Ken Burns Captures History (And Why That Matters)
By Like Stories of Old
How Lord of the Rings director brought colour to WW1 - BBC
How to Make a Documentary in One Day
By Indy Mogul
Director Martin Scorsese on what inspired him to make Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story
By Netflix
Jim Carrey Is An Asshole Method Actor (Jim & Andy)
By NitPix
Martin Scorsese and Farran Smith Nehme Interview Clip
By criterioncollection
Patton Oswalt Introduces GIMME SHELTER
By criterioncollection
The Inner Chronicle of What We Are – Understanding Werner Herzog
By Like Stories of Old
The Stylistic Trademarks of Werner Herzog
By Fandor
The Thin Blue Line – Finding Truth in Lies
By Tyler Mowery
Tiger King: Do Documentaries Manipulate You?
By CinemaStix
TIGER KING EXPLAINED The Craziest Show On Netflix + What Happened To Them All After The Show
By Heavy Spoilers
Under the Influence: Morgan Neville on F FOR FAKE
By criterioncollection
Werner Herzog and Errol Morris talk about "The Act of Killing"
Werner Herzog and The Ecstatic Truth
By Haven Of Singles
Werner Herzog Takes Us Inside His New Film 'Lo and Behold' | WIRED
Why Chef’s Table Gives Us Goosebumps
By Observatoire
William Friedkin and Induced Documentary Style
By Haven Of Singles
Writer Alexandra Juhasz on Varda's 'Faces Places' | Part 1
Writer Alexandra Juhasz on Varda's 'Faces Places' | Part 2
Writer Alexandra Juhasz on Varda's 'Faces Places' | Part 3
Writer Alexandra Juhasz on Varda's 'Faces Places' | Part 4