Highest Rated Movies and TV Shows With Laura Poitras
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The Fabulous Picture Show (2006–2011)
Natha decides to commit suicide to get the farmers' compensation. However, the media and politicians learn about his intentions and descend on their village to capture the rare event.
9. The Engineer (2013)
Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
Israel Ticas is the only criminologist working in one of Latin America's most dangerous countries. In El Salvador, one child goes missing every three minutes*. Many children are killed by ... See full summary »
11. The Loving Story (2011)
Not Rated | 77 min | Documentary, Drama, History
A racially-charged criminal trial and a heart-rending love story converge in this documentary about Richard and Mildred Loving, set during the turbulent Civil Rights era. Long Way Home: The... See full summary »
12. Evaporating Borders (2014)
Not Rated | 73 min | Documentary, Drama
Evaporating Borders is a visual essay on displacement and the search for identity. Told through a series of vignettes portraying the lives political migrants on the island of Cyprus, the ... See full summary »
13. Marwencol (2010)
Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, Biography, Fantasy
After a vicious attack leaves him brain-damaged and broke, Mark Hogancamp seeks recovery in "Marwencol", a 1/6th scale World War II-era town he creates in his backyard.
Votes: 3,283 | Gross: $0.11M
14. P.O.V. (1988– )
POV, a cinema term for "point of view," is television's longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. Since 1988, POV has presented more than 300 of the best, boldest and most... See full summary »
The Daily Show (1996– )
TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show
Filmmaker Laura Poitras discusses her latest documentary "Citizenfour," which examines the life of Edward Snowden.
20. City of Ghosts (2017)
R | 92 min | Documentary, War
A documentary that follows the efforts of "Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently," a handful of anonymous activists who banded together after their homeland was taken over by ISIS in 2014. ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,189 | Gross: $0.13M
21. Cameraperson (2016)
Not Rated | 102 min | Documentary
Exposing her role behind the camera, Kirsten Johnson reaches into the vast trove of footage she has shot over decades around the world. What emerges is a visually bold memoir and a revelatory interrogation of the power of the camera.
Votes: 2,112 | Gross: $0.10M
24. The Oath (2010)
Unrated | 90 min | Documentary
Tells the story of two men whose fateful encounter in 1996 set them on a course of events that led them to Afghanistan, Osama bin Laden, 9/11, Guantanamo, and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Votes: 771 | Gross: $0.04M
25. Personal Truth (2018)
18 min | Documentary, Short
The 'Pizzagate' conspiracy theory of 2016 claimed that Hillary Clinton and other high-ranking US Democratic Party officials were operating a child sex-trafficking ring from a popular ... See full summary »
28. The Panama Papers (2018)
Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary
A documentary feature film about the biggest global corruption scandal in history, and the hundreds of journalists who risked their lives to break the story.
30. 1971 (2014)
Unrated | 79 min | Documentary, History, Thriller
The story of a notorious 1971 activist burglary of an FBI office that led to the Bureau's numerous abuses against dissidents being exposed.
32. The Program (2012)
9 min | Documentary, Short
33. The Surrender (2015)
23 min | Documentary, Short, Drama
In August 2010, Stephen Kim, a highly-regarded State Department intelligence analyst, was indicted under the Espionage Act for jeopardizing national security by allegedly divulging ... See full summary »
34. Speaking Is Difficult (2016)
12 min | Documentary, Short
This film always begins in the present day. A scene of tragedy unfolds, accompanied by fear, chaos, and disbelief. As it rewinds into the past, retracing our memories, it tells a cumulative history that is both unbearable and inevitable.
Director: AJ Schnack
P.O.V. (1988– )
My Country, My Country
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary
The director follows a Sunni Arab doctor as he prepares to run for the early 2005 elections in Iraq.
Votes: 418 | Gross: $0.03M
39. Flag Wars (2003)
Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary
"Flag Wars" is a cinema verite documentary that follows the conflicts that arise when gay white professionals move into a black working-class neighborhood. Filmed over a four years in ... See full summary »
43. Angels Are Made Of Light (2018)
117 min | Documentary
A dozen years after his Oscar-nominated Iraq in Fragments, American documentarian James Longley delivers a sweeping, profoundly compassionate group portrait of Afghan students and teachers still weathering national turbulence.
Votes: 37 | Gross: $0.01M
44. Project X (2016)
10 min | Documentary, Short
A top-secret handbook takes viewers on an undercover journey to TITANPOINTE, the site of a hidden partnership. Narrated by Rami Malek and Michelle Williams, and based on classified NSA ... See full summary »
45. Relatively Free (2016)
19 min | Documentary, Short
A short film following the release of journalist and activist Barrett Brown from prison, and his drive across Texas to a halfway house. 'Relatively Free' is an examination of Brown's return to a very different world, post the election.
47. Gatekeeper (2016)
39 min | Documentary, Short
Patrolling a popular tourist destination of steep cliffs that plummet into the Sea of Japan, a retired police officer vigilantly intercepts troubled souls looking to jump, his count of lives saved now over 500.
48. Capturing Reality: The Art of Documentary (2008)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary
From cinema-verite; pioneers Albert Maysles and Joan Churchill to maverick movie makers like Errol Morris, Werner Herzog and Nick Broomfield, the world's best documentarians reflect upon ... See full summary »