5 best documentaries out now
Take a look at our list of the best documentaries 2016 has just given us: teenage Afghan rappers, the Louis Theroux Scientology film, and the Beatles documentary by Ron Howard
In just an hour and a half, director Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami reminds us all why the migrant crisis facing the world today is one of the biggest issues on our planet. It is a film which will make you question what you think you know.Read more ...
We never really think about sound. As we squeeze onto the tube every morning, plug in to our iPods, totter around town to the sounds of the hustle and bustle of the city, we never think about the influence that sound has on our behaviour, our thoughts, our emotions...Read more ...
The story of Christine Chubbuck is a tragic but undeniably interesting part of broadcast history: she was the first person to commit suicide on live TV.
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Louis Theroux's face is hangdog but content, chided but unruffled. It’s a face of infinite patience – its stare is neither penetrating nor forgiving. It just is. Like the stare of a cat. It’s a tool of pure deadpan comedy, and in My Scientology Movie it’s the comedy that’s centre stage.Read more ...
Ron Howard, director of A Beautiful Mind and The Da Vinci Code, returns to the screens with 8 Days A Week: The Touring Years, a documentary revolving around the idolisation and rise to global fame of The Beatles.Read more ...
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