Best Documentary Movies of 1965

1.

The War Game

4.1
8.0/10 IMDB

A docudrama depicting a hypothetical nuclear attack on Britain.

Starring: Michael Aspel, Kathy Staff, Peter Watkins, Peter Graham ..
Directed by: Peter Watkins
Release date: 1965-11-01
Best Documentary Movies of 1965 : Frank Sinatra: A Man and His Music Part I
2.

Frank Sinatra: A Man and His Music Part I

3.5
8.4/10 IMDB

The Collection A Man And His Music The 1st-ever Sinatra TV special, this 1965 performance features Nelson Riddle arrangements of "I've Got You Under My Skin," "Come Fly With Me," and more.

Starring: Frank Sinatra ..
Release date: 1965-11-24
Best Documentary Movies of 1965 : Frank Sinatra: A Man and His Music Part II
3.

Frank Sinatra: A Man and His Music Part II

3.4
8.2/10 IMDB

The second annual TV special thrills from start to finish, with unforgettable performances of signature songs "Fly Me To The Moon," "Luck Be A Lady" and "That's Life." Frank is joined by daughter Nancy in a playful duet in this delightful hour of music.

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Nancy Sinatra ..
Directed by: Dwight Hemion
Release date: 1965-12-07
Best Documentary Movies of 1965 : The Debussy Film
4.

The Debussy Film

3.4
7.9/10 IMDB

An actor is playing Claude Debussy in a film about the composer's life, and finds himself identifying with his subject very closely.

Starring: Oliver Reed, Vladek Sheybal, Annette Robertson, Vernon Dobtcheff ..
Directed by: Ken Russell
Release date: 1965-05-18
Best Documentary Movies of 1965 : Hollywood My Home Town
5.

Hollywood My Home Town

3.4
7.9/10 IMDB

Ken Murray narrates his 16mm home movies shot over 35 years in Hollywood.

Starring: Ken Murray, Armin Hoffman, Ben Alexander, Mary Astor, Lew Ayres, John Barrymore, Ralph Bellamy, Edgar Bergen, Sally Blane, Pat Boone ..
Directed by: William Martin
Release date: 1965-12-31
Best Documentary Movies of 1965 : Screen Test: Edie Sedgwick
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Screen Test: Edie Sedgwick

3.3
6.5/10 IMDB

Andy directs Edie for a screen test.

Starring: Edie Sedgwick ..
Directed by: Andy Warhol
Release date: 1965-01-01
Best Documentary Movies of 1965 : High Steel
7.

High Steel

3.0
7.1/10 IMDB

A dizzying view of Manhattan in the 1960s, the tallest town in the world, and the men who work cloud-high to keep it growing. They are the Mohawk Indians of Kahnawake, near Montréal, famed for their skill in erecting the steel frames of skyscrapers. The film shows their nimble work, high above the pavement, but there are also glimpses of the quieter community life of the old Kahnawake Reserve.

Starring: Don Francks ..
Directed by: Don Owen
Release date: 1965-01-01
8.

Andy Warhol

3.0
5.3/10 IMDB

Andy Warhol is a lyrical exploration of Warhol's creative process by filmmaker, painter, and actress Marie Menken. Using a hand-held camera, Menken captures Warhol and his assistants, including Gerard Malanga, as they work at the Factory. The result is an intimate portrait of the artist in the process of creating some of his most famous works, including the Brillo boxes, the Jackie series, and the Flowers silkscreens.

Starring: Andy Warhol, Gerard Malanga ..
Directed by: Marie Menken
Release date: 1965-09-10
9.

A Trip Down Memory Lane

2.9
7.1/10 IMDB

A Trip Down Memory Lane is a 1965 experimental collage film by Arthur Lipsett, created by editing together images and sound clips from over fifty years of newsreel footage. The film combines footage from a beauty contest, religious procession, failed airflight, automotive and science experiments, animal experimentation, skyscraper construction, military paraphernalia, John D. Rockefeller and scenes of leisure, Richard Nixon and scenes of war, blimps and hot air balloons, and a sword swallower. Lipsett envisioned his film as a kind of cinematic time capsule for future generations.

Directed by: Arthur Lipsett
Release date: 1965-01-01
Best Documentary Movies of 1965 : A King's Story
10.

A King's Story

2.8
7.0/10 IMDB

Life story of King Edward VIII from his birth until abdication in 1936. Talks of life in Victorian England, life in the Royal Navy, and travels as Prince of Wales. In-depth look into the abdication Crisis of 1936. Includes interviews with His Royal Highness The Duke of Windsor and The Duchess of Windsor. Also has many films of the former King from his early childhood through his short reign.

Starring: King Edward VIII, Wallis Simpson, Orson Welles ..
Directed by: Harry Booth
Release date: 1965-01-01

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