Best Documentary Movies of 1992

1.

Baraka

6.0
8.6/10 IMDB

A paralysingly beautiful documentary with a global vision—an odyssey through landscape and time—that attempts to capture the essence of life.

Directed by: Ron Fricke
Release date: 1992-09-15
2.

Mariah Carey: MTV Unplugged

3.9
8.4/10 IMDB

Recorded in 1992, this unforgettable performance features Mariah backed by an all-star band in the most intimate of settings. Included are the #1 hits "Emotions", "Someday" and the Jackson 5 classic "I'll Be There" featuring Trey Lorenz. Recorded at Kaufman Astoria Studios, New York on 16 March 1992.

Starring: Mariah Carey, Trey Lorenz ..
Directed by: Larry Jordan
Release date: 1992-04-03
Best Documentary Movies of 1992 : Ram ke Naam
3.

Ram ke Naam

3.7
8.8/10 IMDB

On the rise of Hindu fundamentalism as reflected in the temple/mosque conflict in Ayodhya that led to nation wide carnage.

Directed by: Anand Patwardhan
Release date: 1992-09-18
4.

Fishing with John

3.6
8.1/10 IMDB

John Lurie knows absolutely nothing about fishing, but that doesn’t stop him from undertaking the adventure of a lifetime in Fishing with John. Traveling with his special guests to the most exotic and dangerous places on earth, John Lurie battles sharks with Jim Jarmusch off the tip of Long Island, goes ice fishing with Willem Dafoe at Maine’s northernmost point, braves the Costa Rican jungle with Matt Dillon, takes Tom Waits to Jamaica, and searches for the elusive giant squid with Dennis Hopper in Thailand.

Release date: 1992-06-07
5.

Full Circle

3.5
8.3/10 IMDB

Authors, teachers, social activists and feminists explore manifestations of contemporary women's spirituality in the Western world.

Starring: Donna Read, Barbara Pecarich ..
Directed by: Donna Read
Release date: 1992-01-01
Best Documentary Movies of 1992 : Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio
6.

Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio

3.3
7.6/10 IMDB

For 50 years radio dominated the airwaves and the American consciousness as the first “mass medium.” In Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio, Ken Burns examines the lives of three extraordinary men who shared the primary responsibility for this invention and its early success, and whose genius, friendship, rivalry and enmity interacted in tragic ways. This is the story of Lee de Forest, a clergyman’s flamboyant son, who invented the audion tube; Edwin Howard Armstrong, a brilliant, withdrawn inventor who pioneered FM technology; and David Sarnoff, a hard-driving Russian immigrant who created the most powerful communications company on earth.

Starring: Jason Robards ..
Directed by: Ken Burns
Release date: 1992-01-29
Best Documentary Movies of 1992 : Fires of Kuwait
7.

Fires of Kuwait

3.0
7.2/10 IMDB

After Saddam Hussein had the Kuwait Oil wells lit up, teams from all over the world fought those fires for months. They had to save the oil resources, as well as reduce air pollution. The different teams developed different techniques of extinguishing the fires. Man's emergency creativity can be seen at it's best.

Directed by: David Douglas
Release date: 1992-12-01
Best Documentary Movies of 1992 : Billy, How Did You Do It?
8.

Billy, How Did You Do It?

3.0
8.0/10 IMDB

An interview in six parts between Volker Schlöndorff and Billy Wilder.

Starring: Billy Wilder, Volker Schlöndorff ..
Directed by: Volker Schlöndorff
Release date: 1992-01-01
Best Documentary Movies of 1992 : Is That All There Is?
9.

Is That All There Is?

3.0
6.9/10 IMDB

Award winning director Lindsay Anderson subverts the mockumentary genre and presents to the audience a detailed and humored account of what truly means to be Lindsay Anderson.

Starring: Lindsay Anderson, Kathy Burke, Bernard Kops, Jocelyn Herbert, Brian Pettifer, Alan Price, Sheridan Earl Russell, David Sherwin, David Sterne, David Storey ..
Directed by: Lindsay Anderson
Release date: 1992-12-01
Best Documentary Movies of 1992 : Elton John: Live In Barcelona
10.

Elton John: Live In Barcelona

2.8
7.8/10 IMDB

Live in Barcelona is a DVD release of Elton John performing some of his hits live in Barcelona, Spain. The concert was recorded on July 21, 1992. Gianni Versace served as the show's production designer, designing the costumes and lighting

Starring: Elton John, Guy Babylon, Bob Birch ..
Directed by: Andrew Morahan
Release date: 1992-11-28

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