Best Documentary Movies of 1993

1.

Nirvana: Unplugged In New York

4.7
9.4/10 IMDB

Unplugged in New York is a live album by American rock band Nirvana, released on 1 November 1994. The album features an acoustic performance recorded at Sony Music Studios in New York City on 18 November 1993, for the television series MTV Unplugged. The show was directed by Beth McCarthy-Miller and aired on the cable television network MTV on 16 December 1993. In a break with MTV Unplugged convention, Nirvana played mainly lesser-known material and covers of songs by The Vaselines, David Bowie, Lead Belly, and Meat Puppets, whose members Cris and Curt Kirkwood joined Nirvana onstage. SETLIST: 1. "About a Girl" 2. "Come as You Are" 3. "Jesus Doesn't Want Me for a Sunbeam" (The Vaselines) 4. "The Man Who Sold the World" (David Bowie) 5. "Pennyroyal Tea" 6. "Dumb" 7. "Polly" 8. "On a Plain" 9. "Something in the Way" 10. "Plateau" (Meat Puppets) 11. "Oh Me" 12. "Lake of Fire" 13. "All Apologies" 14. "Where Did You Sleep Last Night"

Starring: Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic, Dave Grohl, Pat Smear, Lori Goldston, Curt Kirkwood, Cris Kirkwood ..
Directed by: Beth McCarthy-Miller
Release date: 1993-12-16
Best Documentary Movies of 1993 : Metallica: Live Shit - Binge & Purge: Seattle 1992
2.

Metallica: Live Shit - Binge & Purge: Seattle 1992

4.5
8.9/10 IMDB

LIVE SHIT: BINGE & PURGE is the first live album by the American heavy metal band Metallica, released as a box set in 1993. It contained audio of concerts in Mexico City (CDs or cassettes, originally), and videos of concerts in San Diego and Seattle (originally on VHS, later DVD). SAN DIEGO: Recorded at the San Diego Sports Arena, San Diego, CA on January 13 and 14, 1992: Intro-MetalliMovie / The Ecstasy of Gold/Enter Sandman / Creeping Death / Harvester of Sorrow / Welcome Home (Sanitarium) / Sad But True / Wherever I May Roam / Bass solo / Through the Never / The Unforgiven / Justice Medley (Eye of the Beholder/Blackened/The Frayed Ends of Sanity/...And Justice for All) / Drum solo and drum battle (with James Hetfield on drum kit) / Guitar solo / The Four Horsemen / For Whom the Bell Tolls / Fade to Black / Whiplash / Master of Puppets / Seek & Destroy / One / Last Caress / Am I Evil? / Battery / Stone Cold Crazy

Starring: James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett, Jason Newsted ..
Directed by: Wayne Isham
Release date: 1993-11-23
3.

Sar? Zeybek

4.2
8.5/10 IMDB

From the famous Turkish journalist, Can Dündar narrates the last 300 days of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk. The documentary features the stories and mails from the friends of Atatürk who is the founder of Turkish Republic and also led the Turkish army in the Turkish War of Independence

Starring: Mustafa Kemal Atatürk ..
Directed by: Can Dündar
Release date: 1993-01-01
4.

The War Room

4.0
7.4/10 IMDB

A behind-the-scenes documentary about the Clinton for President campaign, focusing on the adventures of spin doctors James Carville and George Stephanopoulos.

Starring: James Carville, George Stephanopoulos, Heather Beckel, Paul Begala, Bob Boorstin, Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Chelsea Clinton, Al Gore ..
Directed by: Chris Hegedus, D. A. Pennebaker
Release date: 1993-11-03
Best Documentary Movies of 1993 : Metallica: Live Shit - Binge & Purge, Seattle 1989
5.

Metallica: Live Shit - Binge & Purge, Seattle 1989

4.0
9.0/10 IMDB

Live concert from the "Damaged Justice" tour. Recorded at the Seattle Coliseum, Seattle, WA, on August 29 and 30, 1989

Starring: James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett, Jason Newsted ..
Directed by: Michael Salomon
Release date: 1993-11-23
Best Documentary Movies of 1993 : Blue
6.

Blue

4.0
7.3/10 IMDB

Against a plain, unchanging blue screen, a densely interwoven soundtrack of voices, sound effects and music attempt to convey a portrait of Derek Jarman's experiences with AIDS, both literally and allegorically, together with an exploration of the meanings associated with the colour blue.

Starring: Nigel Terry, Derek Jarman, Tilda Swinton, John Quentin ..
Directed by: Derek Jarman
Release date: 1993-08-19
7.

Gardens of the World with Audrey Hepburn

3.9
8.5/10 IMDB

Audrey Hepburn takes viewers on a tour of the world's greatest gardens.

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Michael York, Gustavo Tavares ..
Directed by: Bruce Franchini
Release date: 1993-01-21
Best Documentary Movies of 1993 : Anima Mundi
8.

Anima Mundi

3.9
7.5/10 IMDB

Image and music are intertwined in this third collaboration between director Godfrey Reggio and composer Philip Glass. The film was produced to celebrate the World Wildlife Fund's Biological Diversity Campaign. The film combines images of nature with pulsing rhythms in a Microcosmos (1997) meets Koyaanisqatsi (1983) spectacle. Written by Martin Lewison

Directed by: Godfrey Reggio
Release date: 1993-05-07
9.

The Art of Conducting: Great Conductors of the Past

3.9
9.3/10 IMDB

Documentary about sixteen great conductors of the 20th century.

Starring: John Barbirolli, Sir Thomas Beecham, Leonard Bernstein, Fritz Busch, Wilhelm Furtwängler, John Eliot Gardiner, Herbert von Karajan, Serge Koussevitzky, Otto Klemperer, Arthur Nikisch ..
Directed by: Gérald Caillat, Sue Knussen, Peter R. Smith
Release date: 1993-01-01
Best Documentary Movies of 1993 : Guns N' Roses: Makin' F@*!ing Videos Part I - Don't Cry
10.

Guns N' Roses: Makin' [email protected]*!ing Videos Part I - Don't Cry

3.8
8.7/10 IMDB

A look behind the scenes at the making of the video for the song "Don't Cry" from Guns N Roses Use Your Illusion album from when the band was near the peak of its popularity. Inludes footage of the bandmembers hard at work in the studio, as well as in some of their more relaxed moments.

Starring: W. Axl Rose, Slash, Duff McKagan, Izzy Stradlin, Matt Sorum, Dizzy Reed ..
Directed by: Andy Morahan
Release date: 1993-06-21

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