Best Documentary Movies of 1995


Pink Floyd: Pulse

9.3/10 IMDB

Pulse (stylized as P•U•L•S•E) is a Pink Floyd concert video taken from the October 20, 1994 concert at Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, in The Division Bell tour.

Starring: David Gilmour, Nick Mason, Richard Wright, Sam Brown, Jon Carin, Claudia Fontaine, Durga McBroom, Dick Parry, Guy Pratt, Tim Renwick ..
Directed by: David Mallet
Release date: 1995-06-13

The Private Life of Plants

9.0/10 IMDB

David Attenborough takes us on a guided tour through the secret world of plants, to see things no unaided eye could witness. Each episode in this six-part series focuses on one of the critical stages through which every plant must pass if it is to survive:- travelling, growing, and flowering; struggling with one another; creating alliances with other organisms both plant and animal; and evolving complex ways of surviving in the earth's most ferociously hostile environments.

Starring: David Attenborough ..
Release date: 1995-01-01
Best Documentary Movies of 1995 : A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies

A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies

8.5/10 IMDB

Martin Scorsese celebrates American movies from the silent classics to the Hollywood of the seventies.

Starring: Martin Scorsese, Brian De Palma, Francis Ford Coppola, George Lucas, Billy Wilder, Clint Eastwood, Elia Kazan, Frank Capra, Fritz Lang, Gregory Peck ..
Directed by: Martin Scorsese, Michael Henry Wilson
Release date: 1995-05-21

Anne Frank Remembered

8.1/10 IMDB

Using previously unreleased archival material in addition to contemporary interviews, this academy award-winning documentary tells the story of the Frank family and presents the first fully-rounded portrait of their brash and free-spirited daughter Anne, perhaps the world's most famous victim of the Holocaust. Written by Dawn M. Barclift

Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Glenn Close ..
Directed by: Jon Blair
Release date: 1995-06-08

Trinity And Beyond: The Atomic Bomb Movie

7.9/10 IMDB

"Trinity and Beyond" is an unsettling yet visually fascinating documentary presenting the history of nuclear weapons development and testing between 1945-1963. Narrated by William Shatner and featuring an original score performed by the Moscow Symphony Orchestra, this award-winning documentary reveals previously unreleased and classified government footage from several countries.

Starring: William Shatner ..
Directed by: Peter Kuran
Release date: 1995-09-29
Best Documentary Movies of 1995 : The Battle Over Citizen Kane

The Battle Over Citizen Kane

7.8/10 IMDB

Documentary about the battle between Orson Welles and William Randolph Hearst over Welles' Citizen Kane (1941). Features interviews with Welles' and Hearst's co-workers also as a relative complete bio of Hearst.

Starring: William Alland, Thomas Anderson, Peter Bogdanovich, Jimmy Breslin, Richard Ben Cramer, Marion Davies, Leonard de Paur, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Richard France, William Randolph Hearst ..
Directed by: Thomas Lennon, Michael Epstein
Release date: 1995-12-31
Best Documentary Movies of 1995 : Megadeth: Evolver: Making of Youthanasia

Megadeth: Evolver: Making of Youthanasia

8.1/10 IMDB

If you ever wanted to get to know Megadeth, this is the best way to do it. This home video tells the story of the recording of Youthanasia, and contains footage from the studio, interviews with the band and an inside look at the recording of an album. Evolver's story is told by Professor Dave. It finishes with the video for "Train of Consequences".

Release date: 1995-05-02

The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies

8.0/10 IMDB

HBO documentary about movies

Starring: Peter Coyote, Robert Altman, Warren Beatty, Candice Bergen, George Burns, Michael Caine, Carol Channing, Jackie Cooper, Olivia de Havilland, Agnes de Mille ..
Directed by: Chuck Workman
Release date: 1995-06-05
Best Documentary Movies of 1995 : The Death of Yugoslavia

The Death of Yugoslavia

8.5/10 IMDB

History of the political events and the wars which broke the former state of Yugoslavia into several nations and caused an international political and humanitarian crisis. Using interviews with all the major participants and archive footage of the events, the series impressively performed the double feat of making understandable something which had appeared intractable and of producing 'immediate' history.

Starring: Slobodan Miloševi?, Franjo Tu?man, Borisav Jovi?, Momir Bulatovi?, Stipe Mesi?, Alija Izetbegovi?, Radovan Karadži?, Haris Silajdži?, Aleksandar Vasiljevi?, Naser Ori? ..
Directed by: Paul Mitchell, Angus Macqueen
Release date: 1995-09-03
Best Documentary Movies of 1995 : Spirit of Tibet: Journey to Enlightenment, the Life and World of Dilgo Kyentse Rinpoche

Spirit of Tibet: Journey to Enlightenment, the Life and World of Dilgo Kyentse Rinpoche

7.4/10 IMDB

An intimate glimpse into the life and world of one of Tibet's most revered teachers: Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche (1910-1991). A writer, poet and meditation master, Khyentse Rinpoche was an inspiration to all who encountered him. His many students throughout the world included the Dalai Lama. This unique portrait tells Khyentse Rinpoche's story from birth to death... -- from his escape following China's invasion of Tibet to his determination to preserve and transmit Buddhist teachings. Along with rare photographs of Tibet, Bhutan and Nepal, this film features interviews with the Dalai Lama. Director Matthieu Ricard -- French photographer, Buddhist monk and bestselling author -- travelled with Khyentse Rinpoche for over 14 years.

Starring: Richard Gere, Tenzin Gyatso, Norbu Samphell ..
Directed by: Matthieu Ricard
Release date: 1995-07-09

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