Best Documentary Movies of 2019 (So Far)

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ReMastered: Massacre at the Stadium

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For years, the murder of Chilean protest singer Victor Jara was blamed on an official in Pinochet's army. Now in exile, he tries to exonerate himself.
Starring: Joan Alison Turner
Directed by: Bent-Jorgen Perlmutt
Release date: 2019-01-11
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Root Cause

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A man's 10-year search for the underlying cause of his chronic illnesses becomes an exposé of the dental root canal procedure's harmful health risks.
Starring: Ben Purser
Directed by: Frazer Bailey
Release date: 2019-01-01
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Pick of the Litter

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Follows a litter of puppies from the moment they're born and begin their quest to become Guide Dogs for the Blind, the ultimate canine career. Cameras follow these pups through a two-year odyssey as they train to become dogs whose ultimate responsibility is to protect their blind partners from harm.

Directed by: Dana Nachman, Don Hardy Jr.
Release date: 2019-01-10
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Island of the Hungry Ghosts

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Christmas Island, Australia is home to one of the largest land migrations on earth—that of forty million crabs journeying from jungle to sea. But the jungle holds another secret: a high-security facility that indefinitely detains individuals seeking asylum.
Directed by: Gabrielle Brady
Release date: 2019-01-11
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Sheep Hero

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A traditional shepherd is forced to innovate in a neo-liberal world that conflicts with his idealistic views. Will his struggle pay off or is he forced to go with the flock?
Directed by: Ton Van Zantvoort
Release date: 2019-02-21
6.

Another Day of Life

1.5

Warsaw, 1975. Kapuscinski is a brilliant veteran journalist, an idealist and a friend of lost causes and revolutions. At the Polish Press Agency, he convinces his boss to send him to Angola where a bloody civil war has broken out on the eve of the country’s independence. He embarks on a seemingly suicidal road trip into the heart of the civil war. There, he witnesses once again the dirty reality of war and discovers a sense of helplessness previously unknown to him. Angola will change him forever: it was a reporter that left Poland, but it was a writer that returned.

Starring: Miroslaw Haniszewski, Vergil J. Smith, Tomasz Ziętek, Olga Bołądź, Rafal Fudalej
Directed by: Raúl de la Fuente, Damian Nenow
Release date: 2019-01-23
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Immersion

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Immersion is a short conceptual film featuring wonder kid Axel Rosenblad. It is a sensorial journey into his surfing.
Starring: Axel Rosenblad
Directed by: Olivier Sautet
Release date: 2019-01-07
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Black, White & Us

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Explores racism in America through the lives of four white families who adopt African American children and must overcome their own inherent biases to become advocates. Is there a way to fix our country's racial divide? These transracial adoptive families just might provide the answer.
Directed by: Loki Mulholland
Release date: 2019-01-08
9.

Fyre Fraud

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FYRE FRAUD is a true-crime comedy exploring a failed music festival turned internet meme at the nexus of social media influence, late-stage capitalism, and morality in the post-truth era.

Starring: Billy McFarland, Seth Crossino, Jia Tolentino, Vickie Seger, Diallo Osoria
Directed by: Jenner Furst, Julia Willoughby Nason
Release date: 2019-01-14
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Donna Summer: Disco Queen

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Donna Summer: Disco Queen’ Spotlights the Singer Whose Voice Shaped the 1970s (Albuquerque, NM) Wednesday, December 12, 2018 — REELZ today announced new original programming for winter 2019 including four new specials, three new series and three returning series. Highlighting the specials is the U.S. premiere of Saturday Night Fever: The Ultimate Disco Movie celebrating the 40th anniversary of the movie shot guerrilla style on the streets of Brooklyn with a BeeGees soundtrack and a fledgling 23-year-old John Travolta that became a cultural phenomenon. At the heart of ‘70s disco fever is one of the biggest voices that shaped contemporary music in Donna Summer and the new special Donna Summer: Disco Queen shows how she became the queen of disco ushering in a new era of sound that is still heard today. Donna Summer: Disco Queen leads a week packed with ‘70s themed programming starting Monday, January 14 with shows about the celebrities, music and movies that defined a generation.
Release date: 2019-01-14
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ASHRAM: The Spiritual Community of Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda

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In the spring of 2017, film-makers Vincent Moon and Priscilla Telmon were invited to make a contemporaneous portrait of The Sai Anantam Ashram, the multi-ethnic and multi-generational spiritual community founded in 1983 by Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda, which included speaking with some of the community's elders, as well as Alice's sister, singer Marilyn McLeod.
Directed by: Vincent Moon, Priscilla Telmon
Release date: 2019-01-12
12.

Chasing the Magic: The Nigel McGuinness Story

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Chasing the Magic: The Nigel McGuinness Story recounts the heartbreaking series of events that led to McGuinness' retirement and his incredible return as an accomplished commentator.

Starring: Steven Haworth, Bryan Danielson, Kurt Angle, Nuufolau Joel Seanoa, Michael Cole
Release date: 2019-01-12
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The Nigel McGuinness Story

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The story of Nigel McGuinness, a man with lifelong aspirations of becoming a WWE Superstar, whose career was unceremoniously cut short
Starring: Steven Haworth, Nuufolau Joel Seanoa, Bryan Danielson, Colby Lopez
Release date: 2019-01-12
14.

Us Too

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“Us Too” is the only documentary brave enough to tackle the military’s most shameful secret: the epidemic of male-on-male rape, a hidden plague afflicting thousands of recruits every year. Filled with uncensored interviews (including two victims raped by then-drill instructor Jeffrey Dahmer), this is a shocking exposé of the most important national security story nobody is talking about.
Starring: Jeremiah Arbogast, Peter Bunes, Billy Capshaw
Directed by: Lynn Matthews
Release date: 2019-01-04
15.

Stay Awesome, China!

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To really understand China, you have to get to know its people! Winston "SerpentZA" Sterzel travels across China’s first tier cities – Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen – meeting the cities’ most fascinating people, including a racy nude photographer, a mosquito breeding scientist and a DIY maker challenging gender and tech stereotypes.
Release date: 2019-01-12
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The Line: A History of Kansas City Skateboarding

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Documentary about the history of skateboarding in Kansas City. Featuring music from Shy Boys, Warm Bodies, Sounding the Deep, Kill Creek, the Casket Lottery, Human Traffic, and Old Canes.
Starring: Benji King, Dan Askew, Sean Malto
Directed by: Richie Wolfe
Release date: 2019-01-11
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THE WIZRD

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Future’s life on and off the stage comes into sharp focus in this revealing documentary. Director Marcus A. Clarke follows the East Atlanta rapper on the 2016 Purple Reign tour, capturing live performances including “Gucci Flip Flops” and “Mask Off” as well as rare downtime—shooting hoops with Young Thug, doting over his kids, and listening to “Digital Dash” playback in the studio with Drake. Guests like Organized Noize’s Rico Wade, DJ Khaled, Metro Boomin, Yo Gotti, and André 3000 speak on Future’s obsessive work ethic and unique rhyme style. But it’s Future talking candidly about formative life moments—selling drugs, getting shot, his grandfather’s passing—that demonstrate his passion and desire to stay on top.
Starring: Future, Young Thug, André Benjamin, Metro Boomin
Directed by: Marcus A. Clarke
Release date: 2019-01-11
18.

USS Indianapolis: The Final Chapter

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The discovery of the USS Indianapolis wreck site, 18,000 feet below the Philippine Sea, is detailed. The ship's sinking during World War II was the largest loss of life in U.S. Naval history.
Release date: 2019-01-08
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Kalveli: Shadows of the Desert

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Baskaran left India for Dubai with high hopes but came back in a coffin. His widow Sundari didn't believe he committed suicide, so the relatives recruit cousin and filmmaker Jayakrisahnan Subramanian to uncover, what really happened. On his research, Jayakrishnan discovers that his cousin's fate symbolizes the exploited dreams of thousands others and the consequences they have to face when they wake up.
Starring: Hemachandran Baskaran, Hemalatha Baskaran, Baskaran Dhanabal, Sundari Durairaj
Directed by: Franziska Schönenberger, Jayakrishnan Subramanian
Release date: 2019-01-10
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UFO Cover Ups: Secrets Revealed

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For many, UFO experiences & extraterrestrial encounters have been happening for decades. There are some who believe that a secret entity has been covering up stories and suppressing witnesses in an effort to keep UFO mystery under wraps. This special explores the consequences and potential dangers involved when these secrets are finally revealed.
Release date: 2019-01-07

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