Category of nonfictional motion pictures intended to document some aspect of reality, primarily for the purposes of providing a factual or historical record or report.

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What film form is Les Ordres by Michel Brault?

I know that genre is not the same as the film form. Is Les Ordres documentary?
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Looking for a National Geographic documentary about inventors

I am looking for a National Geographic documentary about inventors. It is a very old video probably from the 80s. I remember it starts showing some kids and their inventions, one of connected a rake ...
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Outside of the movie, what evidence confirms scoring battles of “King of Kong” are real?

I loved King of Kong. But is it real? More specifically, what evidence proves the scoring battles of King of Kong really happened? If you haven't seen it, the movie's main characters are the perfect ...
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TV series about 'big cats'

I watched a multipart (5?) series on big cats that I remembered as 'The Big Cat Diaries'. Unfortunately searches on that term show no relevant hits. It was hosted by a sun-tanned South African gent. ...
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Documentaries about the Russian Space Program [duplicate]

I've seen a lot of documentaries made about the U.S. Space program, but, I've never seen any about the Russian program. Has any such documentary been made and released? And, if possible, I would ...
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Looking for a documentary series on martial arts

Looking for documentary series on martial arts: Probably 2000-2006 I think 1 host (martial artist) traveling the world to see all kinds of styles In the episode in Korea at the end he performed a ...
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Have there been any TV specials on lava lakes?

I was reading about lava lakes and got to wondering: have there been any Discovery or other scientific documentary TV specials about them? I'm curious to know if there are any real-life examples that ...
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In the BBC Planet Earth trailer - where is the sky diver jumping?

BBC created Planet Earth series a few years ago. The trailer can be seen here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/collections/p00fxg1n - if you go to 0.25 (screenshot below) it shows a sky diver jumping ...
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Movie about a startup during the dotcom

I can't seem to remmember or find the name of the movie or the company that was in the movie. The movie was about a mobile game developer (developing on old Nokia phones) company that was based in ...
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TV series about what a real man should be able to do on Discovery channel

Does anyone know the name of a TV series/documentary that ran on Discovery channel and is featuring a British actor whose name I cannot recall but I do remember that he show all the stuff that a "real ...