Short Documentary Films

The documentary film is not decided by its time length or the views or scenery. It’s about the story and the topic. Documentary films are based on real life or events. Anyone can make a documentary, but not all documentary can be called a good film. Here are some great short documentary you might find interesting:

offesason2-640x360The Off Season

This short documentary only last for 10 minutes and 38 seconds, the story is about a professional football player who loses his job and realizes the hardship in reality. The film is about a rookie sensation name Kahlil Bell struggle to pursue in his dream of playing again in the NFL.

download (1)Comic Book Heaven

This short documentary last for 12 minutes max, the film tells the story of Joe Leisner and his famous store in New York the “Comic Book Heaven”. After 60 years in business his shop closes because of rapidly advancing technology. The internet is now being used to read comics and watch videos of our superheroes making comic books a thing in the past.

download (2)Father

The film only last for 16 minutes and 23 seconds and it tells the story of 5 different tales. The film is very inspiring and yet true. Lacking in  visual effects, but making it up in a narrative story. 5 different voices were used in this short film.

download (3)Isle De Jean Charles

This short documentary only last 9 minutes, the film focuses on an island in the Louisiana Bayous. The island is once a beautiful green place full of tree and grassland, but the place is rapidly being destroyed by hurricanes and the rising of water.

images (3)Every Run has a Reason

The short documentary film only last for 3 minutes and the film tells the story of Ronnie Goodman, a half marathoner. A homeless person and once a drug addict and in prison several times, he dream of a better life when he is in jail.

images (2)Delivery

A man on a mountain bike, a beard and a pizza. A fifty two years old man named Bill, delivers pizza for Best Pizza in Brooklyn. This short documentary film last only for 10 minutes only.

This short film tells the story of someone who have experience a lot of hardship and gone through many problems and difficult times. Every documentary shows how people react to the real life, struggling to survive the harsh reality of life itself.

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Documentary Films 2014

Documentary films are true story and actual footage of something or someone, most interesting stories or events. An individual can make a documentary film with its own techniques. Here are some of the latest documentary film of 2014.

download (3)20,000 Days on Earth

The film 20,000 Days on Earth is a British documentary film that was directed by Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard. The films tells the story of an Australian actor, songwriter, author, musician, screenwriter and composer name Nick Cave.

 

 

 

imagesThe Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz

The film is an American documentary film produced and directed by Brian Knappenberger. The movie tells the story of an American computer programmer named Aaron Swartz. He is also an internet activist, writer and political organizer.

 

 

download (4)The Overnighters

The movie The Overnighters is written, produced and directed by Jesse Moss. It is a story of people aiming for high salaries in North Dakota oil boom. But they found out that it is very impossible to look for affordable housing. The movie story also centers on the character of a local pastor who allowed people to temporarily live at his church.

 

 

images (1)Last Days in Vietnam

The movie Last Days in Vietnam is produced, directed and written by Rory Kennedy. The film tells the event of Vietnam war years. During the war’ the South Vietnamese people attempt to escape when  the North Vietnamese Army comes closer to Saigon.

 

 

 

download (5)Fed Up

The film Fed Up  is written, produced and directed by Stephanie Soechtig. The movie is about the story of the dietary guidelines in U.S, which allows unlimited amount of sugar used in food that causes obesity and several illnesses on children.

 

 

 

download (6)Next Goal Wins

The movie Next Goal Wins is directed by Steve  Jamison and Mike Brett. The movie is about the story of one of  the weakest football team in the world which is the national football team of American Samoa.  Their goal is to qualify the 2014 FIFA World Cup, but they are always defeated. Until they decided to hire a very competent coach to train them.

 

images (2)The Lady in Number 6

The film the Lady in Number 6 is a short documentary film, written, produced and directed by Malcolm Clarke. It is about the story of the world’s oldest Holocaust survivor named Alice Herz-Sommer. She is also a pianist who has a very positive outlook in life. She tells how important is laughter and music.

 

 

download (7)Life Itself

The movie Life Itself is produced by Steve James, Garret Basch and Zak Piper directed by Steve James. It is a biographical film about a critic named Robert  Erbert. The movie uses  some interviews and footage of Robert Erbert during the last months of his life.

 

 

 

NetFlix-Poster1Virunga

The movie Virunga was premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival, directed by Orlando von Einsiedel. The film is about the story of four people conserving  a park in the Democratic Republic of Congo named Virunga National Park. They are protecting the park against oil exploration, war and poaching.

 

 

Documentary Films 2014

Documentary films are true story and actual footage of something or someone, most interesting stories or events. An individual can make a documentary film with its own techniques. Here are some of the latest documentary film of 2014.

download (3)20,000 Days on Earth

The film 20,000 Days on Earth is a British documentary film that was directed by Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard. The films tells the story of an Australian actor, songwriter, author, musician, screenwriter and composer name Nick Cave.

 

 

 

imagesThe Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz

The film is an American documentary film produced and directed by Brian Knappenberger. The movie tells the story of an American computer programmer named Aaron Swartz. He is also an internet activist, writer and political organizer.

 

 

download (4)The Overnighters

The movie The Overnighters is written, produced and directed by Jesse Moss. It is a story of people aiming for high salaries in North Dakota oil boom. But they found out that it is very impossible to look for affordable housing. The movie story also centers on the character of a local pastor who allowed people to temporarily live at his church.

 

 

images (1)Last Days in Vietnam

The movie Last Days in Vietnam is produced, directed and written by Rory Kennedy. The film tells the event of Vietnam war years. During the war’ the South Vietnamese people attempt to escape when  the North Vietnamese Army comes closer to Saigon.

 

 

 

download (5)Fed Up

The film Fed Up  is written, produced and directed by Stephanie Soechtig. The movie is about the story of the dietary guidelines in U.S, which allows unlimited amount of sugar used in food that causes obesity and several illnesses on children.

 

 

 

download (6)Next Goal Wins

The movie Next Goal Wins is directed by Steve  Jamison and Mike Brett. The movie is about the story of one of  the weakest football team in the world which is the national football team of American Samoa.  Their goal is to qualify the 2014 FIFA World Cup, but they are always defeated. Until they decided to hire a very competent coach to train them.

 

 

images (2)The Lady in Number 6

The film the Lady in Number 6 is a short documentary film, written, produced and directed by Malcolm Clarke. It is about the story of the world’s oldest Holocaust survivor named Alice Herz-Sommer. She is also a pianist who has a very positive outlook in life. She tells how important is laughter and music.

 

 

download (7)Life Itself

The movie Life Itself is produced by Steve James, Garret Basch and Zak Piper directed by Steve James. It is a biographical film about a critic named Robert  Erbert. The movie uses  some interviews and footage of Robert Erbert during the last months of his life.

 

 

 

NetFlix-Poster1Virunga

The movie Virunga was premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival, directed by Orlando von Einsiedel. The film is about the story of four people conserving  a park in the Democratic Republic of Congo named Virunga National Park. They are protecting the park against oil exploration, war and poaching.