Must see inspiring documentaries
Documentaries have the ability to drop us into someone else's story and give us a new perspective on the world. I've collected the favourite documentaries that have inspired me (in random order), and hope they will give you inspiration as well! Let me know which documentaries inspire you in the comment section below.
Homecoming: A Film By Beyoncé (2019)
Quincy (Rashida Jones, 2018)
Coldplay - A Head Full of Dreams (Mat Whitecross, 2018)
The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness (Mami Sunada, 2014)
Happy People: A Year in the Taiga (Werner Herzog & Dmitry Vasyukov, 2013)
Jiro Dreams of Sushi (David Gelb, 2011)
Advanced Style (Lina Plioplyte, 2014)
Hockney (Randall Wright, 2014)
Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel (Lisa Vreeland, 2011)
Sing Your Song (Susanne Rostock, 2011)
Marina Abramovich: The Artist is Present (Matthew Akers, 2012)
A Matter of Taste: Serving up Paul Liebrandt (Sally Rowe, 2011)
Paris is Burning (Jennie Livingston, 1990)
The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 (Goran Olsson, 2011)
Encounters at the End of the World (Werner Herzog, 2007)
A House in Bayswater (Ken Russell, 1960)
What Happened, Miss Simone (Liz Garbus, 2015)
Being Elmo (Constance Marks, 2011)
Pina (Wim Wenders, 2011)
Man on Wire (James Marsh, 2008)
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