Best Documentary Movies of This Year (So Far)

1.

The Social Dilemma

5.8
8.0/10 IMDB

This documentary-drama hybrid explores the dangerous human impact of social networking, with tech experts sounding the alarm on their own creations.

Starring: Skyler Gisondo, Kara Hayward, Vincent Kartheiser, Tristan Harris, Sophia Hammons, Catalina Garayoa, Barbara Gehring, Chris Grundy, Vic Alejandro ..
Directed by: Jeff Orlowski
Release date: 2020-01-26
2.

Athlete A

4.8
7.7/10 IMDB

Follow the Indianapolis Star reporters that broke the story about USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar's abuse and hear from gymnasts.

Starring: Maggie Nichols, Jamie Dantzscher, Mark Alesia, Rachael Denhollander, Géza Poszar, Jen Sey, Tracee Talavera ..
Directed by: Jon Shenk, Bonni Cohen
Release date: 2020-06-24
3.

Uncle Tom

4.6
9.4/10 IMDB

In a collection of intimate interviews with some of America's most provocative black conservative thinkers, Uncle Tom takes a different look at being black in America.

Starring: Chad Jackson, Brandon Tatum, Candace Owens, Larry Elder, Jesse Lee Peterson, Allen West, Robert Woodson, Herman Cain, Carol Swain, Herman Cain ..
Directed by: Justin Malone
Release date: 2020-06-19
4.

My Octopus Teacher

4.5
8.6/10 IMDB

After years of swimming every day in the freezing ocean at the tip of Africa, Craig Foster meets an unlikely teacher: a young octopus who displays remarkable curiosity. Visiting her den and tracking her movements for months on end he eventually wins the animal’s trust and they develop a never-before-seen bond between human and wild animal.

Starring: Craig Foster, Craig Foster ..
Directed by: Philippa Ehrlich, James Reed
Release date: 2020-03-19
5.

Resistance

4.2
6.2/10 IMDB

The story of a group of Jewish Boy Scouts who worked with the French Resistance to save the lives of ten thousand orphans during World War II.

Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Ed Harris, Edgar Ramírez, Clémence Poésy, Matthias Schweighöfer, Bella Ramsey, Géza Röhrig, Félix Moati, Vica Kerekes, Martha Issová ..
Directed by: Jonathan Jakubowicz
Release date: 2020-03-27
Best Documentary Movies of This Year: Sincerely Louis C.K.
6.

Sincerely Louis C.K.

4.2
8.4/10 IMDB

Louis C.K. muses on religion, terrorism, small towns, Florida, disabilities, dogs, Auschwitz, marriage, sex, vegans, and his personal sexual controversy, in a live performance from Washington, D.C.

Starring: Louis C. K. ..
Directed by: Louis C. K.
Release date: 2020-04-04
7.

Beastie Boys Story

4.1
7.9/10 IMDB

Here’s a little story they’re about to tell… Mike Diamond and Adam Horovitz share the story of their band and 40 years of friendship in a live documentary directed by friend, collaborator, and their former grandfather, Spike Jonze.

Starring: Adam Horovitz, Adam Yauch, Michael Diamond, Bill Hader, Steve Buscemi, Ben Stiller, David Cross, Spike Jonze, Michael Kenneth Williams, Beastie Boys ..
Directed by: Spike Jonze
Release date: 2020-04-24
Best Documentary Movies of This Year: Five Years North
8.

Five Years North

4.1
9.5/10 IMDB

Five Years North is the coming-of-age story of Luis, an undocumented Guatemalan boy who just arrived alone in New York City. He struggles to work, study, and evade Judy - the Cuban-American ICE officer patrolling his neighborhood.

Directed by: Zach Ingrasci, Chris Temple
Release date: 2020-06-15
9.

A Secret Love

4.1
7.9/10 IMDB

Amid shifting times, two women kept their decades-long love a secret. But coming out later in life comes with its own set of challenges.

Starring: Terry Donahue, Pat Henschel ..
Directed by: Chris Bolan
Release date: 2020-04-29
10.

The Speed Cubers

4.0
7.5/10 IMDB

This documentary captures the extraordinary twists and turns in the journeys of Rubik's Cube-solving champions Max Park and Feliks Zemdegs.

Starring: Max Park, Feliks Zemdegs ..
Directed by: Sue Kim
Release date: 2020-07-29

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