Documentary Staff Picks

Hot Girls Wanted

This 2015 Sundance Film Festival breakout documentary from producer Rashida Jones spotlights the "amateur" porn industry and the women it exploits.

The Overnighters

This documentary follows North Dakota pastor Jay Reinke as he tries to help the unemployed men drawn to the state's booming shale oil industry.

Beware of Mr. Baker

Legendary and indestructible rock drummer Ginger Baker is the focus of this documentary, which recaps his turbulent history and many influences.

Man on Wire

This documentary explores Philippe Petit's preparations for historically walking across a high wire between New York's Twin Towers.

The Keepers

This docuseries examines the decades-old murder of Sister Catherine Cesnik and its suspected link to a priest accused of abuse.

Blackfish

This fascinating documentary examines the life of performing killer whale Tilikum, who has caused the deaths of several people while in captivity.