Documentary

Surf’s Up. Dir. Ash Brannon & Chris Buck. Columbia Pictures. 2007.

Surf’s Up. Dir. Ash Brannon & Chris Buck. Columbia Pictures. 2007. 1920 1080 Rachel Davies

Released in 2007, during the surge of penguin movies, Surf’s Up is a unique animated mockumentary exploring how penguins are the ‘real’ inventors of the worldwide sport, surfing. A documentary…

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A Street Cat Named Bob. Dir. Roger Spottiswoode. Sony Pictures Releasing. 2016.

A Street Cat Named Bob. Dir. Roger Spottiswoode. Sony Pictures Releasing. 2016. 150 150 Molly Wareing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s13Fnj8LzD8&t=3s Fig.0.1. Trailer for a Street Cat Named Bob [1]A Street Cat Named Bob is a 2016 biographical drama directed by Roger Spottiswoode. The film is based on an memoir…

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Waltz with Bashir. Dir. Ari Folman, Sony Pictures Classics. 2008.

Waltz with Bashir. Dir. Ari Folman, Sony Pictures Classics. 2008. 150 150 Lisa Leak

Anonymous soldier: What to do? What to do? Why don’t you tell us what to do? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eX9HdTr0OEY Ari Folman: Shoot. Anonymous soldier: On who? Ari Folman: How should I know…

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Carnage. Dir. Simon Amstell. BBC. 2017.

Carnage. Dir. Simon Amstell. BBC. 2017. 150 150 Samuel Ross

What would the world be like if everybody was vegan? According to Simon Amstell’s vision of the future in Carnage, it’s a peaceful utopia in which the young vegans of tomorrow…

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They Shall Not Grow Old. Dir. Peter Jackson. Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.. 2018.

They Shall Not Grow Old. Dir. Peter Jackson. Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.. 2018. 150 150 Emily Cuthbert

Not often is a film’s purpose so clearly stated in its title, yet Peter Jackson’s They Shall Not Grow Old1(TSNGO) is a documentary with meticulous dedication to preserving the stories of those…

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Grizzly Man. Dir. Werner Herzog. Lions Gate Films. 2005.

Grizzly Man. Dir. Werner Herzog. Lions Gate Films. 2005. 150 150 Samuel Ross

A fascinating aspect about Werner Herzog’s exploration of the life of Timothy Treadwell and his relationships with the wild grizzly bears of Alaska is his investigation of the way Treadwell…

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Baraka. Dir. Ron Frike. The Samuel Goldwyn Company. 1992.

Baraka. Dir. Ron Frike. The Samuel Goldwyn Company. 1992. 150 150 Callum Howkins

Ron Fricke’s 1992 documentary film Baraka highlights the darker side of human-animal relations through a sequence comparing two very similar visual images. One scene depicts a crowded subway while another shows new-born…

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IRIS. Dir. Albert Maysles. Magnolia Pictures. 2014.

IRIS. Dir. Albert Maysles. Magnolia Pictures. 2014. 150 150 Joseph Nixon

There are few people who wouldn’t be intrigued by Iris Apfel. The nonagenarian fashion icon with statement eyewear, accessories hanging like Christmas decorations, and a unique outlook on life. It…

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IRIS. Dir. Albert Maysles. Magnolia Pictures. 2014.

IRIS. Dir. Albert Maysles. Magnolia Pictures. 2014. 150 150 Joseph Nixon

Albert Maysles’ 2015 documentary film IRIS provides a portrait of the nonagenarian fashion icon, Iris Apfel. Filming inside Iris’s apartment, Maysles presents us with many images of animal representations. The animals are…

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Walking With Dinosaurs: Time of the Titans. Dir. Tim Haines and Jasper James. BBC Worldwide. 1999.

Walking With Dinosaurs: Time of the Titans. Dir. Tim Haines and Jasper James. BBC Worldwide. 1999. 150 150 Alexandria Rowlee

Walking With Dinosaurs: Time of the Titans is a 1999 BBC animated documentary that brought together paleontologists and animators alike with the aim of bringing the age of dinosaurs to life,…

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