TOP 5 DOCUMENTARIES ONE SHOULD WATCH

TOP 5 DOCUMENTARIES ONE SHOULD WATCH

  Text: Katja Horvat
Photo: TFS


Not so long ago we presented our top 5 art documentaries and now we are just doing documentaries in general. Here is another series of 5 so called ‘good’ (I mean, at least we think they are good) ones. These are random picks, not fresh, new, nuevo - it’s just some good material to watch and be entertained and educated. So yeah, here it goes… 

The Dog 
A documentary portrait of the late John Wojtowicz, whose attempted robbery of a Brooklyn bank to finance his male lover's sex-reassignment surgery was the real-life inspiration for Dog Day Afternoon (1975).



West of Memphis 
An examination of failure of justice in the case against the West Memphis Three. 



Interview with a Cannibal 
Issei Sagawa murdered an innocent woman and spent three days eating her flesh. Due to loopholes in the law, Issei is a free man to this day. 



The Most Hated Family in America 
BBC’s Louis Theroux meets the Phelps family who protest against an America that tolerates homosexuality. 


The Most Hated Family In America by Mackenzie_Z

Hot Girls Wanted 
A documentary about young women who have been drawn into the sex trade - and how easy it is for a web-savvy generation to end up making porn.