Documentariesby IMDb-Editors | last updated - 16 Nov 2015 | Public
Watch the trailers for these new documentary films, coming soon or currently in theaters.
Every year, Dance Makers, Inc hosts regional dance competitions across the US for all age groups. The competition is fierce and the pressure that young boys and girls put on themselves is intense. In the pursuit of trying to beat each other, the art of dance is nearly lost completely. Director Jake Viramontez goes into the lives of three female high school dancers from different cities to get an intimate look at the fears, insecurities and desires during a competition season. At each competing city, these girls come in contact with mentor and teacher Kathryn McCormick, celebrity dancer from Step Up Revolution & So You Think You Can Dance. Her voice of inspiration and hope begins to shift the perspective of these girls until they come to the ultimate realization that dance is not about the competition, but about finding the beauty in who they are, and who they are becoming.
Jon Mikl Thor was a bodybuilding, steel bending, brick smashing rock star in the 70's and 80's whose theatrical band, THOR, never quite made it big. Ten years into retirement, and incapable of living like a normal mortal human being, Thor attempts a comeback to achieve the level of success that had eluded him his entire career - a comeback that nearly kills him.
Through never-before-seen private footage, notes, letters, diaries and interviews with her children, Ingrid Bergman - In Her Own Words presents a captivating look behind the scenes of the remarkable life of a young Swedish girl who became one of the most celebrated actresses of American and world cinema.
Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words
By 1970, Steve McQueen ruled Hollywood. He was the King of Cool and the world's most notorious ladies' man. Hot off the back of classics like 'The Thomas Crown Affair' and 'Bullitt,' the racing fanatic began production of his passion project, 'Le Mans,' centered on the 24-hour car race in France. But the infamously troubled production was plagued with financial troubles, on-set rivalries and the star's own personal issues. This documentary film interweaves stunning, newly discovered footage and McQueen's private recordings with original interviews to reveal the true story of how this cinema legend would risk everything in pursuit of his dream.
When his amputated leg is discovered in a grill sold at a North Carolina auction, John Wood finds himself at the center of a worldwide media frenzy. Believing the new-found attention to be his chance at doing some great things in an otherwise disappointing, wayward life, he's quickly swept up in the hysteria as the leg's enterprising buyer, Shannon Whisnant, then sues to regain its custody. But the stranger-than-fiction chain of events, fueling Johnâs drug addiction and compounded by generations of his familial dysfunction, soon sets John on the streets and heading to his certain demise. Just in time, however, another twist in these fantastical occurrences gives John a final shot at becoming whole for the first time in his life.
The story of matinee idol Tab Hunter from teenage stable boy to closeted Hollywood star of the 1950s.
Tab Hunter Confidential
When Calgarian Robert Cohen moved to L.A. to pursue his dreams of becoming a comedy writer, he quickly realized that his new friends and colleagues knew nothing but the usual stereotypes about his beloved homeland. After years of frustration, Robert decided to embark on a personal quest, traveling from one end of Canada to the other, to prove being Canadian is more than just maple syrup and Mounties.
In 2000, David Wain and Michael Showalter set out to make their first film Wet Hot American Summer. It was a low budget independent film and they cast their friends and a handful of unknown actors - many who were just starting out in the business. When it was originally released in 2001 it was panned by critics. Since then the film has become a cult classic and those friends have gone on to become some of the biggest names in comedy. During the original shoot, director Amy Rice had unprecedented access and shot over 25 hours of behind the scenes footage. None of this footage has not been seen until now.
A documentary that follows Will Ferrell as he takes the field in five Major League Baseball training games, playing all nine positions for ten different teams in a single day.
A look at the global culture and appeal of LEGO.
A sensational portrait of a rebel who defied society's prejudices and pinched her own version of the American Dream, The Life and Crimes of Doris Payne relates the fascinating story of how a poor, single, African-American mother from segregated West Virginia became the world's most notorious jewel thief.
12. Capital C (2014)
Trailer for Capital C
13. Tig (2015)
Faced with a debilitating and mysterious illness, her mother's death and a subsequent breast cancer diagnosis within a tumultuous four-month period, comedienne Tig Notaro's search to make sense of it all forms an uplifting film about one woman's journey to find love and laughter even in the darkest of days.