Documented: Spaces/Places

Documented: Spaces/Places

A collection of documentaries that look at the environments in which we live, from both a macro and micro perspective. From workplaces to communities to countries, these films offer a look at how the with the spaces and places in which we live, work and engage with others impact our lives.

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Documented: Spaces/Places
  • Bill Cunningham: New York

    "Genuinely in love with clothes, Cunningham makes you think of fashion in a more positive and enlightened way." Observer

    Bill Cunningham: New York chronicles a man who was obsessively interested in only one thing — the pictures he takes that documented the way people dress. Cunningham lived in t...

  • Obscuro Barroco

    "a dreamy acid trip through Rio de Janeiro’s queer nightlife." Now Magazine

    Berlin International Film Festival
    Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Film Festival
    Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival

    In her dreamlike, essayistic film Obscuro Barroco, Greek director Evangelia ...

  • Luisita Photo Studio

    Buenos Aires Int’l Independent Film Festival
    Havana Film Festival
    Brooklyn Film Festival

    At the crowded Corrientes Avenue in Buenos Aires City, among all the theatres, you can find Estudio Luisita. From 1958 to 2009, the photographic studio produced iconic images of the stars of Buenos Aires sho...

  • The Stone Speakers

    "Drljaca's camera travels each scene with slow insistence on its remarkable beauty." Globe and Mail

    Toronto International Film Festival
    Berlin International Film Festival
    Festival du Nouveau Cinéma Montréal

    Igor Drjaca's documentary is a complex and insightful examination of the modern-day tour...

  • Lo Sound Desert

    Hof International Film Festival
    American Documentary Film Festival

    A feature length documentary that unpacks the origins of California desert rock music, providing a unique insight into the Coachella Valley music scene in the 80s and 90s which begat bands such as Queens Of The Stone Age and Kyus...

  • The Smart Studios Story


    Wendy Schneider’s illuminating documentary pays tribute to the history of Madison, Wisconsin-based recording studio, Smart Studios and its connection to the global rise of Alternative Rock in the 1990s. Featuring fantastic archive material and contributions from its founders and many of the...

  • Unarmed Verses

    "There's a quiet, discreet magic at work with Charles Officer's latest documentary, Unarmed Verses." The Globe and Mail

    Winner Hot Docs Film Festival
    Seattle International Film Festival
    Winner Vancouver Film Festival

    A thoughtful and vivid portrait of a community facing imposed relocation. At ...

  • A Whale Of A Tale

    "a complex picture of the clash between globalism and a fast-disappearing localism." Village Voice

    Busan International Film Festival
    Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival
    Rhode Island International Film Festival

    In 2010 Louie Psihoyos’s film The Cove won the 2009 Oscar for Best Documen...

  • Recovery Room

    London International Filmmaker Festival
    Geneva Film Festival
    High Falls Film Festival

    Directed by Adriana Luhovy, Recovery Room is a feature documentary that tells the story of several humanitarian Canadian Medical Missions to Ukraine. Plastic surgeons with their specialized team of 25 Canadian...

  • Cinema Morocco

    Dok Leipzig 2018 – Next Masters Competition

    Cinema Morocco, located in São Paulo, Brazil was once the location of lavish red carpet film premieres and the most luxurious theatre in South America in the 50's. It was the host to Hollywood stars and South American premieres of classic films like Su...