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Documentary film


The Kingmaker (2019) Official Trailer | SHOWTIME Documentary Film


DREAM - Inspirational Documentary Short Film 2018 - What do you DREAM about?


Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things (Official Trailer)


Solitary: Inside Red Onion State Prison (HBO Documentary Films)


TENERE | Documentary Film Official Trailer

A documentary film is a nonfictional motion picture intended to document some aspect of reality, primarily for the purposes of instruction, education, or maintaining a historical record. Such films were originally shot on film stock—the only medium available—but now include video and digital productions that can be either direct-to-video, made into a TV show, or released for screening in cinemas. "Documentary" has been described as a "filmmaking practice, a cinematic tradition, and mode of audience reception" that is continually evolving and is without clear boundaries.
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