This list of the best documentaries about filmmaking has been ranked by the community and includes popular and recognizable titles, along with some independent films. What is the best documentary about filmmaking? Vote up your favorite documentaries below, that look at the art of making movies.
As you vote, the order of the list will change to see which documentary about filmmaking is the best. This list currently includes titles such as Hearts of Darkness, Overnight, and Dangerous Days.Documentaries are nonfiction and made with the intention of displaying reality for historical purposes or to educate those watching the film. Most documentaries are driven by independent filmmakers and those passionate about the topics they are portraying.
Directed by: Eleanor Coppola, George Hickenlooper, Fax Bahr
Directed by: Kirby Dick
Directed by: John Spotton, Gerald Potterton
Directed by: Michael Epstein, Thomas Lennon
Directed by: Mark Hartley
Directed by: Daniel Anker
Directed by: Nader T. Homayoun
Directed by: Roy Frumkes
Directed by: Yael Hersonski
Directed by: Mike Jacobs
Directed by: Lars von Trier, Jørgen Leth
Directed by: Jack Bennett
Directed by: Carl-Gustav Nykvist