This list of documentaries about Los Angeles has been ranked by the community and includes popular and recognizable titles, along with independent films. What is the best documentary about Los Angeles? Vote up your favorite documentaries about the City of Angels below.
As you vote, the order of the list will be changed to see which documentary about Los Angeles comes out on top. If you do not see your favorite on the list, add it along with the titles so that others can vote on it, as well. This list currently includes titles such as Los Angeles Plays Itself and The New Los Angeles: California and the American Dream.Documentaries are nonfiction and made with the intention of displaying reality for historical purposes and to educate viewers. Most documentaries are driven by independent filmmakers and those passionate about the topics they are portraying.
- Los Angeles Plays Itself is a video essay by Thom Andersen, finished in 2003, exploring the... more
- Made in L.A. is a 2007 documentary film that tells the story of three Latina immigrants as... more
Directed by: Scott Hamilton KennedyThe Garden is a 2008 American documentary film directed by Scott Hamilton Kennedy. It tells... more
The New Los AngelesThe New Los Angeles paints a portrait of an extraordinary city poised to re-frame America's...
A Visit to Los Angeles
18th Street Gang
Redefining the West