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50 Daring Documentaries

From Graphic Art Docs to Hipster Denim Videos

— August 29, 2011 — Pop Culture
If you are on the hunt for a documentary that won't bore you to death, then you might want to click through a few of these daring documentaries. Each of the documentaries featured here has its own unique edge and is definitely not something you would watch in class or on a public-access television channel.

The evolution of the documentary film is best seen by clicking through all of these daring documentaries. There are a ton of documentaries here that wouldn't be considered "traditional." Some documentaries were designed to be art, while others were meant to be advertisements. The days of the documentary film being used solely as a way of exploring a historical event or person seem to be over. Embrace this change by clicking through all of these daring documentaries.
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Deep Space Documentaries
Deep Space Documentaries
Seth MacFarlane Hosts the New Reboot of Carl Sagan's Cosmos
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Era-Ending Documentaries
Era-Ending Documentaries
'All Things Must Pass' Looks at the Rise & Fall of a Musical Institution
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Sports Culture Documentaries
Sports Culture Documentaries
The Nike 'American Made' Video is a High-Octane Campaign
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46
Slow-Motion NYC Documentaries
Slow-Motion NYC Documentaries
8 Hours in Brooklyn Depicts the Borough Breathtakingly
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45
Male-Mocking Documentaries
Male-Mocking Documentaries
'Random At Best' Takes a Look at the Male Douche
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44
Culinary Art Documentaries
Culinary Art Documentaries
'El Bulli: Cooking in Progress' Follows the Revolutionary Restaurant
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Bromantic Documentaries
Bromantic Documentaries
'Brostitute with Tom Roth' Parodies the Love Between Bros
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Introspective Apparel Documentaries
Introspective Apparel Documentaries
T-Shirt Stories Trailer Provides Deep Insight into Tees
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41
Eerie Daredevil Documentaries
Eerie Daredevil Documentaries
'Skyliners' by Sebastien Montaz-Rosset Goes to Scary Heights
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40
Viral Sedation Documentaries
Viral Sedation Documentaries
The Hilarious 'Andy After Dentist' Clip
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39
Impactful Documentaries
Impactful Documentaries
The 'Influencers' Film will Provide You with Insight on Your Interactions
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38
Fashion Blogger Documentaries
Fashion Blogger Documentaries
ViceStyle.com Launches the Inspiring 'Love Blogging' Series
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Controversial Documentaries
Controversial Documentaries
‘Sarah Palin's Alaska' Irks Environmentalists
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Model Discrimination Documentaries
Model Discrimination Documentaries
'The Colour of Beauty' Explores Race in the Fashion World
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35
Documentaries on Election Fraud
Documentaries on Election Fraud
4 Shocking Truths
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Interactive Election Day Documentaries
Interactive Election Day Documentaries
“Video Your Vote” for PBS and YouTube
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Fun Eco Documentaries
Fun Eco Documentaries
Adrian Grenier's 'Alter Eco' is Upbeat and Ecological
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Music Piracy Documentaries
Music Piracy Documentaries
Brett Gaylor Delves Into Mystery-Shrouded Copyright Law
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Predatory Political Documentaries
Predatory Political Documentaries
Is ‘Hillary: The Movie' a Campaign Ad or Legit Film?
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DIY Garden Documentaries
DIY Garden Documentaries
Brinno Time-Lapse Camera Records Flower Growth
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Tango Documentaries
Tango Documentaries
Café de los Maestros
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Incisive Travel Documentaries
Incisive Travel Documentaries
The 'Camera, Camera' Documentary Questions the Tourist Mentality
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Demure Designer Documentaries
Demure Designer Documentaries
Francophone Fashion Designer Denis Gagnon Presents his Film
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Hipster Denim Documentaries
Hipster Denim Documentaries
The Gap 1969 Video Campaign Gives the Brand a Makeover
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Mini Meme Documentaries
Mini Meme Documentaries
Know Your Meme Explains David After Dentist Phenomenon
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Geotagged Documentaries
Geotagged Documentaries
A Virtual Trip to South Africa with ‘Mobikasi'
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High Fashion Documentaries
High Fashion Documentaries
Valentino The Last Emperor Is Coming To New York
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DIY Personal Documentaries
DIY Personal Documentaries
Compile Video Clips With AARP's 'DocYOUmentary Maker'
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Underground Art Documentaries
Underground Art Documentaries
"Died Young, Stayed Pretty" Captures Poster Culture
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Fugitive Holiday Documentaries
Fugitive Holiday Documentaries
An Interesting Set of Wikileaks' Julian Assange Christmas Photos
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Online AIDS Documentaries
Online AIDS Documentaries
Live, Hope, Love: HIV in Jamaica
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On-Demand Documentaries
On-Demand Documentaries
Hulu Adds Short Films and Documentaries to Its Online Library
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Obama Documentaries
Obama Documentaries
HYPE: The Obama Effect
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Eye-Mounted Videocameras
Eye-Mounted Videocameras
One-Eyed Filmmaker Robert Spence Starts 'Eyeborg Project'
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Runway Designer Documentaries
Runway Designer Documentaries
Loic Prigent's "The Day Before" Follows the Path to Fall 2009
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14
Graphic Tech Documentaries
Graphic Tech Documentaries
History of the Internet Told Through Graphics, Icons, Narration
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Humanity Photodocumentaries
Humanity Photodocumentaries
Timothy Allen Shares His Favorite Photos From the Human Planet Series
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Activist Shark Documentaries
Activist Shark Documentaries
Sharkwater
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Child Consumerism Documentaries
Child Consumerism Documentaries
'Kids + Money'
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10
Presidential Protection Documentaries
Presidential Protection Documentaries
Life Magazine's 'Inside the Secret Service' is Fascinating
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9
Derby Documentaries
Derby Documentaries
'Brutal Beauty: Tales of the Rose City Rollers' Wins Indie Spirit Award
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Altar Decorating Documentaries
Altar Decorating Documentaries
The Fiesta De La Virgen De Guadalupe is a Colorful Celebration
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Teenwreck Documentaries
Teenwreck Documentaries
Maureen McCormick, Britney Spears Tell All
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6
Dangerous Urban Bike Documentaries
Dangerous Urban Bike Documentaries
'To Live and Ride in LA' Provides Window Into the Underground
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5
Life-Documenting Photography
Life-Documenting Photography
The Makers is a Photographic Essay About Inspiration and Creation
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4
Adult Star Photo Documentaries
Adult Star Photo Documentaries
A New Book by Sasha Grey Captures Moments Through Her Career
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3
Flickr Documentaries
Flickr Documentaries
Hurricane Gustav
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Tattoo Tour Documentaries
Tattoo Tour Documentaries
The Mister Cartoon Vans Mini-Movie is Riveting
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Gender-Bending Photodocumentaries
Gender-Bending Photodocumentaries
Evan Witek Shoots the Life of a Cross-Dresser
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