TIFF 2016: Documentariesby IMDb-Editors | last updated - 10 months ago
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1. Abacus: Small Enough to Jail (2016)
88 min | Documentary
A small financial institution called Abacus becomes the only company criminally indicted in the wake of the United States' 2008 mortgage crisis.
Votes: 117 | Gross: $0.07M
91 min | Documentary
A look at the life and work of American journalist, I.F. Stone, who leads a one-man crusade against government deception.
3. Amanda Knox (2016)
TV-MA | 92 min | Documentary, Crime
American exchange student Amanda Knox is convicted and eventually acquitted for the 2007 death of another student in Italy.
4. An Insignificant Man (2016)
96 min | Documentary, Thriller
A political drama chronicling the spectacular rise of activist Arvind Kejriwal from a whistle blower to a controversial vigilante-politician, An Insignificant Man follows the birth of the newest political force in India - The Common Man's Party ( AAP).
5. Bellas de Noche (2016)
92 min | Documentary
An honest portrait of five women who go through the night looking for other possibilities of beauty, while discovering the passing of time, lost youth, the mirage that is fame and the chance for happiness.
99 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
The film explores the global power and impact of the music of John Coltrane and reveals the passions, experiences and forces that shaped his life and revolutionary sounds.
Votes: 85 | Gross: $0.30M
9. Citizen Jane: Battle for the City (2016)
Not Rated | 92 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Writer and urban activist Jane Jacobs fights to save historic New York City during the ruthless redevelopment era of urban planner Robert Moses in the 1960s.
Votes: 126 | Gross: $0.30M
14. Girl Unbound (2016)
80 min | Documentary
In Waziristan, "one of the most dangerous places on earth", Maria Toorpakai defies the Taliban - disguising herself as a boy, so she can play sports freely. But when she becomes a rising ... See full summary »
16. I Called Him Morgan (2016)
92 min | Documentary, Drama, History
An exploration of the relationship between jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan and his common-law wife Helen, who was implicated in his murder in 1972.
Votes: 120 | Gross: $0.10M
17. In Exile (II) (2016)
72 min | Documentary
After filming political footage, a Myanmar filmmaker must flee his country. As refugee amongst refugees in Thailand, his camera becomes the most important tool to survive and overcome the many days away from home.
18. India in a Day (2016)
86 min | Documentary
Crowdsourced material from millions edited with documentary footage from India on 10th October 2015 make this lyrical portrait of a country. It gives a heartfelt image of the people across a vast nation with their joys and troubles.
Director: Richie Mehta
21. Mali Blues (2016)
90 min | Documentary, Music
Mali's Music defines the country's cultural identity. Radical Islamists are threatening the musicians. Together with the stars of Malian Global Pop - Fatoumata Diawara, Bassekou Kouyaté ... See full summary »
22. Mostly Sunny (2016)
94 min | Documentary
Mostly Sunny is a documentary that tells the remarkable story of Sunny Leone, the Canadian-born, American-bred adult film star who is pursuing her dreams of Bollywood stardom.
23. Política, manual de instrucciones (2016)
115 min | Documentary
In 2015, a new spanish political party, named Podemos, made history by becoming the third force of the parliament, just two years after its creation. This is how it happened.
27. The Cinema Travellers (2016)
96 min | Documentary
Showmen riding cinema lorries have brought the wonder of the movies to faraway villages in India once every year. Seven decades on, as their cinema projectors crumble and film reels become ... See full summary »
30. The Skyjacker's Tale (2016)
75 min | Documentary
After five citizens of the Virgin Islands are convicted in the 1970s of a massacre at one of the island's fancy country clubs, their ostensible leader stages a skyjacking and escapes to Cuba.
32. Before the Flood (2016)
PG | 96 min | Documentary, News
A look at how climate change affects our environment and what society can do to prevent the demise of endangered species, ecosystems and native communities across the planet.