Hollywood 2021: Documentaries that Matter


Time (Amazon)
Crip Camp (Netflix)
Collective (Magnolia/Participant)
Welcome to Chechnya (HBO)
The Truffle Hunters (Sony Classics)

Rest of Shortlist
Dick Johnson Is Dead (Netflix)
The Dissident (Briarcliff)
City Hall (Zipporah)
Boys State (Apple)
On the Record (HBO Max)
The Social Dilemma (Netflix)
My Octopus Teacher (Netflix)
The Way I See It (Focus)
The Mole Agent (Gravitas)

Also in the Run
Acasa, My Home (Kino Lorber/Zeitgeist)
John Lewis: Good Trouble
 (Super LTD)
Totally Under Control
All In: The Fight for Democracy
The Human Factor
 (Sony Classics)
I Am Greta
Kingdom of Silence
The Fight
Athlete A
Rebuilding Paradise (Nat Geo)

Long Shots
I Am Not Alone (self-distributed)
Searching for Mr. Rugoff
 (still seeking U.S. distribution)
Miss Americana
Be Water
Kiss the Ground
 (still seeking U.S. distribution)
Dear Mr. Brody (still seeking U.S. distribution)
Oliver Sacks: His Own Life (Zeitgeist)
Mucho Mucho Amor: Legend of Walter Mercado (Netflix)
A Secret Love (Netflix)
Circus of Books (Netflix)

Still to See or Embargoed (alphabetically)
40 Years a Prisoner (HBO)
76 Days
Apocalypse ’45
Babenco: Tell Me When I Die
 (still seeking U.S. distribution)
Beautiful Something Left Behind
Belly of the Beast
Coded Bias
 (PBS Independent Lens)
Crock of Gold
The Crying Steppe
Desert One
Disclosure (Netflix)
The Earth Is Blue as Orange (seeking U.S. distribution)
Father Soldier Son (Netflix)
Feels Good Man (Wavelength/PBS Independent Lens)
Finding Yingying (MTV)
Fireball: Visitor from Darker Worlds (Apple TV+)
The Forbidden Reel (still seeking U.S. distribution)
Giving Voice (Netflix)
The Go-Go’s (Showtime)
Gunda (Neon)
I Walk on Water (Grasshopper)
Mayor (Film Movement)
Me and the Cult Leader (seeking U.S. distribution)
The Metamorphosis of Birds (seeking U.S. distribution)
A Most Beautiful Thing (seeking U.S. distribution)
Mr. SOUL! (self-distributed)
My Psychedelic Love Story (Showtime)
Napoli Eden (still seeking U.S. distribution)
Nasrin (Virgil Films & Entertainment)
Olympia (still seeking U.S. distribution)
Once Upon a Time in Venezuela (seeking U.S. distribution)
The Painter and the Thief (Neon)
The Reason I Jump (Kino Lorber)
Reunited (seeking U.S. distribution)
Rewind (Grizzly Creek)
Rising Phoenix (Netflix)
Softie (Icarus)
Stars and Strife (self-distributed)
The State of Texas vs. Melissa (Filmrise)
Stray (Magnolia)
A Thousand Cuts (PBS)
‘Til Kingdom Come (seeking U.S. distribution)
To See You Again (seeking U.S. distribution)
Transhood (HBO)
Unapologetic (seeking U.S. distribution)
The Viewing Booth (Roco)
Vivos (seeking U.S. distribution)
Wild Daze (Cinedigm)
Wintopia (seeking U.S. distribution)
With Drawn Arms (Starz)
Zappa (Magnolia)