Best Documentary Films
“Baldur’s Flats” is a short, expository documentary about a Norse runestone which mysteriously appeared in an Ontario public park in the summer of 2019. Sparked by an investigative CBC article, the film conducts interviews with a groundskeeper, local artist, and professor of Scandinavian studies to decipher the message behind the enigmatic rock.
This is a short documentary about a dancer, an immigrant from Ecuador, who pursues the American dream.
Basketball was always a huge hobby for me and I enjoyed playing it with my friends and family. One day when my brother and I went to play basketball, we met people--people who didn't look like us. They had different skin color, different hair styles, and spoke a different language. We wanted to play basketball with them but realized how reality was--people didn't want them to play with us because they were ... different.
The Black Lives Matter Protest has been going on for years, and recently today's youth are some of the most involved participants. Youth on BLM interviews 6 high school age girls on The Black Lives Matter movement, providing a young perspective on what BLM is, what it's trying to achieve, and how one can help. This film was completely was created in the midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic and footage was created entirely through video calls and shared home media.
This documentary film is about an Indian restaurant located in Culver City and how it has managed to achieve immense success over the years.