documentaries

8.28.19

As Documentaries Evolve, So Should Their Hosts

From Stacey Dooley’s ‘IS salute’ gaffe to critiques of an upcoming Louis Theroux film on sex work, is it time to rethink the TV doc host?

8.23.19

Obama's New Documentary Is Great. It Also Reveals Why He's Out of Touch

'American Factory' on Netflix is a solid film, but Obama's message of finding common ground in an uneven labor dispute ignores working people's realities.

5.12.19

Hunting Silicon Valley's Doomsday Bunkers in New Zealand

In this new documentary, VICE looks for the one percent's apocalypse bunkers.

3.18.19

A New True-Crime Doc About 'White Boy' Rick Will Make You Madder Than Hell

A dumbfounding new documentary explores the institutional horror story of Detroit's Richard Wershe Jr. a.k.a. White Boy Rick.

3.3.19

Michael Jackson Stans React to 'Leaving Neverland' with Bus Ads and Death Threats

In the lead up to the premiere of the documentary, Jackson fans were ramping up their attempts to discredit the film.

2.2.19

'Abducted in Plain Sight' Is the Craziest True Crime Documentary on Netflix

The film documents a tragedy so incomprehensible, audiences don't know how to react.

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1.31.19

Here are Some of the Best VICE Documentaries and TV Shows

The best VICE documentaries – TV shows, standalone films, that Fyre Festival one – and how to watch them.

11.7.18

Danny Brown's Long-Shelved 'Live at the Majestic' Doc Is Finally Out

The film is now up on Brown's website, a full year after it was supposed to hit Apple Music.

8.24.18

Inside the Beautiful World of Same-Sex Ballroom Dancing

Mainstream competitive ballroom dance contests still don't allow same-sex competitors. A new documentary explores the LGBTQ scene that formed as the result of that ban.

7.23.18

'Dark Tourist' Introduces Us to People Who Want to Vacation in a War Zone

'Tickled’ filmmaker David Farrier is back with a new, completely insane Netflix docu-series.

7.11.18

The 15 Best Netflix Documentaries to Watch When You're Stoned

We went beyond 'Planet Earth' to give you weirdest, most enlightening, and prettiest nonfiction you can stream.

7.11.18

Warren G Ain't Trippin, Ain't Mad, and Is Forever Hip-Hop's Unsung Legend

We sit down with the G-funk great to talk his new documentary, the birth of West Coast rap, and his legacy beyond "Regulate."

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