"Biography" Movies

The Lost City of Z (2016)

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A true-life drama, centering on British explorer Col. Percival Fawcett, who disappeared while searching for a mysterious city in the Amazon in the 1920s.

24X36: A Movie About Movie Posters (2016)

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A documentary exploring the birth, death, and resurrection of the illustrated movie poster.

Citizen Jane: Battle for the City (2016)

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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.

Among the Believers (2015)

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An unsettling and eye opening exploration into the spread of the radical Islamic school Red Mosque in Pakistan, which trains legions of children to devote their lives to jihad, or holy war, from a very young age.

Only the Dead (2015)

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Australian journalist Michael Ware's experiences in Iraq during the 2003 war and after.

The Man with Thousand Faces (2016)

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The story of a man who fooled an entire country. A tale of cheats and impostors, taking its inspiration from true facts and from one of the most intriguing characters of recent decades: the spy Francisco Paesa.

Jackie (2016)

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Following the assassination of President

Faye Dunaway: Live from the TCM Classic Film Festival (2017)

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Filmed before a live audience at Hollywood's Montalbán Theatre during the 2016 TCM Classic Film Festival, Academy Award-winning actress Faye Dunaway sits down with host Ben Mankiewicz for a discussion of her life and career.

The Zookeeper's Wife (2017)

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The Zookeeper's Wife tells the account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Antonina and Jan Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the Nazi invasion.

The Color of Fire (2017)

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First hand witness to the infamous World War II fire bombing and destruction of his hometown, Dresden...

Traceroute (2016)

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A Personal Journey Into The Uncharted Depths Of Nerd Culture, A Realm Full Of Dangers, Creatures And More Or Less Precarious Working Conditions...

Wall Writers (2016)

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Narrated by John Waters, Wall Writers is a documentary about graffiti in its innocence. Through unprecedented access to TAKI183...

The Glamour & the Squalor (2015)

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The Glamour & The Squalor is the story of Marco Collins, one of America's last great rock radio DJs and a musical tastemaker that changed our culture...

Violeta Went to Heaven (2011)

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A portrait of famed Chilean singer and folklorist

My Father's Vietnam (2017)

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A personal documentary about a public subject, My Father's Vietnam personifies the connections made and unmade by the Vietnam War...

I'm Not Ashamed (2016)

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Based on the inspiring and powerful true story and journal entries of

Loving (2016)

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The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple, whose challenge of their anti-miscegenation arrest for their marriage in Virginia led to a legal battle that would end at the US Supreme Court.

The Legend of Ben Hall (2016)

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Ben Hall is drawn back into bushranging by the reappearance of his old friend John Gilbert. Reforming the gang, they soon become the most wanted men in Australian history.

Genius (2016)

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A chronicle of Max Perkins's time as the book editor at Scribner, where he oversaw works by

Janis: Little Girl Blue (2015)

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Musician Cat Power narrates this documentary on Janis Joplin's evolution into a star from letters that Joplin wrote over the years to her friends, family, and collaborators.

Interlude in Prague (2017)

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Interlude in Prague (2017)

Dealt (2017)

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Sixty-two year old Richard Turner is renowned as one of the world's greatest card magicians, yet he is completely blind. This is an in-depth look at a complex character who is one of magic's greatest hidden treasures.

Becoming Bond (2017)

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The stranger-than-fiction true story of George Lazenby, a poor Australian car mechanic who, through an unbelievable set of circumstances...

Diamonds to Dust (2015)

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Movie version of Frank Ferruccio's book, Diamonds to Dust: The Life and Death of Jayne Mansfield. This film focuses on the exciting 1960's turbulent life of Legend Jayne Mansfield.