Essential documentaries.

Because documentaries are just as valid a way to take in information as reading a book is; though I'm pretty sure reading is a surefire way for the information to actually go into your brain.

  • Poor Us: An Animated History of Poverty
  • Powaqqatsi
  • Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times
  • Propaganda
  • PsyWar: The Real Battlefield Is Your Mind
  • Quest for the Lost Civilization
  • Ram Dass: Fierce Grace
  • Reality 86'd
  • Relics: Einstein's Brain
  • Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles
  • The (R)evolution of Immortal Technique
  • Rewind This!
  • Rhyme and Punishment
  • Rhyme & Reason
  • Richard Pryor: I Ain't Dead Yet, #*%$#@!!
  • Rock the Bells
  • Room 237
  • Room 666
  • Root of All Evil?
  • The Sacred Science
  • Sans Soleil
  • Scratch
  • Secrecy
  • Sean
  • Sick: The Life and Death of Bob Flanagan, Supermasochist
  • The Slog Movie
  • Spin
  • Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures
  • Stanley Kubrick's Boxes
  • Steal This Film
  • Steal This Film II
  • Stepping Razor: Red X
  • Stone Cold Steve Austin: The Bottom Line on the Most Popular Superstar of All Time
  • The Story of Film: An Odyssey
  • Style Wars
  • Survivor's Guide to Prison
  • Tales of the Grim Sleeper
  • Tarr Béla: I Used to Be a Filmmaker
  • TechnoCalyps
  • Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser
  • Tim's Vermeer
  • Time Will Tell
  • TimeWave Zero
  • Timothy Leary's Dead
  • Timothy Leary's Last Trip
  • The Transcendental Object at the End of Time
  • Terence McKenna's True Hallucinations
  • The Trials of Henry Kissinger
  • UFOs on the Record
  • The Union: The Business Behind Getting High
  • Until the Light Takes Us
  • Visions of Light
  • Waco: The Rules of Engagement
  • Waltz with Bashir
  • We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists
  • Welcome to Death Row
  • Which Side Are You On?
  • The White Diamond
  • WikiRebels: The Documentary
  • William S. Burroughs: A Man Within
  • Woodstock
  • Wu: The Story of the Wu-Tang Clan
  • X-Rated: The Films That Shocked Britain
  • The Yes Men
  • You Weren't There: A History of Chicago Punk 1977–1984
  • Zeitgeist: Addendum
  • Zeitgeist
  • Zeitgeist: Moving Forward
  • Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait
  • Zoo