Documentary Films on The D-Word

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Allegiance: The Legacy (2018)

Directed by Rick Flynn

George Takei's lays bare his lifelong effort to educate Americans about Japanese-American internment


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How Come? (2017)

Directed by Rick Flynn

Everyone does it differently. How do you get there?


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Behind Bandstand (2018)

Directed by Rick Flynn

The fascinating story behind the hit Broadway musical.


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The World We Wanted (2023)

Directed by Richard Hall

International students who met in 1959 are reunited 62 years later


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Finding Rhythm (2004)

Directed by David Ullman


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Bayou Maharajah (2016)

Directed by Lily Keber

James Booker, "the best black, gay, one-eyed junkie piano player New Orleans has ever known."


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Lousy: Love in the Time of Dementia (2021)

Produced by Frank Silverstein


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My Father's Name (2024)

Directed by Susanna Styron

A father’s secret. A daughter’s reckoning. A nation’s dark legacy.


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Troubled Tributary: Maryland's Patuxent River (2022)

Directed by Jess Wiegandt & Lia Nydes

Riverkeeper Fred Tutman explores a watershed in Maryland plagued by a history of pollutants.


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A River Called Home (2023)

Directed by Jess Wiegandt

Four women paddle Virginia's James River to explore environmental threats and its history.


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Married in Spandex (2013)

Directed by Allison Kole & Devin Gallagher

This is not a dress occasion. This is a jumpsuit occasion.


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Dash, Age 92, Snowboarder (2023)

Directed by Cheryl Hess

An aging snowboarder reflects on his relationship with the mountain.


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One Person, One Vote? (2024)

Directed by Maximina Juson

A feature doc examining the Electoral College and how race and slavery shaped the electoral process.


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The Fisherman's Net (2022)

Directed by Christopher Larson


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Buckjumping (2018)

Directed by Lily Keber


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Uncropped (2024)

Directed by D.W Young

Legendary Village Voice photographer James Hamilton and the heyday of alternative print journalism