Here is a list of documentaries that are both entertaining and enriching. We would love to hear your opinions. If you are inspired to write a review, please submit to firstname.lastname@example.org and it might get posted on the site. Enjoy!
1. God Grew Tired of Us (2006) A heartrending account of how a group of young men in war-torn Sudan find a new life in the United States.
2. The Corporation (2003) A thought provoking expose on corporations and how they are changing our lives.
3. Jesus Camp (2006) This documentary is a stunning account of a Christian summer camp for children who are encouraged to “take America back for Christ.”
4. Fuel (2008) An eleven year project by Josh Tickell, a man who is possessed by his desire to understand the U.S. dependence of foreign oil.
5. Balseros (2002) This documentary follows a group of Cuban refugees who travel on homemade rafts to the United States in hopes of finding a better life.
6. Born Into Brothels: Calcutta’s Red Light Kids (2004) A serious look into the lives of children who grow up in the some of the most difficult situations imaginable.
7. The Trials of Henry Kissinger (2002) A look at the storied career of Henry Kissinger, which presents a unique view of a man who made some of the most controversial contributions to international relations.
8. Why We Fight (2005) A vital consideration of the U.S. military-industrial complex.
9. The Fog of War (2003) A telling retrospective account by a central architect of the U.S. military-industrial complex, Robert S. McNamara.
10. Zeitgeist (2007) The groundbreaking independent documentary on the status of a lost generation.