Documentaries - that I like

Being Elmo - Elmo is huge in the States. A great documentary about the guy who grew up with hand puppets and finally became Elmo.

big bird, elmo, hand puppet, jim henson, muppets, sesame street, sesamstraat

Objectified - About our complex relationship with manufactured objects and, by extension, the people who design them.

design, manufacturing, mass production, Product design

Farewell Facebook (Short film about Digital Suicide) - Nice docu from a Dutch Film Student on what happens when you quit Facebook.

facebook, nederlandse filmacademie

Super Size Me - While examining the influence of the fast food industry, Morgan Spurlock personally explores the consequences on his health of a diet of solely McDonald's food for one month.

Burger King, Coke, Fat, Hamburger, Health, Mc Donalds

Blue Gold - Wars of the future will be fought over water as they are over oil today, as the source of human survival enters the global marketplace and political arena.

american, water

Revolution OS - a 2001 documentary film that traces the twenty-year history of GNU, Linux, open source, and the free software movement.

apache, Debian, Fedora, Gentoo, gnu, Linus Torvalds, linux, open source, os, red hat, Ubuntu, unix

Craigslist Joe - In a time when America's economy and sense of community were crumbling, one guy left everything behind--to see if he could survive solely on the support of the 21st century's new town square: Craigslist.

american, craigslist, internet

[dutch] NCRV Dokument – De man met 100 kinderen - Ed Houben is spermadonor; niet via de spermabank, maar vanuit zijn eigen huis. Hij ontvangt echtparen, lesbische stellen en singles die een kind van hem willen.

Dokument, dutch, NCRV

[dutch] Michiel van Erp – Pretpark Nederland - Een vermakelijke, verbazende en ontroerende kijk op de entertainmentindustrie van modern Nederland en haar naar georganiseerd vermaak hunkerende bewoners.

dutch, michiel van erp

[dutch] Frans Bromet – Failliet of niet - Failliet of niet - Frans Bromet volgt de kleine ondernemer in grote financiële problemen. Ron heeft een groothandel in keukens. Als hij en zijn vrouw gaan scheiden...

dutch, Frans Bromet

[dutch] Rauw - Tom (15) eet sinds z'n vijfde alleen rauw, ongekookt en onverwarmd voedsel. Dat moet van zijn moeder, volgens haar de enige gezonde manier van leven. De kinderarts doet aangifte van kindermishandeling.


The Pixar Story - A look at the first years of Pixar Animation Studios - from the success of "Toy Story" and Pixar's promotion of talented people...

pixar, toy story

The King of Kong - Diehard video game fans compete to break World Records on classic arcade games.

king kong, videogame

Pirates of Silicon Valley (Documentary) - "A look at Silicon Valley in the early days as told by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, Bill Gates, Steve Ballmer, Paul Allen, and other insiders from Apple, Microsoft, Intel, IBM, and Xerox. See how the personal computing revolution began. "

silicon valley, steve jobs

Queen of Versailles - Jackie and David build the largest house of America, inspired by the Palace of Versailles. Then the market crash came in.

La marche de l’empereur - A look at the annual journey of Emperor penguins as they march -- single file -- to their traditional breeding ground.

Koyaanisqatsi - A movie with no conventional plot: merely a collection of expertly photographed scenes. Subject matter has a highly environmental theme.

Indie Game: The Movie - The production is, for the most part, the product of two people. (We directed, produced, shot, edited the film ourselves. The awesome score was by Jim Guthrie).  And a lot of the distribution & release of the film organized by us as well (with the hel

docu, games, indiegames, xbox360

Exporting Raymond - A documentary on Phil Rosenthal's experiences during the making of "Voroniny," the Russian-language version of "Everybody Loves Raymond".

Exit Through the Gift Shop - The story of how an eccentric French shop keeper and amateur film maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy...