We love a good documentary and have a collection of brilliant ones for you. Featuring deep dives into your favourite Cult films, filmmakers and stars, learn everything worth knowing about subjects from Dune to Stanley Kubrick to Straw Dogs to Jean Rollin, and even slime mould and everyone's favourite hoook-in-the-groin slasher, The Mutilator!

  • The Sleeper Must Awaken: Making Dune


    2022 • United States • Directed by Daniel Griffith

    The brand new feature-length documentary ‘The Sleeper Must Awaken: Making Dune’ chronicles the creation of David Lynch’s 1984 adaptation of Frank Herbert’s beloved sci-fi epic which starred Kyle MacLachlan, Patrick Stewart, Sean Young, Virginia ...

  • The Strange World of José Mojica Marins


    2001 • Brazil • Directed by André Barcinski

    The definitive documentary on the life and work of José Mojica Marins by Andre Barcinski and Ivan Finotti.

  • Orchestrator of Storms: The Fantastique World of Jean Rollin

    Movie + 2 extras

    2022 • United States • Directed by Dima Ballin & Kat Ellinger

    The story of French filmmaker Jean Rollin (1938-2010), one of the most singular voices of European cult cinema, deeply misunderstood and widely misrepresented.

  • Skull World

    2013 · Canada · Directed by Justin McConnell

    Greg Sommer is an enigma wrapped inside a mystery, encased in a Jean-Jacket Vest. An enterprising man in his early 30s, Greg, and his alter-ego Skull Man, are at war. Box Wars that is.
    Welcome to Greg’s world. A world of warriors, magic, and glory. A ...

  • The El Duce Tapes

    In the early 90s, aspiring filmmaker (and General Hospital co-star) Ryan Sexton lugged a giant camcorder into some of the seediest clubs and filthiest apartments in Hollywood. There he filmed hour upon hour of VHS footage of the jaw-droppingly offensive Shock Rock band The Mentors, focusing on th...

  • Mike Hodges: A Film-Maker’s Life


    2022 • United Kingdom • Directed by David Cairns

    Get up close and very personal with this documentary about the Cult British director behind Get Carter, Flash Gordon and more, Mike Hodges: A Film-makers Life. This feature-length in-depth sit down with a leading figure in UK cinema sees Hodges ta...

  • Fall Breakers: The Making of 'The Mutilator'


    2016 • United States • Directed by Ewan Cant

    By sword, by pick, by axe, bye-bye! Get your hook into Fall Breakers: The Making of 'The Mutilator', a documentary on the making of the 1980s slasher horror splatter Cult classic. Featuring interviews with writer-director Buddy Cooper, co-director Joh...

  • A Paul Joyce Documentary - Kris Kristofferson: Pilgrim. His Life and Work


    1993 • United Kingdom • Directed by Paul Joyce

    If you only know him as Whistler in Blade, or if you know all the words to Sunday Mornin’ Comin’ Down, PILGRIM. HIS LIFE AND WORK is a fascinating profile on actor, songwriter, performer and Country Music Hall Of Fame Inductee Kris Kristofferson.


  • A Paul Joyce Documentary - The Curious Case of Inspector Clouseau


    2002 • United Kingdom • Directed by Paul Joyce


    Henry Mancini’s iconic score, Peter Sellers’ bumbling Inspector Clouseau, and those unforgettable animated opening sequences - delve into the history of the Pink Panther films, the pink diamond h...

  • A Paul Joyce Documentary - Pictures of Europe


    1990 • United Kingdom • Directed by Paul Joyce

    What makes European cinema so special? Find out in Paul Joyce’s feature-length documentary, Pictures of Europe, which examines the differences between American independent and Hollywood movies and films from European directors.

    Featuring luminary i...

  • A Paul Joyce Documentary - Sellers' Best


    1992 • United Kingdom • Directed by Paul Joyce

    One of the all-time greatest comedians, Peter Sellers’ mimicry, timing, instinct and ability to decimate an audience with laughter made him absolutely unforgettable.

    Combining comedy and acting like no one before, or since, Sellers starred in legen...

  • A Paul Joyce Documentary - Mantrap. Straw Dogs: The Final Cut


    2003 • United Kingdom • Directed by Paul Joyce

    “I will not allow violence against this house.”

    A controversial Cult siege thriller that cuts so close to the bone that we are still talking about it today, MANTRAP: Straw Dogs - The Final Cut is an absolutely unmissable documentary that unflinchi...

  • A Paul Joyce Documentary - Motion and Emotion: The Films of Wim Wenders


    1990 • United Kingdom • Directed by Paul Joyce

    Put on your shades and get ready to hang out in a Berlin apartment with the super-cool German filmmaker behind Paris, Texas and Wings of Desire, Wim Wenders.  The feature-length documentary, Motion and Emotion: The Films of Wim Wenders, examines ev...

  • A Paul Joyce Documentary - Nagisa Oshima: The Man Who Left His Soul on Film


    1984 • United Kingdom • Directed by Paul Joyce

    Japanese film director and screenwriter Nagisa Ōshima is most well known for his 80s classic starring David Bowie, Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence, but also made a sexually explicit film that was banned everywhere but Belgium. Get under the skin of th...

  • A Paul Joyce Documentary - Sam Peckinpah: Man of Iron


    1993 • United Kingdom • Directed by Paul Joyce

    This straight-talking program seeks to understand the enigmatic and controversial Sam Peckinpah, whose violent films such as The Wild Bunch and Straw Dogs had a telling effect on the cinema of the 1970s and 80s. Those who knew and worked with him, i...

  • A Paul Joyce Documentary - Dirk Bogarde: By Myself

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    1992 • United Kingdom • Directed by Paul Joyce

    A two-part interview in which Dirk Bogarde talks about his life and career.

  • Hockney on Photography and Other Matters


    2009 • United Kingdom • Directed by Paul Joyce

    Hockney talks about his 40-year love affair with photography.

  • Growing Up with John Waters


    1993 • United Kingdom • Directed by Paul Joyce

    Growing Up with John Waters, the self-proclaimed Pope of Trash and king of US Independent Cinema. John Waters discusses his traumatic childhood in Baltimore and the films which came out of these experiences.

  • A Paul Joyce Documentary - Pieces of Time: Bogdanovich on the Movies


    1987 • United Kingdom • Directed by Paul Joyce

    Pop your collar and pull up a poolside sun lounger next to legendary director Peter Bogdanovich (The Last Picture Show, Paper Moon) at his Hollywood hills home. Here, documentarian Paul Joyce (Made in the USA) employs his signature unfettered access...

  • A Paul Joyce Documentary - Barbarella Forever!


    1967 • United Kingdom • Directed by Paul Joyce

    Get a never-before-seen look behind the scenes of the making of the sexy and swinging sci-fi Cult classic, Barbarella, in Barbarella Forever.

    In Barbarella, sixties icon Jane Fonda starred as the saucy astronaut from the 41st century sent to stop ...

  • A Paul Joyce Documentary - You Talkin' To Me?


    1994 • United Kingdom • Directed by Paul Joyce & Chris Rodley

    Cinefile episode with Paul Joyce profiling Robert De Niro with copious commentary from Quentin Tarantino.

  • A Paul Joyce Documentary - Dennis Hopper: Some Kind of Genius


    1986 • United Kingdom • Directed by Paul Joyce

    Get us up close and personal as possible with Dennis Hopper in Some Kind of Genius - an intimate interview with the legendary star of Apocalypse Now and Blue Velvet whose directorial debut, Easy Rider, irreparably altered Hollywood forever.

    The imm...

  • Hellraiser: Evolutions

    A documentary looking at the evolution of the hit horror franchise, Hellraiser, and its enduring legacy, over the last 30 years. Featuring interviews with Scott Derrickson (director, Hellraiser: Inferno), Rick Bota (director, Hellraiser: Hellseeker), Stuart Gordon (director, Re-Animator, From Bey...

  • A Paul Joyce Documentary - Nothing As It Seems: The Films of Nicolas Roeg


    1982 • United Kingdom • Directed by Paul Joyce

    The British director behind Cult classics Walkabout, Performance, The Man Who Fell to Earth, Don’t Look Now and The Witches - Nicolas Roeg - is the focus of the terrifically insightful documentary from Paul Joyce, Nothing As It Seems: The Films of ...