13 Documentaries to Frighten You on Halloween

By Films For Action / filmsforaction.org
Oct 31, 2014
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13 Documentaries to Frighten You on Halloween

Tired of watching scary movies that all end up disappointing when you realize they're not actually real? Try some of these documentaries. They will frighten you. They will shock you. They will give you chills as your mind realizes disturbing truths about the reality of our world. And the scariest part? There's no escaping these truths! You are in the movie and it's not going to end until we all work together to do something about it! Ahhh watch out behind you! The horrors, the horrors!

No but seriously, enjoy the thrills and chills. These movies definitely left us laying awake at night, unable to sleep. ;)

 

Apocalypse, Man
70 min · Most people were first exposed to Michael C. Ruppert through the 2009 documentary, Collapse, directed by Chris Smith. Collapse was one of the scariest documentaries about our world and the fragile state of our planet. It was also one of...
Collapse
80 min · Director Chris Smith (The Yes Men), provides a frightening look of the future, through the eyes of independent reporter, Michael Ruppert. Rent it for $2.
The War You Don't See
98 min · A powerful and timely investigation into the media’s role in war, tracing the history of embedded and independent reporting from the carnage of World War One to the destruction of Hiroshima, and from the invasion of Vietnam to the...
END:CIV
75 min · Directed by Franklin Lopez, END:CIV examines our culture’s addiction to systematic violence and environmental exploitation, and probes the resulting epidemic of poisoned landscapes and shell-shocked nations.
Human Resources: Social Engineering In The 20th Century
119 min · Human Resources explores the rise of mechanistic philosophy and the exploitation of human beings under modern hierarchical systems.
Technocalyps
180 min · Technocalyps is a three-part documentary series on the notion of transhumanism by Belgian visual artist and filmmaker Frank Theys.
Earthlings
95 min · EARTHLINGS is a feature-length documentary about humanity's absolute dependence on animals (for pets, food, clothing, entertainment, and scientific research) but also illustrates our complete disrespect for these so-called "non-human...
Breaking The Silence - Truth And Lies In The War On Terror
51 min · "BREAKING THE SILENCE is a film with enormous emotional power, bringing us the human consequences of our military attacks on Middle East countries. It also provides us with important insights into the reasons for these cruelties...
The Power of Nightmares
180 min · The Power of Nightmares is a BBC documentary 3-part film series. The films compare the rise of the Neo-Conservative movement in the United States and the radical Islamist movement, making comparisons on their origins and claiming...
The Canary Effect: Kill the Indian, Save the Man
63 min · From multi-award winning directors Robin Davey and Yellow Thunder Woman, comes this 'Illuminating Documentary' (Time Out). Delving deeply into the often misunderstood and frequently overlooked historic realities of the American Indian...
PROPAGANDA
95 min · Since it mysteriously appeared on YouTube on July 18, 2012, ‘Propaganda’ has been described as ‘1984 meets The Blair Witch Project’, ‘A mouthful of scary porridge’, and ‘Even better than Triumph of The Will.’
Jesus Camp
2 min · Jesus Camp is a 2006 documentary directed by Rachel Grady and Heidi Ewing about a Pentecostal/ charismatic summer camp for children who spend their summers learning and practicing their "prophetic gifts" and being taught that they can...
Obey
51 min · This is a film based on the book "Death of the Liberal Class" by journalist and Pulitzer prize winner, Chris Hedges.

 

Are there any documentaries that you thought should be included in this list? Let us know in the comments. We'd like to continue updating this list over time. 

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