Documentary Film Flowchart: Choose a Great Film Based on Your Mood
By Chris Ingrao / certificationmap.com
Aug 14, 2013

Documentary films are not only wildly entertaining, but also serve as a powerful and engaging educational tool. As quality documentary films continue to be produced around the globe, we encourage teachers to take advantage and enlighten their students with some of these amazing titles.

Follow this Documentary Film Flowchart featuring some of our favorite classic and contemporary documentary films.

Let the arrows guide you to the perfect film based on your mood, preferences, or educational goal. Whether you are foodie, a politics junkie, or an environmentalist this list is sure to have something to peak your interest.

Pop some popcorn and prepare to open your mind and the minds of others to some of the most entertaining and provoking documentary films of the past century.

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The Staging Post: Courageous People Never Give Up! (2017)
61 min The Staging Post follows two Afghan Hazara refugees, Muzafar and Khadim. Stuck in Indonesia after Australia 'stopped the boats' and facing many years in limbo, they built a community and started the school which inspired a refugee education revolution. A real-life...
Within Reach (2013)
87 min Within Reach explores one couple's pedal-powered search for a place to call home. Mandy and Ryan gave up their jobs, cars, and traditional houses to 'bike-pack' 6500 miles around the USA seeking sustainable community. Rather than looking in a traditional neighborhood, they...
Fall and Winter (2013)
102 min This stunning film takes you on a hypnotic journey, reaching to the past to understand the origins of the catastrophic environmental transitions we now face. Over two years, director Matt Anderson traveled 16,000 miles to document firsthand our modern industrial world and the...
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Documentary Film Flowchart: Choose a Great Film Based on Your Mood