Best new Documentaries (2017) - Top Netflix & Cinema

Thankfully, the documentary film finally gets the attention it deserves, after decades of underestimation. Hard to pick, but these are the ones we thought were the most interesting, touching, compelling or whatever.
The Vore's Film staff selects the top best documentary movies of 2017 in cinema, DVD and Netflix. Are Asif Kapadia, Jimmy Chin & Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi our new documentary genre directors? The main focus is on international art house & American and British indie cinema.

documentary movies2017
Popular actorsAmy Winehouse, Mitch Winehouse & Mark Ronson
Trending moviesAmy, Cobain: Montage of Heck & The Look of Silence

Anticipated 2017 documentary movies to watch

Best documentary movies on Netflix or DVD in 2017 & 2016

2010's best rated documentary movies out on DVD, Bluray or streaming on VOD (Netflix, Amazon).

    The Salt of the Earth (Friday March 27, 2015)

    The Salt of the Earth film poster Director
    Juliano Ribeiro Salgado, Wim Wenders
    Sebastião Salgado
    Wim Wenders
    Lélia Wanick Salgado

    A lifetime of dedication is realized as the work and life of famous photographer Sebastio Selgado who has documented the deprived...Read more

    The Look of Silence (Friday July 17, 2015)

    The Look of Silence film poster Director
    Joshua Oppenheimer
    Adi Rukun
    M.Y. Basrun
    Amir Hasan

    A heart wrenching account as humanity questions the atrocities levied upon it; a family that survived the Indonesian genocide...Read more

    Citizenfour (Monday February 23, 2015)

    Citizenfour film poster Director
    Laura Poitras
    Edward Snowden
    Glenn Greenwald
    William Binney

    The documentary highlights a meeting of a reporter and film maker with the infamous ex-CIA official ' Edward Snowden'...Read more

    Weiner (Thursday May 26, 2016)

    Weiner film poster Director
    Josh KriegmanElyse Steinberg
    Anthony Weiner
    Huma Abedin
    Jordan Zain Weiner

    A shocking perspective on today's politics told through the story of Anthony Weiner, the New York congressman who fell from grace after a sex scandal. A must see!...Read more

    The Overnighters (Friday October 31, 2014)

    The Overnighters film poster Director
    Jesse Moss
    Jay Reinke
    Keegan Edwards

    A local pastor in North Dakota does everything possible to help troubled men who have been chasing their dreams and running from...Read more

    National Gallery (Wednesday October 8, 2014)

    National Gallery film poster Director
    Frederick Wiseman
    Leanne Benjamin
    Kausikan Rajeshkumar
    Jo Shapcott

    A documentary that takes us inside one of the most revered art museums in the world; 'The National Gallery of London;'...Read more