Last Updated on October 6, 2021 by
Documentaries are a perfect way to unite with pleasure! Are you tired of watching marathon shows like Orange is the new black? With a documentary, you can snuggle up on the couch and put on a movie – while learning something.
Dogtown & Z-boys (2007)
This documentary is about skate legend Stacy Peralta and his upbringing together with the groundbreaking Ze-phyr Skateboard Team. Ze-phyr consisted of a collection of young people from Venice Beach. Together they develop the technology within skateboarding. The Ze-phyr skates have had a major impact on the design of the subculture that many associates with skateboarding today.
Valley Uprising (2004)
Valley Uprising is a documentary that depicts how climbing culture is growing and developing in Yosemite National Park in the United States. Generation after generation challenges themselves and creates what we today associate with climbing. At the same time, the documentary well portrays the various shifts in American society. Therefore, Valley Uprising is a well-documented documentary showing how generations of climbers have pushed the climb forward, while many have also challenged the prevailing social norms in the United States.
Supersize Me is a scary but interesting documentary about contemporary junk food culture. Documentary maker Morgan Spurlock decides to eat all his meals at McDonald’s for thirty days. The film challenges our junk food culture and as a viewer we can follow what happens to Spurlock.
Joseph Fritzl – the story of a monster
This documentary is about the man who kept his daughter locked in his basement for 24 years. After repeated rapes, the daughter gives birth to seven children. The daughter and the children were discovered in 2008.