5 More Docs #DirectedByWomen To Watch

This is my 8th 5-movie-list for the daily blogging thing I'm doing for the Directed By Women Worldwide Viewing Party. This one is Docs #2. See Docs #1 HERE. If you are feeling more comedy, check the Amy Heckerling List, or the Friday Fun Movie List. If you are instead feeling dark or serious, check out the crime and bad stuff list or the Saturday Serious/Dark Comedy/Indie List or the DRAMA! List . If you want something fun to watch with the kids, check out the Family Movies List. These are all #DirectedByWomen and movies I have actually seen. Now, there are surely a lot of other great ones out there, but sadly, I just haven't seen them all.

1 The Kid Stays In The Picture - This one is directed by Nanette Burstein and Brett Morgen. I actually happen to see this movie in an LA theater while I was on my honeymoon (Indiana to LA road trip, ya'll!). I'm not sure how the rest of the world took the movie except that it got largely good reviews, but we were blown away by it. The styling of it was the first we'd ever seen quite that way, and since then we've seen a lot of docs that seemed heavily influenced by it. Anyway, super good shit.

2 Hot Girls Wanted - Directed by Jill Bauer and Ronna Gradus. This is a worthwhile doc, and controversial - as all things having to do with porn are. It has been interesting to see the incredibly varied types of responses this movie has received.

3 Indie Game: The Movie - Directed by Lisanne Pajot and James Swirsky. I'm no gamer, but I thought this was an intriguing movie. For sure worth your time.

4 Blackfish - This was directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite. This damn movie straight made me cry. Frankly, by my personal friends and family count, it made everone who watched it cry. But, more importantly, it was a good argumentative doc. It changed minds. Watch it.

5 Jesus Camp - This was directed by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady. A truly insightful doc. I would recommend to anyone.

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