Documentary Staff Picks

By
Josh Cabrita

The Keepers

This docuseries examines the decades-old murder of Sister Catherine Cesnik and its suspected link to a priest accused of abuse.

The Overnighters

This documentary follows North Dakota pastor Jay Reinke as he tries to help the unemployed men drawn to the state's booming shale oil industry.

The Imposter

An investigator sets out to unravel a mystery about a 13-year-old boy who vanished in Texas only to show up three years later in Spain.

Blackfish

This fascinating documentary examines the life of performing killer whale Tilikum, who has caused the deaths of several people while in captivity.

Man on Wire

This documentary explores Philippe Petit's preparations for historically walking across a high wire between New York's Twin Towers.