Cine trip around the world

Oct 04, 2011, 07:10 IST | Surekha S brings you thousands of world-class documentaries from hundreds of websites and databases at the click of a mouse

Whether you are looking for a documentary like Inside Job by Charles Ferguson or James Marsh's Man On Wire or a film on Michael Jackson or on Indian philosopher J Krishnamurthy, you are most likely to find it here. This recently launched website documentaryguide. com, is a curated website that brings you documentaries from across the world. 

Simply type out the name of a particular documentary film you wish to view in the search box. A click on the film will direct you to the website, where you can watch the film for free. is a curated website linked to many other websites and databases from around the globe. So, if you are looking for a particular film, don't be surprised if you find yourself watching it on cultureunplugged or documentary-log.

If you are just looking for some great films to watch, type a letter of the alphabet in the search box and a list of genres starting from that letter will drop down giving you a plethora of options to choose from. For example, if you type an 'A', you will see awareness, archeology, astrology and a lot more categories on offer for you.

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Go to define your search and you can choose the theme, genre and country whose film you want to watch. You can also view different film festivals, films of a particular school or organisation.

According to information on the website, this platform was created with the belief that documentaries can make an emotional impact on viewers and can create a drive to make a difference.

As the website proudly says you can find documentaries with social interest as well. The platform will serve to be extremely useful for filmmakers, students, educators and all those with a wish to learn.

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