The Best Documentaries of 2019 So Far

2019 has been an amazing year for documentaries so far. Independent film makers, brands and broadcasters are finding more fascinating stories than ever before. We’ve already seen loads of ground-breaking docs so far this year and we’re sure that there will still be plenty more to come. In no particular order, here’s our pick of some of the best documentaries in 2019, so far.

God Vs Gangs: Inside SPAC Nation

BBC Three

Examining Modern Masculinity

The Guardian

The North and South Korea Makeup Wars


Erasing Hate: Covering Up Racist Tattoos


Inside The Multi-Billion Dollar Cannabis Industry


This Is Parenthood

Water Wipes

The Homeless Film Director


Ordinary Life In Miniature

Ellen Evans

Underground Chalk Dealers

Great Big Story

Inside a 911 Emergency Call Centre

The Atlantic

What Autism Feels Like

The New York Times

The Snake Hunters Of Bangkok

Great Big Story

Plastic Polluting Paradise

The Guardian

Sumos Stateside


Extreme Beekeeping – Climbing Mountains For Honey

Great Big Story

Surviving Being Kidnapped By Somali Pirates

The New York Times

Tiger Hood – Street Golf in New York

Nicolas Heller

Atomic Soldiers

The New York Times

The Python Bounty Hunters


The Amazing German “Tinder Tree”

Great Big Story