5 Documentaries About Films and Filmmaking That You Must Watch

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Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse

In this documentary, we witness all that went into the making of Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now. In a film that transcended limits, we witness the extents to which the cast and crew were tested emotionally and physically to make the movie come true.

Burden of Dreams

In this compelling behind-the-scenes documentary, we follow the making of Werner Herzog's 1982 film Fitzcarraldo.

A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies

Master filmmaker Martin Scorsese is extremely engaging as he guides us through American cinema in the 20th century. He provides insight into the films close to his heart and shares the stories of how they got there.


The documentary discusses the infamous shower scene from Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho and is named after the "78 shots and 52 cuts" that the scene is said to feature.

Madness in the Desert

In this documentary directed by Satyajit Bhatkal, who was the production assistant in Lagaan, we see what went into the three years of making Ashutosh Gowariker's film.

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