Fifteen documentaries released in 2013 that help explain the world

Categories: Film and TV

Beekeepers in More Than Honey.
This year saw its share of incredible documentaries, but in 2013 the stand-outs are films that help flesh out the way we see the world.

Below are fifteen docs we suggest seeing, from the grisly to uplifting. Click on the name of the film to read its review.

© 2013 - Sony Pictures Classics
The Armstrong Lie is a brilliantly executed "myth-buster."

© 2013 - Drafthouse Films
The Act of Killing is a masterpiece of murder and the movies.

Photo by Gabriela Cowperthwaite - © 2013 - Magnolia Pictures
Blackfish is a vital look at orcas in captivity.

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Patrick O'Smitty
Patrick O'Smitty

it's TV that rots your mind. i don't think anyone would say film rots your mind--unless your referring to the dogshit that comes out of hollywood these days.

Caroline Briggs
Caroline Briggs

While some of these picks are great, I am disappointed that Dirty Wars and Inequality for All are not included. They are certainly the most crucial topics we as Americans should be aware.

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