Documentaries
American: The Bill Hicks Story

Since his tragic death from cancer at age 32, comedian Bill Hicks’s legend and stature have only grown. This documentary tells his story, blending live footage with interviews and animation to fill in the details of a life cut short. Watch the film here.

New On Netflix: Blank City

Celine Danhier’s alternately fascinating and infuriating documentary takes a look at New York City’s “No Wave” filmmaking movement that featured such underground artists as Nick Zedd, Richard Kern and Jim Jarmusch.

Beer Wars

Head into the backrooms and breweries of the ultracompetitive beer industry and find out what it takes for independent brewers to compete with the corporate giants who dominate the business. Watch the entire documentary.