Top 5 Documentary Films to Watch in 2021

With crucial issues that the past year has bestowed upon us, we look at some of the most important documentaries being released in 2021. These documentaries face important issues regarding some sad but truthful celebrity stories.


This documentary film is about government surveillance regarding theories behind the FBI and Martin Luther king. The theories speculate that the FBI wanted Martin Luther King Jr. dead. They include files from the 50s and 60s as factual evidence to consider.

Framing Britney Spears

There has been a lot of questions arising from the documentary about how Britney Spears has been wrongly treated in the entertainment world. It follows everything from her upbringing to her conservatorship. The documentary also gives viewers some information regarding how young women are being treated in the entertainment world.

All In: The Fight for Democracy

This documentary takes a deep look into how Stacey Abrams shares her personal history with voting rights.  The film was directed by Liz Garbus and Lisa Cortes and follows the story of voter suppression in history and looks at its ties in the Black Lives Matter movement.

The Swamp

This documentary is available to stream on HBO Max and centers around three republican congressmen who go into the inner workings of the Trump administration. The congressmen Matt Gaetz, Thomas Massie, and Ken Buck describes how congress handled news events.

The news events include the story about Robert Mueller and Presidential Impeachment proceedings.

Totally Under Control

This Covid-19 documentary was directed by Alex Gibney. If you would like to know more about how the Covid pandemic affected the United States of America, then this is probably the best documentary to watch. It centers on how the nation’s health officials attempted to make sense of the virus and the crisis that it brought.

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