Different Types of Documentary
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The first successful documentary that was made was Nanook of the North, which was filmed from 1920-1921 by Robert Joseph Flaherty, in Northern Quebec. This movie gave an insight into the lifestyle of Nanook (an Eskimo).
There are different genres of films, out of which documentaries are the most compelling, eye-opening, thought-provoking, controversial, and educational ones. Why? It is because they deal with the globe, and touch on a variety of topics that other movies, like horror, romance, science fiction, etc., do not. These films are raw and based mostly on actuality, or at least some elements of reality.
Defining a documentary is a quite hard activ