Malibu Film Festival (2024) Documentaries

  • For Everything There Was a Season


    A changing climate alters the fragile balance of survival for both wildlife and people in the Greater Yellowstone region. Visualized as the story of each of the four seasons, we’ll show you how a changing world is impacting nature and humans – and give you tangible actions we can all use to make ...

  • Barbette + Fontaine
    Movie + 1 extra

    Barbette + Fontaine

    Movie + 1 extra

    A century apart, two drag icons unite through art, resilience, and a shared legacy of self-expression and freedom. Leading the cast is Cynthia Lee Fontaine of RuPaul's Drag Race.

  • 7 Years Underground: A 60's Tale


    The history of the legendary Cafe Au Go Go.

  • Standing On Water
    Movie + 1 extra

    Standing On Water

    Movie + 1 extra

    The film profiles Christophe by showing the convergence of him living life with a rare form of dwarfism and his love for surfing. Christophe shares how his height, 4’4”, and his many operations have affected his life and how surfing has become a major source of confidence.

    Shot on a stunning Cal...

  • Stolen Dough

    Directed by AFI Award Winner Stefano Da Frè & produced by Laura Pellegrini, in collaboration with the Russo Brothers National Film Forum, Stolen Dough is the true story of Anthony Mongiello.

    A young Italian American Chef who, at the age of 18, invented and patented Stuffed Crust Pizza.

    This pat...

  • Strong Hunter

    P22 Mountain Lion was revered by the First Nations and the Angelenos for over 10 years. When he died in December 2022, it created an outpouring of mourning and affection for a single animal that has never been seen before. Chumash and Tataviam Tribal Elder Alan Salazar says that the spirit and pl...

  • Epidemic Of Fraud
    Movie + 1 extra

    Epidemic Of Fraud

    Movie + 1 extra

    Epidemic of Fraud explores the bizarre media, medical, and partisan political attacks levied against a class of ancient medications, told from the perspective of a former CNN journalist and Hollywood industry veteran. Why were the people who allowed the opiate disaster to go unchecked so eager to...

  • An Open Door - Temple Grandin


    An Open Door is the international award-winning documentary that reflects on the influential life and work of Dr. Temple Grandin as a champion of the humane treatment of livestock, autism rights, and inclusive neurodiversity by employing her gifted insights from her personal experience with autis...