I've watched documentaries on the use of medicine in ancient Egypt to a fantastic film on gay orthodox Jews (Trembling Before G-D). I've watched band documentaries (via Hulu Plus) on Van Halen, Guns N' Roses, and Queen. Did you know that Queen's guitarist, Brian May, made his own guitar? These are the type of cool things you learn when you are laid up in bed and want to watch something a little different on television.
Probably my favorite documentary that I've watched has been Sound City. It's a film directed by Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl, about a recording studio in California that recorded a massive amount of famous bands and albums. It was recommended to me by my best friend and it was a great watch.
There are documentaries out there for everyone. Do you have any favorites? Is there a genre you tend to be drawn to?
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