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Mondo Film/ Shockumentaries

by Salem Kapsaski
Mondo Films on MUBI! A mondo film is an exploitation documentary film, sometimes resembling a pseudo-documentary, usually depicting sensational topics, scenes, and situations. Common traits of mondo films include emphasis on taboo subjects such as death and sex, portrayals of foreign cultures that have received accusations of racism and staged sequences presented as genuine documentary footage. Over time, the films placed more and more emphasis on footage of the dead and dying, both real and fake. The term “shockumentary” has also been used to describe the genre. —wikipedia Some noteworthy titles not on MUBI Naked Africa Karamoja Shocking… Read more

Mondo Films on MUBI!

A mondo film is an exploitation documentary film, sometimes resembling a pseudo-documentary, usually depicting sensational topics, scenes, and situations. Common traits of mondo films include emphasis on taboo subjects such as death and sex, portrayals of foreign cultures that have received accusations of racism and staged sequences presented as genuine documentary footage. Over time, the films placed more and more emphasis on footage of the dead and dying, both real and fake. The term “shockumentary” has also been used to describe the genre. —wikipedia

Some noteworthy titles not on MUBI
Naked Africa
Karamoja
Shocking Asia (*Submitted)
This is America 1&3
Savage Man Savage Beast
The Savage Trilogy
The Killing of America

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