NONFY Documentaries

The label NONFY Documentaries (short: NONFY) was founded in 2018 by UCM.ONE. The name contains the words “no” and “fiction“, as documentary films, especially in the English-speaking world, are also called “non-fiction movies” as distinct from feature films (“fiction movies“). The term documentary was first used in 1926 by John Gierson.

John Gierson defined this then new genre as “the creative treatment of reality“. What did he mean by that? In principle, a documentary always gives the viewer the expectation of being authentic and merely showing facts. A documentary film can never be a mere depiction of reality, since every documentary film is made through the eyes of the producers, the camera work and choice of filmed materials and the editing of the film.

Therefore, the creators of a documentary film label have the special task of selecting not only qualitative aspects but also documentary films that address relevant topics, are interesting, stimulate thoughtful thinking or get to the bottom of the challenges of our time. Exciting…..


The following documentary films were previously published on the film label NONFY Documentaries:

More information about the documentaries listed above (synopsis, backgrounds, trailers, participants & actors, awards) you can get by clicking on the poster of the documentary you want to get more information about.


Trailer "Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets"

Trailer "Los Reyes"

Trailer "Small Planets"

Trailer "The Hidden City"

Trailer "Der innere Kreis"

Trailer "The last Giants"


Theatrical release “Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets” on December 02, 2021

The acclaimed documentary Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets by directors Bill and Turner Ross will open in cinemas nationwide on 02 December 2021, distributed by UCM.ONE on the NONFY Documentaries label. The film had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in 2020 and its international premiere at the Berlinale in the Panorama section the…

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Today sees the theatrical release of “Los Reyes” by Bettina Perut & Iván Osnovikoff

The time has come: Today the wonderful documentary “Los Reyes” by Bettina Perut and Iván Osnovikoff officially hits German cinemas, distributed by UCM.ONE on the NONFY Documentaries label! The release premiere will take place tonight at 8:30pm at the B-Ware Ladenkino in Berlin, the two directors will be joining us from Santiago de Chile via…

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Tonight Open Air Cinema Preview “Los Reyes” at the Alte Münze in Berlin

The acclaimed documentary “Los Reyes” (German title:”Los Reyes – Königliche Streuner”) kicks off the open air cinema season of the Mobile Kino at the Alte Münze, Molkenmarkt 2, in Berlin Mitte tonight at 9:45 pm. The two directors Bettina Perut & Iván Osnovikoff will join from Chile via video for a film talk and Q&A. Tickets and further information…

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UCM.ONE brings the documentary “Los Reyes” by Bettina Perut & Iván Osnovikoff to the cinemas

The film “Los Reyes” will be released on the film label NONFY Documentaries via the distributor UCM.ONE in German-speaking countries on 10 June 2021. However, the film is not primarily about the skaters of the well-known and oldest skate park Los Reyes in the Chilean capital Santiago but about the true kings of this microcosm:…

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UCM.ONE will be present at the European Film Market (EFM) Online 2021 from March 1st to 5th

The UCM.ONE team is represented this year from March 1st to 5th at the European Film Market (EFM) Online with 3 people. Almost 3,500 producers, buyers, sales agents and distributors from 110 countries are taking part in the film fair, which is only taking place online due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The EFM is the…

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“The Hidden City” (NONFY Documentaries) can now be seen on Amazon Prime Video

The documentary “The Hidden City” (original title in Spanish: “La ciudad oculta”) by director Víctor Moreno, deals with the world under our feet. For this purpose he goes into undiscovered tunnels, subway stations and sewers in the Spanish metropolis of Madrid. From today, the award-winning documentary can be seen in Germany, Austria and Switzerland on…

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