Doug Bock Clark was executive producer for The Mission, a National Geographic and Disney feature documentary, based on his article about a missionary who decided to preach to an uncontacted tribe--despite knowing they killed trespassers. It will be on Disney+ after a nationwide theatrical run in fall of 2023. It has received numerous rave reviews.
Doug Bock Clark was an executive producer for the feature documentary Assassins, which was inspired by his reporting for on the assassination of the half-brother of the dictator of North Korea. It was a finalist for the Emmy Award for Outstanding Investigative Documentary and is now available on Hulu. It premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and had a worldwide theatrical run, including America, Germany, Israel, Hungary, the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Indonesia, France, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Thailand, Scandinavia, South Korea, Japan, the Netherlands, Belgium, and other nations. Reviewers have called it "a shocking, fascinating true story" (The Associated Press), "a wild story" (The New York Times), and it made two best-of-the-year lists.
THE LAST CRUISE
Doug Bock Clark was investigative producer for the HBO documentary The Last Cruise, which was inspired by his reporting for GQ on the nightmare voyage of a cruise ship struck by a Covid outbreak. It was a finalist for the Emmy Award for Outstanding for Short Documentary, the Best Short Documentary Award from the Critics' Choice Documentary Awards, and the Outstanding Achievement in Short Film from the Cinema Eye Honors Awards. The Guardian called it: "Dread-filled, unsettling... The Last Cruise evokes the fear and anxiety of coexisting with a then novel, amorphous, poorly understood threat... an 'origin story' [of the pandemic]"; RogerEbert.com said, "With visual precision and remarkable intimacy, [the documentary] recalls... the outset of the pandemic." The San Francisco Chronicle wrote: "Fascinating... Takes us inside the experience of being stuck inside a floating prison, unwanted by any port..."; The Chicago Sun Times: "Compelling"; USA Today: "Jolting"; The Los Angeles Times: "Harrowing."