Michael Moore, Nick Broomfield and Louis Theroux are great examples of what Bill Nichols describes as the participatory mode of Documentary.

The participatory mode of Documentary welcomes direct engagement between filmmaker and subject(s) - the filmmaker becomes part of the events being recorded The filmmakers impact on the events being recorded is acknowledged, indeed, it is often celebrated. (Bill Nichols).

This style is often referred to as 'Interactive' style of Documentary.

Michael Moore

Louis Theroux

"As fascinating and bizarre as Scientology itself" WE GOT THIS COVERED In Australian cinemas for a limited time September 8. On DVD & Digital October 5 In New Zealand cinemas one week only October 13 http://www.myscientologymovie.com.au/ Louis Theroux hits the big screen in his first feature documentary, LOUIS THEROUX: MY SCIENTOLOGY MOVIE, created in collaboration with director John Dower and two-time Academy Award® winning producer Simon Chinn (Searching for Sugar Man, Man on Wire).

Nick Broomfield

This is the trailer for Biggie & Tupac, a 2002 feature-length documentary film about Biggie Smalls and Tupac Shakur, made by Nick Broomfield. It is an investigation of the deaths of the two (which occurred within six months of each other), which some people claim were orchestrated by Suge Knight, head of Death Row Records.