DocPlay: new films and shows streaming in November 2023

From The Longest Goodbye to Squaring the Circle, your guide to the best new titles on DocPlay this month.

Have a DocPlay account but don’t know what to watch? Our November highlights guide is here to help!

6 Nov

Nam June Paik: Moon is the Oldest TV (2023) Greenwich Entertainment

A portrait of the life and times of Nam June Paik, often referred to as the father of video art, who coined the phrase Electronic Superhighway. Directed by Amanda Kim, with Steven Yeun as the narrator.

9 Nov

The Longest Goodbye (2023)

The Longest Goodbye. Image: Restless Pictures.

Social isolation is problematic for most of us … not least a group of astronauts bound for Mars in the next decade. A NASA psychologist is given the job of protecting these explorers, who have to balance extreme travel goals and the very human need for others.

13 Nov

Crimes That Changed the World

A three-part history-crime series examining infamous crimes that attracted international attention, including Lincoln’s assassination, Jack the Ripper, the Dreyfus affair, and the murder of Sharon Tate.

30 Nov

Squaring the Circle – The Story of Hipgnosis (2022) 

Squaring the Circle – The Story of Hipgnosis. Image: Utopia.

 Anton Corbijn directs this documentary about the album art design studio, Hipgnosis, who created some of the most iconic and influential album covers of all time, including Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon. Interviewees include Paul McCartney, Roger Waters, Robert Plant and Noel Gallagher.

Paul Dalgarno is author of the novels A Country of Eternal Light (2023) and Poly (2020); the memoir And You May Find Yourself (2015); and the creative non-fiction book Prudish Nation (2023). He was formerly Deputy Editor of The Conversation and joined ScreenHub as Managing Editor in 2022. X: @pauldalgarno. Insta: @dalgarnowrites