Conformable to an essential reality,
to a standard or a pattern;.
Coinciding with reality;
Of, relating to, or employing documentation
in literature or art;
A form of entertainment that enacts a real
story by sound and a sequence of images;
'Creative treatment of actuality', John Grierson.
n. pl. doc•u•men•ta•ries
A work, such as a film or television program, presenting
political, social, or historical subject matter in a factual
and informative manner and often consisting of actual
news, films, or interviews accompanied by narration.