I 30 documentari più grandi di sempre

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1.
Marjoe (1972 Documentary)
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Part documentary, part expose, this film follows one-time child evangelist Marjoe Gortner on the "church tent" Revivalist circuit... (88 mins.)
 
2.
For All Mankind (1989 Documentary)
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This movie documents the Apollo missions perhaps the most definitively of any movie under two hours... (80 mins.)
Director: Al Reinert
 
3.
Harlan County U.S.A. (1976 Documentary)
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A filmed account of a bitterly violent miner strike. (103 mins.)
Director: Barbara Kopple
 
4.
Titicut Follies (1967 Documentary)
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Documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman takes us inside the Massachusetts Correctional Institution Bridgewater where people stay trapped in their madness. (84 mins.)
 
5.
Hospital (1970 Documentary)
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Daily activities of the Metropolitan Hospital in New York City, with emphasis on the emergency ward and outpatient clinics... (84 mins.)
 
6.
Fuck (2005 Documentary)
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A documentary on the expletive's origin, why it offends some people so deeply, and what can be gained from its use. (93 mins.)
Director: Steve Anderson
 
7.
Sick: The Life & Death of Bob Flanagan, Supermasochist (1997 Documentary)
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Documentary about writer and performance artist Bob Flanagan who died at 43 of cystic fibrosis. His... (90 mins.)
Director: Kirby Dick
 
8.
Schlock! The Secret History of American Movies (2001 Documentary)
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You've heard of Hollywood, a town of tinsel and glamour, the town of Paramount, Columbia and MGM.  But there is another Hollywood... (89 mins.)
Director: Ray Greene
 
9.
It Came from Kuchar (2009 Documentary)
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The definitive documentary about the zany, underground filmmaking twins, George and Mike Kuchar. (86 mins.)
 
10.
Best Worst Movie (2009 Documentary)
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A look at the making of the film Troll 2 and its journey from being crowned the "worst film of all time" to a cherished cult classic. (93 mins.)
 
11.
Crumb (1994 Documentary)
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An intimate portrait of the controversial cartoonist and his traumatized family. (119 mins.)
Director: Terry Zwigoff
 
12.
Grizzly Man (2005 Documentary)
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A devastating and heartrending take on grizzly bear activists Timothy Treadwell and Amie Huguenard, who were killed in October of 2003 while living among grizzlies in Alaska. (103 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
13.
Metallica: Some Kind of Monster (2004 Documentary)
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A documentary crew followed Metallica for the better part of 2001-2003, a time of tension and release for the rock band, as they recorded their album St. Anger, fought bitterly, and sought the counsel of their on-call shrink. (141 mins.)
 
14.
Jesus Camp (2006 Documentary)
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A documentary on kids who attend a summer camp hoping to become the next Billy Graham. (84 mins.)
 
15.
Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson (2008 Documentary)
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A portrait of the late gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson. (120 mins.)
Director: Alex Gibney
 
16.
Gates of Heaven (1978 Documentary)
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A documentary about a pet cemetery in California, and the people who have pets buried there. (85 mins.)
Director: Errol Morris
 
17.
The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara (2003 Documentary)
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The story of America as seen through the eyes of the former Secretary of Defense under President John F. Kennedy and President Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara. (107 mins.)
Director: Errol Morris
 
18.
Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait (2006 Documentary)
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Football match Real Madrid vs. Villareal, April 23, 2005, from the perspective of soccer superstar Zinedine Zidane. (90 mins.)
 
19.
Shoah (1985 Documentary)
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Claude Lanzmann's epic documentary recounts the story of the Holocaust through interviews with witnesses - perpetrators as well as survivors. (566 mins.)
Director: Claude Lanzmann
 
20.
The Atomic Cafe (1982 Documentary)
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Disturbing collection of 1940s and 1950s United States government issued propaganda films designed to reassure Americans that the atomic bomb was not a threat to their safety. (86 mins.)
 
21.
Hated: GG Allin & the Murder Junkies (1993 Documentary)
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Documentary about notorious punk rock performer GG Allin. (52 mins.)
Director: Todd Phillips
 
22.
The Killing of America (1981 Documentary)
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A documentary of the decline of America. It features a lot a great footage (most exclusive to this film) from race riots to serial killers and much-much more. (90 mins.)
Director: Sheldon Renan
 
23.
Mondo cane (1962 Documentary)
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A "shockumentary" consisting of a collection of mostly real archive footage displaying mankind at its most depraved and perverse, displaying bizarre rites, cruel behavior and bestial violence. (108 mins.)
 
24.
Africa addio (1966 Documentary)
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The cruel acts of animal poaching and violence, executions, and tribal slaughtering, all taking place on the African continent. (140 mins.)
 
25.
American Masters (1985 TV Series)
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A chronicle of Bob Dylan's strange evolution between 1961 and 1966 from folk singer to protest singer to "voice of a generation" to rock star. (90 mins.)
 
26.
Divine Trash (1998 Documentary)
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The life and times of Baltimore film maker and midnight movie pioneer, John Waters. Intercut with a... (97 mins.)
Director: Steve Yeager
 
27.
The Aristocrats (2005 Documentary)
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One hundred superstar comedians tell the same very, VERY dirty, filthy joke--one shared privately by comics since Vaudeville. (89 mins.)
Director: Paul Provenza
 
28.
F for Fake (1973 Documentary)
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A documentary about fraud and fakery. (89 mins.)
Director: Orson Welles
 
29.
The Police Tapes (1977 Documentary)
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A documentary about a police precinct in the South Bronx. (88 mins.)
 
30.
On the Bowery (1956 Documentary)
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At the time of this film, the Bowery was a neighborhood in New York City populated largely by the down and out... (65 mins.)
Director: Lionel Rogosin