Documentaries

Alguns dos melhores documentários que me lembro até hoje.
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1.
Atheism: A Rough History of Disbelief (2004 Mini-Series)
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A mini-series which follows the history of atheism. (178 mins.)
 
2.
Objectified (2009 Documentary)
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A feature-length documentary about our complex relationship with manufactured objects and, by extension, the people who design them. (75 mins.)
Director: Gary Hustwit
 
3.
The Mindscape of Alan Moore (2005 Documentary)
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Alan Moore writer, artist and performer is the world's most critically acclaimed and widely admired creator of comic books and graphic novels. (80 mins.)
 
4.
The Enemies of Reason (2007 Documentary)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Russell Barnes
 
5.
Religulous (2008 Documentary)
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Bill Maher's take on the current state of world religion. (101 mins.)
Director: Larry Charles
 
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Helvetica (2007 Documentary)
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A documentary about typography, graphic design, and global visual culture. (80 mins.)
Director: Gary Hustwit
 
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The God Who Wasn't There (2005 Documentary)
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Did Jesus exist? This film starts with that question, then goes on to examine Christianity as a whole. (62 mins.)
Director: Brian Flemming
 
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Cosmos (1980 Mini-Series)
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Astronomer Carl Sagan leads us on an engaging guided tour of the various elements and cosmological theories of the universe. (60 mins.)
 
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Simon Schama's Power of Art (2006 TV Series)
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In each episode historian Simon Schama treats, in his own erudite, unconventional and somewhat socially engaged style... (60 mins.)
 
10.
Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth (1988 Mini-Series)
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Mythologist Joseph Campbell presents his ideas about comparative mythology and the ongoing role of myth in human society. (360 mins.)
 
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Baraka (1992 Documentary)
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A collection of expertly photographed scenes of human life and religion. (96 mins.)
Director: Ron Fricke
 
12.
Root of All Evil? (2006 Documentary)
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Richard Dawkins' highly critical documentary attacks the pulsing heart of all mainstream religion- faith; with special focus on Islam... (90 mins.)
Director: Russell Barnes
 
13.
Crumb (1994 Documentary)
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An intimate portrait of the controversial cartoonist and his traumatized family. (119 mins.)
Director: Terry Zwigoff
 
14.
Buena Vista Social Club (1999 Documentary)
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Aging Cuban musicians whose talents had been virtually forgotten following Castro's takeover of Cuba, are brought out of retirement by Ry Cooder, who travelled to Havana in order to bring the musicians together, resulting in triumphant performances of extraordinary music, and resurrecting the musicians' careers. (105 mins.)
Director: Wim Wenders
 
15.
The Devil and Daniel Johnston (2005 Documentary)
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Daniel Johnston, manic-depressive genius singer/songwriter/artist is revealed in this portrait of madness, creativity and love. (110 mins.)
Director: Jeff Feuerzeig
 
16.
Jimmy Doherty in Darwin's Garden (2009 TV Series)
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Surplus: Terrorized Into Being Consumers (2003 Documentary)
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Looks at the arguments for capitalism and technology, such as greater efficiency, more time and less work, and argues that these are not being fulfilled, and they never will be. (54 mins.)
Director: Erik Gandini
 
18.
Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010 Documentary)
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The story of how an eccentric French shop-keeper and amateur film-maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy... (87 mins.)
Director: Banksy
 
19.
Zeitgeist (2007 Documentary)
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Mythology and belief in society today, presenting uncommon perspectives of common cultural issues. (118 mins.)
Director: Peter Joseph
 
20.
The Genius of Charles Darwin (2008 TV Series)
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(60 mins.)
Director: Russell Barnes
 
21.
1,99 - Um Supermercado Que Vende Palavras (2003 Documentary)
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Different Costumers shop in a Supermarket that sells Words and Ideas. (72 mins.)
 
22.
Isle of Flowers (1989 Documentary)
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The ironic, heartbreaking and acid "saga" of a spoiled tomato: from the plantation of a "Nisei" (Brazilian... (13 mins.)
Director: Jorge Furtado
 
23.
The Way of Calling Nietzsche (2006 Documentary)
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A video essay about New York City and cinema with Nietzsche's philosophy. (26 mins.)
Director: Kih-hoon Kim
Stars: David Lee
 
24.
The Doors: When You're Strange (2009 Documentary)
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A look at the late '60s and early '70s rock band The Doors, including rare exclusive footage. (86 mins.)
Director: Tom DiCillo
 
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Chariots of the Gods (1970 Documentary)
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Documentary based on the book by Erich Von Daniken concerning the ancient mysteries of the world, such as the pyramids of Egypt and Mexico... (92 mins.)
 
26.
From Mao to Mozart: Isaac Stern in China (1979 Documentary)
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Isaac Stern's cultural tour of China is seen, with the master violinist performing and mentoring young Chinese musicians... (84 mins.)
Director: Murray Lerner
 
27.
Horizon (1964 TV Series)
Episode: The Blind Watchmaker (1987)
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Horizon is BBC Two's flagship 50-minute science documentary series. In September 2004 it celebrated... (50 mins.)
 
28.
Lemmy (2010 Documentary)
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A documentary on the life and career of revered heavy-metal musician Lemmy Kilmister. (116 mins.)
 
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Waste Land (2010 Documentary)
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On the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro is Jardim Gramacho, the world's largest landfill, where men and women sift through garbage for a living. Artist Vik Muniz produces portraits of the workers and learns about their lives. (99 mins.)
Stars: Vik Muniz
 
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William S. Burroughs: Commissioner of Sewers (1991 Documentary)
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An hour-long interview with author William S. Burroughs in which he expounds on American culture, art and morals. (60 mins.)
Director: Klaus Maeck