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The Take (2004 Documentary)
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The film in not about auto-parts workers in suburban Buenos Aires, but about workers of a ceramic floors factory in Neuquen, several hundred miles southward, in Argentinian Patagonia. (87 mins.)
Director: Avi Lewis
 
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A Crude Awakening: The Oil Crash (2006 Documentary)
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A theatrical documentary on the planet's dwindling oil resources. (84 mins.)
 
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Beyond the Mat (1999 Documentary)
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A heartfelt documentary focusing on the lives of professional wrestlers and how their sport is not fake. (102 mins.)
 
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Taxi to the Dark Side (2007 Documentary)
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Alex Gibney exposes the haunting details of the USA's torture and interrogation practices during the War in Afghanistan. (106 mins.)
Director: Alex Gibney
 
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The War You Don't See (2010 Documentary)
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Thought-provoking documentary on war propaganda: how governments manipulate the facts and how most media let them get away with it. (97 mins.)
 
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March of the Penguins (2005 Documentary)
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In the Antarctic, every March since the beginning of time, the quest begins to find the perfect mate and start a family. (80 mins.)
Director: Luc Jacquet
 
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Requiem for Detroit? (2010 Documentary)
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A documentary about the decay and industrial collapse of America's fourth largest city. (76 mins.)
Director: Julien Temple
 
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Noam Chomsky: Distorted Morality (2003 Documentary)
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The noted scholar, political and social analyst Noam Chomsky presents his critique of America's "War on Terror" with his support for the fact that such a "War" cannot exist. (55 mins.)
Director: John Junkerman
 
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Bush Family Fortunes: The Best Democracy Money Can Buy (2004 Documentary)
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Greg Palast has been following the Bush family around for years as an investigative reporter for the BBC. This is some of the information he has found, as recorded in his book "The Best Democracy Money Can Buy". (61 mins.)
 
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The End of Suburbia: Oil Depletion and the Collapse of the American Dream (2004 Documentary)
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The modern suburbs have ultimately become an unsustainable way of living. They were originally developed in an era of cheap oil... (78 mins.)
Director: Gregory Greene
 
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Stealing a Nation (2004 Documentary)
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This tells a story literally 'hidden from history'. In the 1960s and 70s, British governments, conspiring with American officials... (56 mins.)
 
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Much Ado About Something (2001 Documentary)
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Did Christopher Marlowe write the works of Shakespeare? (70 mins.)
Director: Michael Rubbo
 
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This Film Is Not Yet Rated (2006 Documentary)
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Kirby Dick's expos about the American movie ratings board. (98 mins.)
Director: Kirby Dick
 
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Apartheid Did Not Die (1998 Documentary)
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Director: Alan Lowery
 
16.
Frontline (1983 TV Series)
Episode: Karl Rove: The Architect (2005)
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Investigative journalist documentaries. (60 mins.)
 
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Frontline (1983 TV Series)
Episode: Inside the Meltdown (2009)
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Frontline investigates the 2008 economic meltdown and offers an inside look at what caused the crisis and who, if anyone, could have stopped it. (60 mins.)
 
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Frontline (1983 TV Series)
Episode: Son of Al Qaeda (2004)
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Investigative journalist documentaries. (60 mins.)
 
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Frontline (1983 TV Series)
Episode: Close to Home (2009)
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Producer Ofra Bikel chronicles how the middle class is faring in this recession through the stories... (60 mins.)
 
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Frontline (1983 TV Series)
Episode: Chasing the Sleeper Cell (2003)
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A profile of an alleged terrorist group tracked by U.S. intelligence agents. (60 mins.)
 
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Frontline (1983 TV Series)
Episode: Sex Slaves (2005)
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A documentary expos inside the global sex slave trade in women from the former Soviet Bloc. (60 mins.)
 
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Frontline (1983 TV Series)
Episode: The Age of AIDS (2006)
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On the 25th anniversary of the first diagnosed cases of AIDS, FRONTLINE examines one of the worst pandemics the world has ever known... (60 mins.)
 
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Frontline (1983 TV Series)
Episode: The New Asylums (2005)
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Investigative journalist documentaries. (60 mins.)
 
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Frontline (1983 TV Series)
Episode: The Crash (1999)
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Investigative journalist documentaries. (60 mins.)
 
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Frontline (1983 TV Series)
Episode: College, Inc. (2010)
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Frontline investigates for-profit colleges and universities. It examines their recruitment methods, their online curriculum, and connections to big business. (60 mins.)
 
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Frontline (1983 TV Series)
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Investigative journalist documentaries. (60 mins.)
 
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Frontline (1983 TV Series)
Episode: Kim's Nuclear Gamble (2003)
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Investigative journalist documentaries. (60 mins.)
 
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Frontline (1983 TV Series)
Episode: Flying Cheaper (2011)
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Investigative journalist documentaries. (60 mins.)
 
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Frontline (1983 TV Series)
Episode: The War Briefing (2008)
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Whoever wins the 2008 presidential election will have to confront the war in Afghanistan. Frontline takes a deep look at developments there. (60 mins.)
 
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Frontline (1983 TV Series)
Episode: The Vaccine War (2010)
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Frontline examines both sides of the debate over vaccines. On one side, the public health community wholeheartedly endorses them. One the other, parents and politicians accuse them of causing disorders like autism. (60 mins.)