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Cradle of the Gods (2012 Documentary)
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Could a recently excavated, 12,000 year old temple have propelled us out of the stone age and into the space age? Archaeologist Dr. Jeff Rose investigates an extraordinary find in Turkey. (60 mins.)
Director: Tim Conrad
 
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Hubble (2010 Documentary)
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An IMAX 3D camera chronicles the effort of 7 astronauts aboard the Space Shuttle Atlantis to repair the Hubble Space Telescope. (44 mins.)
Director: Toni Myers
 
3.
Home (2009 Documentary)
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With aerial footage from fifty-four countries, 'Home' is a depiction of how Earth's problems are all interlinked. (120 mins.)
 
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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
 
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The White Planet (2006 Documentary)
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The Arctic's changing seasons and the impact on the region's flora and fauna is studied in this nature documentary. (86 mins.)
 
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Food, Inc. (2008 Documentary)
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An unflattering look inside America's corporate controlled food industry. (94 mins.)
Director: Robert Kenner
 
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Capitalism: A Love Story (2009 Documentary)
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An examination of the social costs of corporate interests pursuing profits at the expense of the public good. (127 mins.)
Director: Michael Moore
 
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Professor Norman Cornett (2009 Documentary)
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A review of former McGill University Professor Norman Cornett's unorthodox approach to teaching, including the lack of studying, students choosing their own names and stream-of-consciousness writing exercises. (81 mins.)
 
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Quantum Apocalypse (2010 TV Movie)
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The comet crashed into Mars, not Earth. (95 mins.)
Director: Justin L. Jones
 
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The Cove (2009 Documentary)
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Using state-of-the-art equipment, a group of activists, led by renowned dolphin trainer Ric O'Barry, infiltrate a cove near Taijii, Japan to expose both a shocking instance of animal abuse and a serious threat to human health. (92 mins.)
Director: Louie Psihoyos
 
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GasLand (2010 Documentary)
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An exploration of the fracking petroleum extraction industry and the serious environmental consequences involved. (107 mins.)
Director: Josh Fox
 
13.
Inside Job (2010 Documentary)
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Takes a closer look at what brought about the 2008 financial meltdown. (105 mins.)
 
14.
This Film Is Not Yet Rated (2006 Documentary)
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Kirby Dick's exposé about the American movie ratings board. (98 mins.)
Director: Kirby Dick
 
15.
Rock Hard (2003 Documentary)
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An outrageous roller coaster filled with rock and roll and self-fulfillment. Up-close and personal with... (88 mins.)
Director: Ivy Brooks
 
16.
I Wanna Be a Porn Star! (2002 Documentary)
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The true story of a girls initiation into American Hard Core Pornography and her rise to stardom. (45 mins.)
Director: Jon Jacobs
 
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An Inconvenient Truth (2006 Documentary)
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Filmmaker Davis Guggenheim follows Al Gore on the lecture circuit, as the former presidential candidate campaigns to raise public awareness of the dangers of global warming and calls for immediate action to curb its destructive effects on the environment. (96 mins.)
 
18.
Who Killed the Electric Car? (2006 Documentary)
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A documentary that investigates the birth and death of the electric car, as well as the role of renewable energy and sustainable living in the future. (92 mins.)
Director: Chris Paine
 
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Encounters at the End of the World (2007 Documentary)
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Film-maker Werner Herzog travels to the McMurdo Station in Antarctica, looking to capture the continent's beauty and investigate the characters living there. (99 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
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The 11th Hour (2007 Documentary)
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A look at the state of the global environment including visionary and practical solutions for restoring the planet's ecosystems. (95 mins.)
 
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Waiting for 'Superman' (2010 Documentary)
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An examination of the current state of education in America today. (111 mins.)
 
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The Union: The Business Behind Getting High (2007 Documentary)
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BC's illegal marijuana trade industry has evolved into a business giant, dubbed by some involved as 'The Union'... (104 mins.)
Director: Brett Harvey
 
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Overnight (2003 Documentary)
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A documentary on the rise and stumble of Troy Duffy, the bartender-cum-filmmaker who was swept up by Miramax's Harvey Weinstein to turn his script for The Boondock Saints into a feature film. (82 mins.)
 
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Conan O'Brien Can't Stop (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary on Conan O'Brien's comedy tour of the U.S. and Canada after leaving his post at "The Tonight Show" and severing his relationship with NBC. (89 mins.)
Director: Rodman Flender
 
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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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Senna (2010 Documentary)
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A documentary on Brazilian Formula One racing driver Ayrton Senna, who won the F1 world championship three times before his death at age 34. (106 mins.)
Director: Asif Kapadia
 
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Hunt vs Lauda: F1's Greatest Racing Rivals (2013 Documentary)
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This powerful story captures the heart of the 1970s - told through unseen footage and exclusive interviews with the people who were really there... (59 mins.)
 
28.
The House of Tomorrow (1949 Short Film)
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A narrator takes us on a tour of the dream house of the future, and its many innovative appliances. (7 mins.)
Director: Tex Avery
 
29.
Radio Wars (2012 Documentary)
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Take a daring and unconventional look at the history of radio. From the pitched battles surrounding its invention to the secret fights for dominance between old and new media, radio has always been at war. (97 mins.)
Director: Sandra Mohr
 
30.
So I Wrote a Song About It (2013 TV Movie)
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Lahna Turner weaves a hilarious web of stories and songs that tells the tale of her life in a way that... (62 mins.)
Director: Anthony Pierce
 
31.
Pump (2014 Documentary)
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A documentary that tells the story of America's addiction to oil, from its corporate conspiracy beginnings to its current monopoly today, and explains clearly and simply how we can end it - and finally win choice at the pump. (88 mins.)
 
32.
Ayn Rand & the Prophecy of Atlas Shrugged (2011 Documentary)
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'Ayn Rand & the Prophecy of Atlas Shrugged is a feature length documentary film that examines the resurging interest in Ayn Rand's epic and controversial 1957 novel and the validity of its dire prediction for America. (87 mins.)
Director: Chris Mortensen
 
33.
1 (2013 Documentary)
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Set in the golden era of Grand Prix Racing '1' tells the story of a generation of charismatic drivers who raced on the edge, risking their lives during Formula 1's deadliest period, and the men who stood up and changed the sport forever. (112 mins.)
Director: Paul Crowder
 
34.
TT3D: Closer to the Edge (2011 Documentary)
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By vividly recounting the TT's legendary rivalries and the Isle of Man's unique road racing history... (104 mins.)
 
35.
Kimi Made It at Last! (2007 Documentary)
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(225 mins.)
 
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Speed Fever (1978 Documentary)
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Documentary about the worlds most important car racing, shot on worldwide slopes, interspersed with interviews with famous riders... (101 mins.)
 
38.
ITV - Formula One (1997 TV Series)
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ITV broadcast the coverage of Formula One races in the United Kingdom between 1997 and 2008.ITV gained...
 
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Rush (2013)
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The merciless 1970s rivalry between Formula One rivals James Hunt and Niki Lauda. (123 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
 
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Idris Elba: King of Speed (2013 TV Series)
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A look at the world and history of racing cars. (120 mins.)
Director: Southan Morris
 
41.
Senna Fights Back (1993 Video)
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(90 mins.)
 
42.
Journey Into Amazing Caves (2001 Documentary)
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Meet Dr. Hazel Barton and Nancy Aulenbach. These women are compelled to push their limits in hostile environments... (39 mins.)
Director: Steve Judson
 
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The Magic of Flight (1996 Documentary)
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The Magic of Flight places viewers in the cockpit of a Blue Angels jet aircraft so they can experience the thrill of high performance flight... (40 mins.)