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The Thin Blue Line (1988 Documentary)
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A film that successfully argued that a man was wrongly convicted for murder by a corrupt justice system in Dallas County, Texas. (103 mins.)
Director: Errol Morris
 
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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
 
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A Film Unfinished (2010 Documentary)
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A film about an unfinished film which portrays the people behind and before the camera in the Warsaw Ghetto, exposing the extent of the cinematic manipulation forever changing the way we look at historic images. (88 mins.)
Director: Yael Hersonski
 
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Steal a Pencil for Me (2007 Documentary)
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STEAL A PENCIL FOR ME is a compelling documentary feature film by Academy Award® nominee Michèle Ohayon... (94 mins.)
Director: Michèle Ohayon
 
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The Ritchie Boys (2004 Documentary)
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During WWII, the U.S. formed an elite intelligence unit -- mostly German Jewish academics -- at Camp Ritchie... (90 mins.)
Director: Christian Bauer
 
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Fighter (2000 Documentary)
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Filmmaker Amir Bar-Lev follows two Czech Holocaust survivors, Jan Weiner and Arnost Lustig, as they revisit Terezin, a labor camp where Arnost was interned for five years and Jan's mother was murdered. (91 mins.)
Director: Amir Bar-Lev
 
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Bonhoeffer (2003 Documentary)
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Dramatic documentary about the young German pacifist and theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer who resisted the Nazi regime and was hanged two weeks before World War II was over. (93 mins.)
 
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In the Shadow of the Reich: Nazi Medicine (1997 Documentary)
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In the Shadow of the Reich: Nazi Medicine examines the step-by-step process that led the German medical profession down an unethical road to genocide. (54 mins.)
 
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City Confidential (1998 TV Series)
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City Confidential features real life stories in a wide variety of American cities. While many of these stories deal with murder, some also deal with attempted murder, and public officials caught in compromising situations, among other things. The cities featured vary widely in size, from the smallest village to the largest urban areas. (50 mins.)
 
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Harlan: In the Shadow of Jew Suess (2008 Documentary)
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Though almost forgotten today, Veit Harlan was one of Nazi Germany's most notorious filmmakers.... (100 mins.)
Director: Felix Moeller
 
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Prisoner of Paradise (2002 Documentary)
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Documentary about Holocaust victim Kurt Gerron. (96 mins.)
 
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Das unterirdische Reich. Die geheimen Welten der Nazis (2004 Documentary)
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Late in World War II, while Germany sustained relentless bombing by the Allies, the Nazis undertook a bold gambit to turn the war back in their favor. Building an extensive tunnel system deep underground to house armament factor (94 mins.)
Director: Michael Kloft
 
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Forgiving Dr. Mengele (2006 Documentary)
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Eva Mozes Kor, who survived Josef Mengele's cruel twin experiments in the Auschwitz concentration camp, shocks other Holocaust survivors when she decides to forgive the perpetrators as a way of self-healing. (82 mins.)
 
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Limelight (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary on former New York City club owner Peter Gatien. (103 mins.)
Director: Billy Corben
 
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Worse Than War (2009 Documentary)
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An exploration of the nature of genocide, ethnic cleansing and large-scale mass murder in our time. (114 mins.)
Director: Mike DeWitt
 
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Howling with the Angels (2006 Documentary)
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In March 1939, Hitler's army marched into Prague, Czechoslovakia. Jan Bodon, a young captain in the Czech Army - who also happened to be blond-haired... (46 mins.)
Director: Jean Bodon
 
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The Rape of Europa (2006 Documentary)
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The story of Nazi Germany's plundering of Europe's great works of art during World War II and Allied efforts to minimize the damage. (117 mins.)
 
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Triumph of the Will (1935 Documentary)
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The infamous propaganda film of the 1934 Nazi Party rally in Nuremberg, Germany. (114 mins.)
 
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Surviving Hitler: A Love Story (2010 Documentary)
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A Jewish teenager and an injured soldier join a doomed plot to kill Hitler. They face almost certain death, yet luck and love shine upon them as they outwit Nazi terror and become the first couple married in post-war Berlin. (66 mins.)
 
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Garbo: The Spy (2009 Documentary)
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A compelling account of Juan Pujol, an extraordinary Spanish double agent during WWII who helped change the course of history. (88 mins.)
Director: Edmon Roch
 
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Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory (2011 Documentary)
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A further followup of the case of the West Memphis Three and the decades long fight to exonerate them that finally gained traction with new DNA evidence. (121 mins.)
 
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Beyoncé: Life Is But a Dream (2013 Documentary)
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A look at the life and music of singer Beyonce Knowles. (88 mins.)