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...And the Pursuit of Happiness (1986 Documentary)
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After acknowledging his own immigrant background, Malle, tries to present the range of immigrant experiences in the US during the 1980's... (80 mins.)
Director: Louis Malle
 
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Antonio Gaudí (1984 Documentary)
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Hiroshi Teshigahara's camera takes us over, under, around, and into buildings and a park designed by Antonio Gaudí (1852 - 1926)... (72 mins.)
 
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Bergman Island (2004 Documentary)
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All three documentaries is mainly shot in the home of Ingmar Bergman. This is the first time ever that... (174 mins.)
Director: Marie Nyreröd
 
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Burden of Dreams (1982 Documentary)
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A documentary on the chaotic production of Werner Herzog's epic Fitzcarraldo, showing how the film... (95 mins.)
Director: Les Blank
 
5.
Come on Children (1973 Documentary)
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Ten teenagers journey down a path to self-discovery as they adjust to life on a farm in this examination of the stress and alienation of adolescence. (92 mins.)
Director: Allan King
 
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A Constant Forge (2000 Documentary)
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A look at the life, times, and art of independent film pioneer John Cassavetes through interviews with his family, friends, and admirers of his work. (200 mins.)
 
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Crumb (1994 Documentary)
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An intimate portrait of the controversial cartoonist and his traumatized family. (119 mins.)
Director: Terry Zwigoff
 
8.
Dying at Grace (2003 Documentary)
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(148 mins.)
Director: Allan King
 
9.
F for Fake (1973 Documentary)
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A documentary about fraud and fakery. (89 mins.)
Director: Orson Welles
 
10.
Fishing with John (1991 Mini-Series)
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Musician John Lurie knows nothing about fishing, but that doesn't stop him from embarking on fishing in exotic locations with friends. (152 mins.)
 
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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
 
12.
God's Country (1985 Documentary)
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Original footage of the prosperous farming community of Glencoe Minnesota, 60 miles west of Minneapolis... (95 mins.)
Director: Louis Malle
 
13.
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
 
14.
Hearts and Minds (1974 Documentary)
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An examination of the conflicting attitudes of the opponents of the Vietnam War. (112 mins.)
Director: Peter Davis
 
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Hoop Dreams (1994 Documentary)
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A film following the lives of two inner-city Chicago boys who struggle to become college basketball players on the road to going professional. (170 mins.)
Director: Steve James
 
16.
Humain, trop humain (1974 Documentary)
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A documentary with almost no words following the production of Citroen cars at a plant in Northern France and their later sales. (75 mins.)
 
17.
Louie Bluie (1985 Documentary)
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About the obscure country-blues musician and idiosyncratic visual artist Howard "Louie Bluie" Armstrong, member of the last known black string band in America. (75 mins.)
Director: Terry Zwigoff
 
18.
A Married Couple (1969 Documentary)
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An "actuality drama" about a real-life marriage in crisis, in which the couple attempts to identify and resolve the conflicts and resentments that have driven them to the brink of separation. (97 mins.)
Director: Allan King
 
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Koko (1998 Documentary)
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(60 mins.)
Director: András Muhi
 
20.
My Crasy Life (1992 Documentary)
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A probing look at a Samoan street gang in a closed community in Long Beach, California with its own rules, rituals, and language. (95 mins.)
 
21.
Memory for Max, Claire, Ida and Company (2005 Documentary)
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Elderly residents of a Toronto nursing home cope with loss, loneliness and other heartbreaking challenges of growing old, as the home's staff work tirelessly to provide an environment of dignified, compassionate care. (112 mins.)
Director: Allan King
 
22.
Phantom India (1969 Mini-Series)
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(378 mins.)
Director: Louis Malle
 
23.
Night and Fog (1955 Documentary)
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The history of Nazi Germany's death camps of the Final Solution and the hellish world of dehumanization and death contained inside. (32 mins.)
Director: Alain Resnais
 
24.
Poto and Cabengo (1980 Documentary)
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Two young twins in the USA have invented their own shared language. Scientists are wanting to study... (77 mins.)
 
25.
Vive le tour (1962 Documentary)
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Chronicals the cyclists of the Tour de France and their daily trails along the race. (18 mins.)
Director: Louis Malle
Stars: Jean Bobet
 
26.
Warrendale (1967 Documentary)
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Chronicles 7-weeks in the lives of 12 emotionally disturbed children and their therapist's experimental method of treatment at the Toronto-area Warrendale facility. (100 mins.)
Director: Allan King
 
27.
Salesman (1968 Documentary)
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Four relentless door-to-door salesmen deal with constant rejection, homesickness and inevitable burnout as they go across the country selling very expensive bibles to low-income Catholic families. (85 mins.)
 
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Routine Pleasures (1986 Documentary)
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What do a club devoted to model trains and the legendary film critic and painter Manny Farber have in common? These two story lines intersect in an attempt to recreate the past. (81 mins.)