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Marathon Boy (2010 Documentary)
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Gemma Atwal's dynamic epic follows four-year-old Budhia, rescued from poverty by Biranchi Das, a larger-than-life... (98 mins.)
Director: Gemma Atwal
 
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Life in a Day (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary shot by film-makers all over the world that serves as a time capsule to show future generations what it was like to be alive on the twenty-fourth of July, 2010. (95 mins.)
 
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Earth (2007 Documentary)
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Feature-length version of the documentary TV series Planet Earth, following the migration paths of four animal families. (90 mins.)
 
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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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The Beautiful Truth (2008 Documentary)
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A troubled 15-year-old boy attempting to cope with the recent death of his mother sets out to research Dr... (92 mins.)
Director: Steve Kroschel
 
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The Gerson Miracle (2004 Documentary)
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In 1928, Dr. Max Gerson, a German-Jewish researcher, stumbled upon a therapy that claims to have cured... (91 mins.)
 
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Earthlings (2005 Documentary)
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Using hidden cameras and never-before-seen footage, Earthlings chronicles the day-to-day practices of the largest industries in the world, all of which rely entirely on animals for profit. (95 mins.)
Director: Shaun Monson
 
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Into the Abyss (2011 Documentary)
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Conversations with death row inmate Michael Perry and those affected by his crime serve as an examination of why people - and the state - kill. (107 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
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Seven Ages of Rock (2007 TV Series)
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Touching the Void (2003 Documentary)
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The true story of two climbers and their perilous journey up the west face of Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes in 1985. (106 mins.)
Director: Kevin Macdonald
 
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The Revelation of the Pyramids (2010 Documentary)
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An apocryphal view on the pyramids, starting in awe at the amazing achievement of the Pharanoic architecture and sculpture... (106 mins.)
Director: Patrice Pooyard
 
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10 Questions for the Dalai Lama (2006 Documentary)
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How do you reconcile a commitment to non-violence when faced with violence? Why do the poor often seem happier than the rich... (86 mins.)
Director: Rick Ray
 
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Man on Wire (2008 Documentary)
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A look at tightrope walker Philippe Petit's daring, but illegal, high-wire routine performed between New York City's World Trade Center's twin towers in 1974, what some consider, "the artistic crime of the century." (94 mins.)
Director: James Marsh
 
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Man on Wire (2008 Documentary)
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A look at tightrope walker Philippe Petit's daring, but illegal, high-wire routine performed between New York City's World Trade Center's twin towers in 1974, what some consider, "the artistic crime of the century." (94 mins.)
Director: James Marsh
 
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Ancient X-Files (2010 TV Series)
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International historical documentary series looking at the enigmas behind well known classical and medieval mysteries. (the Minotaur's Labyrinth, the Holy Grail, the Phaistos Disk, The Sudarium of Oviedo) (60 mins.)
 
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The Imposter (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary centered on a young man in Spain who claims to a grieving Texas family that he is their 16-year-old son who has been missing for 3 years. (99 mins.)
Director: Bart Layton
 
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Alive: 20 Years Later (1993 Documentary)
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In 1972 an airplane carrying an Uruguayan rugby team crashed in the Andes Mountains, killing many of those on board... (51 mins.)
 
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Janis (1974 Documentary)
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The life and music of Janis Joplin. (96 mins.)
Director: Howard Alk
 
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The Last Waltz (1978 Documentary)
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A film account and presentation of the final concert of The Band. (117 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese