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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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Taff (1999 TV Series)
Episode: Guantanamo Bay (2002)
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On the first anniversary of September 11th, filmmaker Gabor Harrach visits the US naval base at Guantanamo Bay.
 
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United 93 (2006)
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A real-time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on September 11th, 2001 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot. (111 mins.)
Director: Paul Greengrass
 
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44 Minutes: The North Hollywood Shoot-Out (2003 TV Movie)
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After a failed bank robbery, two heavily armed men hold the Los Angeles Police Department at bay for 44 minutes. (103 mins.)
Director: Yves Simoneau
 
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A Very British Gangster (2007 Documentary)
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A documentary about one of Britain's most dangerous crime families and introduces us to its magnetic, larger-than-life leader, Dominic Noonan (aka Lattlay Fottfoy). (97 mins.)
Director: Donal MacIntyre
 
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Locked Up Abroad (2007 TV Series)
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Survivors share their stories and experience of survival abroad. (90 mins.)
 
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Banged Up Abroad (2006 Documentary)
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This series tells the true stories that would be any traveler's worst nightmare - when moments of madness... (60 mins.)
 
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Extreme Drug Smuggling (2011 TV Movie)
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Drug cartels think and act like corporations, using the best scientific and extreme methods to take their illegal products to destination.
Stars: Jim Pratt
 
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The Tillman Story (2010 Documentary)
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Pat Tillman never thought of himself as a hero. His choice to leave a multimillion-dollar football contract... (94 mins.)
Director: Amir Bar-Lev
 
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Restrepo (2010 Documentary)
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A year with one platoon in the deadliest valley in Afghanistan. (93 mins.)
 
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Hell and Back Again (2011 Documentary)
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What does it mean to lead men in war? What does it mean to come home? Hell and Back Again is a cinematically... (88 mins.)
Director: Danfung Dennis
 
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The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara (2003 Documentary)
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The story of America as seen through the eyes of the former Secretary of Defense under President John F. Kennedy and President Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara. (107 mins.)
Director: Errol Morris
 
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No End in Sight (2007 Documentary)
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A comprehensive look at the Bush Administration's conduct of the Iraq war and its occupation of the country. (102 mins.)
 
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Why We Fight (2005 Documentary)
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Is American foreign policy dominated by the idea of military supremacy? Has the military become too important in American life? Jarecki's shrewd and intelligent polemic would seem to give an affirmative answer to each of these questions. (98 mins.)
Director: Eugene Jarecki
 
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Bus 174 (2002 Documentary)
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Documentary depicts what happened in Rio de Janeiro on June 12th 2000, when bus 174 was taken by an armed young man... (150 mins.)
 
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The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers (2009 Documentary)
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"The Most Dangerous Man in America" is the story of what happens when a former Pentagon insider, armed only with his conscience... (92 mins.)
 
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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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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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Armadillo (2010 Documentary)
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In February of 2009, a group of Danish soldiers accompanied by documentarian Janus Metz arrived at Armadillo... (105 mins.)
 
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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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Tyson (2008 Documentary)
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A mixture of original interviews and archival footage and photographs sheds light on the life experiences of Mike Tyson. (90 mins.)
Director: James Toback
 
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Ross Kemp in Afghanistan (2008 TV Series)
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In the summer of 2007 Ross joins his father's old regiment, 1 Royal Anglian and, for the first time...
Stars: Ross Kemp
 
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Occupation: Dreamland (2005 Documentary)
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In January, 2004, in Al-Falluja, Iraq, a documentary film crew follows an infantry squad of the 82nd Airborne... (78 mins.)
 
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The War Tapes (2006 Documentary)
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Called up for service in Iraq, several members of the National Guard were given digital video cameras. This film, edited from their footage, provides a perspective on a complex and troubled conflict. (97 mins.)
 
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Gunner Palace (2004 Documentary)
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American soldiers of the 2/3 Field Artillery, a group known as the "Gunners," tell of their experiences in Baghdad during the Iraq War. Holed up in a bombed out pleasure palace built by Sadaam Hussein, the soldiers endured hostile situations some four months after President George W. Bush declared the end of major combat operations in the country. (85 mins.)
 
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The Recruiter (2008 Documentary)
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Uncle Sam really wants you! A compelling exploration of army recruitment in the United States told through the story of Louisiana Sergeant, First Class Clay Usie, one of the most successful recruiters in the history of the U.S. Army. (86 mins.)
Director: Edet Belzberg
 
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Ears, Open. Eyeballs, Click. (2005 Documentary)
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Documentary of the life of a USMC Drill Instructor, and the recruits that they mold. (155 mins.)
Director: Canaan Brumley
 
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Operation Homecoming: Writing the Wartime Experience (2007 Documentary)
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A unique documentary about troops' experiences in Iraq and Afghanistan, based on writings by soldiers... (81 mins.)
Director: Richard Robbins
 
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Gangland (2007 TV Series)
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Follows the evolution and power of gangs across the United States. (43 mins.)
 
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Footsteps Into Gangland (2011)
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Footsteps Into Gangland is the director's film adaptation of true events that have shattered the South Asian community of Vancouver... (93 mins.)
Director: Mani Amar
 
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Lockdown: Gangland (2006 Mini-Series)
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Lockdown plunges head-first into the gritty underworld of some of America's most fearsome prisons. Three... (50 mins.)
 
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Curious and Unusual Deaths (2009 TV Series)
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A tv show that re tells the true stories of people who have died in unlikely, strange and unusual ways. Each episode typically contains 3 different stories told over an hour. (30 mins.)