Great Documentaries

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1.
Zeitgeist (2007 Documentary)
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Mythology and belief in society today, presenting uncommon perspectives of common cultural issues. (118 mins.)
Director: Peter Joseph
 
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The Corporation (2003 Documentary)
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Documentary that looks at the concept of the corporation throughout recent history up to its present-day dominance. (145 mins.)
 
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Underkastelsen (2010 Documentary)
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Documentary in which director Stefan Jarl has a blood test performed on himself to show the "chemical burden" of trace chemicals in the blood of all people born since World War II. (87 mins.)
Director: Stefan Jarl
 
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Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media (1992 Documentary)
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A film about the noted American linguist/political dissident and his warning about corporate media's role in modern propaganda. (167 mins.)
 
6.
Inside Job (2010 Documentary)
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Takes a closer look at what brought about the 2008 financial meltdown. (105 mins.)
 
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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
 
8.
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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Zero: An Investigation Into 9/11 (2008 Documentary)
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ZERO has one central thesis: the official version of the events surrounding 9/11 can not be true. This documentary explores the latest evidence and witness testimonies. (104 mins.)
 
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TerrorStorm: A History of Government-Sponsored Terrorism (2006 Documentary)
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Throughout history, criminal elements inside governments have carried out terror attacks against their own populations as a pretext to enslave them... (113 mins.)
Director: Alex Jones
 
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Sicko (2007 Documentary)
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A documentary comparing the highly profitable American health care industry to other nations, and HMO horror stories including shotgun deaths. (123 mins.)
Director: Michael Moore
 
12.
Sarah Palin: You Betcha! (2011 Documentary)
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Nick Broomfield goes in pursuit of Sarah Palin, interviewing her family and friends, for a decidedly unauthorized perspective on this growing force in American politics. (91 mins.)
 
13.
The Greatest Movie Ever Sold (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary about branding, advertising and product placement that is financed and made possible by brands, advertising and product placement. (90 mins.)
Director: Morgan Spurlock
 
14.
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.)
 
15.
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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Frontline (1983 TV Series)
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Part One: Learn how two U.S. administrations have confronted the economic crisis. (60 mins.)
 
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Frontline (1983 TV Series)
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Part Two: Probe the story of the big banks -- how they developed, how they crashed and whether they still present dangers. (60 mins.)
 
18.
Frontline (1983 TV Series)
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Investigative journalist documentaries. (60 mins.)
 
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Frontline (1983 TV Series)
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Investigative journalist documentaries. (60 mins.)
 
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Citizenfour (2014 Documentary)
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A documentarian and a reporter travel to Hong Kong for the first of many meetings with Edward Snowden. (114 mins.)
Director: Laura Poitras