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History of the World in 2 Hours (2011 Documentary)
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A rapid-fire history of our world, from the beginning of time as we know it to present day. This two-hour... (120 mins.)
 
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Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff (2010 Documentary)
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In 2001 Jack Cardiff (1914-2009) became the first director of photography in the history of the Academy Awards to win an Honorary Oscar... (86 mins.)
Director: Craig McCall
 
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Future by Design (2006 Documentary)
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Future by Design shares the life and far-reaching vision of Jacque Fresco, considered by many to be a modern day Da Vinci... (86 mins.)
Director: William Gazecki
 
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Zeitgeist: Moving Forward (2011 Documentary)
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A feature length documentary work which presents a case for a needed transition out of the current socioeconomic... (161 mins.)
Director: Peter Joseph
 
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In Search of Perfection (2006 TV Series)
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Three star Michelin award winning chef Heston Blumenthal is chef/owner of the Fat Duck Restaurant in Bray... (30 mins.)
 
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8 X 8: A Chess Sonata in 8 Movements (1957)
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It is a fairy tale for the subconscious based on the game of chess. Partly Sigmund Freud, partly Lewis Carroll. (80 mins.)
 
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The Music Man (1962)
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Harold Hill poses as a boys' band leader to con naive Iowa townsfolk. (151 mins.)
Director: Morton DaCosta
 
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The Interpreter (2005)
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Political intrigue and deception unfold inside the United Nations, where a U.S. Secret Service agent is assigned to investigate an interpreter who overhears an assassination plot. (128 mins.)
Director: Sydney Pollack
 
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The Story of English (1986 Mini-Series)
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A PBS documentary detailing the development of the English language. Initially arising as a mix of Gaelic... (60 mins.)
Director: William Cran
 
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21 (2008)
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"21" is the fact-based story about six MIT students who were trained to become experts in card counting and subsequently took Vegas casinos for millions in winnings. (123 mins.)
Director: Robert Luketic
 
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The Butterfly Effect (2004)
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Evan Treborn suffers blackouts during significant events of his life. As he grows up, he finds a way to remember these lost memories and a supernatural way to alter his life by reading his journal. (113 mins.)
 
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Conceiving Ada (1997)
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Emmy Coer, a computer genius, devises a method of communicating with the past by tapping into undying information waves... (85 mins.)
 
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Cube (1997)
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Six complete strangers of widely varying personality characteristics are involuntarily placed in an endless maze containing deadly traps. (90 mins.)
Director: Vincenzo Natali
 
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Cube²: Hypercube (2002)
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Eight strangers awaken with no memory and find themselves in a puzzling cube shaped room where the laws of physics do not always apply. (94 mins.)
Director: Andrzej Sekula
 
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Donald in Mathmagic Land (1959 Short Film)
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Donald's goes on an adventure in which it is explained how mathematics can be useful in real life. Through this journey it is shown how numbers are more than graphs and charts, they are geometry, music and magical living things. (27 mins.)
 
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Fermat's Room (2007)
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Four mathematicians who do not know each other are invited by a mysterious host on the pretext of resolving a great enigma... (89 mins.)
 
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Good Will Hunting (1997)
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Will Hunting, a janitor at M.I.T., has a gift for mathematics, but needs help from a psychologist to find direction in his life. (126 mins.)
Director: Gus Van Sant
 
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The Oxford Murders (2008)
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At Oxford University, a professor and a grad student work together to try to stop a potential series of murders seemingly linked by mathematical symbols. (104 mins.)
 
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Pi (1998)
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A paranoid mathematician searches for a key number that will unlock the universal patterns found in nature. (84 mins.)
 
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Proof (2005)
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The daughter of a brilliant but mentally disturbed mathematician, recently deceased, tries to come to grips with her possible inheritance: his insanity. Complicating matters are one of her father's ex-students, who wants to search through his papers, and her estranged sister, who shows up to help settle his affairs. (100 mins.)
Director: John Madden
 
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Stand and Deliver (1988)
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The story of Jaime Escalante, a high school teacher who successfully inspired his dropout prone students to learn calculus. (103 mins.)
Director: Ramon Menendez
 
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A Brief History of Time (1991 Documentary)
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A film about the life and work of the cosmologist, Stephen Hawking, who despite his near total paralysis, is one of the great minds of all time. (80 mins.)
Director: Errol Morris
 
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N Is a Number: A Portrait of Paul Erdös (1993 Documentary)
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N Is a Number: A Portrait of Paul Erdos is a 1993 biographical documentary about the life of mathematician Paul Erdos, directed by George Paul Csicsery. (57 mins.)
 
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Powers of Ten (1977 Documentary)
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A scientific film essay, narrated by Phil Morrison. A set of pictures of two picnickers in a park, with... (9 mins.)
 
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Mulholland Dr. (2001)
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After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesiac, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality. (147 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
 
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Chronicle of a Summer (1961 Documentary)
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Real-life individuals discuss topics on society, happiness in the working class among others and with... (85 mins.)
 
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Film (1965 Short Film)
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A twenty-minute, almost totally silent film (no dialogue or music one 'shhh!') in which Buster Keaton... (20 mins.)
Director: Alan Schneider
 
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Hackers Wanted (2009 Documentary)
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This film both follows the hacking adventures of famous hacker Adrian Lamo, and uses them as a microcosm for the macrocosm of struggles faced by emerging trends of thought - from the criminal to the philosophical. (86 mins.)
Director: Sam Bozzo
 
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Dangerous Knowledge (2007 Documentary)
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Documentary about four of the most brilliant mathematicians of all time, Georg Cantor, Ludwig Boltzmann, Kurt Gödel and Alan Turing, their genius, their tragic madness and their ultimate suicides. (89 mins.)
Director: David Malone
 
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The Story of Science (2010 Mini-Series)
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Michael Mosley takes an informative and ambitious journey exploring how the evolution of scientific understanding is intimately interwoven with society's historical path.
 
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Kara (2012 Short Film)
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Kara is a visually stunning and emotional PS3 technology which is here "represented" by a female android who becomes self conscious. (7 mins.)
Director: David Cage
 
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To Be and to Have (2002 Documentary)
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A documentary portrait of a one-room school in rural France, where the students (ranging in age from 4 to 11) are educated by a single dedicated teacher. (104 mins.)
 
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Through the Wormhole (2010 TV Series)
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Hosted by Morgan Freeman, Through the Wormhole will explore the deepest mysteries of existence - the questions that have puzzled mankind for eternity... (60 mins.)
 
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El Bulli: Cooking in Progress (2010 Documentary)
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For six months of the year, renowned Spanish chef Ferran Adrià closes his restaurant El Bulli and works... (108 mins.)
Director: Gereon Wetzel
 
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QI (2003 TV Series)
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A comedy panel game in which being Quite Interesting is more important than being right. Stephen Fry is joined each week by four comedians to share anecdotes and trivia, and maybe answer some questions as well. (30 mins.)
 
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2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
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Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the intelligent computer H.A.L. 9000, sets off on a quest. (149 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
 
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Chemistry: A Volatile History (2010 Mini-Series)
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Series in which Jim Al-Khalili traces the story of how the elements, the building blocks that make up our entire world, were discovered and mapped.
 
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Love & Engineering (2014 Documentary)
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Our modern life is largely designed by engineers. They like to invent and structure things and they... (81 mins.)