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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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Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (1997 TV Series)
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Within the course of one hour 5 stories are shown. None of these stories have any logical explanation... (60 mins.)
 
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The Story of the Weeping Camel (2003 Documentary)
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When a Mongolian nomadic family's newest camel colt is rejected by its mother, a musician is needed for a ritual to change her mind. (93 mins.)
 
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Jesus Camp (2006 Documentary)
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A documentary on kids who attend a summer camp hoping to become the next Billy Graham. (84 mins.)
 
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Super Size Me (2004 Documentary)
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While examining the influence of the fast food industry, Morgan Spurlock personally explores the consequences on his health of a diet of solely McDonald's food for one month. (100 mins.)
Director: Morgan Spurlock
 
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What the Bleep!?: Down the Rabbit Hole (2006 Documentary)
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Interviews with scientists and authors, animated bits, and a storyline involving a deaf photographer are used in this docudrama to illustrate the link between quantum mechanics, neurobiology, human consciousness and day-to-day reality. (156 mins.)
 
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Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price (2005 Documentary)
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A look at the impact of the retail giant on local communities. (98 mins.)
 
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Derren Brown: Séance (2004 Documentary)
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The master of illusion hosts a one-off special which assembles 12 members of the public to re-create a traditional séance. (70 mins.)
Director: Stefan Stuckert
 
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Derren Brown: Messiah (2005 Documentary)
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Derren Brown takes on a number of fake identities as he travels across the USA trying to convince people of his abilities in the area of psychic powers and the supernatural world. (65 mins.)
Director: Tim Knight
 
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Derren Brown: The Gathering (2005 TV Special)
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The Gathering was a live stage show performed in a secret location (hidden from the audience). The audience was hand picked by Brown and included psychologists, college students, celebrities, psychics, taxi drivers, and magicians. (75 mins.)
Director: Tony Gregory
 
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Derren Brown: The Heist (2006 TV Special)
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Derren Brown recruits participants to attend a "motivational seminar" where he manipulates them into robbing a security van in broad daylight. (60 mins.)
Director: Benjamin Caron
 
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Derren Brown: Something Wicked This Way Comes (2006 TV Special)
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Derren Brown's second live stage show which toured the U.K. In 2005-2006. (73 mins.)
 
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Derren Brown: The System (2008 TV Special)
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In The System, Derren Brown amazes us by being able to correctly predict the winner of horse races every time. Derren persuades a woman to place increasingly large bets with her own savings based on his picks.
Director: Simon Dinsell
 
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Derren Brown: An Evening of Wonders (2009 TV Special)
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Derren Brown's third live stage show. The show toured throughout the U.K. In 2007-2008. (76 mins.)
Director: Benjamin Caron
 
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Derren Brown: Hero at 30,000 Feet (2010 TV Movie)
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Derren Brown motivates and manipulates an ordinary man into taking control of his life and achieving his aspirations. (55 mins.)
 
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Derren Brown: Enigma (2011 TV Special)
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Derren Brown's fourth live stage show. The show toured in 2009-2010 throughout the U.K. and aired on TV in 2011.
Director: Ben Caron
 
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Root of All Evil? (2006 Documentary)
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Richard Dawkins' highly critical documentary attacks the pulsing heart of all mainstream religion- faith; with special focus on Islam... (90 mins.)
Director: Russell Barnes
 
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The Enemies of Reason (2007 Documentary)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Russell Barnes
 
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Too Big to Fail (2011 TV Movie)
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Chronicles the financial meltdown of 2008 and centers on Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson. (99 mins.)
Director: Curtis Hanson
 
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Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004 Documentary)
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Michael Moore's view on what happened to the United States after September 11; and how the Bush Administration allegedly used the tragic event to push forward its agenda for unjust wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. (122 mins.)
Director: Michael Moore
 
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An Inconvenient Truth (2006 Documentary)
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Filmmaker Davis Guggenheim follows Al Gore on the lecture circuit, as the former presidential candidate campaigns to raise public awareness of the dangers of global warming and calls for immediate action to curb its destructive effects on the environment. (96 mins.)
 
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Our Daily Bread (2005 Documentary)
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OUR DAILY BREAD is a wide-screen tableau of a feast which isn't always easy to digest - and in which we all take part. A pure, meticulous and high-end film experience that enables the audience to form their own ideas. (92 mins.)
 
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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
 
24.
Dogtown and Z-Boys (2001 Documentary)
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Documentary about the pioneering 1970s Zephyr skating team. (91 mins.)
Director: Stacy Peralta
 
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Faces of Death (1978 Documentary)
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A collection of death scenes, ranging from TV-material to home-made super-8 movies The common factor is death by some means. (105 mins.)
 
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Faces of Death II (1981 Documentary)
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This movie continues in the same vein as F.O.D. 1 with short scenes of death related material. Mortuarys... (85 mins.)
 
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Baraka (1992 Documentary)
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A collection of expertly photographed scenes of human life and religion. (96 mins.)
Director: Ron Fricke
 
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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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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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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
 
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Bowling for Columbine (2002 Documentary)
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Filmmaker Michael Moore explores the roots of America's predilection for gun violence. (120 mins.)
Director: Michael Moore
 
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Microcosmos (1996 Documentary)
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A documentary on insect life in meadows and ponds. (80 mins.)
 
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Born Into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids (2004 Documentary)
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Two documentary filmmakers chronicle their time in Sonagchi, Calcutta and the relationships they developed with children of prostitutes who work the city's notorious red light district. (85 mins.)
 
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March of the Penguins (2005 Documentary)
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In the Antarctic, every March since the beginning of time, the quest begins to find the perfect mate and start a family. (80 mins.)
Director: Luc Jacquet
 
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Who Killed the Electric Car? (2006 Documentary)
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A documentary that investigates the birth and death of the electric car, as well as the role of renewable energy and sustainable living in the future. (92 mins.)
Director: Chris Paine
 
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This Is It (2009 Documentary)
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A compilation of interviews, rehearsals and backstage footage of Michael Jackson as he prepared for his series of sold-out shows in London. (111 mins.)
Director: Kenny Ortega
 
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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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Pumping Iron (1977 Documentary)
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From Gold's Gym in Venice Beach California to the showdown in Pretoria, amateur and professional bodybuilders prepare for the 1975 Mr... (85 mins.)
 
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The Secret (2006 Documentary)
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Interviews with self-proclaimed authors, philosophers, scientists, with an in-depth discussion of visualizing your goals. The audience is shown how they can learn and use 'The Secret' in their everyday lives. (90 mins.)
Director: Drew Heriot
 
41.
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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The Most Hated Family in America (2007 Documentary)
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Louis meets the Phelps family, who protest against an America that tolerates homosexuality (60 mins.)
 
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Louis and the Nazis (2003 Documentary)
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Louis Theroux travels to California to meet the man dubbed "the most dangerous racist in America"; Tom Metzger, his family and his publicity manager. Louis also meets 'Prussian Blue' an American white-nationalist preteen musical sibling duo. (70 mins.)
Director: Stuart Cabb
 
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The Arrival of a Train (1896 Documentary)
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A group of people are standing in a straight line along the platform of a railway station, waiting for a train... (1 mins.)
 
45.
Penn & Teller: Bullshit! (2003 TV Series)
Episode: Family Values (2005)
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Penn and Teller look at the myth of the traditional family with two parents and two children. Instead they find a whole range of different family arrangements (30 mins.)
 
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Before the Flood (2016 Documentary)
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A look at how climate change affects our environment and what society can do to prevent the demise of endangered species, ecosystems and native communities across the planet. (96 mins.)
Director: Fisher Stevens
 
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Kumaré (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary about a man who impersonates a wise Indian Guru and builds a following in Arizona. At the height of his popularity, the Guru Kumaré must reveal his true identity to his disciples and unveil his greatest teaching of all. (84 mins.)
Director: Vikram Gandhi
 
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We Feed the World (2005 Documentary)
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A look at how the world's food is produced and how mass production changes the environment and the lives of people. (96 mins.)
 
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Food Choices (2016 Documentary)
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This documentary follows filmmaker Michal Siewierski as he explores the impact that food choice has on people's health... (91 mins.)
 
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Food, Inc. (2008 Documentary)
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An unflattering look inside America's corporate controlled food industry. (94 mins.)
Director: Robert Kenner
 
51.
Fargo (2014 TV Series)
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Various chronicles of deception, intrigue and murder in and around frozen Minnesota. Yet all of these tales mysteriously lead back one way or another to Fargo, ND. (53 mins.)
 
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Fargo (2014 TV Series)
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Various chronicles of deception, intrigue and murder in and around frozen Minnesota. Yet all of these tales mysteriously lead back one way or another to Fargo, ND. (53 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