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1.
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.)
 
2.
F for Fake (1973 Documentary)
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A documentary about fraud and fakery. (89 mins.)
Director: Orson Welles
 
3.
The Sorrow and the Pity (1969 Documentary)
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From 1940 to 1944, France's Vichy government collaborated with Nazi Germany. Marcel Ophüls mixes archival... (251 mins.)
Director: Marcel Ophüls
 
4.
Woodstock (1970 Documentary)
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The film chronicle of the legendary 1969 music festival. (184 mins.)
 
5.
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.)
 
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Employees Leaving the Lumière Factory (1895 Documentary)
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A man opens the big gates to the Lumière factory. Through the gateway and a smaller doorway beside it... (1 mins.)
Director: Louis Lumière
 
7.
Empire (1964 Documentary)
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A single shot of the Empire State Building from early evening until nearly 3 am the next day. (485 mins.)
Director: Andy Warhol
 
8.
The Times of Harvey Milk (1984 Documentary)
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A documentary of the successful career and assassination of San Francisco's first elected gay councilor. (90 mins.)
Director: Robert Epstein
 
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Harlan County U.S.A. (1976 Documentary)
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A filmed account of a bitterly violent miner strike. (103 mins.)
Director: Barbara Kopple
 
10.
Night and Fog (1956 Documentary)
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The history of Nazi Germany's death camps of the Final Solution and the hellish world of dehumanization and death contained inside. (32 mins.)
Director: Alain Resnais
 
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Shoah (1985 Documentary)
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Claude Lanzmann's epic documentary recounts the story of the Holocaust through interviews with witnesses - perpetrators as well as survivors. (566 mins.)
Director: Claude Lanzmann
 
12.
United in Anger: A History of ACT UP (2012 Documentary)
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United in Anger: A History of ACT UP is an inspiring documentary about the birth and life of the AIDS... (90 mins.)
Director: Jim Hubbard
 
13.
Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt (1989 Documentary)
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A collection of profiles of people dead from AIDS who are remembered in the AIDS Memorial Quilt. (79 mins.)
 
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Andy Warhol (1987 Documentary)
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The first major profile of the American Pop Art cult leader after his death in 1987 covers the whole of his life and work through interviews... (76 mins.)
 
15.
American Art in the 1960s (1972 Documentary)
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During this critical decade in American life, artists built on the styles of the 1950s. An explosion of artistic energy produced Pop Art... (57 mins.)
 
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Andy Warhol (1972 Documentary)
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Andy Warhol became the art star of the 1960s. This portrait was made in 1972, a peak year in the career of the artist... (53 mins.)
Director: Lana Jokel
 
17.
Inside Job (2010 Documentary)
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Takes a closer look at what brought about the 2008 financial meltdown. (105 mins.)
 
18.
How to Survive a Plague (2012 Documentary)
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The story of two coalitions -- ACT UP and TAG (Treatment Action Group) -- whose activism and innovation turned AIDS from a death sentence into a manageable condition. (110 mins.)
Director: David France
 
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The God Who Wasn't There (2005 Documentary)
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Did Jesus exist? This film starts with that question, then goes on to examine Christianity as a whole. (62 mins.)
Director: Brian Flemming
 
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The Man Who Saw Tomorrow (1981)
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Hosted by Orson Welles, this documentary utilizes a grab bag of dramatized scenes, stock footage... (90 mins.)
Director: Robert Guenette
 
21.
The Kids Are Alright (1979 Documentary)
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From the early black and white days to their colourful hedonistic era, you will Rock! See them at their most creative, and destructive, and experience The Who: Here! (101 mins.)
Director: Jeff Stein
 
22.
Amazing Journey: The Story of The Who (2007 Documentary)
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A documentary on The Who, featuring interviews with the band's two surviving members, Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey. (237 mins.)
 
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Dark Days (2000 Documentary)
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A cinematic portrait of the homeless population who live permanently in the underground tunnels of New York City. (82 mins.)
Director: Marc Singer
 
24.
Trans (2012 Documentary)
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TRANS is an extraordinary documentary feature about men and women, and all the variations in between... (104 mins.)
Director: Chris Arnold
 
25.
The Last One (2008 Documentary)
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In a far corner of Southern Appalachia, moonshiner Popcorn Sutton makes one last batch of true bootleg whiskey. The craft of traditional distillation is revealed along with a lifetime of memories in the trade. (58 mins.)
Director: Neal Hutcheson
 
26.
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.)
 
27.
Second Class Citizens (???? Documentary)
Filmmaker Ryan James Yezak embarks on a nationwide journey to find out who is responsible for him being denied the ability to donate blood...
 
28.
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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The World at War (1973 Mini-Series)
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A series of documentaries about World War II. (52 mins.)
 
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Kansas vs. Darwin (2007 Documentary)
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Character-driven story of the politics and motivations behind the school board decision to challenge... (82 mins.)
Director: Jeff Tamblyn
 
31.
Point of Order! (1964 Documentary)
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Point of Order is compiled from TV footage of the 1954 Army-McCarthy hearings, in which the Army accused... (97 mins.)
 
32.
High School (1969 Documentary)
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Documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman takes us inside Northeast High School as a fly on the wall to observe the teachers and how they interact with the students. (75 mins.)
 
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Titicut Follies (1967 Documentary)
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Documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman takes us inside the Massachusetts Correctional Institution Bridgewater where people stay trapped in their madness. (84 mins.)
 
34.
Man with a Movie Camera (1929 Documentary)
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A man travels around a city with a camera slung over his shoulder, documenting urban life with dazzling invention. (68 mins.)
Director: Dziga Vertov
 
35.
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
 
36.
Trainspotting (1996)
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Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends. (94 mins.)
Director: Danny Boyle
 
37.
Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010 Documentary)
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The story of how an eccentric French shop-keeper and amateur film-maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy... (87 mins.)
Director: Banksy
 
38.
The Aristocrats (2005 Documentary)
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One hundred superstar comedians tell the same very, VERY dirty, filthy joke--one shared privately by comics since Vaudeville. (89 mins.)
Director: Paul Provenza
 
39.
In Pot We Trust (2007 Documentary)
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(88 mins.)
Director: Star Price
 
40.
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
 
41.
The House I Live In (2012 Documentary)
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From the dealer to the narcotics officer, the inmate to the federal judge, a penetrating look inside America's criminal justice system, revealing the profound human rights implications of U.S. drug policy. (108 mins.)
Director: Eugene Jarecki
 
42.
Candyman (2010 Documentary)
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The story of the rise and fall of David Klein, the man who invented Jelly Belly jelly beans. (75 mins.)
Director: Costa Botes
 
43.
Hungry for Change (2012 Documentary)
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HUNGRY FOR CHANGE exposes shocking secrets the diet, weight loss and food industries don't want you... (89 mins.)
 
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Dive! (2010 Documentary)
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Follow filmmaker Jeremy Seifert and his circle of friends as they dumpster dive in the back alleys and... (45 mins.)
Director: Jeremy Seifert
 
45.
King Corn (2007 Documentary)
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King Corn is a feature documentary about two friends, one acre of corn, and the subsidized crop that drives our fast-food nation... (88 mins.)
Director: Aaron Woolf