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We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary that details the creation of Julian Assange's controversial website, which facilitated the largest security breach in U.S. history. (130 mins.)
Director: Alex Gibney
 
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Planet Earth (2006 Mini-Series)
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Emmy Award-winning, 11 episodes, 5 years in the making, the most expensive nature documentary series ever commissioned by the BBC, and the first to be filmed in high definition. (533 mins.)
 
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Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (2014 Mini-Series)
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A documentary series that explores how we discovered the laws of nature and found our coordinates in space and time. (557 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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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
 
6.
Searching for Sugar Man (2012 Documentary)
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Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock n roller, Rodriguez. (86 mins.)
 
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Life (2009 Mini-Series)
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David Attenborough's legendary BBC crew explains and shows wildlife all over planet earth in 10 episodes... (473 mins.)
 
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How Art Made the World (2005 TV Series)
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Documentary series looking at the influence of art on the current day situation of our society. (300 mins.)
 
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Dawkins: Sex, Death and the Meaning of Life (2012 TV Series)
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Ideas about the soul and the afterlife, of sin and God's purpose have shaped human thinking for thousands of years... (47 mins.)
 
10.
Charles Darwin and the Tree of Life (2009 Documentary)
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A documentary about evolution. (59 mins.)
 
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The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011 Mini-Series)
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A comprehensive history of the medium and art of motion pictures. (60 mins.)
 
12.
The Ottomans: Europe's Muslim Emperors (2013 TV Series)
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(60 mins.)
 
13.
The World at War (1973 Mini-Series)
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A series of documentaries about World War II. (52 mins.)
 
14.
The Beatles Anthology (1995 Mini-Series)
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An autobiographical documentary of the greatest of the rock bands. (600 mins.)
 
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Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire (2006 Mini-Series)
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A doc-drama covering the rise and the fall of the Roman world including the founding by Julius Caesar and the building of Rome by Nero. (59 mins.)
 
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Sound City (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary on the fabled recording studio that was located in Van Nuys, California. (107 mins.)
Director: David Grohl
 
17.
Woodstock (1970 Documentary)
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The film chronicle of the legendary 1969 music festival. (184 mins.)
 
18.
The Short Films of David Lynch (2002 Documentary)
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A collection of visionary director David Lynch's short films from the first 29 years of his career is accompanied by a special introduction to each film by the director himself. (97 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
 
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Making a Murderer (2015 TV Series)
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Filmed over a 10-year period, Steven Avery, a DNA exoneree who, while in the midst of exposing corruption in local law enforcement... (60 mins.)
 
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The Salt of the Earth (2014 Documentary)
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The life and work of photographer Sebastião Salgado, who has spent forty years documenting deprived societies in hidden corners of the world. (110 mins.)
 
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The Private Life of a Masterpiece (2001 TV Series)
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(50 mins.)