Documentaries - Biography (dvd)

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The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara (2003 Documentary)
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The story of America as seen through the eyes of the former Secretary of Defense under President John F. Kennedy and President Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara. (107 mins.)
Director: Errol Morris
 
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RFK Must Die: The Assassination of Bobby Kennedy (2007 Documentary)
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A new investigative documentary exploring the controversies surrounding the assassination of Bobby Kennedy on June 5... (102 mins.)
 
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The Murder of JFK: A Revisionist History (1999 Documentary)
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(180 mins.)
Director: Matthew White
 
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Biography (1987 TV Series)
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told. (60 mins.)
 
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Biography (1987 TV Series)
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told. (60 mins.)
 
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An Audience with Peter Ustinov (1988 TV Movie)
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(50 mins.)
 
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In Search of Myths and Heroes (2005 TV Series)
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Michael Wood explores four of the world's most famous myths: Shangri-La, the Golden Fleece, the Queen of Sheba and King Arthur. (220 mins.)
 
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Alexander the Great (2006 Documentary)
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(64 mins.)
Director: Paul Pissanos
 
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The Divine Michelangelo (2004 Documentary)
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(120 mins.)
 
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Leonardo (2003 Mini-Series)
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An exploration of the life of Leonardo da Vinci. (180 mins.)
 
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In Search of Shakespeare (2004 Mini-Series)
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Michael Wood tours the English locations important to William Shakespeare as he explores the playwright and poet's life and work. (240 mins.)
 
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Lewis & Clark: Great Journey West (2002 Short Film)
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This documentary chronicles the Lewis and Clark expedition and breathtaking landscape they crossed while searching for the northwest passage. (Source: Netflix) (42 mins.)
Director: Bruce Neibaur
 
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Deadliest Catch (2005 TV Series)
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A documentary series chronicling the real-life high-sea adventures of the Alaskan crab fishermen. This is the most deadly profession in the world. (55 mins.)
 
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Ice Road Truckers (2007 TV Series)
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During the harsh winter of Canada's Northwest Territory, remote villages and work camps are cut off from the world... (60 mins.)
 
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Step Into Liquid (2003 Documentary)
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Surfers and secret spots from around the world are profiled in this documentary. (87 mins.)
Director: Dana Brown
 
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Riding Giants (2004 Documentary)
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Documentary detailing the origins and history of surf culture. (105 mins.)
Director: Stacy Peralta
 
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The Endless Summer (1966 Documentary)
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The crown jewel to ten years of Bruce Brown surfing documentaries. Brown follows two young surfers around the world in search of the perfect wave, and ends up finding quite a few in addition to some colorful local characters. (95 mins.)
Director: Bruce Brown
 
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Deep Water (2006 Documentary)
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A documentary about the disastrous 1968 round-the-world yacht race. (93 mins.)
 
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The Blizzard of AAHHH's (1988 Documentary)
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This is Greg Stump's legendary rockumentary-style ski film that put him and, ultimately, extreme skiing... (75 mins.)
Director: Greg Stump
 
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Steep (2007 Documentary)
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Steep traces the legacy of extreme skiing from its early pioneers to the daredevils of today. (92 mins.)
Director: Mark Obenhaus
 
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Long Way Round (2004 Mini-Series)
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This documentary series follows actors Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman on a motorcycle trip around the world... (315 mins.)
 
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War Photographer (2001 Documentary)
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Documentary about war photographer James Nachtwey, considered by many the greatest war photographer ever. (96 mins.)
Director: Christian Frei
 
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The Photographers (1998)
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(110 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
 
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The Beckoning Silence (2007 TV Movie)
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After a near-death mountain climbing accident, Joe Simpson's injuries were so severe he was told he'd never climb again... (75 mins.)
Director: Louise Osmond
 
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The Tribal Eye (1975 TV Series)
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Days That Shook the World (2003 TV Series)
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Earth: The Power of the Planet (2007 TV Series)
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In each episode, geologist Dr. Iain Stewart explains the effects and importance of a specific force of nature... (60 mins.)
 
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Walking with Cavemen (2003 TV Series)
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The great follow-up to 'Walking with Dinosaurs' and 'Walking with Beasts', presented by Professor Robert Winston, explains the story of human evolution. (100 mins.)
 
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Amazing Moments (2003 Documentary)
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National Geographic looks at some of the most amazing moments caught on camera. "Unexpected Killers"... (60 mins.)
 
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The Human Body (2001 Documentary)
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(40 mins.)
Director: Peter Georgi
 
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Human Body: Pushing the Limits (2008 TV Series)
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Showing the limits of the human body
 
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Incredible Human Machine (2007 Documentary)
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National Geographic: Incredible Human Machine takes viewers on a two-hour journey through an ordinary... (120 mins.)
 
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Inside the Living Body (2007 Documentary)
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The story of a human life, from first breath to last. Told from within the body. (90 mins.)
Director: Martin Williams
 
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Killer Stress: A National Geographic Special (2008 Documentary)
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National Geographic investigates the root causes and eventual effects of stress. (50 mins.)
Director: John Heminway