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1.
Nefarious: Merchant of Souls (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary exploring the sex-trade. (96 mins.)
 
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Freakonomics (2010 Documentary)
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A collection of documentaries that explores the hidden side of human nature through the use of the science of economics. (93 mins.)
 
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Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media (1992 Documentary)
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A film about the noted American linguist/political dissident and his warning about corporate media's role in modern propaganda. (167 mins.)
 
4.
The Waiting Room (2012 Documentary)
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Go behind the doors of an American public hospital struggling to care for a community of largely uninsured patients. (81 mins.)
Director: Peter Nicks
 
5.
Five Broken Cameras (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary on a Palestinian farmer's chronicle of his nonviolent resistance to the actions of the Israeli army. (94 mins.)
 
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Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God (2012 Documentary)
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Alex Gibney explores the charged issue of pedophilia in the Catholic Church, following a trail from the first known protest against clerical sexual abuse in the United States and all the way to the Vatican. (106 mins.)
Director: Alex Gibney
 
7.
Addiction Incorporated (2011 Documentary)
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When a young drug researcher is hired by a tobacco company, Victor DeNoble unexpectedly discovers the ingredients of addiction and fuels a national campaign to have it regulated. (100 mins.)
 
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The Corporation (2003 Documentary)
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Documentary that looks at the concept of the corporation throughout recent history up to its present-day dominance. (145 mins.)
 
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Wild Russia (2008 TV Series)
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An in-depth look at Russia's most natural wonders including Siberia, Kamchatka, the Artic, Caucasus, Primorye, and the Urals. (360 mins.)
 
10.
Wild Pacific (2009 Mini-Series)
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A documentary series on life in and adapted to the conditions of the Southern part of the Pacific Ocean...
 
11.
The Light Bulb Conspiracy (2010 Documentary)
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This is the story of companies who engineered their products to fail. (75 mins.)
 
12.
Food Matters (2008 Documentary)
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Food Matter examines how the food we eat can help or hurt our health. Nutritionists, naturopaths, doctors, and journalists weigh in on topics organic food, food safety, raw foodism, and nutritional therapy. (80 mins.)
 
13.
Farmageddon (2011 Documentary)
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Farmageddon is the story of a mom whose son healed from all allergies and asthma after consuming raw milk... (86 mins.)
Director: Kristin Canty
 
14.
Fresh (2009 Documentary)
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There are still efficient ways to produce healthy fresh organic food in a time where most food is being mass produced by corporations in less than hygienic ways. Country farmers and urban farmers explain. (70 mins.)
 
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Food Stamped (2010 Documentary)
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Food Stamped is an informative and humorous documentary film following a couple as they attempt to eat a healthy... (60 mins.)
 
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The Garden (2008 Documentary)
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From the ashes of the L.A. riots arose a lush, 14-acre community garden, the largest of its kind in the United States. Now bulldozers threaten its future. (80 mins.)
 
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Drachenmädchen (2012 Documentary)
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The documentary "Drachenmädchen" (Dragon Girls) tells the story of three Chinese girls, training to become Kung Fu fighters... (90 mins.)
Director: Inigo Westmeier
 
18.
A River Changes Course (2013 Documentary)
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"We've worked so hard on this land," says Sav Samourn. "And now they've come to destroy it all. Sooner... (83 mins.)
Director: Kalyanee Mam
 
19.
Indie Game: The Movie (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary that follows the journeys of indie game developers as they create games and release those works, and themselves, to the world. (94 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.)
 
21.
If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front (2011 Documentary)
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A rare behind-the-curtain look at the Earth Liberation Front, the radical environmental group that the FBI calls America's 'number one domestic terrorist threat.' (85 mins.)
 
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The End of the Line (2009 Documentary)
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Documentary filmmaker Rupert Murray examines the devastating effect that overfishing has had on the world's fish populations and argues that drastic action must be taken to reverse these trends. (85 mins.)
Director: Rupert Murray
 
23.
Darwin's Nightmare (2004 Documentary)
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A documentary on the effect of fishing the Nile perch in Tanzania's Lake Victoria. The predatory fish, which has wiped out the native species, is sold in European supermarkets, while starving Tanzanian families have to make do with the leftovers. (107 mins.)
Director: Hubert Sauper
 
24.
Colony (2009 Documentary)
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Several beekeepers around the U.S. cope with colony collapse disorder - the phenomenon that has caused millions of bees to mysteriously disappear. (88 mins.)
 
25.
The Square (2013 Documentary)
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A group of Egyptian revolutionaries battle leaders and regimes, risking their lives to build a new society of conscience. (108 mins.)
Director: Jehane Noujaim
 
26.
Schooled: The Price of College Sports (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary that examines how college sports in America became a billion dollar enterprise built on the backs of its unpaid athletes. (85 mins.)
 
27.
The Woman Who Wasn't There (2012 Documentary)
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The Woman Who Wasn't There is a psychological thriller that goes inside the mind of history's most infamous 9/11 survivor. (65 mins.)
 
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Private Violence (2014 Documentary)
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Oklahoma Cop Deanna was kidnapped by Robbie, her estranged husband, and beaten in the cab of his truck over a harrowing four-day journey... (80 mins.)
Director: Cynthia Hill
 
29.
Muneeza in the Middle (2014 Documentary)
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Muneeza in the Middle is the story of a 2ND generation Muslim at odds with her religion that urges followers to be modest in all facets of life... (51 mins.)
Director: Hoda Elatawi
 
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3½ Minutes, Ten Bullets (2015 Documentary)
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Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving November 2012, four boys in a red SUV pull into a gas station... (98 mins.)
Director: Marc Silver
 
31.
The Mask You Live In (2015 Documentary)
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Explores how our culture's narrow definition of masculinity is harming our boys, men and society at large and unveils what we can do about it. (97 mins.)
 
32.
Sweatshop (2014 Mini-Series)
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Three Norwegian fashion bloggers travel to Cambodia. There they get to experience the everyday life of the workers in the textile industry...
Director: Joakim Kleven
 
33.
The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom (2011 Documentary)
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Survivors in the areas hardest hit by Japan's recent tsunami find the courage to revive and rebuild as cherry blossom season begins. (39 mins.)
Director: Lucy Walker
 
34.
Citizenfour (2014 Documentary)
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A documentarian and a reporter travel to Hong Kong for the first of many meetings with Edward Snowden. (114 mins.)
Director: Laura Poitras
 
35.
Sharkwater (2006 Documentary)
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An investigation of sharks' importance to ecosystems and humankind's mass destruction of shark species worldwide. (89 mins.)
Director: Rob Stewart
 
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Encounters at the End of the World (2007 Documentary)
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Film-maker Werner Herzog travels to the McMurdo Station in Antarctica, looking to capture the continent's beauty and investigate the characters living there. (99 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
37.
An Open Secret (2014 Documentary)
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An investigation into accusations of teenagers being sexually abused within the film industry. (99 mins.)
Director: Amy Berg
 
38.
The Yes Men Are Revolting (2014 Documentary)
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Comedy troupe The Yes Men stage phony events and press releases in an effort to bring attention to environmental dangers and corporate greed. (91 mins.)
 
39.
A Fall from Freedom (2011 Documentary)
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The first comprehensive film to reveal the long and sordid history of the captive whale and dolphin entertainment business... (82 mins.)
 
40.
Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story (2014 Documentary)
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We all love food. As a society, we devour countless cooking shows, culinary magazines and foodie blogs... (75 mins.)
Director: Grant Baldwin
 
41.
Fed Up (2014 Documentary)
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An examination of America's obesity epidemic and the food industry's role in aggravating it. (92 mins.)
 
42.
Inequality for All (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary that follows former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich as he looks to raise awareness of the country's widening economic gap. (89 mins.)
Director: Jacob Kornbluth
 
43.
The True Cost (2015 Documentary)
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The True Cost is a documentary film exploring the impact of fashion on people and the planet. (92 mins.)
Director: Andrew Morgan
 
44.
DamNation (2014 Documentary)
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This powerful film odyssey across America explores the sea change in our national attitude from pride... (87 mins.)
 
45.
Living on One Dollar (2013 Documentary)
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An award-winning film that has been called "A Must Watch" by Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus and Director of The Hunger Games... (56 mins.)
 
46.
My Country, My Country (2006 Documentary)
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Documentary by Oscar winner Laura Poitras about the war in Iraq. (90 mins.)
Director: Laura Poitras
 
47.
Deliver Us from Evil (2006 Documentary)
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Documentary about Father Oliver O'Grady, a Catholic priest who was relocated to various parishes around the United States during the 1970s in an attempt by the Catholic Church to cover up his rape of dozens of children. (101 mins.)
Director: Amy Berg
 
48.
The Red Pill (2016 Documentary)
The Red Pill chronicles filmmaker Cassie Jaye's journey following the mysterious and polarizing Men's Rights Movement. The Red Pill explores today's gender war and asks the question "what is the future of gender equality?"
Director: Cassie Jaye
 
49.
My Scientology Movie (2015 Documentary)
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Louis documents his investigation into what goes on behind the scenes of the infamous church of scientology. (99 mins.)
Director: John Dower
 
50.
Racing Extinction (2015 Documentary)
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A documentary that follows undercover activists trying to stave off a man-made mass extinction. (90 mins.)
Director: Louie Psihoyos
 
51.
Tickled (2016 Documentary)
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Journalist David Farrier stumbles upon a mysterious tickling competition online. As he delves deeper he comes up against fierce resistance, but that doesn't stop him getting to the bottom of a story stranger than fiction. (92 mins.)