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The Future of Food (2004 Documentary)
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THE FUTURE OF FOOD offers an in-depth investigation into the disturbing truth behind the unlabeled, patented, genetically engineered foods that have quietly filled grocery store shelves for the past decade. (88 mins.)
Director: Deborah Garcia
 
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Garbage! The Revolution Starts at Home (2007 Documentary)
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Take your average urban family the Mcdonalds and ask them to keep every scrap of garbage they create for three months... (76 mins.)
Director: Andrew Nisker
 
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Trashed (2012 Documentary)
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Jeremy Irons sets out to discover the extent and effects of the global waste problem, as he travels... (98 mins.)
Director: Candida Brady
 
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Unacceptable Levels (2013 Documentary)
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Our bodies are changing, as synthetic chemicals are becoming an everyday experience for all of us. Every... (76 mins.)
Director: Edward Brown
 
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The Human Experiment (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary that explores chemicals found in everyday household products. (91 mins.)
Stars: Sean Penn
 
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Chasing Ice (2012 Documentary)
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Follow National Geographic photographer James Balog across the Arctic as he deploys time-lapse cameras designed for one purpose: to capture a multi-year record of the world's changing glaciers. (75 mins.)
Director: Jeff Orlowski
 
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Detropia (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary on the city of Detroit and its woes, which are emblematic of the collapse of the U.S. manufacturing base. (90 mins.)
 
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The Fifth Estate (1981 TV Series)
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Investigative journalist news documentaries are presented. (60 mins.)
Director: Marie Caloz
 
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Inside Job (2010 Documentary)
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Takes a closer look at what brought about the 2008 financial meltdown. (105 mins.)
 
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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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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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Tarnation (2003 Documentary)
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Filmmaker Jonathan Caouette's documentary on growing up with his schizophrenic mother -- a mixture of snapshots, Super-8, answering machine messages, video diaries, early short films, and more -- culled from 19 years of his life. (88 mins.)
 
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Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010 Documentary)
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Explore the origins of "dream demon" Freddy Krueger in this award-winning documentary that takes you behind the scenes of the most frightening and imaginative horror franchise in motion picture history! (240 mins.)
 
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Sexy Baby (2012 Documentary)
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An ex adult film star, a 12 year old girl and a 22 year old who yearns for "normal" private parts are chronicled in this thought provoking doc about how porn, social media and pop culture affect women and girls. A FilmBuff Presentation. (84 mins.)
 
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Hookers at the Point (2002 Documentary)
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In this documentary, director and producer Brent Owens takes us to the streets of Hunts Point in South Bronx... (94 mins.)
Director: Brent Owens
 
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Taboo (2002 TV Series)
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Around the world there are people of different cultures who take actions and decisions that seem out of the ordinary to the average westerner. Considered taboo, these people and their stories are now being known. (45 mins.)
Director: Morris Abraham
 
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Yellowstone (2009 Mini-Series)
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Filmed over the course of a year in Yellowstone, this documentary tracks the area's wildlife as they grapple with life and death within one of America's last remaining wilderness regions.
 
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National Geographic: The Story of Earth (2011 Documentary)
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How the earth evolved and man's minuscule place in it. Excellent to understand what we know today as our earth's evolution.
 
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National Geographic Specials (1965 TV Series)
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For over 30 years, the National Geographic Society has presented specials on nature, foreign culture... (60 mins.)
 
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Great Barrier Reef (2012 TV Series)
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Monty Halls explores Australia's Great Barrier Reef, one of the natural wonders of the world and the largest living structure on our planet...
Director: James Brickell
 
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The Great Rift: Africa's Greatest Story (2010 Mini-Series)
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The Great Rift Valley in Africa was created when the African and Arabian tectonic plates separated about 35 million years ago. This series investigates the forces that created the rift and focuses on the landscape and wildlife. (176 mins.)
 
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Nature's Most Amazing Events (2009 Mini-Series)
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This is a documentary series looking at the most dramatic wildlife spectacles on our planet. We see... (49 mins.)
 
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Häxan (1922 Documentary)
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Fictionalized documentary showing the evolution of witchcraft, from its pagan roots to its confusion with hysteria in modern Europe. (91 mins.)
 
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The Overnighters (2014 Documentary)
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Broken, desperate men chase their dreams and run from their demons in the North Dakota oil fields. A local Pastor risks everything to help them. (102 mins.)
Director: Jesse Moss
 
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The Hunting Ground (2015 Documentary)
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An exposé of rape crimes on U.S. college campuses, their institutional cover-ups, and the devastating toll they take on students and their families. (103 mins.)
Director: Kirby Dick
 
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The Invisible War (2012 Documentary)
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An investigative documentary about the epidemic of rape of soldiers within the US military. (93 mins.)
Director: Kirby Dick
 
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Playboy Real Couples II: Best Sex Ever (1996 Documentary)
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A soft core porn that is supposedly about monogamous couples having sexual relations. (55 mins.)
Director: James Wvinner
 
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Doctor Who: Tales from the TARDIS (2013 Documentary)
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Behind-the-scenes stories from the cast and crew across 50 years of Doctor Who. (43 mins.)
 
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Ethos (2011 Documentary)
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Hosted by twice Oscar nominated actor Woody Harrelson, Ethos explores the mechanisms in our systems that work against democracy, the environment and our own personal liberty. (78 mins.)
Director: Pete McGrain
 
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The Crisis of Civilization (2011 Documentary)
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The Crisis Civilization is a documentary feature film investigating how global crises like ecological disaster... (82 mins.)
Director: Dean Puckett
 
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Heist: Who Stole the American Dream? (2011 Documentary)
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Heist: Who Stole the American Dream? reveals how American corporations orchestrated the dismantling... (76 mins.)
 
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Do the Math (2013 Documentary)
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The fossil fuel industry is killing us. They have five times the amount of coal, gas and oil that is safe to burn... (50 mins.)
 
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Consuming Kids: The Commercialization of Childhood (2008 Documentary)
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Consuming Kids throws desperately needed light on the practices of a relentless multi-billion dollar... (66 mins.)
 
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The Superior Human? (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary that systematically challenges the common human belief that humans are superior to other life forms... (73 mins.)
 
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The End of Poverty? (2008 Documentary)
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A phenomenal discourse on why poverty exists when there is so much wealth in the world. A must see for anyone wanting to understand not only the US economic system but the foundations of today's global economy. (106 mins.)
Director: Philippe Diaz
 
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End of the Road: How Money Became Worthless (2012 Documentary)
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Wall Street is being occupied. Europe is collapsing in on itself. Around the world, people are consumed by fear and anger... (55 mins.)
Director: Tim Delmastro
 
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Pump (2014 Documentary)
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A documentary that tells the story of America's addiction to oil, from its corporate conspiracy beginnings to its current monopoly today, and explains clearly and simply how we can end it - and finally win choice at the pump. (88 mins.)
 
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We Were Here (2011 Documentary)
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A deep and reflective look at the arrival and impact of AIDS in San Francisco and how individuals rose to the occasion during the first years of this unimaginable crisis. (90 mins.)