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1.
The Act of Killing (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary which challenges former Indonesian death-squad leaders to reenact their mass-killings in whichever cinematic genres they wish, including classic Hollywood crime scenarios and lavish musical numbers. (115 mins.)
 
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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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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
 
4.
Who Killed the Electric Car? (2006 Documentary)
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A documentary that investigates the birth and death of the electric car, as well as the role of renewable energy and sustainable living in the future. (92 mins.)
Director: Chris Paine
 
5.
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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Earth from Space (2012 Documentary)
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Earth from Space takes you on an epic quest to discover the invisible forces and processes that sustain life on our planet and... (92 mins.)
Director: Iain Riddick
 
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Films Are Not Released, They Escape (2002 Documentary)
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Ben Burtt and his team explain the process of creating the sound for Episode II in the all-new documentary "Films Are Not Released, They Escape"
 
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Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010 Documentary)
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Werner Herzog gains exclusive access to film inside the Chauvet caves of Southern France and captures the oldest known pictorial creations of humanity. (90 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
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Into the Abyss (2011 Documentary)
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Conversations with death row inmate Michael Perry and those affected by his crime serve as an examination of why people - and the state - kill. (107 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
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Happy People: A Year in the Taiga (2010 Documentary)
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A documentary depicting the life and work of the trappers of Bakhtia, a village in the heart of the Siberian Taiga, where daily life has changed little in over a century. (90 mins.)
 
11.
We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary on the workings and beliefs of the self-described "hacktivist" collective, Anonymous. (93 mins.)
 
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Bestiaire (2012 Documentary)
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Along the rhythm of the seasons, beasts and humans regard each other. 'Bestiary' unfolds like a picture book about mutual observation. A contemplation of a stable imbalance, and of loose, tranquil and indefinable elements. (72 mins.)
Director: Denis Côté
 
13.
Restrepo (2010 Documentary)
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A year with one platoon in the deadliest valley in Afghanistan. (93 mins.)
 
14.
The War You Don't See (2010 Documentary)
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(97 mins.)
 
15.
Fotografen från Riga (2009 Documentary)
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(58 mins.)
Director: Maud Nycander
Stars: Inta Ruka
 
16.
Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer (2013 Documentary)
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Three young women face seven years in a Russian prison for a satirical performance in a Moscow cathedral... (88 mins.)
 
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Terms and Conditions May Apply (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary that exposes what corporations and governments learn about people through Internet and cell phone usage, and what can be done about it ... if anything. (79 mins.)
Director: Cullen Hoback
 
18.
Mistaken for Strangers (2013 Documentary)
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Tom Berninger chronicles his time spent on the road as a member of the tour crew for The National, the rock & roll band fronted by his brother, Matt. (75 mins.)
Director: Tom Berninger
 
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Chung Kuo - Cina (1973 Documentary)
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A documentary on China, concentrating mainly on the faces of the people, filmed in the areas they were allowed to visit... (207 mins.)
 
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No One Knows About Persian Cats (2009)
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Iranian musicians Negar and Ashkan look for band members to play at a London concert - and the visas that allow them to leave Tehran to do so. (106 mins.)
Director: Bahman Ghobadi
 
21.
A Spell to Ward Off the Darkness (2013 Documentary)
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From pagan re-enactors to failed communes, black metal festivals to Arctic hermits, and the forever Golden Hour to the Northern Lights... (98 mins.)
 
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Dirty Wars (2013 Documentary)
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Investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill is pulled into an unexpected journey as he chases down the hidden truth behind America's expanding covert wars. (87 mins.)
Director: Rick Rowley
 
23.
Crop (2013 Documentary)
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CROP involves you in a personal story of the Egyptian Revolution in 2011, told from a rare perspective: a photo journalist, that had served the old regime and had tried to change the course of history. (49 mins.)
 
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Khodorkovsky (2011 Documentary)
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Khodorkovsky, the richest Russian, challenges President Putin. A fight of the titans begins. Putin warns him... (111 mins.)
Director: Cyril Tuschi
 
25.
Putin's Kiss (2011 Documentary)
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Putin seduces a fourteen year old girl and eventually uses nuclear technology to help her escape the fabric of time. (85 mins.)
 
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A Bitter Taste of Freedom (2011 Documentary)
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In her quest to uncover the wrongdoings of the Russian authorities, Anna Politkovskaya inspired awe in some and fear in countless others... (85 mins.)
 
27.
Four Horsemen (2012 Documentary)
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The modern day Four Horsemen continue to ride roughshod over the people who can least afford it. Crises are converging when governments... (97 mins.)
Director: Ross Ashcroft
 
28.
Girl Rising (2013 Documentary)
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The movie tells the stories of nine girls from different parts of the world who face arranged marriages... (101 mins.)
Director: Richard Robbins
 
29.
George Stevens: D-Day to Berlin (1994 Documentary)
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(46 mins.)
 
30.
Girl Model (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary on the modeling industry's 'supply chain' between Siberia, Japan, and the U.S., told through the experiences of the scouts, agencies, and a 13-year-old model. (78 mins.)
 
31.
Better This World (2011 Documentary)
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A pair of childhood friends from Texas who set out to prove themselves. (82 mins.)
 
32.
20,000 Days on Earth (2014 Documentary)
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Writer and musician Nick Cave marks his 20,000th day on the planet Earth. (97 mins.)
 
33.
A Band Called Death (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary on the 1970s punk trio Death, and their new-found popularity decades after they disbanded. (96 mins.)
 
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Documented (2013 Documentary)
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In 2011, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas outed himself as an undocumented immigrant in the New York Times Magazine... (89 mins.)
 
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The Invisible Front (2014 Documentary)
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The Invisible Front was the code name used by the Soviet Interior Forces for the armed resistance in... (76 mins.)
 
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George Harrison: Living in the Material World (2011 Documentary)
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Filmmaker Martin Scorsese examines the life of musician George Harrison, weaving together interviews, concert footage, home movies and photographs. (208 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
37.
My Joy (2010)
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The story about a few days in the life of truck driver Georgi seems to be a never-ending nightmare, a spiral of violence and abuses of power... (127 mins.)
Director: Sergey Loznitsa
 
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Maidan (2014 Documentary)
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A look at the 2013 and 2014 civil unrest in the Ukrainian capital's central square. (134 mins.)
Director: Sergei Loznitsa
 
39.
The Man Whose Mind Exploded (2012 Documentary)
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In this "beautifully intimate and utterly unique piece of cinema", Toby Amies crosses the line between filmmaker and carer, trying to cope with the strange and hilarious world view of the fragile eccentric, Drako Zarharzar. A love story. (77 mins.)
Director: Toby Amies
 
40.
The Human Scale (2012 Documentary)
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Half of the human population lives in urban areas. By 2050, this will increase to 80%. Life in a megacity is both enchanting and problematic... (83 mins.)
 
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Watchers of the Sky (2014 Documentary)
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Four modern stories of remarkable courage while setting out to uncover the forgotten life of Raphael Lemkin... (120 mins.)
Director: Edet Belzberg
 
42.
Frontline (1983 TV Series)
Episode: The Tank Man (2006)
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Investigative journalist documentaries. (60 mins.)
 
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Risttuules (2014)
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"Risttuules" is very emotional and tragic movie about mass deportation to Siberia based on memories of Erna... (90 mins.)
Director: Martti Helde
 
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Alphabet (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary that analyzes the modern educational system and argues that it squelches children's capacity for imagination, creativity, and independent thought. (113 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
 
46.
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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African Cats (2011 Documentary)
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A nature documentary centered on two cat families and how they teach their cubs the ways of the wild. (89 mins.)
 
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Blackfish (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary following the controversial captivity of killer whales, and its dangers for both humans and whales. (83 mins.)
 
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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. (48 mins.)
 
50.
Food, Inc. (2008 Documentary)
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An unflattering look inside America's corporate controlled food industry. (94 mins.)
Director: Robert Kenner
 
51.
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
 
52.
Let It Be (1970 Documentary)
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The filmed account of the Beatles's attempt to recapture their old group spirit by making a back to basics album, which instead drove them further apart. (81 mins.)
 
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Go with Peace Jamil (2008)
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An Arabic tale that takes place in Copenhagen, Denmark. About ancient religious hatred, about love, punishment... (90 mins.)
Director: Omar Shargawi
 
54.
My Father from Haifa (2009 Documentary)
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Director: Omar Shargawi
 
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Do Not Forget Me Istanbul (2011)
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An aged mother with her middle aged daughter travels from Palestine to Kostandinoupolis, Turkey, to meet some relatives. This and other short stories give us a clue about the city of Kostandinoupolis. (113 mins.)
 
56.
Splinters (2011 Documentary)
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Splinters is the first feature-length documentary film about the evolution of indigenous surfing in the developing nation of Papua New Guinea... (95 mins.)
Director: Adam Pesce
 
57.
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.)
 
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The Other Chelsea: A Story from Donetsk (2010 Documentary)
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Donetsk is the coal-mining area of Ukraine. Here most people work for low wages in the run down mines... (89 mins.)
Director: Jakob Preuss
 
59.
Red Army (2014 Documentary)
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The story of the Soviet Union's famed Red Army hockey team through the eyes of its players. (84 mins.)
Director: Gabe Polsky
 
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Where the Trail Ends (2012 Documentary)
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Where the Trail Ends is a film following the worlds top freeride mountain bikers as they search for untraveled terrain around the globe... (81 mins.)
Director: Jeremy Grant
 
61.
Life Itself (2014 Documentary)
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The life and career of the renowned film critic and social commentator, Roger Ebert. (120 mins.)
Director: Steve James
 
62.
Cobain: Montage of Heck (2015 Documentary)
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An authorized documentary on the late musician Kurt Cobain, from his early days in Aberdeen, Washington to his success and downfall with the grunge band Nirvana. (145 mins.)
Director: Brett Morgen
 
63.
The Man Who Saved the World (2014 Documentary)
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Few people know of him... Yet hundreds of millions of people are alive because of him. The actions of Stanislav Petrov... (110 mins.)
Director: Peter Anthony
 
64.
Amy (2015 Documentary)
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The story of Amy Winehouse in her own words, featuring unseen archival footage and unheard tracks. (128 mins.)
Director: Asif Kapadia
 
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Senna (2010 Documentary)
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A documentary on Brazilian Formula One racing driver Ayrton Senna, who won the F1 world championship three times before his death at age 34. (106 mins.)
Director: Asif Kapadia
 
66.
Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief (2015 Documentary)
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An in-depth look at the inner-workings of the Church of Scientology. (119 mins.)
Director: Alex Gibney
 
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Walang rape sa Bontok (2014 Documentary)
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(119 mins.)
Director: Lester Valle
 
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Killswitch (2014 Documentary)
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The Internet is under attack. This award-winning documentary explores the threat Internet censorship imposes on free speech, innovation, and democracy. (72 mins.)
Director: Ali Akbarzadeh
 
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Finding Vivian Maier (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary on the late Vivian Maier, a nanny whose previously unknown cache of 100,000 photographs earned her a posthumous reputation as one of the most accomplished street photographers. (83 mins.)
 
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The Look of Silence (2014 Documentary)
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A family that survives the genocide in Indonesia confronts the men who killed one of their brothers. (103 mins.)
 
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Anne Frank Remembered (1995 Documentary)
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Using previously unreleased archival material in addition to contemporary interviews, this academy award-winning... (122 mins.)
Director: Jon Blair
 
72.
I Am Chris Farley (2015 Documentary)
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A documentary on the life of comedian, Chris Farley. (96 mins.)
 
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The Redemption of the Devil (2015 Documentary)
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Jesse Hughes, AKA Boots Electric, AKA The Fabulous Weapon, AKA "The Devil" - guitarist, beloved frontman of the band Eagles of Death Metal... (82 mins.)
Director: Alex Hoffman
 
74.
From Russia with Cash (2015 Documentary)
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With increasing evidence that London's property boom is being partly fuelled by overseas buyers laundering money...
Director: Dan Reed
 
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Andrew Marr's History of the World (2012 TV Series)
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Andrew Marr's History of the World is a 2012 BBC documentary television series presented by Andrew Marr...
 
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Room Full of Spoons (2016 Documentary)
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A documentary about The Room. (113 mins.)
Director: Rick Harper
 
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Ejersbo (2015 Documentary)
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The life story of the famous danish author Jakob Ejersbo is told as his two friends are struggling to reach the top of Kilimanjaro to spread his ashes from there. (75 mins.)
 
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The Human Face of Big Data (2014 Documentary)
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With the rapid emergence of digital devices, an unstoppable, invisible force is changing human lives... (56 mins.)
Director: Sandy Smolan
 
79.
Korengal (2014 Documentary)
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Korengal picks up where Restrepo left off; the same men, the same valley, the same commanders, but a very different look at the experience of war. (84 mins.)
 
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Dragonslayer (2011 Documentary)
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Josh 'Skreech' Sandoval, a local skate legend and new father in Fullerton, California, has to come to terms with the fact that it's time to grow up and be responsible for his son and family. (74 mins.)
 
81.
Weiner (2016 Documentary)
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An examination of disgraced New York Congressman Anthony Weiner's mayoral campaign and the landscape of today's political landscape. (96 mins.)
 
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Almost Holy (2015 Documentary)
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Gennadiy calls himself "Pastor Crocodile." He's known throughout Ukraine for his years working to rehabilitate drug-addicted kids. But he's also a vigilante who uses any force necessary to carry out his moral vision. Gennadiy believes he has made Mariupol a better place, but now, the violence in Ukraine threatens everything. (100 mins.)
Director: Steve Hoover
 
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I'm Still Here (2010)
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Documenting Joaquin Phoenix's transition from the acting world to a career as an aspiring rapper. (108 mins.)
Director: Casey Affleck
 
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Missing Dial (2016 TV Series)
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In July of 2014 Cody Roman Dial Jr., the son of legendary explorer, Roman Dial Sr., vanished trying...
 
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Forest Man (2013 Documentary)
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The story of Jadav Payeng, an Indian man who single-handedly planted nearly 1400 acres of forest to save his island, Majuli. (23 mins.)