Documentaries

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Bottle Shock (2008)
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The story of the early days of California wine making featuring the now infamous, blind Paris wine tasting of 1976 that has come to be known as "Judgment of Paris". (110 mins.)
Director: Randall Miller
 
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Mondovino (2004 Documentary)
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A documentary on the impact of globalization on the world's different wine regions. (135 mins.)
 
3.
Mercado de futuros (2011 Documentary)
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The abandonment and demolition of an old house, with all its furniture, its plentiful library and its full load of personal memories... (110 mins.)
 
4.
Inside Job (2010 Documentary)
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Takes a closer look at what brought about the 2008 financial meltdown. (105 mins.)
 
5.
Food, Inc. (2008 Documentary)
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An unflattering look inside America's corporate controlled food industry. (94 mins.)
Director: Robert Kenner
 
6.
Zeitgeist: Moving Forward (2011 Documentary)
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A feature length documentary work which presents a case for a needed transition out of the current socioeconomic... (161 mins.)
Director: Peter Joseph
 
7.
Capitalism: A Love Story (2009 Documentary)
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An examination of the social costs of corporate interests pursuing profits at the expense of the public good. (127 mins.)
Director: Michael Moore
 
8.
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
 
9.
Super Size Me (2004 Documentary)
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While examining the influence of the fast food industry, Morgan Spurlock personally explores the consequences on his health of a diet of solely McDonald's food for one month. (100 mins.)
Director: Morgan Spurlock
 
10.
Babies (2010 Documentary)
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A look at one year in the life of four babies from around the world, from Mongolia to Namibia to San Francisco to Tokyo. (79 mins.)
Director: Thomas Balmès
 
11.
America the Beautiful (2007 Documentary)
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In a society where "celebutantes" like Paris Hilton dominate newsstands and models who weigh less than 90 pounds die from malnutrition... (105 mins.)
Director: Darryl Roberts
 
12.
Examined Life (2008 Documentary)
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Examined Life pulls philosophy out of academic journals and classrooms, and puts it back on the streets... (87 mins.)
Director: Astra Taylor
 
13.
The Pervert's Guide to Ideology (2012 Documentary)
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Philosopher Slavoj Zizek examines the hidden themes and existential questions asked by world renowned films. (136 mins.)
Director: Sophie Fiennes
 
14.
This Is Not a Film (2011 Documentary)
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It's been months since Jafar Panahi, stuck in jail, has been awaiting a verdict by the appeals court. By depicting a day in his life, Panahi and Mojtaba Mirtahmasb try to portray the deprivations looming in contemporary Iranian cinema. (75 mins.)
 
15.
Waste Land (2010 Documentary)
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On the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro is Jardim Gramacho, the world's largest landfill, where men and women sift through garbage for a living. Artist Vik Muniz produces portraits of the workers and learns about their lives. (99 mins.)
Stars: Vik Muniz
 
16.
Bill Cunningham New York (2010 Documentary)
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A profile of the noted and extraordinarily cheerful veteran New York City fashion photographer. (84 mins.)
Director: Richard Press
 
17.
The September Issue (2009 Documentary)
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A documentary chronicling Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour's preparations for the 2007 fall-fashion issue. (90 mins.)
Director: R.J. Cutler
 
18.
Valentino: The Last Emperor (2008 Documentary)
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A look at the life of legendary fashion designer Valentino. (96 mins.)
Director: Matt Tyrnauer
 
19.
Marc Jacobs & Louis Vuitton (2007 Documentary)
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From Japan to America, the LV sign dominates the fashion scene. And, one man alone designs the Louis Vuitton creations the exceptional Marc Jacobs. (75 mins.)
Director: Loïc Prigent
 
20.
L'amour fou (2010 Documentary)
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A documentary on the relationship between fashion designer Yves Saint-Laurent and his lover, Pierre Berge. (98 mins.)
 
21.
Lagerfeld Confidential (2007 Documentary)
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An up-close-and-personal portrait of the fashion icon, Karl Lagerfeld. (89 mins.)
 
22.
Signé Chanel (2005 Mini-Series)
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Notebook on Cities and Clothes (1989 Documentary)
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Wim Wenders talks with Japanese fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto about the creative process and ponders the relationship between cities... (81 mins.)
Director: Wim Wenders
 
24.
What Would Jesus Buy? (2007 Documentary)
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An examination of the commercialization of Christmas in America while following Reverend Billy and the... (91 mins.)
Director: Rob VanAlkemade
 
25.
Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010 Documentary)
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The story of how an eccentric French shop-keeper and amateur film-maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy... (87 mins.)
Director: Banksy
 
26.
Girlfriend in a Coma (2012 Documentary)
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Renowned British journalist examines Italy's moral, political and economic crisis, looking for clues to its possible salvation--and that of the West as a whole. (103 mins.)
Director: Annalisa Piras
 
27.
Slow Food Story (2013 Documentary)
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In 1986, Carlo Petrini founded the ArciGola Gastronomic Association in Italy and three years later in Paris... (74 mins.)
Director: Stefano Sardo
 
28.
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.)