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1.
Charles Darwin and the Tree of Life (2009 Documentary)
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A documentary about evolution.
 
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Sins of My Father (2009 Documentary)
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This is the incredible story of Pablo Escobar, the infamous boss of Colombia's Medellin drug cartel... (94 mins.)
Director: Nicolas Entel
 
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Zeitgeist: Addendum (2008 Documentary)
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Zeitgeist Addendum, attempts to locate the root causes of this pervasive social corruption, while offering a solution... (123 mins.)
Director: Peter Joseph
 
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Zeitgeist (2007 Documentary)
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Mythology and belief in society today, presenting uncommon perspectives of common cultural issues. (118 mins.)
Director: Peter Joseph
 
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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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Born to Be Wild (2011 Documentary)
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This heartwarming film documents orphaned orangutans and elephants and the extraordinary people who rescue and raise them-saving endangered species one life at a time. (40 mins.)
Director: David Lickley
 
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Castles in the Sky (2010 Documentary)
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Filmed in five countries over three years, the documentary delves into the heart of the locations while... (53 mins.)
Director: Taylor Steele
 
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Catfish (2010 Documentary)
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Young filmmakers document their colleague's budding online friendship with a young woman and her family which leads to an unexpected series of discoveries. (87 mins.)
 
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Pablo Escobar: King of Cocaine (1998 Documentary)
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Incorporating never before-seen archival footage, home movies and interviews with family members, journalists and law enforcement officials... (60 mins.)
Director: Steven Dupler
 
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Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead (2010 Documentary)
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100 pounds overweight, loaded up on steroids and suffering from a debilitating autoimmune disease, Joe... (97 mins.)
 
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Hungry for Change (2012 Documentary)
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HUNGRY FOR CHANGE exposes shocking secrets the diet, weight loss and food industries don't want you... (89 mins.)
 
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Koyaanisqatsi (1982 Documentary)
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A collection of expertly photographed phenomena with no conventional plot. The footage focuses on nature, humanity and the relationship between them. (86 mins.)
Director: Godfrey Reggio
 
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Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory (2011 Documentary)
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A further followup of the case of the West Memphis Three and the decades long fight to exonerate them that finally gained traction with new DNA evidence. (121 mins.)
 
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Religulous (2008 Documentary)
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Bill Maher's take on the current state of world religion. (101 mins.)
Director: Larry Charles
 
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TimeScapes (2012 Documentary)
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TimeScapes is the debut film from award-winning cinematographer and director Tom Lowe. The non-narrative film features stunning slow-motion and timelapse cinematography of the landscapes, people, and wildlife of the American South West. (52 mins.)
Director: Tom Lowe
 
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Unknown White Male (2005 Documentary)
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The true story of Doug Bruce who woke up on Coney Island with total amnesia. This documentary follows him as he rediscovers himself and the world around him. (88 mins.)
Director: Rupert Murray
 
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War Dance (2007 Documentary)
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Three children living in a displacement camp in northern Uganda compete in their country's national music and dance festival. (105 mins.)
 
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Marley (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary on the life, music, and legacy of Bob Marley. (144 mins.)
Director: Kevin Macdonald
 
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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
 
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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. (533 mins.)
 
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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
 
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Bra Boys (2007 Documentary)
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A film about the cultural evolution of the Sydney beach side suburb of Maroubra and the social struggle faced by its youth - the notorious surf gang known as the Bra Boys. (90 mins.)
 
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a.k.a. Cassius Clay (1970 Documentary)
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The documentary story of Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay)--the heavyweight boxing champion whose style and courage captured the imagination of the world. (79 mins.)
Director: Jim Jacobs
 
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The Thin Blue Line (1988 Documentary)
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A film that successfully argued that a man was wrongly convicted for murder by a corrupt justice system in Dallas County, Texas. (103 mins.)
Director: Errol Morris
 
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Shine a Light (2008 Documentary)
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A career-spanning documentary on the Rolling Stones, with concert footage from their "A Bigger Bang" tour. (122 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
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Charlie: The Life and Art of Charles Chaplin (2003 Documentary)
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Narrated by Sydney Pollack, film critic Richard Schickel's dazzling two-hour plus documentary to one of the towering figures in film: Charles Chaplin... (132 mins.)
 
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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.)
 
28.
Facing Ali (2009 Documentary)
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Ten of Muhammad Ali's former rivals pay tribute to the three-time world heavyweight champion. (100 mins.)
Director: Pete McCormack
 
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Chasing Wild Horses (2008 Documentary)
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Roberto Dutesco, New York City's top fashion photographer, captures human beauty everyday. His work... (50 mins.)
 
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Sound City (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary on the fabled recording studio that was located in Van Nuys, California. (107 mins.)
Director: David Grohl
 
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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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Chimpanzee (2012 Documentary)
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A 3-months-old chimpanzee is separated from his troop and is then adopted by a fully-grown male. (78 mins.)
Stars: Tim Allen
 
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30 for 30 (2009 TV Series)
Episode: The Two Escobars (2010)
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The rise of Colombian soccer is attributed to the influx of drug money into the sport by Pablo Escobar and the other drug cartels. However, the team's swift decline after Escobar's death results in the murder of star player Andres Escobar. (60 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
 
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West of Memphis (2012 Documentary)
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An examination of a failure of justice in the case against the West Memphis Three. (147 mins.)
Director: Amy Berg
 
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30 for 30 (2009 TV Series)
Episode: Once Brothers (2010)
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Drazen Petrovic and Vlade Divac were two friends who grew up together sharing the common bond of basketball... (60 mins.)
 
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30 for 30 (2009 TV Series)
Episode: June 17th, 1994 (2010)
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Covers events on the day OJ Simpson was pursued and arrested on charges of murdering his ex wife and her boyfriend... (60 mins.)
 
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30 for 30 (2009 TV Series)
Episode: Straight Outta L.A. (2010)
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For rapper-turned-filmmaker Ice Cube the emergence of gangster rap will be forever linked to the Oakland Raiders' move to Los Angeles in 1982... (60 mins.)
 
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This Is It (2009 Documentary)
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A compilation of interviews, rehearsals and backstage footage of Michael Jackson as he prepared for his series of sold-out shows in London. (111 mins.)
Director: Kenny Ortega
 
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Conspiracy Theory: Did We Land on the Moon? (2001 Documentary)
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Were the Apollo moon landings faked? (45 mins.)
Director: John Moffet
 
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Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (2014 Mini-Series)
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A documentary series that explores how we discovered the laws of nature and found our coordinates in space and time. (557 mins.)
 
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Tyson (2008 Documentary)
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A mixture of original interviews and archival footage and photographs sheds light on the life experiences of Mike Tyson. (90 mins.)
Director: James Toback
 
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The Ku Klux Klan: A Secret History (1998 Documentary)
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The history of the Ku Klux Klan in America. (89 mins.)
Director: Bill Brummel
 
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Scam City (2012 TV Series)
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Host Conor Woodman travels to some of the world's most popular cities in an effort to expose the darker side of tourism.
 
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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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Particle Fever (2013 Documentary)
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As the Large Hadron Collider is about to be launched for the first time, physicists are on the cusp of the greatest scientific discovery of all time -- or perhaps their greatest failure. (99 mins.)
Director: Mark Levinson
 
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The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst (2015 Mini-Series)
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Filmmaker Andrew Jarecki examines the complicated life of reclusive real estate icon, Robert Durst, the key suspect in a series of unsolved crimes. (279 mins.)
 
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The Staircase (2004 Mini-Series)
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Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker, Jean-Xavier de Lestrade, presents a gripping courtroom thriller... (360 mins.)