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Collapse (2009 Documentary)
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A documentary on Michael Ruppert, a police officer turned independent reporter who predicted the current financial crisis in his self-published newsletter, From the Wilderness. (82 mins.)
Director: Chris Smith
 
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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
 
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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
 
4.
Home (2009 Documentary)
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With aerial footage from fifty-four countries, 'Home' is a depiction of how Earth's problems are all interlinked. (120 mins.)
 
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The Union: The Business Behind Getting High (2007 Documentary)
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BC's illegal marijuana trade industry has evolved into a business giant, dubbed by some involved as 'The Union'... (104 mins.)
Director: Brett Harvey
 
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Earthlings (2005 Documentary)
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Using hidden cameras and never-before-seen footage, Earthlings chronicles the day-to-day practices of the largest industries in the world, all of which rely entirely on animals for profit. (95 mins.)
Director: Shaun Monson
 
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This Film Is Not Yet Rated (2006 Documentary)
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Kirby Dick's exposé about the American movie ratings board. (98 mins.)
Director: Kirby Dick
 
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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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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
 
10.
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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Jiro Dreams of Sushi (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary on 85-year-old sushi master Jiro Ono, his renowned Tokyo restaurant, and his relationship with his son and eventual heir, Yoshikazu. (81 mins.)
Director: David Gelb
 
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The Imposter (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary centered on a young man in Spain who claims to a grieving Texas family that he is their 16-year-old son who has been missing for 3 years. (99 mins.)
Director: Bart Layton
 
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Side by Side (2012 Documentary)
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The documentary investigates the history, process and workflow of both digital and photochemical film creation. (99 mins.)
Director: Chris Kenneally
 
14.
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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The Queen of Versailles (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary that follows a billionaire couple as they begin construction on a mansion inspired by Versailles. During the next two years, their empire, fueled by the real estate bubble and cheap money, falters due to the economic crisis. (100 mins.)
 
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Tabloid (2010 Documentary)
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A documentary on a former Miss Wyoming who is charged with abducting and imprisoning a young Mormon Missionary. (87 mins.)
Director: Errol Morris
 
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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
 
18.
Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr. (1999 Documentary)
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A cinematic portrait of the life and career of the infamous American execution device designer and holocaust denier. (91 mins.)
Director: Errol Morris
 
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Taxi to the Dark Side (2007 Documentary)
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Alex Gibney exposes the haunting details of the USA's torture and interrogation practices during the War in Afghanistan. (106 mins.)
Director: Alex Gibney
 
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No End in Sight (2007 Documentary)
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A comprehensive look at the Bush Administration's conduct of the Iraq war and its occupation of the country. (102 mins.)
 
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The War Tapes (2006 Documentary)
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Called up for service in Iraq, several members of the National Guard were given digital video cameras. This film, edited from their footage, provides a perspective on a complex and troubled conflict. (97 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
 
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Downloaded (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary that explores the downloading revolution; the kids that created it, the bands and the businesses that were affected by it, and its impact on the world at large. (106 mins.)
Director: Alex Winter
 
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Death of a Nation: The Timor Conspiracy (1994 Documentary)
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Documentary of the events that occurred in the East Timor genocide during 1990-91. (60 mins.)
Director: David Munro
 
25.
Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger (2014 Documentary)
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A look at James 'Whitey' Bulger, one of the most infamous criminals in American history. (107 mins.)
Director: Joe Berlinger
 
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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
 
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Reagan (2011 Documentary)
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Reagan examines the enigmatic career of one of the revered architects of the modern world - icon, screen star, and two-term president Ronald Reagan. (105 mins.)
Director: Eugene Jarecki
 
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The Dog (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary portrait of the late John Wojtowicz, whose attempted robbery of a Brooklyn bank to finance his male lover's sex-reassignment surgery was the real-life inspiration for Dog Day Afternoon. (101 mins.)
 
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The Go-Go Boys: The Inside Story of Cannon Films (2014 Documentary)
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THE GO-GO BOYS: The Inside Story of Cannon Films is a documentary about two Israeli-born cousins, Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus...
Director: Hilla Medalia
 
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Dinosaur 13 (2014 Documentary)
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A documentary about the discovery of the largest Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil ever found. (95 mins.)
 
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Screamers (2006 Documentary)
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Internationally known director Carla Garapedian follows the rock band System of a Down as they tour Europe and the US pointing out the horrors of modern genocide that began in Armenia in 1915 up though Darfur today. (89 mins.)
 
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Don't Say No Until I Finish Talking: The Story of Richard D. Zanuck (2013 Documentary)
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A look at the life and work of legendary film producer Richard D. Zanuck. (88 mins.)
 
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The Agony and the Ecstasy of Phil Spector (2009 Documentary)
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Phil Spector is a pioneer of American music, a legendary producer to John Lennon and Tina Turner, and... (102 mins.)
Director: Vikram Jayanti
 
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Passabe (2006 Documentary)
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(110 mins.)
 
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Return to Timor (???? Documentary)
 
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Last Days in Vietnam (2014 Documentary)
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During the chaotic final weeks of the Vietnam War, the North Vietnamese Army closes in on Saigon as... (98 mins.)
Director: Rory Kennedy
 
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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
 
38.
I Am (2010 Documentary)
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Director Tom Shadyac speaks with intellectual and spiritual leaders about what's wrong with our world and how we can improve both it and the way we live in it. (78 mins.)
Director: Tom Shadyac
 
39.
American: The Bill Hicks Story (2009 Documentary)
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Photo-animated feature documentary, uniquely narrated by the 10 people who knew Bill best. (102 mins.)
 
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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
 
41.
The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden (2013 Documentary)
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About a series of unsolved disappearances on the Galapagos Island of Floreana in the 1930s. (120 mins.)
 
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Patterns of Evidence: Exodus (2014 Documentary)
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What is the validity of history found in the Bible? Is it fact or fiction? What does the hard evidence... (115 mins.)
Director: Tim Mahoney
 
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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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The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz (2014 Documentary)
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The story of programming prodigy and information activist Aaron Swartz, who took his own life at the age of 26. (105 mins.)
 
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Listen to Me Marlon (2015 Documentary)
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A documentary that utilizes hundreds of hours of audio that Marlon Brando recorded over the course of his life to tell the screen legend's story. (103 mins.)
Director: Stevan Riley
 
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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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What Happened, Miss Simone? (2015 Documentary)
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A documentary about the life and legend Nina Simone, an American singer, pianist, and civil rights activist labeled the "High Priestess of Soul." (101 mins.)
Director: Liz Garbus
 
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Incident at Loch Ness (2004)
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A documentary exploring the myth of the Loch Ness monster. (94 mins.)
Director: Zak Penn
 
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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
 
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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.)
 
51.
Tab Hunter Confidential (2015 Documentary)
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The story of matinee idol Tab Hunter from teenage stable boy to closeted Hollywood star of the 1950s. (90 mins.)
Director: Jeffrey Schwarz
 
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Finders Keepers (2015 Documentary)
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Shannon Whisnant purchased a grill at an auction. Inside the grill was an amputated leg. What follows is a story centered on the enterprising Whisnant and John Wood, the man whose leg wound up in the grill due to an odd chain of events. (82 mins.)
 
53.
Where to Invade Next (2015 Documentary)
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To learn what the USA can learn from other nations, Michael Moore playfully "invades" them to see what they have to offer. (120 mins.)
Director: Michael Moore
 
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Janis: Little Girl Blue (2015 Documentary)
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Musician Cat Power narrates this documentary on Janis Joplin's evolution into a star from letters that Joplin wrote over the years to her friends, family, and collaborators. (103 mins.)
Director: Amy J. Berg
 
55.
Miss Sharon Jones! (2015 Documentary)
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Miss Sharon Jones: Dreams never expire but sometimes they are deferred. Miss Sharon Jones follows the... (93 mins.)
Director: Barbara Kopple
 
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Terror's Advocate (2007 Documentary)
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A documentary on Jacques Vergès, the controversial lawyer and former Free French Forces guerrilla who has defending unpopular figures such as Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie and Holocaust denier Roger Garaudy. (135 mins.)
 
57.
He Named Me Malala (2015 Documentary)
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A look at the events leading up to the Taliban's attack on Pakistani schoolgirl, Malala Yousafzai, for speaking out on girls' education followed by the aftermath, including her speech to the United Nations. (88 mins.)
 
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The Notorious Mr. Bout (2014 Documentary)
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When he was arrested in 2008 in Thailand as a result of a U.S. government sting operation, the career... (90 mins.)
 
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A Good American (2015 Documentary)
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A Good American tells the story of the best code-breaker the USA ever had and how he and a small team... (100 mins.)
Director: Friedrich Moser
 
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Loose Change 9/11: An American Coup (2009 Documentary)
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Film in the Loose Change series. (99 mins.)
Director: Dylan Avery
 
61.
Fall of the Republic: The Presidency of Barack H. Obama (2009 Documentary)
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Fall Of The Republic documents how an offshore corporate cartel is bankrupting the US economy by design... (144 mins.)
Director: Alex Jones
 
62.
The Obama Deception: The Mask Comes Off (2009 Documentary)
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Controversial radio host Alex Jones presents his theory that the newly elected 44th president of The United States is merely a puppet in a conspiracy to loot the American public and orchestrate a totalitarian world government. (111 mins.)
Director: Alex Jones
 
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Endgame: Blueprint for Global Enslavement (2007 Documentary)
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For the New World Order, a world government is just the beginning. Once in place they can engage their... (139 mins.)
Director: Alex Jones
 
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Ayn Rand & the Prophecy of Atlas Shrugged (2011 Documentary)
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'Ayn Rand & the Prophecy of Atlas Shrugged is a feature length documentary film that examines the resurging interest in Ayn Rand's epic and controversial 1957 novel and the validity of its dire prediction for America. (87 mins.)
Director: Chris Mortensen
 
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Stories We Tell (2012 Documentary)
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A film that excavates layers of myth and memory to find the elusive truth at the core of a family of storytellers. (108 mins.)
Director: Sarah Polley
 
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TerrorStorm: A History of Government-Sponsored Terrorism (2006 Documentary)
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Throughout history, criminal elements inside governments have carried out terror attacks against their own populations as a pretext to enslave them... (113 mins.)
Director: Alex Jones
 
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New World Order (2009 Documentary)
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This documentary explores the activities of Alex Jones, Jim Tucker, Jack McLamb, and Luke Rudkowski... (83 mins.)
 
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The Gatekeepers (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary featuring interviews with all surviving former heads of Shin Bet, the Israeli security agency whose activities and membership are closely held state secrets. (101 mins.)
Director: Dror Moreh
 
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Ayahuasca: Vine of the Soul (2010 Documentary)
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On a quest for spiritual awakening and healing, a naturopathic doctor and an accountant join others... (52 mins.)
Director: Richard Meech
 
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Ayahuasca (2014 Documentary)
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Documentary about a journey to the heart of the Peruvian Amazon in search of a healer who works with jungle plants. Recounts the experience of the preparation of an Ayahuasca's ceremony. (51 mins.)
 
71.
The Promise (2016 Documentary)
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They were an unlikely couple - Jens Soering, the geeky son of a German diplomat and Elizabeth Haysom... (130 mins.)
 
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O.J.: Made in America (2016 Documentary)
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A chronicle of the rise and fall of O.J. Simpson, whose high-profile murder trial exposed the extent of American racial tensions, revealing a fractured and divided nation. (467 mins.)
Director: Ezra Edelman
 
73.
What the Health (2017 Documentary)
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An intrepid filmmaker on a journey of discovery as he uncovers possibly the largest health secret of our time and the collusion between industry, government, pharmaceutical and health organizations keeping this information from us. (97 mins.)
 
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My Scientology Movie (2015 Documentary)
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Louis Theroux documents his investigation into what goes on behind the scenes of the infamous Church of Scientology. (99 mins.)
Director: John Dower
 
75.
Risk (2016 Documentary)
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The story of WikiLeak's editor-in-chief Julian Assange as seen by documentary filmmaker Laura Poitras. (92 mins.)
Director: Laura Poitras
 
76.
Narco Cultura (2013 Documentary)
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To a growing number of Mexicans and Latinos in the Americas, narco traffickers have become iconic outlaws and the new models of fame and success... (103 mins.)
Director: Shaul Schwarz
 
77.
Becoming Warren Buffett (2017 Documentary)
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The legendary investor started out as an ambitious, numbers-obsessed boy from Nebraska and ended up becoming one of the richest and most respected men in the world. (90 mins.)
 
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An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power (2017 Documentary)
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A decade after An Inconvenient Truth brought climate change into the heart of popular culture comes the follow-up that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution. (98 mins.)
 
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Last Men in Aleppo (2017 Documentary)
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After five years of war in Syria, Aleppo's remaining residents prepare themselves for a siege. Khalid... (110 mins.)
 
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Shadow Company (2006 Documentary)
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Thousands of private soldiers operate in Iraq alone... and many more around the world. These individuals... (86 mins.)