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1.
Manda Bala (Send a Bullet) (2007 Documentary)
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An examination of corruption and class warfare in Brazil as told through the stories of a wealthy businessman, a plastic surgeon who assists kidnapping victims and a politician whose income relies on a frog farm. (85 mins.)
Director: Jason Kohn
 
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A History of God (2001 Documentary)
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Director: Daniel Alpert
 
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Year of the Horse (1997 Documentary)
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This film documents Neil Young and Crazy Horse's 1996 concert tour. Jim Jarmusch interviews the band about their long history, and we see backstage footage from the 1970s and 1980s. (106 mins.)
Director: Jim Jarmusch
 
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The Secret (2006 Documentary)
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Interviews with leading authors, philosophers, scientists, with an in-depth discussion of the Law of Attraction. The audience is shown how they can learn and use 'The Secret' in their everyday lives. (90 mins.)
Director: Drew Heriot
 
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Curiosity (2011 TV Series)
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This program is made by the Discovery Network, and the show's 'full-name' has the suffix phrase of "The Questions of Our Life"... (45 mins.)
 
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Buena Vista Social Club (1999 Documentary)
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Aging Cuban musicians whose talents had been virtually forgotten following Castro's takeover of Cuba, are brought out of retirement by Ry Cooder, who travelled to Havana in order to bring the musicians together, resulting in triumphant performances of extraordinary music, and resurrecting the musicians' careers. (105 mins.)
Director: Wim Wenders
 
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Curiosity (2011 TV Series)
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Are the earliest moments of existence a question for science? Or religion? The world's most famous living scientist takes on the ultimate question: Did god create the universe? (45 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
 
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Grizzly Man (2005 Documentary)
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A devastating and heartrending take on grizzly bear activists Timothy Treadwell and Amie Huguenard, who were killed in October of 2003 while living among grizzlies in Alaska. (103 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
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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.)
 
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The Dream Is Alive (1985 Documentary)
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Traveling on the Space Shuttle, covers training, launch, flight, deployment of LDEF from Challenger in April 1984 (STS-41C). (37 mins.)
Director: Graeme Ferguson
 
12.
Dont Look Back (1967 Documentary)
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Documentary covering Bob Dylan's 1965 tour of England, which includes appearances by Joan Baez and Donovan. (96 mins.)
Director: D.A. Pennebaker
 
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Classic Albums: Pink Floyd - The Making of 'The Dark Side of the Moon' (2003 Documentary)
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A detailed look at the production of the biggest album in the history of progressive rock and one of the best-selling albums of all time. (49 mins.)
 
14.
Charles Darwin and the Tree of Life (2009 Documentary)
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A documentary about evolution.
 
15.
The Genius of Charles Darwin (2008 TV Series)
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(60 mins.)
Director: Russell Barnes
 
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The Big Bang Machine (2008 Documentary)
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A tour and presentation of the Large Hadron Collider at CERN in Switzerland from physicist Brian Cox.
Director: Gideon Bradshaw
 
17.
Dawkins: Sex, Death and the Meaning of Life (2012 TV Series)
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(47 mins.)
 
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Naked Science (2004 TV Series)
Episode: Birth of the Universe (2006)
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(60 mins.)
 
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America's Book of Secrets (2012 TV Series)
Episode: Freemasons (2012)
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It is America's most private organization with secretive meetings and a membership that includes the most powerful men in America--and the world... (44 mins.)
 
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Stupidity (2003 Documentary)
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An exploration into the nature of stupidity in Western society and its history of our perception of it. (61 mins.)
 
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The Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner (1974 Documentary)
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A study of the psychology of a champion ski-jumper, whose full-time occupation is carpentry. (45 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
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Land of Silence and Darkness (1971 Documentary)
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Through examining Fini Straubinger, an old woman who has been deaf and blind since adolescence, and her work on behalf of other deaf and blind people... (85 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
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Le nu perdu (2013 Documentary)
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Fat, muscular, thin or decrepit, naked bodies come out of the closet, determined to assert themselves in the kingdom of clothing... (38 mins.)
 
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Silence radio (2012 Documentary)
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(52 mins.)
Director: Valéry Rosier
 
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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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Fifi Howls from Happiness (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary on provocative artist Bahman Mohassess, the so-called "Persian Picasso," whose acclaimed paintings and sculptures dominated pre-revolutionary Iran. (96 mins.)
Director: Mitra Farahani
 
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Tabous - Zohre & Manouchehr (2004 Documentary)
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(70 mins.)
Director: Mitra Farahani
 
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The Expedition to the End of the World (2013 Documentary)
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A grand and adventurous journey of discovery to the last white areas of the world map. But no matter how far we go and how hard we try to find answers, we ultimately meet ourselves and our own transience. (90 mins.)
Director: Daniel Dencik
 
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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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Piattaforma luna (2011 Documentary)
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A group of six scuba divers that specialize in deep underwater operations lives for a period of three weeks at the bottom of the ocean, conducting work on board of the platform Luna. (25 mins.)
Director: Yuri Ancarani
 
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Il capo (2010 Documentary)
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Monte Bettogli, Carrara: in the marble quarries men and machines dig the mountain. The Chief manages... (15 mins.)
 
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Da Vinci (2012 Documentary)
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Robotic surgery department. A surgeon performs an entire operation, controlling the robot's motions using a joystick. (25 mins.)
Director: Yuri Ancarani
 
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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
 
34.
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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Window Water Baby Moving (1959 Documentary)
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Stan Brakhage films the birth of his first child, Myrrena. (13 mins.)
Director: Stan Brakhage
 
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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
 
37.
Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary that chronicles artist and activist Ai Weiwei as he prepares for a series of exhibitions and gets into an increasing number of clashes with the Chinese government. (91 mins.)
Director: Alison Klayman
 
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Best Kept Secret (2013 Documentary)
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JFK High School, located in the midst of a run-down area in Newark, New Jersey, is a public school for... (85 mins.)
Director: Samantha Buck
 
39.
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 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
 
41.
Crumb (1994 Documentary)
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An intimate portrait of the controversial cartoonist and his traumatized family. (119 mins.)
Director: Terry Zwigoff
 
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Alone in the Wilderness (2004 Documentary)
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Documentary tells the story of Dick Proenneke who, in the late 1960s, built his own cabin in the wilderness at the base of the Aleutian Peninsula... (57 mins.)
 
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The Devil and Daniel Johnston (2005 Documentary)
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Daniel Johnston, manic-depressive genius singer/songwriter/artist is revealed in this portrait of madness, creativity and love. (110 mins.)
Director: Jeff Feuerzeig
 
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Close-Up (1990)
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Pretending to be Mohsen Makhmalbaf making his next movie, Hossain Sabzian enters the home of a well-to-do family in Tehran... (98 mins.)
 
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The White Diamond (2004 Documentary)
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About the daring adventure of exploring rainforest canopy with a novel flying device-the Jungle Airship... (88 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
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For All Mankind (1989 Documentary)
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This movie documents the Apollo missions perhaps the most definitively of any movie under two hours... (80 mins.)
Director: Al Reinert
 
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Hubble 3D (2010 Documentary)
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An IMAX 3D camera chronicles the effort of 7 astronauts aboard the Space Shuttle Atlantis to repair the Hubble Space Telescope. (44 mins.)
Director: Toni Myers
 
48.
Pina (2011 Documentary)
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A tribute to the late German choreographer, Pina Bausch, as her dancers perform her most famous creations. (103 mins.)
Director: Wim Wenders
 
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Carlos (2010 Mini-Series)
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The story of Venezuelan revolutionary Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, who founded a worldwide terrorist organization and raided the 1975 OPEC meeting. (334 mins.)
 
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Burden of Dreams (1982 Documentary)
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A documentary on the chaotic production of Werner Herzog's epic Fitzcarraldo, showing how the film... (95 mins.)
Director: Les Blank
 
51.
Meetings with Remarkable Men (1979)
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G.I. Gurdjieff is a spiritual teacher and mystic who, after a lifetime study, developed a form of meditation incorporating modern dance. (108 mins.)
Director: Peter Brook
 
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Encounters at the End of the World (2007 Documentary)
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Film-maker Werner Herzog travels to the McMurdo Station in Antarctica, looking to capture the continent's beauty and investigate the characters living there. (99 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
53.
Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004 Documentary)
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Michael Moore's view on what happened to the United States after September 11; and how the Bush Administration allegedly used the tragic event to push forward its agenda for unjust wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. (122 mins.)
Director: Michael Moore
 
54.
Bitter Lake (2015 Documentary)
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An experimental documentary that explores Saudi Arabia's relationship with the U.S. and the role this has played in the war in Afghanistan. (136 mins.)
Director: Adam Curtis
 
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Microcosmos (1996 Documentary)
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A documentary on insect life in meadows and ponds. (80 mins.)
 
56.
Man Negahdar Jamali Western Misazam (2012 Documentary)
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"My name is John Ford and I make Westerns" this is how John Ford introduced himself at the American Film Directors' Association gathering... (65 mins.)
Director: Kamran Heidari
 
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My Enemy, My Brother (2015 Documentary)
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MY ENEMY, MY BROTHER is the real life story about two former enemies who become blood brothers for life:... (18 mins.)
Director: Ann Shin
 
58.
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.)
 
59.
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
 
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Evaporating Borders (2014 Documentary)
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Evaporating Borders is a visual essay on displacement and the search for identity. Told through a series... (73 mins.)
Director: Iva Radivojevic