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PressPausePlay (2011 Documentary)
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The digital revolution of the last decade has unleashed creativity and talent of people in an unprecedented way... (80 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.)
 
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A Place at the Table (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary that investigates incidents of hunger experienced by millions of Americans, and proposed solutions to the problem. (84 mins.)
 
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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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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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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
 
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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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Bert Stern: Original Madman (2011 Documentary)
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"Bert Stern: Original Mad Man" is the definitive voyage into the life and work of one of America's most influential photographers... (89 mins.)
 
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Far Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story (2012 Documentary)
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Far Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story depicts one man's wild, lifelong adventure of testing... (98 mins.)
Director: Brad Bernstein
 
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Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff (2010 Documentary)
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In 2001 Jack Cardiff (1914-2009) became the first director of photography in the history of the Academy Awards to win an Honorary Oscar... (86 mins.)
Director: Craig McCall
 
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Camille Claudel 1915 (2013)
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Winter, 1915. Confined by her family to an asylum in the South of France - where she will never sculpt again - the chronicle of Camille Claudel's reclusive life, as she waits for a visit from her brother, Paul Claudel. (95 mins.)
Director: Bruno Dumont
 
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Love, Marilyn (2012 Documentary)
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Modern day celebrities interpret excerpts from memoirs written by people who knew Marilyn Monroe as well as her recently discovered personal journals and letters. (107 mins.)
Director: Liz Garbus
 
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The Kid Stays in the Picture (2002 Documentary)
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Documentary about legendary Paramount producer Robert Evans (the film shares the same name as Evans's famous 1994 autobiography). (93 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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Before You Know It (2013 Documentary)
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Three gay seniors navigate the adventures, challenges and surprises of life and love in their golden years. (110 mins.)
Director: PJ Raval
 
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Seduced and Abandoned (2013 Documentary)
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An exploration of several interconnected subjects: The Cannes Film Festival, cinema art, money, glamor and death. (98 mins.)
Director: James Toback
 
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Samsara (2011 Documentary)
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Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders. (102 mins.)
Director: Ron Fricke
 
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Forks Over Knives (2011 Documentary)
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Examines the profound claim that most, if not all, of the degenerative diseases that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting our present menu of animal-based and processed foods. (96 mins.)
Director: Lee Fulkerson
 
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The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara (2003 Documentary)
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The story of America as seen through the eyes of the former Secretary of Defense under President John F. Kennedy and President Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara. (107 mins.)
Director: Errol Morris
 
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The Wrecking Crew! (2008 Documentary)
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A celebration of the musical work of a group of session musicians known as "The Wrecking Crew", a band that provided back-up instrumentals to such legendary recording artists as Frank Sinatra, The Beach Boys and Bing Crosby. (101 mins.)
Director: Denny Tedesco
 
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The Wolfpack (2015 Documentary)
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Confined in an apartment from a New York housing project, the six Angulo brothers learned everything they know about the world through watching films and spend their time reenacting their favorite movies with intricate homemade costumes. (90 mins.)
Director: Crystal Moselle
 
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Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans (2015 Documentary)
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STEVE MCQUEEN: THE MAN and LE MANS is the story of obsession, betrayal and ultimate vindication. It is the story of how one of the most volatile... (102 mins.)
 
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Hitchcock/Truffaut (2015 Documentary)
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Filmmakers discuss how Francois Truffaut's 1966 book "Cinema According to Hitchcock" influenced their work. (79 mins.)
Director: Kent Jones
 
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The Battered Bastards of Baseball (2014 Documentary)
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The Battered Bastards of Baseball is one of baseball's last great, unheralded true stories. In 1973... (73 mins.)
 
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Best of Enemies (2015 Documentary)
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A documentary on the series of televised debates in 1968 between liberal Gore Vidal and conservative William F. Buckley. (87 mins.)
 
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The New Yorker Presents (2015 TV Series)
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From award-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney's Jigsaw Productions, Amazon Prime Video presents a groundbreaking... (30 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Demme
 
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Michael Jackson's Journey from Motown to Off the Wall (2016 Documentary)
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A look at the life of the late pop star Michael Jackson from his early days at Motown Records to the release of his hit 1979 album, Off the Wall. (93 mins.)
Director: Spike Lee
 
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We Could Be King (2014 Documentary)
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Germantown and Martin Luther King High Schools were bitter rivals for over 40 years. This past year... (80 mins.)
Director: Judd Ehrlich
 
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More Than a Game (2008 Documentary)
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This documentary follows NBA superstar LeBron James and four of his talented teammates through the trials and tribulations of high school basketball in Ohio and James' journey to fame. (105 mins.)