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1.
The Horse Boy (2009 Documentary)
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A writer documents the journey his family takes to Mongolia to consult with nomadic shamans on the healing of their autistic son. (93 mins.)
 
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Jig (2011 Documentary)
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Documentary telling the compelling story of the 40th Irish Dancing World Championships. (99 mins.)
Director: Sue Bourne
 
3.
Lost Angels: Skid Row Is My Home (2010 Documentary)
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Los Angeles' Skid Row is home to one of the largest homeless populations in the United States. And we found... (77 mins.)
Director: Thomas Napper
 
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Dragonslayer (2011 Documentary)
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Josh 'Skreech' Sandoval, a local skate legend and new father in Fullerton, California, has to come to terms with the fact that it's time to grow up and be responsible for his son and family. (74 mins.)
 
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Bomb It (2007 Documentary)
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Tells the story of contemporary graffiti, tracing its roots in ancient rock paintings through Picasso to its place in hip-hop culture in 1970's New York City. (93 mins.)
Director: Jon Reiss
 
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Brother's Keeper (1992 Documentary)
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This documentary by Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky details the murder trial of Delbert Ward. Delbert's... (104 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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My Amityville Horror (2012 Documentary)
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For the first time in 35 years, Daniel Lutz recounts his version of the infamous Amityville haunting that terrified his family in 1975... (88 mins.)
Director: Eric Walter
 
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Nightmares in Red, White and Blue: The Evolution of the American Horror Film (2009 Documentary)
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An exploration of the appeal of horror films, with interviews of many legendary directors in the genre. (96 mins.)
Director: Andrew Monument
 
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Celluloid Bloodbath: More Prevues from Hell (2012)
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A collection of 62 over-the-top horror movie prevues from the golden Grindhouse age, spanning the 1960's through the 1980's. (103 mins.)
 
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Skid Row (2007 Documentary)
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A documentary that chronicles Pras Michel's 9-day experiment as a homeless man in downtown Los Angeles. (80 mins.)
 
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Skid Row (2007 Documentary)
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A documentary that chronicles Pras Michel's 9-day experiment as a homeless man in downtown Los Angeles. (80 mins.)
 
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Bastards of the Party (2005 Documentary)
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Surrounded by death and the brutal lifestyle that feeds it, a Los Angeles gangbanger explores the history... (95 mins.)
 
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Fame High (2012 Documentary)
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Everyone dreams of fame. From the nail-biting freshman auditions to the spectacular year-end performances... (101 mins.)
 
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65_RedRoses (2009 Documentary)
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This personal and touching journey takes an unflinching look into the life of Eva Markvoort as she battles... (70 mins.)
 
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Bully (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary on peer-to-peer bullying in schools across America. (98 mins.)
Director: Lee Hirsch
 
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Red Without Blue (2007 Documentary)
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The intimate bond between two identical twin brothers is challenged when one decides to transition from male to female; this is the story of their evolving relationship, and the resurrection of their family from a darker past. (74 mins.)
 
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A Necessary Death (2008)
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"Documentary Filmmaker looking for suicidal individual to follow from first preparation to final act." Cut from 142 video tapes, this project sheds light on the tragedy following the infamous Internet ad. (101 mins.)
Director: Daniel Stamm
 
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Bridegroom (2013 Documentary)
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Shane Bitney Crone's plans to marry Tom Bridegroom in California after the same-sex marriage law is passed takes a tragic turn when his partner of six years accidentally dies and Tom's family refuses Shane from attending the funeral. (80 mins.)
 
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Death by China (2012 Documentary)
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In 2001, China joined the World Trade Organization with the strong support of a Democratic President and Republican Congress... (78 mins.)
Director: Peter Navarro
 
21.
Where Soldiers Come From (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary that chronicles four years in the lives of childhood friends as they enter a faraway war. (92 mins.)
 
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Restrepo (2010 Documentary)
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A year with one platoon in the deadliest valley in Afghanistan. (93 mins.)
 
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Poster Girl (2010 Documentary)
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Apple pie cheerleader turned tough-as-nails machine gunner in the Iraq War, Sgt. Robynn Murray comes home to face a new kind of battle she never anticipated. (38 mins.)
Director: Sara Nesson
 
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Hell and Back Again (2011 Documentary)
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What does it mean to lead men in war? What does it mean to come home? Hell and Back Again is a cinematically... (88 mins.)
Director: Danfung Dennis
 
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Body of War (2007 Documentary)
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The story of an injured American veteran returning home from the war Iraq is set against the backdrop of a critical indictment of the government's handling of the U.S.-led invasion. (87 mins.)
 
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A Second Knock at the Door (2012 Documentary)
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In the works for over two years, A Second Knock at the Door offers a rare glimpse into the lives of... (92 mins.)
 
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Of Two Minds (2012 Documentary)
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Of Two Minds explores the extraordinary lives, struggles and successes of three unique and compelling... (89 mins.)
 
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Sky Soldier (2012 TV Movie)
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Sky Soldier: Vietnam in 3D The Vietnam War is one of the most photographed in history. It was believed...
Director: Tom Jennings
 
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National Geographic Explorer (1985 TV Series)
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Explorer looks at the Vietnam war from the perspective of North Vietnamese war photographers. (120 mins.)
Director: Cara Biega
 
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The Other F Word (2011 Documentary)
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What happens when a generation's ultimate anti-authoritarians -- punk rockers-- become society's ultimate authorities -- dads... (98 mins.)
 
31.
Shut Up Little Man! An Audio Misadventure (2011 Documentary)
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When two friends tape-recorded the fights of their violently noisy neighbors, they accidentally created one of the world's first 'viral' pop-culture sensations. (90 mins.)
Director: Matthew Bate
 
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Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson (2008 Documentary)
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A portrait of the late gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson. (120 mins.)
Director: Alex Gibney
 
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You're Gonna Miss Me (2005 Documentary)
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Documentary about rock pioneer Roky Erickson, detailing his rise as a psychedelic hero, his lengthy institutionalization, his descent into poverty and filth, and his brother's struggle with their religious mother to improve Roky's care. (91 mins.)
Director: Keven McAlester
 
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Life 2.0 (2010 Documentary)
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This feature-length documentary follows a group of people whose lives are dramatically transformed by a virtual world -- reshaping relationships, identities, and ultimately the very notion of reality. (100 mins.)
 
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Sound and Fury (2000 Documentary)
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If you could make your deaf child hear, would you? Academy Award-nominated Sound and Fury follows the intimate... (80 mins.)
Director: Josh Aronson
 
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Dad's in Heaven with Nixon (2010 Documentary)
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Tom Murray presents his brother Chris (1960- ), through Chris's relationship to their mother, their father... (86 mins.)
Director: Tom Murray
 
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Marwencol (2010 Documentary)
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After a vicious attacks leaves him brain-damaged and broke, Mark Hogancamp seeks recovery in "Marwencol", a 1/6th scale World War II-era town he creates in his backyard. (83 mins.)
Director: Jeff Malmberg
 
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Family Affair (2010 Documentary)
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At 10 years old, Chico Colvard accidentally shot his older sister in the leg. This seemingly random... (80 mins.)
Director: Chico Colvard
 
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Crime After Crime (2011 Documentary)
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The story of the battle to free Debbie Peagler, an incarcerated survivor of brutal domestic violence... (95 mins.)
Director: Yoav Potash
 
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Sons of Perdition (2010 Documentary)
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An inside look at former FLDS teens who have become religious refugees in mainstream America. (85 mins.)
 
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Metallica: Some Kind of Monster (2004 Documentary)
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A documentary crew followed Metallica for the better part of 2001-2003, a time of tension and release for the rock band, as they recorded their album St. Anger, fought bitterly, and sought the counsel of their on-call shrink. (141 mins.)
 
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Good Ol' Freda (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary in which Freda Kelly looks back at her career as lifelong secretary for The Beatles. (86 mins.)
Director: Ryan White
 
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Methadonia (2005 Documentary)
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There's one cure for heroin addiction. But is it a cure? Methadonia is the borderland between high and straight, where recovering heroin addicts on methadone "maintenance" exist. (87 mins.)
 
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Pedal-Driven: A Bikeumentary (2011 Documentary)
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THIS LAND IS ... WHOSE LAND? Pedal-Driven delves into the escalating conflict between mountain bikers... (65 mins.)
Director: Jamie Howell
 
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Touching the Void (2003 Documentary)
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The true story of two climbers and their perilous journey up the west face of Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes in 1985. (106 mins.)
Director: Kevin Macdonald
 
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The Real Story (2009 TV Series)
Episode: The Amityville Horror (2009)
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On November 13, 1974, police discovered six members of the De Feo family: father, mother and four of their five children shot dead...
 
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30 for 30 (2009 TV Series)
Episode: The Price of Gold (2014)
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The world couldn't keep its eyes off two athletes at the 1994 Winter Games in Lillehammer - Nancy Kerrigan... (60 mins.)
 
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Fatherhood Dreams (2007 Documentary)
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Four gay men allow us into their intimate world of fatherhood. (55 mins.)
Director: Julia Ivanova
 
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Out Late (2008 Documentary)
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This feature film looks at five individuals who made a decisive change later in life-to come out as lesbian... (64 mins.)
 
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Making Grace (2004 Documentary)
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Ann Krsul and Leslie Sullivan want to be mothers - together. They complement one another perfectly.Together, they discover the process of creating a family-from selecting a sperm donor and determining who will carry the baby. (87 mins.)
Director: Catherine Gund
 
51.
Lakey Peterson: Zero to 100 (2013 Documentary)
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Filmmaker Aaron Lieber takes us around the world in this inspiring journey that charts the rise of one the most progressive women in surfing today... (60 mins.)
Director: Aaron Lieber
 
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Tar Creek (2009 Documentary)
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Some environmental disasters get attention. Others get fixed. This is America's oldest and worst. And it looks like a third world country. (95 mins.)
Director: Matt Myers
 
53.
Mr. Angel (2013 Documentary)
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Mr. Angel chronicles the extraordinary life of transgender activist and porn pioneer, Buck Angel. He survived addiction... (68 mins.)
Director: Dan Hunt
 
54.
Crazy Love (2007 Documentary)
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The bizarre true story of Linda Riss and Burt Pugach. (92 mins.)
 
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Children Underground (2001 Documentary)
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A profile of homeless Romanian children who were born victims of the nation's reckless population growth policy during its communist era. (104 mins.)
Director: Edet Belzberg
 
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Dope Sick Love (2005 Documentary)
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When you're a junkie, the money comes and goes--and so does the high. Do relationships stand a chance among addicts... (93 mins.)
 
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The Woodmans (2010 Documentary)
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The story of a family that suffers a tragedy, but perseveres and finds redemption through each other and their work - making art. (82 mins.)
Director: C. Scott Willis
 
58.
Dogtown and Z-Boys (2001 Documentary)
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Documentary about the pioneering 1970s Zephyr skating team. (91 mins.)
Director: Stacy Peralta
 
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Serving Life (2011 Documentary)
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Actor Forest Whitaker narrates the story of a group of inmate volunteers who staff their own hospice inside a maximum security prison in Louisiana where the average sentence is more than 90 years. (86 mins.)
Director: Lisa R. Cohen
 
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Live Nude Girls Unite! (2000 Documentary)
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Documentary look at the 1996-97 effort of the dancers and support staff at a San Francisco peep show... (75 mins.)
 
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Waiting for Lightning (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary on pro skateboarder Danny Way's tough childhood and his contributions to the sport, including footage of his jump over the Great Wall of China. (96 mins.)
Director: Jacob Rosenberg
 
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Bones Brigade: An Autobiography (2012 Documentary)
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When six teenage boys came together as a skateboarding team in the 1980s, they reinvented not only their chosen sport but themselves too - as they evolved from insecure outsiders to the most influential athletes in the field. (90 mins.)
Director: Stacy Peralta
 
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Kurt & Courtney (1998 Documentary)
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A documentary on the life of Kurt Cobain and his relationship with Courtney Love. (95 mins.)
Director: Nick Broomfield
 
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Mile... Mile & a Half (2013 Documentary)
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In an epic snow year, five friends leave their daily lives behind to hike California's historic John Muir Trail... (87 mins.)
 
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Under the Electric Sky (2014 Documentary)
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Beginning in 1997 with a few thousand revelers in Los Angeles, the Electric Daisy Carnival has become the largest dance music event in North America... (85 mins.)
 
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Doc of the Dead (2014 Documentary)
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The definitive zombie culture documentary, brought to the screen by the makers of THE PEOPLE vs. GEORGE LUCAS. (81 mins.)
 
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Degenerate Art: The Art and Culture of Glass Pipes (2011 Documentary)
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A true documentary of the art and culture of glass pipe-making (76 mins.)
Director: Marble Slinger
 
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Spark: A Burning Man Story (2013 Documentary)
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Each year, 60,000 people from around the globe gather in a dusty windswept Nevada desert to build a temporary city... (90 mins.)
 
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Thin (2006 Documentary)
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The story of four women suffering from anorexia and bulimia in South Florida. (102 mins.)
 
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Homeless: The Motel Kids of Orange County (2010 Documentary)
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A documentary that explores the world of children who reside in discounted motels within walking distance of Disneyland... (60 mins.)
 
71.
Living on One Dollar (2013 Documentary)
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An award-winning film that has been called "A Must Watch" by Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus and Director of The Hunger Games... (56 mins.)
 
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12 O'Clock Boys (2013 Documentary)
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Pug, a young boy growing up on a combative West Baltimore block, finds solace in a group of illegal dirt bike riders known as The 12 O'Clock Boys. (76 mins.)
Director: Lotfy Nathan
Stars: Coco, Pug, Steven
 
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There's Something Wrong with Aunt Diane (2011 Documentary)
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The accident made national headlines: a suburban mother drove the wrong way on the Taconic Parkway in upstate New York and crashed head-on into an SUV... (101 mins.)
Director: Liz Garbus
 
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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
 
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Kurt Cobain About a Son (2006 Documentary)
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In this visual essay style documentary, intimate audio of journalist Michael Azerrad's interviews with Kurt Cobain is played over more recently photographed footage of Cobain's Washington state homes and haunts. (96 mins.)
Director: AJ Schnack
 
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The Punk Singer (2013 Documentary)
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A look at the life of activist, musician, and cultural icon Kathleen Hanna, who formed the punk band Bikini Kill and pioneered the "riot grrrl" movement of the 1990s. (81 mins.)
Director: Sini Anderson
 
77.
Who Killed Nancy? (2009 Documentary)
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On October 12th 1978 New York Police discovered the lifeless body of a 20 year-old woman, slumped under the bathroom sink in a hotel room... (100 mins.)
Director: Alan G. Parker
 
78.
I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story (2014 Documentary)
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Caroll Spinney has been Sesame Street's Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch since 1969; at 78-years-old, he has no intention of stopping. (86 mins.)
 
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Digging Up the Marrow (2014)
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A documentary exploring genre based monster art takes an odd turn when the filmmakers are contacted by a man who claims he can prove that monsters are indeed real. (89 mins.)
Director: Adam Green
 
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Soaked in Bleach (2015 Documentary)
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Tom Grant, a private investigator once hired by Courtney Love, reveals his take on the death of Kurt Cobain. (90 mins.)
 
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Making a Murderer (2015 TV Series)
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Filmed over a 10-year period, Steven Avery, a DNA exoneree who, while in the midst of exposing corruption in local law enforcement... (60 mins.)
 
82.
Head Cases: Serial Killers in the Delaware Valley (2013)
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Serial killer Wayne Montgomery committed 41 murders between 1979 and 2007, leaving behind an extensive library of his life's work... (110 mins.)
 
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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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Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills (1996 Documentary)
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A horrific triple child murder leads to an indictment and trial of three nonconformist boys based on questionable evidence. (150 mins.)
 
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Twinsters (2015 Documentary)
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Adopted from South Korea, raised on different continents & connected through social media, Samantha & Anaïs believe that they are twin sisters separated at birth. (89 mins.)
 
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My Beautiful Broken Brain (2014 Documentary)
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MY BEAUTIFUL BROKEN BRAIN is 34 year old Lotje Sodderland's personal voyage into the complexity, fragility... (86 mins.)
 
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60 Days In (2016 TV Series)
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"60 Day In" offers an unprecedented look at life behind bars at Indiana's Clark County Jail as seven innocent volunteers are sent to live among its general population for 60 days without fellow inmates or staff knowing their secret. (42 mins.)