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1.
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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War Photographer (2001 Documentary)
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Documentary about war photographer James Nachtwey, considered by many the greatest war photographer ever. (96 mins.)
Director: Christian Frei
 
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The Cove (2009 Documentary)
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Using state-of-the-art equipment, a group of activists, led by renowned dolphin trainer Ric O'Barry, infiltrate a cove near Taijii, Japan to expose both a shocking instance of animal abuse and a serious threat to human health. (92 mins.)
Director: Louie Psihoyos
 
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The Creators (2012 Documentary)
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Born into separate areas of the formerly-segregated country, The Creators recraft history in their own artistic languages... (89 mins.)
 
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The Atomic Cafe (1982 Documentary)
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Disturbing collection of 1940s and 1950s United States government issued propaganda films designed to reassure Americans that the atomic bomb was not a threat to their safety. (86 mins.)
 
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Five Broken Cameras (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary on a Palestinian farmer's chronicle of his nonviolent resistance to the actions of the Israeli army. (94 mins.)
 
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The Human Experience (2008 Documentary)
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The story of a band of brothers who travel the world in search of the answers to the burning questions: Who am I... (90 mins.)
Director: Charles Kinnane
 
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Deliver Us from Evil (2006 Documentary)
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Documentary about Father Oliver O'Grady, a Catholic priest who was relocated to various parishes around the United States during the 1970s in an attempt by the Catholic Church to cover up his rape of dozens of children. (101 mins.)
Director: Amy Berg
 
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Waltz with Bashir (2008 Documentary)
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An Israeli film director interviews fellow veterans of the 1982 invasion of Lebanon to reconstruct his own memories of his term of service in that conflict. (90 mins.)
Director: Ari Folman
 
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Darwin's Nightmare (2004 Documentary)
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A documentary on the effect of fishing the Nile perch in Tanzania's Lake Victoria. The predatory fish, which has wiped out the native species, is sold in European supermarkets, while starving Tanzanian families have to make do with the leftovers. (107 mins.)
Director: Hubert Sauper
 
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Born Into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids (2004 Documentary)
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Two documentary filmmakers chronicle their time in Sonagchi, Calcutta and the relationships they developed with children of prostitutes who work the city's notorious red light district. (85 mins.)
 
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Bill Cunningham New York (2010 Documentary)
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A profile of the noted and extraordinarily cheerful veteran New York City fashion photographer. (84 mins.)
Director: Richard Press
 
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Capturing the Friedmans (2003 Documentary)
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Documentary on the Friedmans, a seemingly typical, upper-middle-class Jewish family whose world is instantly transformed when the father and his youngest son are arrested and charged with shocking and horrible crimes. (107 mins.)
Director: Andrew Jarecki
 
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American Hardcore (2006 Documentary)
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The History of American Punk Rock 1980-1986 (100 mins.)
Director: Paul Rachman
 
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The Children of Leningradsky (2005 Documentary)
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AIDS, drug abuse, police brutality, and other social ills in post-Soviet Russia. (35 mins.)
 
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The World According to Monsanto (2008 Documentary)
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You do not have to believe that God exists, but you will after this movie know that the devil poster... (108 mins.)
 
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Addicted in Afghanistan (2009 Documentary)
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Afghanistan is a country devastated by the horrors of war, crime, violence and poverty. It is also a... (78 mins.)
Director: Jawed Taiman
 
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American Masters (1985 TV Series)
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Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising... (90 mins.)
 
19.
We Feed the World (2005 Documentary)
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A look at how the world's food is produced and how mass production changes the environment and the lives of people. (96 mins.)
 
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Let's Make Money (2008 Documentary)
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Most of us don't know where their money is. However, one thing is for certain, it's is not in the bank to which we entrusted it. The bank and our money is already a part of the cycle of the global money market. (110 mins.)
 
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Whores' Glory (2011 Documentary)
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An examination of the lives, needs, troubles and hopes of prostitutes in Thailand, Bangladesh and Mexico. (110 mins.)
Stars: Emma, Ning, Toh, Wat
 
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Under Our Skin (2008 Documentary)
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Exposes the hidden epidemic of Lyme disease and reveals how our corrupt health care system is failing to address one of the most serious illnesses of our time. (104 mins.)
 
23.
Are All Men Pedophiles? (2013 Documentary)
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What is the difference between us and pedophiles? (70 mins.)
 
24.
Vítejte v KLDR! (2009 Documentary)
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(72 mins.)
 
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Tsunami: Caught on Camera (2009 Documentary)
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A minute-by-minute account of the Boxing Day 2004 Tsunami told through amateur video footage of people who were there. (90 mins.)