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1.
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
 
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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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The End of the Line (2009 Documentary)
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Documentary filmmaker Rupert Murray examines the devastating effect that overfishing has had on the world's fish populations and argues that drastic action must be taken to reverse these trends. (85 mins.)
Director: Rupert Murray
 
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Chinese Series (2003 Short Film)
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Stan Brakhage's final film, made shortly before his death by wetting a filmstrip with saliva and using his fingernail to scratch marks into the emulsion. (2 mins.)
Director: Stan Brakhage
 
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Super Size Me (2004 Documentary)
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While examining the influence of the fast food industry, Morgan Spurlock personally explores the consequences on his health of a diet of solely McDonald's food for one month. (100 mins.)
Director: Morgan Spurlock
 
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Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden? (2008 Documentary)
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Morgan Spurlock tours the Middle East to discuss the war on terror with Arabic people. (90 mins.)
Director: Morgan Spurlock
 
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Zelig (1983)
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"Documentary" about a man who can look and act like whoever he's around, and meets various famous people. (79 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
 
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Hoop Dreams (1994 Documentary)
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A film following the lives of two inner-city Chicago boys who struggle to become college basketball players on the road to going professional. (170 mins.)
Director: Steve James
 
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30 Days (2005 TV Series)
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An unscripted, documentary-style program where an individual is inserted into a lifestyle that is completely different from his or her upbringing, beliefs, religion or profession for 30 days. (60 mins.)
 
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The Greatest Movie Ever Sold (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary about branding, advertising and product placement that is financed and made possible by brands, advertising and product placement. (90 mins.)
Director: Morgan Spurlock
 
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30 Days (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Muslims and America (2005)
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David Stacy is a West Virginian Christian that is moved to Dearborn, Michigan to live for 30 days in a large Muslim community. (60 mins.)
 
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Capitalism: A Love Story (2009 Documentary)
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An examination of the social costs of corporate interests pursuing profits at the expense of the public good. (127 mins.)
Director: Michael Moore
 
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Opening Our Eyes (2011 Documentary)
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How many people does it take to make a difference? Mother/daughter filmmakers, circle the globe on a 99-day journey... (61 mins.)
Director: Gail Mooney
 
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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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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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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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Restrepo (2010 Documentary)
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A year with one platoon in the deadliest valley in Afghanistan. (93 mins.)
 
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49 Up (2005 Documentary)
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In 1964, to explore the adage "Give me a child until he is seven and I will give you the man," World in Action filmed seven-year-olds... (180 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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Meditation, Creativity, Peace (2012 Documentary)
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(71 mins.)
 
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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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Olympia Part Two: Festival of Beauty (1938 Documentary)
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The document of the 1936 Olympics at Berlin, orchestrated as Nazi propaganda. (96 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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Calavera Highway (2008 Documentary)
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When ARMANDO and CARLOS PENA set off to carry their mother's ashes back to South Texas and reunite with their brothers... (88 mins.)
 
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E-Team (2014 Documentary)
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When atrocities are committed in countries held hostage by ruthless dictators, Human Rights Watch sends in the E-Team (Emergencies Team)... (88 mins.)
 
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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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The Hollywood Complex (2011 Documentary)
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We follow several kids with families with a dream of their offspring becoming a TV- or movie star, who for three months live in an apartment complex, where the management host a variety of events and trains them towards such a career. (90 mins.)
 
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Crossing Arizona (2006 Documentary)
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A collection of personal accounts stemming from Arizona's illegal immigration crisis. (77 mins.)
 
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On the Lot (2007 TV Series)
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16 aspiring filmmakers compete to become the next big Hollywood director and sign a development deal with DreamWorks.
 
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The Revisionaries (2012 Documentary)
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The theory of evolution and a re-write of American history are caught in the crosshairs when an unabashed Creationist seeks re-election as chairman of America's most influential Board of Education. (92 mins.)
Director: Scott Thurman
 
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Secrets of the Dead (2000 TV Series)
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Notable historical events and locations are scientifically examined.
 
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Control Room (2004 Documentary)
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A documentary on perception of the United States's war with Iraq, with an emphasis on Al Jazeera's coverage. (84 mins.)
Director: Jehane Noujaim
 
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Twenty Feet from Stardom (2013 Documentary)
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Backup singers live in a world that lies just beyond the spotlight. Their voices bring harmony to the biggest bands in popular music, but we've had no idea who these singers are or what lives they lead, until now. (91 mins.)
Director: Morgan Neville