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1.
New Europe (2007 Mini-Series)
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Around the World in 80 Days (1989 Mini-Series)
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Michael Palin attempts to copy the exploits of fictional character Phileas Fogg, by trying to travel around the world (without flying) in 80 days. (49 mins.)
 
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Pole to Pole (1992 Mini-Series)
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Michael Palin undertakes a journey by the most direct route possible with the most land to cross from the North Pole to the South Pole. (50 mins.)
 
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Around the World in 20 Years (2008 Documentary)
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Michael Palin owns what must be the most-used passport in Britain. Now it has been taken out of the... (59 mins.)
Director: Roger Mills
 
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Home (2009 Documentary)
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With aerial footage from fifty-four countries, 'Home' is a depiction of how Earth's problems are all interlinked. (120 mins.)
 
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Amazon (2008 TV Series)
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In his style as participating anthropological observer, fit and flexible British army-vet Bruce Parry travels along the vast Amazon... (60 mins.)
 
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Arctic (2011 TV Series)
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Bruce Parry visits native and modern people who live under Arctic conditions in Siberia, Greenland, Alaska... (60 mins.)
 
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Bowling for Columbine (2002 Documentary)
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Filmmaker Michael Moore explores the roots of America's predilection for gun violence. (120 mins.)
Director: Michael Moore
 
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Bushcraft (2004 TV Series)
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An in depth series researching the origins and practical history of the crafted bush. Ray provides a...
Stars: Ray Mears
 
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Extreme Survival (2002 TV Series)
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Director: Dick Colthurst
Stars: Ray Mears
 
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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
 
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Man on Wire (2008 Documentary)
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A look at tightrope walker Philippe Petit's daring, but illegal, high-wire routine performed between New York City's World Trade Center's twin towers in 1974, what some consider, "the artistic crime of the century". (94 mins.)
Director: James Marsh
 
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March of the Penguins (2005 Documentary)
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In the Antarctic, every March since the beginning of time, the quest begins to find the perfect mate and start a family. (80 mins.)
Director: Luc Jacquet
 
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Planet Earth (2006 Mini-Series)
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Emmy Award-winning, 11 episodes, five years in the making, the most expensive nature documentary series ever commissioned by the BBC, and the first to be filmed in high definition. (533 mins.)
 
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Religulous (2008 Documentary)
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Bill Maher's take on the current state of world religion. (101 mins.)
Director: Larry Charles
 
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Sicko (2007 Documentary)
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A documentary comparing the highly profitable American health care industry to other nations, and HMO horror stories including shotgun deaths. (123 mins.)
Director: Michael Moore
 
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The Art of Flight (2011 Documentary)
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Two years in the making, "The Art of FLIGHT" gives iconic snowboarder Travis Rice and friends the opportunity... (80 mins.)
Director: Curt Morgan
 
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The Blue Planet (2001 Mini-Series)
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Mammoth series, five years in the making, taking a look at the rich tapestry of life in the world's oceans. (50 mins.)
 
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Going Tribal (2005 TV Series)
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Bruce Parry experiences first hand the day-to-day lives of tribal cultures around the world.
 
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Through the Wormhole (2010 TV Series)
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Hosted by Morgan Freeman, Through the Wormhole will explore the deepest mysteries of existence - the questions that have puzzled mankind for eternity... (60 mins.)
 
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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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Wonders of the Solar System (2010 Mini-Series)
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In this spellbinding series Professor Brian Cox visits the most extreme locations on Earth to explain how the laws of physics carved natural wonders across the solar system. (60 mins.)
Stars: Brian Cox
 
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Wonders of the Universe (2011 Mini-Series)
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Professor Brian Cox visits some of the most dramatic parts of the globe to explain the fundamental principles that govern the laws of nature - light... (59 mins.)
 
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Life (2009 Mini-Series)
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David Attenborough's legendary BBC crew explains and shows wildlife all over planet earth in 10 episodes... (473 mins.)
 
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Zeitgeist (2007 Documentary)
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Mythology and belief in society today, presenting uncommon perspectives of common cultural issues. (118 mins.)
Director: Peter Joseph
 
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Fat Head (2009 Documentary)
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A comedian replies to the "Super Size Me" crowd by losing weight on a fast-food diet while demonstrating that almost everything you think you know about the obesity "epidemic" and healthy eating is wrong. (104 mins.)
Director: Tom Naughton
 
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Deep Sea (2006 Documentary)
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A 3-D digital exploration of the ocean's depths and its creatures. (41 mins.)
Director: Howard Hall
 
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Wild Ocean (2008 Documentary)
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Wild Ocean is an uplifting cinematic experience capturing one of natures greatest migration spectacles through the magic of IMAX... (45 mins.)
 
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Dolphins and Whales 3D: Tribes of the Ocean (2008 Documentary)
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This documentary goes to coral reefs of the Bahamas and the waters of the Kingdom of Tonga for a close... (42 mins.)
 
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Under the Sea 3D (2009 Documentary)
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An underwater look at the diverse coastal regions of Southern Australia, New Guinea and the Indo-Pacific areas and the impact of global warming on the oceans. (40 mins.)
Director: Howard Hall
Stars: Jim Carrey
 
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Flying Monsters 3D with David Attenborough (2011 Documentary)
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(40 mins.)
Director: Matthew Dyas
 
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Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010 Documentary)
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Werner Herzog gains exclusive access to film inside the Chauvet caves of Southern France and captures the oldest known pictorial creations of humanity. (90 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
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Born to Be Wild (2011 Documentary)
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This heartwarming film documents orphaned orangutans and elephants and the extraordinary people who rescue and raise them-saving endangered species one life at a time. (40 mins.)
Director: David Lickley
 
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Ocean Men: Extreme Dive (2001 Documentary)
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OCEAN MEN takes you on a giant screen adventure into the world of two freedivers and their unique relationship to the sea. (90 mins.)
Director: Bob Talbot
 
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Hubble (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
 
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Space Station 3D (2002 Documentary)
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From outer space countries don't exist. (47 mins.)
Director: Toni Myers
 
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The Ultimate Wave Tahiti (2010 Documentary)
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THE ULTIMATE WAVE TAHITI plunges audiences into the stunning beauty of an island paradise on a quest to find the perfect wave-riding experience... (45 mins.)
Director: Stephen Low
 
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Grand Canyon Adventure: River at Risk (2008 Documentary)
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A documentary about a 15-day river-rafting trip on the Colorado River aimed at highlighting water conservation issues. (44 mins.)
 
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Ghosts of the Abyss (2003 Documentary)
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James Cameron and Bill Paxton, director and actor of the 1997 film Titanic, travel to the final undersea resting place of the ill-fated ship of dreams. (61 mins.)
Director: James Cameron
 
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Yellowstone (2009 Mini-Series)
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Filmed over the course of a year in Yellowstone, this documentary tracks the area's wildlife as they grapple with life and death within one of America's last remaining wilderness regions.
 
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Galapagos 3D (2013 TV Series)
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Filmed in one of the most extreme and hard-to-reach locations in the world, 'Galapagos' explores the unique environments and species of the Galapagos...
 
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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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Kingdom of Plants 3D (2012 TV Series)
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3D technology reveals a whole new dimension in the lives of plants, from the most bizarre to the most beautiful... (50 mins.)
 
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Penguins (2012 Video)
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Narrated by David Attenborough, "Penguins 3D" celebrates the destiny of a very special King Penguin... (78 mins.)
Director: Sias Wilson
 
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Micro Monsters 3D (2013 TV Series)
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David Attenborough uses the latest 3D technology to bring to life the extreme and deadly unseen world of bugs.
 
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Greetings from Tim Buckley (2012)
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A chronicle of the days leading up to Jeff Buckley's performance at his father's tribute concert in 1991. (99 mins.)
Director: Daniel Algrant
 
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Metal: A Headbanger's Journey (2005 Documentary)
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An examination of the heavy metal music subculture that tries to explain why, despite the longevity and popularity of the genre, fans are marginalized and ridiculed for their passion. (96 mins.)
 
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The Secret (2006 Documentary)
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Interviews with self-proclaimed authors, philosophers, scientists, with an in-depth discussion of visualizing your goals. 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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It Might Get Loud (2008 Documentary)
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A documentary on the electric guitar from the point of view of three significant rock musicians: the Edge, Jimmy Page and Jack White. (98 mins.)
 
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Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey (2011 Documentary)
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The Muppet Elmo is one of the most beloved characters among children across the globe. Meet the unlikely man behind the puppet - the heart and soul of Elmo - Kevin Clash. (80 mins.)
Director: Constance Marks
 
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The Pixar Story (2007 Documentary)
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A look at the first years of Pixar Animation Studios - from the success of "Toy Story" and Pixar's promotion of talented people... (87 mins.)
Director: Leslie Iwerks
 
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Chasing Ice (2012 Documentary)
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Follow National Geographic photographer James Balog across the Arctic as he deploys time-lapse cameras designed for one purpose: to capture a multi-year record of the world's changing glaciers. (75 mins.)
Director: Jeff Orlowski
 
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Blackfish (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary following the controversial captivity of killer whales, and its dangers for both humans and whales. (83 mins.)
 
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Craigslist Joe (2012 Documentary)
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In a time when America's economy was crumbling and sense of community was in question, one guy left everything behind to see if he could survive solely on the support and goodwill of the 21st century's new town square: Craigslist. (90 mins.)
Director: Joseph Garner
 
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The Unbelievers (2013 Documentary)
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Renowned scientists Richard Dawkins and Lawrence Krauss cross the globe as they speak publicly about the importance of science and reason in the modern world. (77 mins.)
Director: Gus Holwerda
 
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Deepsea Challenge 3D (2014 Documentary)
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A 3D documentary chronicling filmmaker James Cameron's diving expeditions in his Deepsea Challenger submersible. (91 mins.)
 
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Citizenfour (2014 Documentary)
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A documentarian and a reporter travel to Hong Kong for the first of many meetings with Edward Snowden. (114 mins.)
Director: Laura Poitras
 
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Chasing Coral (2017 Documentary)
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Coral reefs around the world are vanishing at an unprecedented rate. A team of divers, photographers and scientists set out on a thrilling ocean adventure to discover why and to reveal the underwater mystery to the world. (93 mins.)
Director: Jeff Orlowski