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TT3D: Closer to the Edge (2011 Documentary)
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By vividly recounting the TT's legendary rivalries and the Isle of Man's unique road racing history... (104 mins.)
 
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Undefeated (2011 Documentary)
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Chronicles three underprivileged students from inner-city Memphis and their volunteer coach who tries to help them beat the odds on and off the field. (113 mins.)
 
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Bobby Fischer Against the World (2011 Documentary)
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'Bobby Fischer Against the World' is a documentary feature exploring the tragic and bizarre life of the late chess master Bobby Fischer... (93 mins.)
Director: Liz Garbus
 
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The Gatekeepers (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary featuring interviews with all surviving former heads of Shin Bet, the Israeli security agency whose activities and membership are closely held state secrets. (101 mins.)
Director: Dror Moreh
 
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Downloaded (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary that explores the downloading revolution; the kids that created it, the bands and the businesses that were affected by it, and its impact on the world at large. (106 mins.)
Director: Alex Winter
 
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Bigger Stronger Faster* (2008 Documentary)
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An examination of America's win-at-all-cost culture from the perspective of bodybuilding and performance enhancing drugs, as it focuses on a pair of siblings chasing their dream. (105 mins.)
Director: Chris Bell
 
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We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary that details the creation of Julian Assange's controversial website, which facilitated the largest security breach in U.S. history. (130 mins.)
Director: Alex Gibney
 
8.
West of Memphis (2012 Documentary)
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An examination of a failure of justice in the case against the West Memphis Three. (147 mins.)
Director: Amy Berg
 
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TPB AFK: The Pirate Bay Away from Keyboard (2013 Documentary)
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An intellectual freedoms documentary based around the interpersonal triumphs, and defeats of the three main characters against the largest industry in the known universe. The media industry. (85 mins.)
Director: Simon Klose
 
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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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Beware of Mr. Baker (2012 Documentary)
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Ginger Baker looks back on his musical career with Cream and Blind Faith; his introduction to Fela Kuti; his self-destructive patterns and losses of fortune; and his current life inside a fortified South African compound. (100 mins.)
Director: Jay Bulger
 
12.
How the Earth Was Made (2009 TV Series)
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The natural wonders of the world are being explained. (45 mins.)
 
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Human Planet (2011 Mini-Series)
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Like all life forms, humanity partially adapts to types of natural environment, yet also tends to change them... (50 mins.)
Stars: John Hurt
 
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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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Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead (2010 Documentary)
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100 pounds overweight, loaded up on steroids and suffering from a debilitating autoimmune disease, Joe... (97 mins.)
 
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Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain (2013 Documentary)
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Filmed at a sold-out performance at Madison Square Garden, comedian Kevin Hart delivers material from his 2012 "Let Me Explain" concert tour. (75 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.)
 
18.
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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Tale of a Forest (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary that unveils the primeval forests of Northern Finland, some of Europe's sole remaining, old-growth forests. (75 mins.)
 
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Springsteen & I (2013 Documentary)
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For 40 years Bruce Springsteen has influenced fans from all over. His songs defined more than a generation. This film gives the fans just as much time as The Boss himself, with never shown footage and live performances from his last tour. (124 mins.)
Director: Baillie Walsh
 
21.
The Stone Roses: Made of Stone (2013 Documentary)
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Shane Meadows documents the reunion of iconic British band, The Stone Roses. (97 mins.)
Director: Shane Meadows
 
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Shut Up and Play the Hits (2012 Documentary)
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On April 2nd 2011, LCD Soundsystem played its final show at Madison Square Garden. Documenting this once in a life time performance and an intimate portrait of James Murphy as he navigates the lead-up to the show, the day after, and the personal and professional ramifications of his decision. (108 mins.)
 
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The Atomic States of America (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary on growing up in Shirley, Long Island -- a nuclear-reactor community. (95 mins.)
 
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Too Big to Fail (2011 TV Movie)
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Chronicles the financial meltdown of 2008 and centers on Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson. (99 mins.)
Director: Curtis Hanson
 
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The Startup Kids (2012 Documentary)
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The Startup Kids is a documentary about young web entrepreneurs in the U.S. and Europe. It contains interviews with founders of Vimeo... (55 mins.)
 
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No Burqas Behind Bars (2012 Documentary)
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This documentary takes viewers inside one of the worlds most restricted environments - an afghan women's' prison. Through the prisoners own stories we explore how moral crimes are used to control women in Afghanistan. (77 mins.)
 
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Never Tear Us Apart: The Untold Story of INXS (2014 Mini-Series)
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The story of INXS, their personal lives and their rise to fame from Australian pubs to stadiums all around the world. (180 mins.)
 
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Narco Cultura (2013 Documentary)
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To a growing number of Mexicans and Latinos in the Americas, narco traffickers have become iconic outlaws and the new models of fame and success... (103 mins.)
Director: Shaul Schwarz
 
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The Rise and Fall of The Clash (2012 Documentary)
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The definitive biography of the group's fall from grace after they made it to SHEA Stadium USA and were... (90 mins.)
Director: Danny Garcia
 
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Leave the World Behind (2014 Documentary)
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A music documentary following the last tour of the band Swedish House Mafia in 2012/2013, the film tells a story of friendship and huge success. (95 mins.)
 
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Shihad: Beautiful Machine (2012 Documentary)
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A film about four friends that almost took the biggest industry in the World by storm. (101 mins.)
Director: Sam Peacocke
 
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Pantani: The Accidental Death of a Cyclist (2014 Documentary)
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In 1998 Marco Pantani, the most flamboyant and popular cyclist of his era, won both the Tour de France and Giro d'Italia... (96 mins.)
Director: James Erskine
 
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FrackNation (2013 Documentary)
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Journalist Phelim McAleer faces bogus lawsuits, gun threats and intimidation questioning environmentalists and anti-fracking activists in his search for the truth. (77 mins.)
 
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The Class of 92 (2013 Documentary)
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The Class of 92, a cinematic documentary detailing the rise to prominence and global sporting superstardom... (99 mins.)
 
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Pulp: A Film About Life, Death and Supermarkets (2014 Documentary)
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Britpop band Pulp found fame on the world stage in the mid-1990s with anthems including "Common People" and "Disco 2000". Twenty five years and 10 million album sales later, they return to their hometown for their last UK concert. (90 mins.)
Director: Florian Habicht
 
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Bears (2014 Documentary)
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A documentary that follows an Alaskan bear family as its young cubs are taught life's most important lessons. (78 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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African Safari (2013 Documentary)
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Filmmaker Ben Stassen and cinematographer Sean MacLeod Phillips return to southern Africa for a whole new adventure... (85 mins.)
Director: Ben Stassen
 
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Generation Iron (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary that follows top bodybuilders as they train to compete in the Mr. Olympia competition. (106 mins.)
Director: Vlad Yudin
 
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Kakadu (2013 TV Series)
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This is the untold story of a year in KAKADU, Australia's largest terrestrial national park. Through the rangers' eyes...
Director: Nick Robinson
 
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Fed Up (2014 Documentary)
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An examination of America's obesity epidemic and the food industry's role in aggravating it. (92 mins.)
 
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The Blue Black Hussar (2013 Documentary)
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Adam Ant has lost the warpaint but this intriguing documentary finds his dandyish, swashbuckling nature intact.
Director: Jack Bond
 
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Ivory Tower (2014 Documentary)
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A documentary that questions the cost -- and value -- of higher education in the United States. (90 mins.)
Director: Andrew Rossi
 
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The Hornet's Nest (2014 Documentary)
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Armed only with their cameras, Peabody and Emmy Award-winning conflict Journalist Mike Boettcher, and his son, Carlos, provide unprecedented access into the longest war in U.S. history. (93 mins.)
 
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Bettie Page Reveals All (2012 Documentary)
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The world's greatest pinup model and cult icon, Bettie Page, recounts the true story of how her free expression overcame government witch-hunts to help launch America's sexual revolution. (101 mins.)
Director: Mark Mori
 
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The Dog (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary portrait of the late John Wojtowicz, whose attempted robbery of a Brooklyn bank to finance his male lover's sex-reassignment surgery was the real-life inspiration for Dog Day Afternoon. (100 mins.)
 
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America: Imagine the World Without Her (2014 Documentary)
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A story that questions the shaming of the US through revisionist history, lies and omissions by educational institutions, political organizations, Alinsky, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and other progressives to destroy America. (105 mins.)
 
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Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger (2014 Documentary)
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A look at James 'Whitey' Bulger, one of the most infamous criminals in American history. (107 mins.)
Director: Joe Berlinger
 
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20,000 Days on Earth (2014 Documentary)
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Writer and musician Nick Cave marks his 20,000th day on the planet Earth. (97 mins.)
 
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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. (90 mins.)
 
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Nature (1982 TV Series)
Episode: Fabulous Frogs (2014)
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From PBS - Sir David Attenborough takes us on a journey through the weird and wonderful world of frogs... (60 mins.)
Director: Nigel Cole
 
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Finding Vivian Maier (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary on the late Vivian Maier, a nanny whose previously unknown cache of 100,000 photographs earned her a posthumous reputation as one of the most accomplished street photographers. (83 mins.)
 
53.
Journey to Le Mans (2014 Documentary)
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The 24 hours of Le Mans is the most prestigious endurance motorsport event in the world. Fantelli Productions... (96 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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Dinosaur 13 (2014 Documentary)
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A documentary about the discovery of the largest Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil ever found. (95 mins.)
 
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Doin' It in the Park: Pick-Up Basketball, NYC (2012 Documentary)
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An independent documentary directed by Bobbito Garcia and Kevin Couliau. The film explores the definition... (83 mins.)
 
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Manny (2014 Documentary)
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A man who overcame insurmountable odds to become one of the most loved and respected athletes of all time... (88 mins.)
 
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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
 
59.
Beyond Beauty: Taiwan from Above (2013 Documentary)
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Documenting Taiwan from an aerial perspective offering a glimpse of Taiwan's natural beauty as well as the effect of human activities and urbanization on our environment. (93 mins.)
Director: Po-lin Chi
 
60.
No Manifesto: A Film About Manic Street Preachers (2015 Documentary)
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In 1991, the Manic Street Preachers planned to sell 16 million copies of their debut and split up. Many years... (96 mins.)
 
61.
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
 
62.
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.)
 
63.
On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter (2014 Documentary)
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Inspired by Bruce Brown's 1971 documentary, "On Any Sunday," chronicles the international sport of motorcycle racing. (90 mins.)
Director: Dana Brown
 
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Merchants of Doubt (2014 Documentary)
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A documentary that looks at pundits-for-hire who present themselves as scientific authorities as they speak about topics like toxic chemicals, pharmaceuticals and climate change. (96 mins.)
Director: Robert Kenner