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1.
Jiro Dreams of Sushi (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary on 85-year-old sushi master Jiro Ono, his renowned Tokyo restaurant, and his relationship with his son and eventual heir, Yoshikazu. (81 mins.)
Director: David Gelb
 
2.
Wild China (2008 Mini-Series)
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An in-depth look at some of China's most impressive natural sites such as the ancient Han kingdom, the Mongol steppes, the Silk Road and the Tibetan Plateau. (60 mins.)
 
3.
Encounters at the End of the World (2007 Documentary)
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Film-maker Werner Herzog travels to the McMurdo Station in Antarctica, looking to capture the continent's beauty and investigate the characters living there. (99 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
4.
Helvetica (2007 Documentary)
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A documentary about typography, graphic design, and global visual culture. (80 mins.)
Director: Gary Hustwit
 
5.
Beer Wars (2009 Documentary)
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A contemporary David and Goliath story that takes you inside the cutthroat world of the big business of American beer. (89 mins.)
Director: Anat Baron
 
6.
The Shutka Book of Records (2005 Documentary)
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A documentary about bizarre residents of Shutka, a Macedonian village built on the former city dump area. (78 mins.)
 
7.
Planet Earth (2006 Mini-Series)
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Emmy Award-winning, 11 episodes, 5 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.)
 
8.
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
 
9.
Cutting Edge (1990 TV Series)
Episode: The Artful Codgers (2008)
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Britain's oddest forgers.
Director: Rhonda Evans
 
10.
The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood (2009 TV Series)
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Director: Andrew Hutton
 
11.
A History of Art in Three Colours (2012 Mini-Series)
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(60 mins.)
Stars: James Fox
 
12.
Flann O'Brien: The Lives of Brian (2006 Documentary)
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(53 mins.)
Director: Maurice Sweeney