Film drive 2 - documentaries

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Dreams of a Life (2011 Documentary)
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A filmmaker sets out to discover the life of Joyce Vincent, who died in her bedsit in North London in 2003. Her body wasn't discovered for three years, and newspaper reports offered few details of her life - not even a photograph. (95 mins.)
Director: Carol Morley
 
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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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Haywire (2011)
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A black ops super soldier seeks payback after she is betrayed and set up during a mission. (93 mins.)
 
4.
I Am Bruce Lee (2012 Documentary)
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Bruce Lee is universally recognized as the pioneer who elevated martial arts in film to an art form... (94 mins.)
Director: Pete McCormack
 
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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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Kony 2012 (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary that explores why African cult and militia leader and indicted war criminal fugitive Joseph Kony needs to be arrested by the end of 2012. (30 mins.)
Director: Jason Russell
 
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Lost Book of Nostradamus (2007 Documentary)
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In 1994, journalist Enza Massa visited the Italian National Library in Rome. While she was researching old texts... (90 mins.)
Director: Kreg Lauterbach
 
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Marley (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary on the life, music, and legacy of Bob Marley. (144 mins.)
Director: Kevin Macdonald
 
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Senna (2010 Documentary)
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A documentary on Brazilian Formula One racing driver Ayrton Senna, who won the F1 world championship three times before his death at age 34. (106 mins.)
Director: Asif Kapadia
 
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Sound It Out (2011 Documentary)
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SOUND IT OUT is a documentary portrait of the very last surviving vinyl record shop in Teesside, in the North East of England... (75 mins.)
Director: Jeanie Finlay
 
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The Elephant in the Living Room (2010 Documentary)
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The Elephant in the Living Room takes viewers on a journey deep inside the controversial American subculture... (96 mins.)
Director: Michael Webber
 
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The Lady (2011)
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The story of Aung San Suu Kyi as she becomes the core of Burma's democracy movement, and her relationship with her husband, writer Michael Aris. (132 mins.)
Director: Luc Besson
 
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The Queen of Versailles (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary that follows a billionaire couple as they begin construction on a mansion inspired by Versailles. During the next two years, their empire, fueled by the real estate bubble and cheap money, falters due to the economic crisis. (100 mins.)
 
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The Wildest Dream (2010 Documentary)
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Uses astonishing visuals to tell the intersecting stories of George Mallory, the first man to attempt a summit of Mount Everest, and Conrad Anker, the mountaineer who finds Mallory's frozen remains 75 years later. (94 mins.)
Director: Anthony Geffen
 
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41 (2012 Documentary)
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From running the country to skydiving, this endearing and enlightening portrait explores the life and careers of George H.W. Bush, the 41st President of the United States. (98 mins.)
Director: Jeffrey Roth
 
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Detropia (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary on the city of Detroit and its woes, which are emblematic of the collapse of the U.S. manufacturing base. (90 mins.)
 
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Kumaré (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary about a man who impersonates a wise Indian Guru and builds a following in Arizona. At the height of his popularity, the Guru Kumar must reveal his true identity to his disciples and unveil his greatest teaching of all. (84 mins.)
Director: Vikram Gandhi
 
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The House I Live In (2012 Documentary)
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From the dealer to the narcotics officer, the inmate to the federal judge, a penetrating look inside America's criminal justice system, revealing the profound human rights implications of U.S. drug policy. (108 mins.)
Director: Eugene Jarecki
 
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The Imposter (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary centered on a young man in Spain who claims to a grieving Texas family that he is their 16-year-old son who has been missing for 3 years. (99 mins.)
Director: Bart Layton
 
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The Island President (2011 Documentary)
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After bringing democracy to his country, President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives, the lowest-lying country in the world, takes up the fight to keep his homeland from disappearing under the sea. (101 mins.)
Director: Jon Shenk
 
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Waiting for Lightning (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary on pro skateboarder Danny Way's tough childhood and his contributions to the sport, including footage of his jump over the Great Wall of China. (96 mins.)
Director: Jacob Rosenberg
 
22.
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
 
23.
Wild Horse, Wild Ride (2011 Documentary)
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A handful of unforgettable characters set out on a 100-day quest to tame a totally wild mustang for... (106 mins.)
 
24.
I Am Nancy (2011 Documentary)
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In the autobiographical I AM NANCY, the focus is squarely on Heather Langenkamp and her unique experience... (71 mins.)
Director: Arlene Marechal
 
25.
Knuckleball! (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary that showcases baseball's most unpredictable pitch. (93 mins.)
 
26.
Somewhere Between (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary on four teenage girls living in different parts of the US and united by one thing: all four were adopted from China due to family situations colliding with the country's "One Child Policy". (88 mins.)
 
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Her Master's Voice (2012 Documentary)
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Internationally acclaimed ventriloquist Nina Conti, takes the bereaved puppets of her mentor and erstwhile... (64 mins.)
Director: Nina Conti
 
28.
Sound City (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary on the fabled recording studio that was located in Van Nuys, California. (107 mins.)
Director: David Grohl
 
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The Greatest Movie Ever Rolled (2012 Documentary)
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Two Comedians, Doug Benson and Graham Elwood. decide to make a movie detailing their lives on the road. (81 mins.)
Director: Ryan Polito