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1.
Impressions de la haute Mongolie (1975 Documentary)
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(70 mins.)
 
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Grizzly Man (2005 Documentary)
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A devastating and heartrending take on grizzly bear activists Timothy Treadwell and Amie Huguenard, who were killed in October of 2003 while living among grizzlies in Alaska. (103 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
3.
180° South (2010 Documentary)
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The film follows adventurer Jeff Johnson as he retraces the epic 1968 journey of his heroes Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins to Patagonia. (85 mins.)
Director: Chris Malloy
 
4.
George Harrison: Living in the Material World (2011 Documentary)
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Filmmaker Martin Scorsese examines the life of musician George Harrison, weaving together interviews, concert footage, home movies and photographs. (208 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
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Pina (2011 Documentary)
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A tribute to the late German choreographer, Pina Bausch, as her dancers perform her most famous creations. (103 mins.)
Director: Wim Wenders
 
6.
Bill Cunningham New York (2010 Documentary)
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A profile of the noted and extraordinarily cheerful veteran New York City fashion photographer. (84 mins.)
Director: Richard Press
 
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The Short Films of David Lynch (2002 Documentary)
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A collection of visionary director David Lynch's short films from the first 29 years of his career is accompanied by a special introduction to each film by the director himself. (97 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
 
8.
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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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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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. (48 mins.)
 
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Frozen Planet (2011 Mini-Series)
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Focuses on life and the environment in both the Arctic and Antarctic. (60 mins.)
 
12.
Zeitgeist: Moving Forward (2011 Documentary)
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A feature length documentary work which presents a case for a needed transition out of the current socioeconomic... (161 mins.)
Director: Peter Joseph
 
13.
Inside Job (2010 Documentary)
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Takes a closer look at what brought about the financial meltdown. (105 mins.)
 
14.
Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father (2008 Documentary)
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A filmmaker decides to memorialize a murdered friend when his friend's ex-girlfriend announces she is expecting his son. (95 mins.)
Director: Kurt Kuenne
 
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Alone in the Wilderness (2004 Documentary)
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Documentary tells the story of Dick Proenneke who, in the late 1960s, built his own cabin in the wilderness at the base of the Aleutian Peninsula... (57 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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Survivorman (2004 TV Series)
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No food, no shelter, no fresh water - one man alone in the wild for seven days with only his wits and stamina to sustain him. (44 mins.)
 
19.
Dark Days (2000 Documentary)
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A cinematic portrait of the homeless population who live permanently in the underground tunnels of New York City. (94 mins.)
Director: Marc Singer
 
20.
The Cove (2009 Documentary)
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Using state-of-the-art equipment, a group of activists, led by renowned dolphin trainer Ric O'Barry, infiltrate a cove near Taijii, Japan to expose both a shocking instance of animal abuse and a serious threat to human health. (92 mins.)
Director: Louie Psihoyos
 
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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
 
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The Story of the Weeping Camel (2003 Documentary)
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When a Mongolian nomadic family's newest camel colt is rejected by its mother, a musician is needed for a ritual to change her mind. (93 mins.)
 
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White Light/Black Rain: The Destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki (2007 Documentary)
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As global tensions rise, the unthinkable threat of nuclear war has become very real--and very frightening... (86 mins.)
Director: Steven Okazaki
 
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What the #$*! Do We (K)now!? (2004 Documentary)
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"WHAT THE #$*! DO WE KNOW?!" is a radical departure from convention. It demands a freedom of view and greatness of thought so far unknown... (109 mins.)
 
25.
Latcho Drom (1993 Documentary)
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The journey of the Romany people told through musicians and dancers of India, Egypt, Turkey, Romania, Hungary, Slovakia, France, and Spain. (103 mins.)
Director: Tony Gatlif
Stars: La Caita
 
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Waste Land (2010 Documentary)
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On the outskirts of Rio de Janiro is Jardim Gramacho, the world's largest landfill, where men and women sift through garbage for a living. Artist Vik Muniz produces portraits of the workers and learns about their lives. (99 mins.)
Stars: Vik Muniz
 
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A Small Act (2010 Documentary)
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A young Kenyan's life changes drastically when his education is sponsored by a Swedish stranger. Years later, he founds his own scholarship program to replicate the kindness he once received. (88 mins.)
Director: Jennifer Arnold
 
28.
José and Pilar (2010 Documentary)
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"José and Pilar," a documentary by Miguel Gonçalves Mendes, is a deeply moving story about love, loss and literature... (117 mins.)
 
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Wheel of Time (2003 Documentary)
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Wheel of Time is Werner Herzog's photographed look at the largest Buddhist ritual in Bodh Gaya, India. (81 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
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The Sacred Science (2011 Documentary)
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Eight people. Eight illnesses. One journey into the heart of the Amazon jungle. They went looking for alternatives to the modern medicines that failed them. What they found would change their lives forever. (77 mins.)
 
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Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus (2003 Documentary)
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Searching for The Wrong-Eyed Jesus is a captivating and compelling road trip through the creative spirit of the the Southern U.S... (82 mins.)
Director: Andrew Douglas
 
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Searching for Sugar Man (2012 Documentary)
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Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock n roller, Rodriguez. (86 mins.)
 
33.
The Bucuresti Experiment (2013 Documentary)
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In 1989, Romania didn't have a revolution - it suffered a coup d'etat. The Romanian secret police knew... (68 mins.)
Director: Tom Wilson
 
34.
Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking (2010 Mini-Series)
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In this comprehensive cosmology series Stephen Hawking looks at the entire universe, from the Big Bang to the end of time.
 
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Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (2014 Mini-Series)
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A documentary series that explores how we discovered the laws of nature and found our coordinates in space and time. (557 mins.)
 
36.
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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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
 
38.
My Best Fiend (1999 Documentary)
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In the 1950s, an adolescent Werner Herzog was transfixed by a film performance of the young Klaus Kinski... (95 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
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Maidentrip (2013 Documentary)
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14-year-old Laura Dekker sets out on a two-year voyage in pursuit of her dream to become the youngest person ever to sail around the world alone. (82 mins.)
 
40.
Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary that chronicles artist and activist Ai Weiwei as he prepares for a series of exhibitions and gets into an increasing number of clashes with the Chinese government. (91 mins.)
Director: Alison Klayman
 
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Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary reflects on artist Ai Weiwei's battle against the lawsuit thrust upon him by the Chinese government in an effort to silence him. (86 mins.)
Director: Andreas Johnsen
 
42.
All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace (2011 Mini-Series)
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A series of films about how humans have been colonized by the machines we have built. Although we don't realize it, the way we see everything in the world today is through the eyes of the computers. (60 mins.)
 
43.
Inequality for All (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary that follows former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich as he looks to raise awareness of the country's widening economic gap. (89 mins.)
Director: Jacob Kornbluth
 
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Inequality for All (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary that follows former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich as he looks to raise awareness of the country's widening economic gap. (89 mins.)
Director: Jacob Kornbluth
 
45.
Vermeer: Master of Light (2001 Documentary)
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Meryl Streep narrates this technologically complex profile of Vermeer. (60 mins.)
Director: Joe Krakora
 
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Vermeer: Master of Light (2001 Documentary)
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Meryl Streep narrates this technologically complex profile of Vermeer. (60 mins.)
Director: Joe Krakora
 
47.
Embrace of the Serpent (2015)
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The story of the relationship between Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman and last survivor of his people, and two scientists who work together over the course of 40 years to search the Amazon for a sacred healing plant. (125 mins.)
Director: Ciro Guerra
 
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Embrace of the Serpent (2015)
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The story of the relationship between Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman and last survivor of his people, and two scientists who work together over the course of 40 years to search the Amazon for a sacred healing plant. (125 mins.)
Director: Ciro Guerra
 
49.
Nostalgia for the Light (2010 Documentary)
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In Chile's Atacama Desert, astronomers peer deep into the cosmos in search for answers concerning the origins of life... (90 mins.)
 
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Inner Worlds, Outer Worlds (2012 Documentary)
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There is one vibratory field that connects all things. It has been called Akasha, Logos, the primordial OM... (122 mins.)
Director: Daniel Schmidt