Favorite Documentaries

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Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary on rap music and its rise to global prominence. (106 mins.)
Director: Ice-T, Andy Baybutt
 
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Michael Jackson: The Life of an Icon (2011 Documentary)
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Featuring never before seen footage and exclusive interviews with Michael's Mother Katherine and siblings... (149 mins.)
Director: Andrew Eastel
 
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30 for 30 (2009 TV Series)
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ESPN Films' 30 for 30 is an unprecedented documentary series featuring today's finest storytellers from inside and outside of the sports world... (60 mins.)
 
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America's Game: The Superbowl Champions (2006 TV Series)
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Profiles of each year's winning Super Bowl football team.
 
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Crips and Bloods: Made in America (2008 Documentary)
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With a first-person look at the notorious Crips and Bloods, this film examines the conditions that have lead to decades of devastating gang violence among young African Americans growing up in South Los Angeles. (93 mins.)
Director: Stacy Peralta
 
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Room 237 (2012 Documentary)
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An exploration of various interpretations of Stanley Kubrick's horror film, The Shining. (102 mins.)
Director: Rodney Ascher
 
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Classic Albums (1997 TV Series)
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A detailed look at the production of the biggest album in the history of progressive rock and one of the best-selling albums of all time.
 
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Classic Albums: Meat Loaf - Bat Out of Hell (1999 Documentary)
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(58 mins.)
Director: Bob Smeaton
 
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Classic Albums (1997 TV Series)
Episode: Nirvana: Nevermind (2005)
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It has sold millions and is responsible for the birth of grunge. This documentary looks at the story...
 
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Classic Albums: Black Sabbath - Paranoid (2010 Documentary)
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The story of how the classic album "Paranoid" was made with stories from the horses-mouth to those who were influenced by its content, form and vitality. (55 mins.)