Documentaries Featuring Children

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1.
To Be Alive! (1964 Documentary)
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(18 mins.)
 
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Most Valuable Players (2010 Documentary)
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Documentary about the Freddy Awards, similar to Broadway's Tony Awards, that gives high school musical theater geeks one night of the year to shine in a Pennsylvania town that devotes all its resources to high school sports. (96 mins.)
 
3.
TuTuMuch (2010 Documentary)
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Nine girls take part in the Royal Winnipeg Ballet Dancers, the few that make it to the next year, they have the chance to become professional ballet dancers, but the others, they may never get the chance. (83 mins.)
Director: Elise Swerhone
 
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Hoop Dreams (1994 Documentary)
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A film following the lives of two inner-city Chicago boys who struggle to become college basketball players on the road to going professional. (170 mins.)
Director: Steve James
 
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Age 7 in America (1991 Documentary)
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US take on the classic UK documentary series "Up". This first US entry follows a group of economically, racially and socially diverse 7-year-olds. The idea was to make followup films on them every 7 years but the project ended in 2006. (120 mins.)
Director: Phil Joanou
 
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Child of Our Time (2000 TV Series)
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Hosted by Professor Robert Winston, this BBC television project started in the year 2000 and will follow...
 
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Living Dolls: The Making of a Child Beauty Queen (2001 Documentary)
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Documentary about the subculture of child beauty pageants (usually restricted to girls no older than 5), showing the lengths to which some parents will go to ensure that their children win these pageants... (90 mins.)
Director: Shari Cookson
 
8.
Are All Men Pedophiles? (2013 Documentary)
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What is the difference between us and pedophiles? (70 mins.)