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Transcendent Man (2009 Documentary)
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Ray Kurzweil is on a journey to bring his ideas to the world. (83 mins.)
 
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An Inconvenient Truth (2006 Documentary)
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Director Davis Guggenheim eloquently weaves the science of global warming with Al Gore's personal history and lifelong commitment to reversing the effects of global climate change in the most talked-about documentary at Sundance. (96 mins.)
 
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Best Worst Movie (2009 Documentary)
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A look at the making of the film Troll 2 and its journey from being crowned the "worst film of all time" to a cherished cult classic. (93 mins.)
 
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Children Underground (2001 Documentary)
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A profile of homeless Romanian children who were born victims of the nation's reckless population growth policy during its communist era. (104 mins.)
Director: Edet Belzberg
 
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Deliver Us from Evil (2006 Documentary)
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Documentary about Father Oliver O'Grady, a Catholic priest who was relocated to various parishes around the United States during the 1970s in an attempt by the Catholic Church to cover up his rape of dozens of children. (101 mins.)
Director: Amy Berg
 
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Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010 Documentary)
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The story of how an eccentric French shop-keeper and amateur film-maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy... (87 mins.)
Director: Banksy
 
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Food, Inc. (2008 Documentary)
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An unflattering look inside America's corporate controlled food industry. (94 mins.)
Director: Robert Kenner
 
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H2Oil (2009 Documentary)
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Moving between a local microcosm and the global oil crisis, H2Oil weaves together a collection of compelling... (76 mins.)
 
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Inside Job (2010 Documentary)
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Takes a closer look at what brought about the financial meltdown. (105 mins.)
 
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Into Eternity: A Film for the Future (2010 Documentary)
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A documentary on the safety of nuclear storage. (75 mins.)
Director: Michael Madsen
 
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Last Train Home (2009 Documentary)
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A couple embarks on a journey home for Chinese new year along with 130 million other migrant workers, to reunite with their children and struggle for a future. Their unseen story plays out as China soars towards being a world superpower. (85 mins.)
Director: Lixin Fan
 
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Capitalism: A Love Story (2009 Documentary)
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An examination of the social costs of corporate interests pursuing profits at the expense of the public good. (127 mins.)
Director: Michael Moore
 
13.
My Kid Could Paint That (2007 Documentary)
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A look at the work and surprising success of a four-year-old girl whose paintings have been compared to the likes of Picasso and has raked in hundreds of thousands of dollars. (82 mins.)
Director: Amir Bar-Lev
 
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The Greatest Movie Ever Sold (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary about branding, advertising and product placement that is financed and made possible by brands, advertising and product placement. (90 mins.)
Director: Morgan Spurlock
 
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The Pixar Story (2007 Documentary)
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A look at the first years of Pixar Animation Studios - from the success of "Toy Story" and Pixar's promotion of talented people... (87 mins.)
Director: Leslie Iwerks
 
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Thrive (2011 Documentary)
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An unconventional documentary that lifts the veil on what's really going on in our world by following the money upstream... (132 mins.)
 
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Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work (2010 Documentary)
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A documentary on the life and career of Joan Rivers, made as the comedienne turns 75 years old. (84 mins.)
 
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This Film Is Not Yet Rated (2006 Documentary)
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Kirby Dick's exposé about the American movie ratings board. (98 mins.)
Director: Kirby Dick
 
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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
 
20.
Indie Game: The Movie (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary that follows the journeys of indie game developers as they create games and release those works, and themselves, to the world. (94 mins.)
 
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Surviving Progress (2011 Documentary)
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Humanity's ascent is often measured by the speed of progress. But what if progress is actually spiraling us downwards... (86 mins.)
 
22.
Four Horsemen (2012 Documentary)
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The modern day Four Horsemen continue to ride roughshod over the people who can least afford it. Crises are converging when governments... (97 mins.)
Director: Ross Ashcroft
 
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Side by Side (2012 Documentary)
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The documentary investigates the history, process and workflow of both digital and photochemical film creation. (99 mins.)
Director: Chris Kenneally
 
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Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan (2011 Documentary)
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The life and work of the renowned film visual effects artist and producer. (90 mins.)
Director: Gilles Penso
 
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ReGeneration (2010 Documentary)
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ReGENERATION explores the inherent cynicism found in many of today's youth and young adults, and the... (81 mins.)
 
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Project Nim (2011 Documentary)
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Tells the story of a chimpanzee taken from its mother at birth and raised like a human child by a family in a brownstone on the upper West Side in the 1970s. (93 mins.)
Director: James Marsh
 
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Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary that follows the Serbian performance artist as she prepares for a retrospective of her work at The Museum of Modern Art in New York. (106 mins.)