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American Experience (1988 TV Series)
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In March of 1621, in what is now southeastern Massachusetts, Massasoit (actor Marcos Akiaten, Chiricauha Apache)... (60 mins.)
 
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American Experience (1988 TV Series)
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Each of the episodes focuses on important historical events and concludes with a short contemporary story that links the past to the present. (60 mins.)
 
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American Experience (1988 TV Series)
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The Cherokee would call it Nu-No-Du-Na Tlo-Hi-Lu, "The Trail Where They Cried." On May 26, 1838, federal... (60 mins.)
 
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Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea (2004 Documentary)
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Renowned cult film director John Waters narrates this quirky exploration of the Salton Sea, the massive... (74 mins.)
 
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Deckname Dennis (1997 Documentary)
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Dennis, an American private eye, is sent to Germany to find out as much as possible about typical Germans and typically German behaviour...
Director: Thomas Frickel
 
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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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The Corporation (2003 Documentary)
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Documentary that looks at the concept of the corporation throughout recent history up to its present-day dominance. (145 mins.)
 
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Super Size Me (2004 Documentary)
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While examining the influence of the fast food industry, Morgan Spurlock personally explores the consequences on his health of a diet of solely McDonald's food for one month. (100 mins.)
Director: Morgan Spurlock
 
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Sex in a Cold Climate (1998 Documentary)
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Interlocking interviews of 4 women interred in various Magdalene asylums and/or orphanages because of out-of-wedlock pregancies, being sexually assaulted, or just being "too pretty" (believe it or not). (50 mins.)
 
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GasLand (2010 Documentary)
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An exploration of the fracking petroleum extraction industry and the serious environmental consequences involved. (107 mins.)
Director: Josh Fox
 
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Harlan County U.S.A. (1976 Documentary)
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A filmed account of a bitterly violent miner strike. (103 mins.)
Director: Barbara Kopple
 
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Auschwitz: The Nazis and the 'Final Solution' (2005 Mini-Series)
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The history of the Final Solution phase of the Nazi Holocaust, particularly with the most infamous of the death camps. (285 mins.)
 
15.
Shoot Back! Geschichten aus der Unterwelt (2005 Documentary)
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(82 mins.)
 
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The Light Bulb Conspiracy (2010 Documentary)
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This is the story of companies who engineered their products to fail. (75 mins.)
 
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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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Style Wars (1983 Documentary)
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A documentary that exposes the rich growing subculture of hip-hop that was developing in New York City in the late '70s and early '80s, specifically focusing on graffiti art and breakdancing. (69 mins.)
Director: Tony Silver
 
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Graffiti Wars (2011 Documentary)
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A look at the feud between graffiti artists King Robbo and Banksy. (47 mins.)
Director: Jane Preston
 
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Why We Fight (2005 Documentary)
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Is American foreign policy dominated by the idea of military supremacy? Has the military become too important in American life? Jarecki's shrewd and intelligent polemic would seem to give an affirmative answer to each of these questions. (98 mins.)
Director: Eugene Jarecki
 
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The World According to Monsanto (2008 Documentary)
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You do not have to believe that God exists, but you will after this movie know that the devil poster... (108 mins.)
 
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Scientists Under Attack: Genetic Engineering in the Magnetic Field of Money (2009 Documentary)
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This is a documentary thriller about how Agro-Chemical multinational corporations victimize international scientists to prevent them from publishing their scary findings. (91 mins.)
Director: Bertram Verhaag
 
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Street Art: The Ephemeral Rebellion (2010 Documentary)
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(58 mins.)
 
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Das Fest des Huhnes (1992)
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A hilarious spoof on ethnological documentaries: an African TV team comes to the Austrian province to document the strange behavior of the natives... (55 mins.)
 
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Woman See Lot of Things (2006 Documentary)
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(63 mins.)
Director: Meira Asher
 
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Pakt des Schweigens (2005 Documentary)
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Terrorists: The Kids They Sentenced (2003 Documentary)
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A feature-length documentary, possibly focusing, at least in part, on the recent anti-globalisation protests in Gothenburg... (85 mins.)
 
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The Shock Doctrine (2007 Documentary)
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Drawing surprising connections between market methods and CIA torture techniques developed in the 1950s, the film explores how well-known events of the recent past have been theaters for the shock doctrine, from Pinochet's coup in Chile, to the Tiananmen Square Massacre, to the war in Iraq today. (6 mins.)
Director: Jonás Cuarón
 
30.
Die Story (2000 TV Series)
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(45 mins.)
 
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The Most Hated Family in America (2007 Documentary)
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Louis meets the Phelps family, who protest against an America that tolerates homosexuality (60 mins.)
 
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America's Most Hated Family in Crisis (2011 Documentary)
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Louis returns to the Phelps family to find that several members have left the cult, and that they are being sued. (60 mins.)
Director: Emma Cooper
 
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Louis and the Nazis (2003 Documentary)
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Louis Theroux travels to California to meet the man dubbed "the most dangerous racist in America"; Tom Metzger, his family and his publicity manager. Louis also meets 'Prussian Blue' an American white-nationalist preteen musical sibling duo. (70 mins.)
Director: Stuart Cabb
 
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The Laughing Man (1966 Documentary)
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(66 mins.)
 
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Jesus Camp (2006 Documentary)
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A documentary on kids who attend a summer camp hoping to become the next Billy Graham. (84 mins.)
 
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Broken Rainbow (1985 Documentary)
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Documentary chronicling the government relocation of 10,000 Navajo Indians in Arizona. (70 mins.)
Director: Victoria Mudd
 
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Requiem for Detroit? (2010 Documentary)
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A documentary about the decay and industrial collapse of America's fourth largest city. (76 mins.)
Director: Julien Temple
 
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20/20 (1978 TV Series)
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A Diane Sawyer special report on the 1/2 million people living in poverty in Central Appalachia. (60 mins.)
Director: Roger Goodman
 
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March of the Penguins (2005 Documentary)
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In the Antarctic, every March since the beginning of time, the quest begins to find the perfect mate and start a family. (80 mins.)
Director: Luc Jacquet
 
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Water Makes Money (2010 Documentary)
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10 to 15 years ago a wave of privatizations of our water supply started, which has been propagating since all over the world... (90 mins.)
 
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Angriff auf die Sinne - Wie wir Verbraucher verführt werden (2009 Documentary)
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(52 mins.)
Director: Jan Tenhaven