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Double Play: James Benning and Richard Linklater

Double Play: James Benning and Richard Linklater

Double Play: James Benning and Richard Linklater
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70 min

In 1985, filmmaker Richard Linklater began a film screening society in Austin, Texas, that aimed to show classic art-house and experimental films to a budding community of cinephiles and …

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Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet

Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet

Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet
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87 min

When doctors diagnosed 19-year-old rock star Jason Becker with Lou Gehrig’s Disease, they said he would never make music again. 22 years later, without the ability to move or to…

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Bobby Fischer Against the World

Bobby Fischer Against the World

Bobby Fischer Against the World
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93 min

‘Bobby Fischer Against the World’ is a documentary feature exploring the tragic and bizarre life of the late chess master Bobby Fischer. The drama of Bobby Fischer’s career was undeniable,…

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Ballplayer: Pelotero

Ballplayer: Pelotero

Ballplayer: Pelotero
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77 min

Two top baseball prospects in the Dominican Republic face fierce competition and corruption as they chase their big league dreams.

Hit So Hard

Hit So Hard

Hit So Hard
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103 min

A documentary that follows Hole drummer Patty Schemel as she struggles with fame and addiction.

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God’s Faithful Servant: Barla

God’s Faithful Servant: Barla

God’s Faithful Servant: Barla
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108 min

Having been one of the most eminent scholars of the recent past, Bediuzzaman Said Nursi’s Barla life.

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Carl Panzram: The Spirit of Hatred and Vengeance

Carl Panzram: The Spirit of Hatred and Vengeance

Carl Panzram: The Spirit of Hatred and Vengeance
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81 min

The true story of lifelong criminal and serial killer, Carl Panzram who wrote his autobiography for a jail guard in 1928.

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Wish Me Away

Wish Me Away

Wish Me Away
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120 min

After a lifetime of hiding, Chely Wright becomes the first commercial country music singer to come out as gay, shattering cultural stereotypes within Nashville, her conservative heartland …

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Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel

Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel

Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel
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86 min

A look at the life and work of the influential fashion editor of Harpers Bazaar, Diana Vreeland.

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Crime After Crime

Crime After Crime

Crime After Crime
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95 min

The story of the battle to free Debbie Peagler, an incarcerated survivor of brutal domestic violence. Over 26 years in prison cannot crush the spirit of this determined African-American …

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The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby

The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby

The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby
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104 min

A son’s riveting look at a father whose life seemed straight out of a spy thriller. The secret world of a legendary CIA spymaster. Told by William Colby’s son Carl,…

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Paul Williams Still Alive

Paul Williams Still Alive

Paul Williams Still Alive
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87 min

A documentary about legendary songwriter and 70’s icon Paul Williams.

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Heleno

Heleno

Heleno
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116 min

A biography of the tragic life of one of Brazil’s greatest soccer players, Heleno de Freitas.

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Eames: The Architect & The Painter

Eames: The Architect & The Painter

Eames: The Architect & The Painter
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85 min

The husband-and-wife team of Charles and Ray Eames were America’s most influential and important industrial designers. Admired for their creations and fascinating as individuals, they have …

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Dreams of a Life

Dreams of a Life

Dreams of a Life
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95 min

A filmmaker sets out to discover the life of Joyce Vincent, who died in her bedsit in North London in 2003. Her body wasn’t discovered for three years, and newspaper…

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Big Boys Gone Bananas!*

Big Boys Gone Bananas!*

Big Boys Gone Bananas!*
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90 min

Dole Food Company wages a campaign to prevent a pair of Swedish film-makers from showing their documentary about a lawsuit against the company.

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El Presidente

El Presidente

El Presidente
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162 min

The life story of the first Philippine President. The story of the man who led the Filipino people to victory against its Spanish conquerors.

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Amy Winehouse: Fallen Star

Amy Winehouse: Fallen Star

Amy Winehouse: Fallen Star
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51 min

A biography on the life of Amy Winehouse.

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Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters

Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters

Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters
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78 min

A documentary shot over a decade with unprecedented access to photographer Gregory Crewdson that bares the artist’s process.

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Florbela

Florbela

Florbela
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119 min

A compelling biography of Portuguese poet Florbela Espanca. Tainted by a number of divorces in the 1920’s, Florbela resorts to her writing, filled with eroticism and femininity, to cope …

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Rihanna: Good Girl, Bad Girl

Rihanna: Good Girl, Bad Girl

Rihanna: Good Girl, Bad Girl
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55 min

Good Girl Bad Girl tells the story of Rihanna, and her triumphant journey from poverty and obscurity on the Caribbean island of Barbados, to becoming a worldwide pop sensation.

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Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp

Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp

Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp
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89 min

Examines the tumultuous life of legendary Chicago pimp Iceberg Slim (1918-1992) and how he reinvented himself from pimp to author of 7 groundbreaking books. These books were the birth of…

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Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance

Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance

Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance
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82 min

The Joffrey Ballet: Mavericks of American Dance, narrated by Mandy Patinkin, tells the full story of this groundbreaking company, from their founding in 1956 to the present.

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Beauty Is Embarrassing

Beauty Is Embarrassing

Beauty Is Embarrassing
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88 min

A documentary on the life and current times of artist Wayne White.

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Black Air: The Buick Grand National Documentary

Black Air: The Buick Grand National Documentary

Black Air: The Buick Grand National Documentary
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70 min

It was a strange and curious misfit. Though born a Buick, the Grand National was clearly something else. It was too quick and too brutish to carry that stodgy name….

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Renoir

Renoir

Renoir
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111 min

Set on the French Riviera in the summer of 1915, Jean Renoir — son of the Impressionist painter, Pierre-Auguste — returns home to convalesce after being wounded in World War…

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Hannah Arendt

Hannah Arendt

Hannah Arendt
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113 min

A look at the life of philosopher and political theorist Hannah Arendt, who reported for The New Yorker on the war crimes trial of the Nazi Adolf Eichmann.

Have a Little Faith

Have a Little Faith

Have a Little Faith
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82 min

Writer Mitch Alboms reluctantly agrees to pen the eulogy of his childhood rabbi.

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Following the Way

Following the Way

Following the Way
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41 min

A documentary made by Papua New Guinean-born filmmaker Steve Ramsden about the Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea. A story from each of the country’s five dioceses reveals Anglican life…

Hey, Boo: Harper Lee and ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

Hey, Boo: Harper Lee and ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

Hey, Boo: Harper Lee and ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’
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82 min

It is our national novel. Reading to Kill a Mockingbird is something we all have in common. Harper Lee’s first and only novel turns 50 this summer and the author…

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The Grim Sleeper

The Grim Sleeper

The Grim Sleeper
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89 min

Journalist Christine Pelisek helps law enforcement investigate the alleged serial killer known as the Grim Sleeper.

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A Matter of Taste: Serving Up Paul Liebrandt

A Matter of Taste: Serving Up Paul Liebrandt

A Matter of Taste: Serving Up Paul Liebrandt
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68 min

Paul Liebrandt is one of the most talented and controversial chefs in the food world and the youngest chef to have received 3 stars from the New York Times. He…

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Family Band: The Cowsills Story

Family Band: The Cowsills Story

Family Band: The Cowsills Story
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90 min

The Cowsills are the real life inspiration behind The Partridge Family but The Cowsills’ story is not a sitcom. Their story is raw and honest, tragic and beautiful. The Cowsills…

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The Real American: Joe McCarthy

The Real American: Joe McCarthy

The Real American: Joe McCarthy
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95 min

An unflinching look at the rise and fall of one of the most infamous political figures in US history.

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The Brittany Murphy Story

The Brittany Murphy Story

The Brittany Murphy Story
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86 min

A chronicle of Brittany Murphy’s rise to fame in the 1990s, her struggles with self-esteem, and her tragic early death.

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I Want My Name Back

I Want My Name Back

I Want My Name Back
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85 min

Thirty years after recording Rapper’s Delight, Master Gee & Wonder Mike come back to reclaim their identities and rightful place in Hip Hop history.

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Get the Picture

Get the Picture

Get the Picture
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70 min

Meet John G Morris, 95, a legend of photojournalism, whose unerring eye for the best shot has moved and changed the world. Morris, former Picture Editor of Life Magazine &…

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Hollywood to Dollywood

Hollywood to Dollywood

Hollywood to Dollywood
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81 min

Twin young men from North Carolina riding on the fumes of a dream to meet their idol, Dolly Parton the ‘Backwoods Barbie’, find more than what they bargained for in…

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Obama: The Road to Moneygall

Obama: The Road to Moneygall

Obama: The Road to Moneygall
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60 min

An hour long documentary about Barack Obama’s long lost cousin, Henry Healy, and his efforts to bring the American president to visit him in the remote Irish village of Moneygall….

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Reparando

Reparando

Reparando
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78 min

On the morning of June 18. 1954, the US CIA dropped leaflets in Guatemala City demanding the resignation of the president. Guatemala was ravaged by Civil War for the next…

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