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Everybody Street (2013 Documentary)
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EVERYBODY STREET, directed by Cheryl Dunn, illuminates the lives and work of New York's iconic street photographers - including Bruce Davidson... (83 mins.)
Director: Cheryl Dunn
 
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Troublemakers: The Story of Land Art (2015 Documentary)
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Set in the desolate desert spaces of the American southwest, the film unearths the history of land art... (72 mins.)
Director: James Crump
 
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Eastwood Directs: The Untold Story (2013 Documentary)
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This documentary highlights the more the 40 movies that Clint Eastwood has made. It explores his style of direction and features comments from people with whom he has worked. (65 mins.)
 
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Milarepa (2006)
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Milarepa is a tale of greed and vengeance - demons, magic, murder and redemption. It is the story of the man who became Tibet's greatest mystic. (90 mins.)
Director: Neten Chokling
 
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The Look of Silence (2014 Documentary)
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A family that survives the genocide in Indonesia confronts the men who killed one of their brothers. (103 mins.)
 
6.
F for Fake (1973 Documentary)
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A documentary about fraud and fakery. (89 mins.)
Director: Orson Welles
 
7.
Air Sex: The Movie (2014 Documentary)
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A feature length documentary film about the most bizarre touring comedy show there is - the Air Sex World Championships. (81 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Evans
 
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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.)
 
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Song of the New Earth (2014 Documentary)
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Seattle filmmaker Ward Serrill (The Heart of the Game, Miramax) follows one man's quest to integrate... (87 mins.)
Director: Ward Serrill
 
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Rihanna: Good Girl, Bad Girl (2012 Documentary)
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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. (55 mins.)
Director: Thomas Gibson
 
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Jimi: All Is by My Side (2013)
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A drama based on Jimi Hendrix's life as he left New York City for London, where his career took off. (118 mins.)
Director: John Ridley
 
12.
Corbo (2014)
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A teenage Québecer in the 1960s evolves from pro-independence activist to radical terrorist, in this gripping chronicle of the origins of the FLQ in the decade preceding the 1970 October Crisis. (119 mins.)
Director: Mathieu Denis
 
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Cantinflas (2014)
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The untold story of Mexico's greatest and most beloved comedy film star of all time, from his humble... (102 mins.)
 
14.
The Last of Robin Hood (2013)
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The last days in the life of legendary Hollywood actor Errol Flynn. (94 mins.)
 
15.
The Imposter (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary centered on a young man in Spain who claims to a grieving Texas family that he is their 16-year-old son who has been missing for 3 years. (99 mins.)
Director: Bart Layton
 
16.
Kurosawa: The Last Emperor (1999 Documentary)
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A profile and history of film director Akira Kurosawa. (50 mins.)
Director: Alex Cox
 
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The Redemption of the Devil (2015 Documentary)
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Jesse Hughes, AKA Boots Electric, AKA The Fabulous Weapon, AKA "The Devil" - guitarist, beloved frontman of the band Eagles of Death Metal... (82 mins.)
Director: Alex Hoffman
 
18.
loudQUIETloud: A Film About the Pixies (2006 Documentary)
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loudQUIETloud is the story of this unforseen plot twist. A deeply compelling portrait of four band members and their difficult, tense, and ultimately triumphant return. (85 mins.)
 
19.
It Might Get Loud (2008 Documentary)
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A documentary on the electric guitar from the point of view of three significant rock musicians: the Edge, Jimmy Page and Jack White. (98 mins.)
 
20.
The Secret Life of Nikola Tesla (1980)
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Life and times of Nikola Tesla, famous scientist whose inventions were stolen, but whose greatest contribution... (115 mins.)
Director: Krsto Papic
 
21.
Soaked in Bleach (2015 Documentary)
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Tom Grant, a private investigator once hired by Courtney Love, reveals his take on the death of Kurt Cobain. (90 mins.)
 
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Bob Dylan: 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration (1993 Documentary)
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On October 16, 1992, an impressive and eclectic group of artists gathered at Madison Square Garden in... (204 mins.)
Director: Gavin Taylor
 
23.
Listen to Me Marlon (2015 Documentary)
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A documentary that utilizes hundreds of hours of audio that Marlon Brando recorded over the course of his life to tell the screen legend's story. (103 mins.)
Director: Stevan Riley
 
24.
Rebel in the Rye (2017)
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The life of celebrated but reclusive author, J.D. Salinger, who gained worldwide fame with the publication of his novel, "The Catcher in the Rye". (106 mins.)
Director: Danny Strong
 
25.
Coming Through the Rye (2015)
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In 1969, the Holden Caulfield obsessed Jamie Schwartz runs away from boarding school to find the reclusive author J.D. Salinger. Inspired by actual events, Jamie's search becomes a journey of sexual awakening, love and loss. (97 mins.)
 
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The Girl King (2015)
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THE GIRL KING paints a portrait of the brilliant, extravagant Kristina of Sweden, queen from age six, who fights the conservative forces that are against her ideas to modernize Sweden and who have no tolerance for her awakening sexuality. (106 mins.)
 
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The Young Messiah (2016)
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Tells the story of Jesus Christ at age seven as he and his family depart Egypt to return home to Nazareth. Told from his childhood perspective, it follows young Jesus as he grows into his religious identity. (111 mins.)
Director: Cyrus Nowrasteh
 
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Good Ol' Freda (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary in which Freda Kelly looks back at her career as lifelong secretary for The Beatles. (86 mins.)
Director: Ryan White