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Los Tigres del Norte at Folsom Prison
September 16, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 64 minutes
The beloved norteño band Los Tigres del Norte performs for the inmates of Folsom Prison on the 50th anniversary of Johnny Cash's iconic concert.
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Hello, Privilege. It's Me, Chelsea
September 16, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 64 minutes
In this documentary, Chelsea Handler explores how white privilege impacts American culture -- and the ways it’s benefited her own life and career.
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The Crystal Calls Making the Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance
September 16, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 82 minutes
Go behind the scenes with stars, puppeteers and creators as they bring Jim Henson's magical world of Thra back to life in a sweeping fantasy series.
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Evelyn
September 12, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 96 minutes
Haunted by the suicide of a brother, a director and his kin walk across the U.K. in an emotionally trying, visually sublime journey toward healing.
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Our Godfather
September 12, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 92 minutes
In 1986, Tommaso Buscetta became the first top-level Mafia boss ever to testify against the mob. It cost him and his family everything.
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American Factory: A Conversation with the Obamas
September 5, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 10 minutes
Barack and Michelle Obama talk with directors Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert about the documentary and the importance of storytelling.
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For the Birds
September 2, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 92 minutes
A woman with a passion for fowl keeps a menagerie of birds that draws the ire of neighbors, animal rights advocates and even her own family.
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Travis Scott: Look Mom I Can Fly
August 29, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 85 minutes
While crafting his Grammy-nominated album "Astroworld," Travis Scott juggles controversy, fatherhood and career highs in this intimate documentary.
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American Factory
August 22, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 110 minutes
In this documentary, hopes soar when a Chinese company reopens a shuttered factory in Ohio. But a culture clash threatens to shatter an American dream.
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Our Planet - Behind The Scenes
August 20, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 63 minutes
Years spent recording footage of creatures from every corner of the globe is bound to produce a bit of drama. Here's a behind-the-scenes look.
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Woodstock: Three Days that Defined a Generation
August 14, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 97 minutes
For the 50th anniversary of the legendary Woodstock festival, organizers and attendees reminisce about one of the defining moments of the 1960s.
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Calum von Moger: Unbroken
August 14, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 93 minutes
Bodybuilder and two-time Mr. Universe, Calum von Moger, reflects on his rise to fame and battle to come back from a debilitating injury.
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Armed to the Teeth
August 14, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 109 minutes
This documentary follows the controversy surrounding the 2010 murders of two students, who were framed as criminals and killed by the Mexican military.
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Westside vs. the World
August 10, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 96 minutes
A look into the journey of influential strength coach Louie Simmons and the Westside Barbell gym he founded, evolving the sport of powerlifting.
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Roll Red Roll
August 9, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 80 minutes
This compelling documentary follows the 2012 Steubenville, Ohio rape case, putting social media and high school football culture in the spotlight.
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The Pursuit
August 8, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 76 minutes
In a time of turbulence for the free market system, one economist explores how it has lifted billions out of poverty, and might just save us all.
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Screwball
August 7, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 104 minutes
A steroid peddler explains how he went from an unlicensed anti-aging expert to the point man for the biggest scandal in baseball history.
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Enter the Anime
August 6, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 58 minutes
What is anime? Through deep-dives with notable masterminds of this electrifying genre, this fast-paced peek behind the curtain seeks to find the answers.
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Léa & I
August 3, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 84 minutes
Best friends Léa and Camille explore the notion of healing while traveling to Latin America in search of a cure for a terminal disease.
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The Great Hack
July 25, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 114 minutes
Explore how a data company named Cambridge Analytica came to symbolize the dark side of social media in the wake of the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
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