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Pope Francis: A Man of His Word
January 22, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 96 minutes
Documentary filmmaker Wim Wenders travels the world with Pope Francis, recording the controversial pontiff's humanist views in a sharply divided age.
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FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happened
January 22, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 97 minutes
The Fyre Festival was billed as a luxury music experience on a posh private island, but it failed spectacularly in the hands of a cocky entrepreneur.
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Patria
January 19, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 89 minutes
Paco Ignacio Taibo II brings his book trilogy to life, highlighting Mexico's history in 1854-1867, a period he considers foundational to the country.
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Old Lord Savanna
January 19, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 96 minutes
This documentary captures the environmental and societal impact of Brazil's Cerrado savanna suffering from severe deforestation.
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Drake: Rewriting the Rules
January 17, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 74 minutes
A child actor from Canada changed the game in hip-hop by blending bars with melodies. This documentary follows Drake's unique journey to superstardom.
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Abducted in Plain Sight
January 17, 2019 | Documentaries | 2017 | 90 minutes
In this true crime documentary, a family falls prey to the manipulative charms of a neighbor, who abducts their adolescent daughter. Twice.
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The Devil We Know
January 17, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 88 minutes
This documentary details DuPont's alleged decades-long cover-up of the potential harm caused by chemicals used to make popular Teflon products.
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ReMastered: Massacre at the Stadium
January 14, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 64 minutes
The shocking murder of singer Victor Jara in 1973 turned him into a powerful symbol of Chile's struggle. Decades later, a quest for justice unfolds.
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Catwalk: Tales from the Cat Show Circuit
January 14, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 75 minutes
This fun, charming documentary follows the exploits of some very feline-friendly folks as they strive to get their kitties crowned Canada’s top cat.
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Jugaad
January 10, 2019 | Documentaries | 2017 | 52 minutes
Following the stories of five diverse individuals, this documentary offers a glimpse into the indomitable tenacity of several Mumbai residents.
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Kurt & Courtney
January 10, 2019 | Documentaries | 1998 | 95 minutes
This film charts Nirvana's Kurt Cobain's rise to fame, his drug-addled romance with Courtney Love and the conspiracy theories surrounding his death.
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Root Cause
January 7, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 75 minutes
A man’s 10-year search for the underlying cause of his chronic illnesses becomes an exposé of the dental root canal procedure's harmful health risks.
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Bill Hicks: Reflections
January 7, 2019 | Documentaries | 2015 | 34 minutes
This documentary about comedian Bill Hicks offers insight into his irreverent takes on, well, everything. Brother Steve Hicks is the star witness.
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Sad Hill Unearthed
January 3, 2019 | Documentaries | 2017 | 83 minutes
An eclectic group of fans of 1966's "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" attempt to restore the cemetery set in Spain where the movie's climax was filmed.
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Kevyn Aucoin: Beauty & the Beast in Me
January 3, 2019 | Documentaries | 2017 | 90 minutes
Makeup artist Kevyn Aucoin worked with top supermodels in the 1980s and 1990s. Personal videos merged with interviews provide a peek into his life.
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The Bill Murray Stories: Life Lessons Learned From a Mythical Man
January 3, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 71 minutes
This documentary highlights spontaneous encounters with the elusive, comedic veteran, who touches lives by simply showing up anywhere.
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Senna
January 3, 2019 | Documentaries | 2010 | 105 minutes
This fast-paced documentary profiles Ayrton Senna, one of the greatest drivers in the history of Formula One racing, and a hero in his native Brazil.
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Mexicanos de Bronce
December 31, 2018 | Documentaries | 2016 | 99 minutes
When street vices keep them coming back, three prisoners make sense of their lives in a penitentiary -- and beyond it -- through rap.
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Oasis: Supersonic
December 31, 2018 | Documentaries | 2016 | 122 minutes
This film details the rise of British rock group Oasis and the creativity and chaos that brothers Noel and Liam Gallagher brought to the iconic band.
Avicii: True Stories
December 31, 2018 | Documentaries | 2017 | 97 minutes
Follow the meteoric rise of Tim Bergling, aka Avicii, from Swedish teenager to the creative force behind "Wake Me Up," "You Make Me" and other hits.
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Memory Love
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Soni
While fighting crimes against women in Delhi, a short-fused policewoman and her level-headed female boss grapple with gender issues in their own lives.
Pope Francis: A Man of His Word
Documentary filmmaker Wim Wenders travels the world with Pope Francis, recording the controversial pontiff's humanist views in a sharply divided age.