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Clarence Clemons: Who Do I Think I Am?
November 15, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 88 minutes
This intimate documentary follows the life of legendary saxophonist Clarence Clemons and his spiritual awakening before his death in 2011.
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To Be of Service
November 14, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 87 minutes
Traumatized by combat, newly returned war veterans find solace in service dogs that guide them back to a fulfilling civilian life.
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Spitfire: The Plane that Saved the World
November 2, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 95 minutes
In this epic documentary, last-surviving veterans trace the history of a legendary fighter aircraft that dominated the air during the Battle of Britain.
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Fire in Paradise
November 2, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 40 minutes
In this documentary, survivors recall the catastrophic 2018 Camp Fire, which razed the town of Paradise and became California’s deadliest wildfire.
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The Road to El Camino: Behind the Scenes of El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie
October 31, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 13 minutes
Aaron Paul, Vince Gilligan and other cast members, producers and crew share stories and footage from the making of "El Camino."
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Little Miss Sumo
October 29, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 19 minutes
In an ancient sport traditionally reserved for men, 20-year-old female sumo prodigy Hiyori attempts to revolutionize Japan’s national pastime.
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A 3 Minute Hug
October 29, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 28 minutes
This documentary captures the joy and heartbreak of families separated by the U.S.-Mexico border sharing a short but bittersweet reunion in 2018.
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It Takes a Lunatic
October 26, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 126 minutes
The extraordinary life of beloved acting teacher and theatre producer Wynn Handman is recalled in this portrait of a provocative, innovative artist.
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Echo in the Canyon
October 25, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 82 minutes
An affectionate documentary looks back at the mid-1960s, when Hollywood’s Laurel Canyon was a creative nexus for young, innovative musicians.
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Jenny Slate: Stage Fright
October 24, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 66 minutes
Jenny Slate's first stand-up special is a mix of stage time, funny stories about adulthood and conversations with family in her childhood home.
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Dancing with the Birds
October 24, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 51 minutes
From ruffling their majestic feathers to nailing im-peck-able courtship routines, birds in paradise flaunt their best moves in hopes of landing a mate.
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Tell Me Who I Am
October 20, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 85 minutes
In this documentary, Alex trusts his twin, Marcus, to tell him about his past after he loses his memory. But Marcus is hiding a dark family secret.
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The Game Changers
October 18, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 85 minutes
Talking to scientists and elite athletes, a UFC fighter explores the misconceptions of eating meat for strength and the benefits of a plant-based diet.
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League of Legends Origins
October 18, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 77 minutes
Fans, experts and creators of the "League of Legends" detail the game’s rise from free demo to global esports titan.
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Ghosts of Sugar Land
October 18, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 21 minutes
Shocked when their friend embraces extremism, a group of Muslim Americans in Texas recount their time with him and theories about his fate.
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Salam - The First ****** Nobel Laureate
October 3, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 75 minutes
Shunned by his country due to religion, Abdus Salam strives for an achievement that would define modern physics and redefine his place back home.
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Cultivating the Seas: History and Future of the Full-Cycle Cultured Kindai Tuna
October 2, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 45 minutes
An in-depth look at the full-cycle breeding program for bluefin Kindai tuna pioneered by Kinki University’s Aqua Culture Research Institute.
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Birders
September 27, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 37 minutes
Bird watchers on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border share their enthusiasm for protecting and preserving some of the world's most beautiful species.
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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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Clarence Clemons: Who Do I Think I Am?
This intimate documentary follows the life of legendary saxophonist Clarence Clemons and his spiritual awakening before his death in 2011.
The Stranded
Trapped on an island destroyed by a tsunami, the students of an elite school try to hold on to hope. But mysterious forces seem to work against them.
Fadily Camara : La plus drôle de tes copines
Irrepressible French comedian Fadily Camara weaves jokes, vivid characters and physical comedy into a lively stand-up show at La Cigale in Paris.