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Iron Cowboy: The Story of the 50.50.50
July 21, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 76 minutes
A record-setting triathlete dares to complete 50 Ironman races -- a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike ride, and a 26.2-mile run -- in 50 days in 50 states.
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Jack of all Trades
July 17, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 85 minutes
Once upon a time, baseball cards were as much an American pastime as the sport. But then scandal rocked the multi-million-dollar industry for good.
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Parchís: the Documentary
July 12, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 106 minutes
The spotlight's on Parchís, a record company-created Spanish boy/girl band that had unprecedented success with Top 10 songs and hit films in the '80s.
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The Accountant of Auschwitz
July 10, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 78 minutes
Decades after WWII, a former SS officer stands trial in his native Germany after being charged for his complicity in the murder of Jews at Auschwitz.
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NOVA: Black Hole Apocalypse
July 10, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 112 minutes
Astrophysicists show how black holes might hold answers to how the universe evolved, leading to life on Earth and, ultimately, the human race.
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NOVA: First Face of America
July 10, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 53 minutes
During risky expeditions in an underwater cave, scientists unearth a 13,000-year-old skeleton to gain insight into the earliest known humans in America.
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NOVA: Decoding the Weather Machine
July 10, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 113 minutes
Scientists investigate Earth’s climate machine, looking for clues across the globe, from Greenland’s ice sheet to the desert of Australia.
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El testigo
July 10, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 72 minutes
Colombian photojournalist Jesús Abad Colorado shares the stories behind a series of civil war photographs he captured throughout the '80s and '90s.
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NOVA: The Impossible Flight
July 10, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 112 minutes
Two adventurous pilots attempt to fly around the world without using any fuel, relying only on the power of the sun.
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NOVA: Thai Cave Rescue
July 10, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 52 minutes
An international team of rescue workers race to save 12 young soccer players and their coach trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand.
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NOVA: Prediction by the Numbers
July 10, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 52 minutes
With the science of forecasting flourishing, this documentary explores how predictions inform our lives and statistics and algorithms' reliability.
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River, el más grande siempre
July 10, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 104 minutes
Experience the highlights of Argentine soccer team Club Atlético River Plate's long history, from its early development to its major victories.
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Rubaru Roshni
June 27, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 108 minutes
After the brutal murders of their loved ones, three individuals share how they healed through forgiveness in this documentary presented by Aamir Khan.
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The Long Goodbye: The Kara Tippetts Story
June 26, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 87 minutes
Faced with terminal breast cancer, a courageous wife and mother turns her suffering into a resilient message of faith, love and compassion.
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Memory Games
June 21, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 86 minutes
Glimpse into the brain's vast potential for memorization through the eyes of four competitive memory athletes as they share techniques and insights.
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The Edge of Democracy
June 21, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 121 minutes
Political documentary and personal memoir collide in this exploration into the complex truth behind the unraveling of two Brazilian presidencies.
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Bob Lazar: Area 51 & Flying Saucers
June 19, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 96 minutes
He knows the government's secrets. He knows if aliens are real. And he wants to, finally, tell you the truth.
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3 Seconds Divorce
June 15, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 53 minutes
A Muslim women's activist group in India protests against oral divorces, starting a movement to reclaim their religious and constitutional rights.
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Life Overtakes Me
June 15, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 40 minutes
In the grip of trauma, hundreds of refugee children in Sweden withdraw from life's uncertainties into a coma-like illness called Resignation Syndrome.
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Oprah Winfrey Presents: When They See Us Now
June 14, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 61 minutes
Oprah Winfrey talks with the exonerated men once known as the Central Park Five, plus the cast and producers who tell their story in "When They See Us."
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Typewriter
Three young friends in Goa plan to search an old villa for ghosts, but when a new family moves in, the home’s buried past resurfaces in chilling ways.
Sexy Central
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