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Turning Point: 9/11 and the War on Terror (2021)

Turning Point: 9/11 and the War on Terror (2021)

Turning Point: 9/11 and the War on Terror (2021)
IMDb: 8.1
60 min

Modern history can be divided into two time frames: before 9/11 and after 9/11. This five-part docuseries is a cohesive chronicle of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the U.S.,...

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Summer of Soul (…or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised) (2021)

Summer of Soul (…or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised) (2021)

Summer of Soul (…or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised) (2021)
IMDb: 8.2
117 min

During the same summer as Woodstock, over 300,000 people attended the Harlem Cultural Festival, celebrating African American music and culture, and promoting Black pride and unity. The footage from the...

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Sir Alex Ferguson: Never Give In (2021)

Sir Alex Ferguson: Never Give In (2021)

Sir Alex Ferguson: Never Give In (2021)
IMDb: 8.3
108 min

A look at the life and legend of Sir Alex Ferguson, from his working-class roots in Glasgow through to his career as one of the greatest football managers of all...

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Woodstock 99: Peace, Love, and Rage (2021)

Woodstock 99: Peace, Love, and Rage (2021)

Woodstock 99: Peace, Love, and Rage (2021)
IMDb: 7.1
110 min

Explore Woodstock 99, a three-day music festival promoted to echo unity and counterculture idealism of the original 1969 concert but instead devolved into riots, looting and sexual assaults.

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Untold: Malice at the Palace (2021)

Untold: Malice at the Palace (2021)

Untold: Malice at the Palace (2021)
IMDb: 7.5
69 min

Key figures from an infamous November 19th 2004 incident between players and fans at an NBA game in Michigan discuss the fight, its fallout and its lasting legacy.

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Val (2021)

Val (2021)

Val (2021)
IMDb: 7.8
109 min

For over 40 years Val Kilmer, one of Hollywood’s most mercurial and/or misunderstood actors has been documenting his own life and craft through film and video. He has amassed thousands...

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Uncle Tom (2020)

Uncle Tom (2020)

Uncle Tom (2020)
IMDb: 8.8
106 min

In a collection of intimate interviews with some of America’s most provocative black conservative thinkers, Uncle Tom takes a unique look at being black in America. Featuring media personalities, ministers,...

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Fireball: Visitors From Darker Worlds (2020)

Fireball: Visitors From Darker Worlds (2020)

Fireball: Visitors From Darker Worlds (2020)
IMDb: 7.0
97 min

This remarkable journey across our planet and universe explores how meteorites, shooting stars, and deep impacts have awoken our wonder about other realms—and make us rethink our destinies.

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The Mystery of D.B. Cooper (2020)

The Mystery of D.B. Cooper (2020)

The Mystery of D.B. Cooper (2020)
IMDb: 6.5
87 min

This documentary brings to life the stories of four people believed by their family and friends to be “DB Cooper,” a man who hijacked a 727 flying out of Seattle...

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A Life of Speed: The Juan Manuel Fangio Story (2020)

A Life of Speed: The Juan Manuel Fangio Story (2020)

A Life of Speed: The Juan Manuel Fangio Story (2020)
IMDb: 6.8
92 min

Juan Manuel Fangio was the Formula One king, winning five world championships in the early 1950s — before protective gear or safety features were used.

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Console Wars (2020)

Console Wars (2020)

Console Wars (2020)
IMDb: 7.0
93 min

In 1990, SEGA, a fledgling arcade company assembled a team of misfits to take on the greatest video game company in the world, Nintendo. It was a once-in-a-lifetime, no-holds-barred conflict...

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Showbiz Kids (2020)

Showbiz Kids (2020)

Showbiz Kids (2020)
IMDb: 7.0
95 min

A documentary chronicling the shared experiences of prominent former child stars and the personal and professional price of fame and failure on a child.

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The Three Deaths of Marisela Escobedo (2020)

The Three Deaths of Marisela Escobedo (2020)

The Three Deaths of Marisela Escobedo (2020)
IMDb: 8.2
109 min

Follows a mother’s tireless crusade to jail her daughter’s murderer after Mexico’s justice system failed to do so.

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My Octopus Teacher (2020)

My Octopus Teacher (2020)

My Octopus Teacher (2020)
IMDb: 8.1
84 min

After years of swimming every day in the freezing ocean at the tip of Africa, Craig Foster meets an unlikely teacher: a young octopus who displays remarkable curiosity. Visiting her...

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Derek DelGaudio’s In & of Itself (2020)

Derek DelGaudio’s In & of Itself (2020)

Derek DelGaudio’s In & of Itself (2020)
IMDb: 8.3
90 min

Storyteller and Conceptual Magician Derek DelGaudio attempts to understand the illusory nature of identity and answer the deceptively simple question ‘Who am I?’

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After Truth: Disinformation and the Cost of Fake News (2020)

After Truth: Disinformation and the Cost of Fake News (2020)

After Truth: Disinformation and the Cost of Fake News (2020)
IMDb: 6.9
95 min

An investigation into the ongoing threat caused by the phenomenon of “fake news” in the U.S., focusing on the real-life consequences that disinformation, conspiracy theories and false news stories have...

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Time (2020)

Time (2020)

Time (2020)
IMDb: 6.8
81 min

Fox Rich, indomitable matriarch and modern-day abolitionist, strives to keep her family together while fighting for the release of her incarcerated husband. An intimate, epic, and unconventional love story, filmed...

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Dick Johnson Is Dead (2020)

Dick Johnson Is Dead (2020)

Dick Johnson Is Dead (2020)
IMDb: 7.5
89 min

With this inventive portrait, director Kirsten Johnson seeks a way to keep her 86-year-old father alive forever. Utilizing moviemaking magic and her family’s dark humor, she celebrates Dr. Dick Johnson’s...

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Some Kind of Heaven (2021)

Some Kind of Heaven (2021)

Some Kind of Heaven (2021)
IMDb: 7.2
83 min

Behind the gates of a palm-tree-lined fantasyland, three residents and one interloper at America’s largest retirement community strive to find happiness.

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The Painter and the Thief (2020)

The Painter and the Thief (2020)

The Painter and the Thief (2020)
IMDb: 7.6
102 min

When two of artist Barbora Kysilkova’s most valuable paintings are stolen from a gallery at Frogner in Oslo, the police are able to find the thief after a few days,...

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Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind (2020)

Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind (2020)

Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind (2020)
IMDb: 7.1
100 min

Explore the personal and professional triumphs and challenges of actor Natalie Wood, which have often been overshadowed by her premature death.

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Human Nature (2019)

Human Nature (2019)

Human Nature (2019)
IMDb: 7.7
107 min

The biggest tech revolution of the 21st century isn’t digital, it’s biological. A breakthrough called CRISPR gives us unprecedented control over the basic building blocks of life. It opens the...

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In Search of Darkness: A Journey Into Iconic ’80s Horror (2019)

In Search of Darkness: A Journey Into Iconic ’80s Horror (2019)

In Search of Darkness: A Journey Into Iconic ’80s Horror (2019)
IMDb: 8.0
264 min

An exploration of ’80s horror movies through the perspective of the actors, directors, producers and SFX craftspeople who made them, and their impact on contemporary cinema.

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Halston (2019)

Halston (2019)

Halston (2019)
IMDb: 7.0
105 min

From Iowa to Studio 54, this investigation into the rags-to-riches story of America’s first superstar designer uncovers the cautionary tale of an artist who sold his name to Wall Street.

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The Booksellers (2020)

The Booksellers (2020)

The Booksellers (2020)
IMDb: 6.9
99 min

What once seemed like an esoteric world now seems essential to our culture: the community of rare book dealers and collectors who, in their love of the delicacy and tactility...

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Love, Antosha (2019)

Love, Antosha (2019)

Love, Antosha (2019)
IMDb: 8.1
92 min

From a prolific career in film and television, Anton Yelchin left an indelible legacy as an actor. Through his journals and other writings, his photography, the original music he wrote,...

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Ice on Fire (2019)

Ice on Fire (2019)

Ice on Fire (2019)
IMDb: 7.5
98 min

An eye-opening documentary that asks the question: Are we going to let climate change destroy civilization, or will we act on technologies that can reverse it? Featuring never-before-seen solutions on...

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Wrinkles the Clown (2019)

Wrinkles the Clown (2019)

Wrinkles the Clown (2019)
IMDb: 4.8
75 min

In Florida, parents can hire Wrinkles the Clown to scare their misbehaving children.

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ZZ Top: That Little Ol’ Band From Texas (2019)

ZZ Top: That Little Ol’ Band From Texas (2019)

ZZ Top: That Little Ol’ Band From Texas (2019)
IMDb: 7.5
91 min

The story of how three oddball teenage bluesmen became one of the biggest, most beloved bands on the planet.

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Honeyland (2019)

Honeyland (2019)

Honeyland (2019)
IMDb: 8.0
89 min

When nomadic beekeepers break Honeyland’s basic rule (take half of the honey, but leave half to the bees), the last female beehunter in Europe must save the bees and restore...

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Hoaxed (2019)

Hoaxed (2019)

Hoaxed (2019)
IMDb: 7.2
125 min

An insider’s look at the fake news phenomenon and the consequences of media misinformation. Interviews from those who have been accused of spreading it themselves are featured in variety throughout...

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Rewind (2019)

Rewind (2019)

Rewind (2019)
IMDb: 8.0
86 min

Digging through the vast collection of his father’s home videos, a young man reconstructs the unthinkable story of his boyhood and exposes vile abuse passed through generations.

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The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley (2019)

The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley (2019)

The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley (2019)
IMDb: 7.1
119 min

With a magical new invention that promised to revolutionize blood testing, Elizabeth Holmes became the world’s youngest self-made billionaire, heralded as the next Steve Jobs. Then, overnight, her 10-billion-dollar company...

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At the Heart of Gold: Inside the USA Gymnastics Scandal (2019)

At the Heart of Gold: Inside the USA Gymnastics Scandal (2019)

At the Heart of Gold: Inside the USA Gymnastics Scandal (2019)
IMDb: 8.0
88 min

A look inside the USA gymnastics sexual abuse scandal that shook the sports world in 2017 depicting a landscape in which women spend their youth seeking victory on a world...

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Fantastic Fungi (2019)

Fantastic Fungi (2019)

Fantastic Fungi (2019)
IMDb: 7.7
81 min

A vivid journey into the mysterious subterranean world of mycelium and its fruit— the mushroom. A story that begins 3.5 billion years ago, fungi makes the soil that supports life,...

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Penguins (2019)

Penguins (2019)

Penguins (2019)
IMDb: 7.1
76 min

The story of Steve, an Adélie penguin, on a quest to find a life partner and start a family. When Steve meets with Wuzzo the emperor penguin they become friends....

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Root Cause (2019)

Root Cause (2019)

Root Cause (2019)
IMDb: 4.8
75 min

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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Fyre Fraud (2019)

Fyre Fraud (2019)

Fyre Fraud (2019)
IMDb: 6.8
96 min

A true-crime comedy exploring a failed music festival turned internet meme at the nexus of social media influence, late-stage capitalism, and morality in the post-truth era.

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The Spy Who Fell to Earth (2019)

The Spy Who Fell to Earth (2019)

The Spy Who Fell to Earth (2019)
IMDb: 6.6
94 min

Based on Dr. Ahron Bregman’s book, this documentary examines the life and mysterious death of Ashraf Marwan, an Egyptian billionaire and double agent.

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2040 (2019)

2040 (2019)

2040 (2019)
IMDb: 7.2
92 min

A three year self-described labour of love, 2040 takes the form of a visual letter from the filmmaker to his four-year-old daughter Velvet, showing her what the year 2040 could...

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