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Open Season 3 (2010), Bob Marley: The Making of a Legend (2011), Marley (2012), In Search of Kundun With Martin Scorsese (1998), Breath Made Visible (2009), Trust Us, This Is All Made Up (2009), United Nation: Three Decades of Drum & Bass (2020) ... Let's take a look at the following list...

Open Season 3 (2010)

Open Season 3 (2010)

5.1/10 Animation, Comedy, Family, Adventure

Boog's friends rally to bring him home from a Russian traveling circus.

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Bob Marley: The Making of a Legend (2011)

Bob Marley: The Making of a Legend (2011)

8.2/10 Musical, Romance, Documentary, Biography

Based on footage shot in the early seventies and lost for more than thirty years, NAACP IMAGE AWARD winner Esther Anderson takes us on a journey to Jamaica and into 56 HOPE ROAD, Kingston, to see and hear the young BOB MARLEY before he was famous. The film shows us the WAILERS' first rehearsal, when the idea of a Jamaican supergroup like the BEATLES or the STONES was ...Read all

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Marley (2012)

Marley (2012)

8.0/10 Documentary, Music

A documentary on the life, music, and legacy of Bob Marley.

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Breath Made Visible (2009)

Breath Made Visible (2009)

8.9/10 Documentary

American dance pioneer Anna Halprin helped redefine modern art through her belief in her medium's power to heal and teach.

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Trust Us, This Is All Made Up (2009)

Trust Us, This Is All Made Up (2009)

8.6/10 Documentary

Given the flawless results, it's hard to believe that comedians David Pasquesi and T.J. Jagodowski make up their entire act on the spot. This documentary records one of the long-running improv duo's hilarious performances at New York City's Barrow Street Theatre. The film also goes behind the scenes as the pair strategizes for that night's act, discusses the nuances of their creative partnership and reflects on their training at Chicago's The Second City improv troupe.

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United Nation: Three Decades of Drum & Bass (2020)

United Nation: Three Decades of Drum & Bass (2020)

8.1/10 Documentary, Music

EDM was born out of the Drum and Bass movement, which began in the early 1990's. The scene and its many style permutations have survived and thrived, and heavily influences Grime and the modern EDM arena.

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Food, Inc. (2008)

Food, Inc. (2008)

7.8/10 Documentary

An unflattering look inside America's corporate controlled food industry.

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An Accidental Studio: The Story of HandMade Films (2019)

An Accidental Studio: The Story of HandMade Films (2019)

10.0/10 Music, Documentary

The early days of HandMade Films from the perspective of the filmmakers, key personnel, and former Beatle George Harrison.

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Vince Vaughn's Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days & 30 Nights - Hollywood to the Heartland (2006)

Vince Vaughn's Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days & 30 Nights - Hollywood to the Heartland (2006)

6.0/10 Comedy, Documentary

Stand-up comics Ahmed Ahmed, John Caparulo, Bret Ernst and Sebastian Maniscalco join actor Vince Vaughn in a series of live performances. Blending comedy, improvisational sketches and music along with surprise celebrity guests, the group travels approximately 6,000 miles to bring their unique show to audiences in the South, West and Midwest.

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The Story of Plastic (2019)

The Story of Plastic (2019)

7.8/10 Documentary

We only know the end of the story...and that's just the beginning.

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Finding Babel (2015)

Finding Babel (2015)

7.3/10 Documentary, Other, Romance

The subversive masterpieces of Russian-Ukrainian writer Isaac Babel challenged the reality of life under rising totalitarianism, and led to his arrest and execution in 1940. In Finding Babel, Andrei Malaev-Babel confronts complex traces of a turbulent history that echo in his grandfather's writing and in the conflicts of today's Ukraine and Russia. Babel's fiction is ...Read all

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Last Train Home (2009)

Last Train Home (2009)

10.0/10 Documentary

Forced to live far away, two Chinese factory workers make an arduous journey once a year to visit their children, who barely know them.

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The Decline of Western Civilization Part III (1998)

The Decline of Western Civilization Part III (1998)

7.2/10 Documentary

The Decline of Western Civilization III is a 1998 documentary film that follows the gutter punk lifestyle of homeless teenagers.

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Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes (2018)

Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes (2018)

7.0/10 Documentary

A documentary that explores the rise and fall of the late Roger Ailes, from his early media influence on the Nixon presidency to his controversial leadership at Fox News.

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Great Directors (2009)

Great Directors (2009)

6.5/10 Documentary

Ten of the greatest filmmakers in the world passionately discuss their craft in Angela Ismailos' hugely entertaining documentary GREAT DIRECTORS.

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Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage (2010)

Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage (2010)

9.0/10 Biography, Documentary, Music

A documentary about the Canadian rock band Rush relates the group's 40-year history and examines its continuing popularity. Using extensive archival footage, it follows the resilient rockers, lead guitarist Alex Lifeson and singer/bassist Geddy Lee, from when they started the band in the late 1960s through to the present. A diverse group of interviewees, such as musician Billy Corgan, actor Jack Black and "South Park" creator Matt Stone, shares what makes the band so special.

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No Direction Home: Bob Dylan (2005)

No Direction Home: Bob Dylan (2005)

8.8/10 Biography, Documentary

Filmmaker Martin Scorsese traces Bob Dylan's evolution from folk troubadour to iconic rock star. Live concert footage and press conferences from the 1960s and a new interview with Dylan are used to draw a portrait of the legendary singer-songwriter.

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Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance (1993)

Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance (1993)

8.5/10 Documentary

In 1990 a disagreement over land rights between Mohawk Indians and the Canadian government leads to a 78-day standoff.

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How to Draw a Bunny (2002)

How to Draw a Bunny (2002)

8.1/10 Documentary

The cartoon rabbit that was artist Ray Johnson's signature serves as the inspiration for the title of this documentary that examines the work, life and untimely death of this one-of-a-kind artist. Interviews of fellow contemporary artists like Christo and Billy Name shine a light on the professional work and private life of Johnson, while archival video shows him in his element creating his unique artwork that combined everything from Pop Art images, rubber stamps and collage.

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What Goes Up (2009)

What Goes Up (2009)

5.4/10 Drama

Set in the mid-80's when a reporter is sent to cover the Challenger Space Shuttle launch only to become mixed up in the lives of some local students.

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