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Facing Ali, Suzi Q, Iron Maiden: Flight 666, Against the Tide, Sammy Davis, Jr.: I've Gotta Be Me, Hey, Boo: Harper Lee and To Kill a Mockingbird, Addicted to Porn: Chasing the Cardboard Butterfly ... Let's take a look at the following list...

Facing Ali

Facing Ali

8.0/10 Biography, Documentary

Ten of Muhammad Ali's former rivals pay tribute to the three-time world heavyweight champion.

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Suzi Q

Suzi Q

7.3/10 Documentary, Music

Story of trailblazing American rock singer-songwriter Suzi Quatro, who helped redefine the role of women in rock 'n' roll when she broke out in 1973.

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Iron Maiden: Flight 666

Iron Maiden: Flight 666

8.3/10 Documentary

A chronological account of the heavy metal band Iron Maiden's 2008 world tour through India, Australia, Japan, USA, Canada, Mexico and South America in a jet piloted by the band's front man, Bruce Dickinson. Features interviews with the musicians, their road crew and fans.

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Against the Tide

Against the Tide

7.7/10 Documentary, Horror, Action

Against the Tide is a compelling film that documents what happened in the United States during the Holocaust.

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Sammy Davis, Jr.: I've Gotta Be Me

Sammy Davis, Jr.: I've Gotta Be Me

7.6/10 Documentary

A star-studded roster of interviewees (including Jerry Lewis, Whoopi Goldberg and Billy Crystal) pay tribute to the legendary, multi-talented song-and-dance man.

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Hey, Boo: Harper Lee and To Kill a Mockingbird

Hey, Boo: Harper Lee and To Kill a Mockingbird

7.5/10 Documentary

It is our national novel. Reading to Kill a Mockingbird is something we all have in common. Harper Lee's first and only novel turns 50 this summer and the author hasn't given an interview since 1964 or published a second book. In compelling interviews with Scott Turow, James McBride, Wally Lamb, Rosanne Cash, Anna Quindlen, Oprah Winfrey,Tom Brokaw, among others, and ...Read all

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Addicted to Porn: Chasing the Cardboard Butterfly

Addicted to Porn: Chasing the Cardboard Butterfly

4.7/10 Drama, Documentary, History

Like it or not, porn is here and it is harmful. In this controversial film, award-winning filmmaker Justin Hunt dissects the impact of pornography on societies around the globe, from how it affects the brain of the individual, to how modern technology leads to greater exposure to youth, to watching it literally tear a family apart. In what may well be one of the most ...Read all

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Last Train Home

Last Train Home

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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How to Eat Your Watermelon in White Company (And Enjoy It)

How to Eat Your Watermelon in White Company (And Enjoy It)

9.2/10 Documentary

Melvin Van Peebles was one of the first black directors to challenge the white establishment in his films, which include "Watermelon Man" and "Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song." In this documentary, the life of Van Peebles is discussed, including his work not only in film, but also as a novelist, actor, musician, stock trader and even Air Force pilot. Interview subjects include Gil Scott-Heron, Spike lee and Melvin's son and fellow filmmaker, Mario Van Peebles.

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Matangi/Maya/M.I.A.

Matangi/Maya/M.I.A.

8.9/10 Documentary, Music

Drawn from a never before seen cache of personal footage spanning decades, Stephen Loveridge creates an intimate portrait of the Sri Lankan artist and musician known as M.I.A.

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Monkey Business: The Adventures of Curious George's Creators

Monkey Business: The Adventures of Curious George's Creators

8.3/10 Documentary

A documentary film exploring the extraordinary lives of Hans and Margret Rey, the authors of the beloved Curious George children's books.

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Wyeth

Wyeth

8.3/10 Documentary

WYETH tells the story of one of America's most popular, but least understood, artists. While his exhibitions routinely broke attendance records, art world critics continually assaulted his work.

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The Godfathers of Hardcore

The Godfathers of Hardcore

7.5/10 Documentary, Music

Follows the two of the most respected men in underground music, Roger Miret and Vinnie Stigma of the band Agnostic Front.

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Everything Is Copy

Everything Is Copy

7.4/10 Documentary

A look at the life and work of writer/filmmaker Nora Ephron.

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Richard Linklater: Dream Is Destiny

Richard Linklater: Dream Is Destiny

7.3/10 Documentary

A feature documentary on the life and work of filmmaker, Richard Linklater. Produced and Directed by Louis Black (founder of SXSW Festivals and the Austin Chronicle) and Karen Bernstein (Emmy and Grammy Award winning documentary filmmaker), this is an unusual look at a fiercely independent style of filmmaking that arose from Austin, Texas in the 1980s/ early 90's and ...Read all

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Here to Be Heard: The Story of the Slits

Here to Be Heard: The Story of the Slits

7.2/10 Documentary, Music

The tale of the formation, journey and end of the seminal Punk/Reggae band The Slits.

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Marcel Duchamp: The Art of the Possible

Marcel Duchamp: The Art of the Possible

7.2/10 Documentary

The film explores the life, philosophy and impact of one of the most influential early 20th century modernists, Marcel Duchamp. The film breaks down Duchamp's ideas and applies them to both historical events and the modernist explosion that blanketed the early 20th century. Art of the Possible isn't simply a biopic; rather, the film shows how Duchamp's ideas changed t...Read all

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Joe Cocker: Mad Dog with Soul

Joe Cocker: Mad Dog with Soul

7.2/10 Documentary

The story of singer Joe Cocker is told through archive footage and interviews for close associates.

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The Stranger Beside Me

The Stranger Beside Me

7.1/10 Fantasy, Drama, Documentary

Sting's wife Trudie Styler documents the turbulent bureaucracy both Sting and the filmmakers went through in order to complete The Emperor's New Groove (2000), a Disney film that underwent extensive storyline changes from start to finish.

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Comedian

Comedian

6.9/10 Documentary

A look at the work of two stand-up comics, Jerry Seinfeld and a lesser-known newcomer, detailing the effort and frustration behind putting together a successful act and career while living a life on the road.

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Brakhage

Brakhage

6.4/10 Documentary

A film about the life and work of avant-garde filmmaker Stan Brakhage.

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