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Richard Linklater: Dream Is Destiny (2016), Andy Warhol: A Documentary Film (2006), The Castle (1997), Cameraman: The Life & Work of Jack Cardiff (2010), Marlene (1984), Easy Riders, Raging Bulls (2003), The Celluloid Closet (1996) ... Let's take a look at the following list...

Richard Linklater: Dream Is Destiny (2016)

Richard Linklater: Dream Is Destiny (2016)

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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Andy Warhol: A Documentary Film (2006)

Andy Warhol: A Documentary Film (2006)

10.0/10 Documentary

Rare archival film footage and interviews illustrate filmmaker Ric Burns' tribute to art-world icon Andy Warhol.

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The Castle (1997)

The Castle (1997)

7.8/10 Comedy, Gay & Lesbian, Documentary

A documentary surveying the various Hollywood screen depictions of homosexuals and the attitudes behind them throughout the history of North American film.

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Cameraman: The Life & Work of Jack Cardiff (2010)

Cameraman: The Life & Work of Jack Cardiff (2010)

7.7/10 Documentary

In 2001 Jack Cardiff (1914-2009) became the first director of photography in the history of the Academy Awards to win an Honorary Oscar. But the first time he clasped the famous statuette in his hand was a half-century earlier when his Technicolor camerawork was awarded for Powell and Pressburger's Black Narcissus. Beyond John Huston's The African Queen and King Vidor...Read all

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Marlene (1984)

Marlene (1984)

7.6/10 Documentary

Retrospective on the career of enigmatic screen diva Marlene Dietrich.

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Easy Riders, Raging Bulls (2003)

Easy Riders, Raging Bulls (2003)

7.5/10 Documentary

A look at 1970s Hollywood when it was known as New Hollywood, and the director was the star of the movie.

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The Celluloid Closet (1996)

The Celluloid Closet (1996)

9.7/10 Gay & Lesbian, Documentary

Filmmakers Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman look at the depiction of homosexuality in film. Lily Tomlin narrates.

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The Making of a Legend: Gone With the Wind (1989)

The Making of a Legend: Gone With the Wind (1989)

9.2/10 Documentary

Filmmaker David Hinton traces the evolution of the classic 1939 film "Gone with the Wind," from its beginnings as a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel to its landmark status in the canon of 20th-century American cinema. Focusing on the film's creative linchpin, producer David O. Selznick, and his power struggles with the project's three directors, Hinton provides compelling insights into the making of the film, using a mix of interview subjects and never-before-seen screen tests.

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A Decade Under the Influence (2003)

A Decade Under the Influence (2003)

7.7/10 Documentary

Between the death of the old Hollywood studio system and the rise of the counterculture, the late 1960s and early '70s were a near-revolutionary time in American filmmaking, as detailed in this documentary by Ted Demme and Richard LaGravanese. Equally influenced by the foreign films of art-house cinemas and the cheap B-movies of late-night TV, eager young filmmakers and actors rewrote Hollywood's rules. This film includes interviews with most of the era's leading figures.

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Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound (2019)

Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound (2019)

7.6/10 Documentary

An exploration of the history and emotional power of cinema sound, as revealed by legendary sound designers and visionary directors, via interviews, clips from movies, and a look at their actual process of creation and discovery.

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The Universal Story (1996)

The Universal Story (1996)

6.4/10 Documentary

Inspired by Hans Christian Anderson's classic story, the Ugly Duckling teams up with friend Scruffy, and the lovable misfits embark on a journey that helps them realize that their differences are what make them special.

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Something's Gonna Live (2009)

Something's Gonna Live (2009)

10.0/10 Documentary

Despite the criticisms leveled against it, the old Hollywood studio system produced many classic films and nurtured the careers of some of moviedom's top artists. Documentarian Daniel Raim turns the camera on several men who spent a lifetime behind it, among them production designer Robert Boyle, cinematographer Haskell Wexler and illustrator Harold Michelson. The group reminisce about their careers and the many well-known and celebrated movies they worked on.

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It's All True (1993)

It's All True (1993)

8.3/10 Documentary

In 1942, fresh off the success of "Citizen Kane," director Orson Welles journeys to Brazil to make a documentary. The unscripted look at bullfighting, the samba and three fisherman making a voyage of protest on the open sea stuns the studio with its daring storytelling and politics. The unfinished film is scuttled, and so is the director's career. The story of the debacle is told through interviews with Welles and others involved in the project, plus rarely viewed scenes from the documentary.

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The First Film (2015)

The First Film (2015)

7.6/10 Documentary, Biography, Drama, Crime

A convicted murderer who has spent 23 years on Death Row tells his story.

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My Winnipeg (2007)

My Winnipeg (2007)

7.6/10 Documentary, Comedy, Drama

Fact, fantasy and memory are woven seamlessly together in this portrait of film-maker Guy Maddin's home town of Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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Drew: The Man Behind the Poster (2013)

Drew: The Man Behind the Poster (2013)

7.5/10 Documentary, Biography

A documentary on legendary movie-poster artist Drew Struzan.

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Audrey (2020)

Audrey (2020)

7.5/10 Documentary

Filmmaker Helena Coan examines the remarkable life and career of actress, fashion icon and humanitarian Audrey Hepburn.

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Lost in La Mancha (2002)

Lost in La Mancha (2002)

7.3/10 Documentary

Terry Gilliam's doomed attempt to get his film, The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (2018), off the ground.

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Steve McQueen: American Icon (2017)

Steve McQueen: American Icon (2017)

7.1/10 Documentary

Steve McQueen truly is an American Icon. One of America's most endearing and intriguing movie stars, he "is still the King of Cool" according to Esquire Magazine-50 years after the zenith of his career. The strangest thing about him, however, is barely known, despite countless biographies and articles. Steve McQueen was a believer in Jesus Christ. On the surface McQue...Read all

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This Changes Everything (2018)

This Changes Everything (2018)

6.9/10 Documentary

An investigative look and analysis of gender disparity in Hollywood, featuring accounts from well-known actors, executives and artists in the Industry.

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Elstree 1976 (2015)

Elstree 1976 (2015)

5.9/10 Documentary

Actors and extras reminisce about their time on the set of Star Wars (1977) and how making the film affected their lives.

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