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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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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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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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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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The Surgeon’s Cut (2020)

The Surgeon’s Cut (2020)

The Surgeon’s Cut (2020)
IMDb: 8.5
50 min

They’re philosophers, storytellers and pioneers in their fields. Four surgeons reflect on their lives and professions in this inspiring docuseries.

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Genre: Documentary
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Earth at Night in Color (2020)

Earth at Night in Color (2020)

Earth at Night in Color (2020)
IMDb: 8.3
30 min

Filmed across six continents, this docuseries uses cutting-edge camera technology to capture animals’ nocturnal lives, revealing new behaviours filmed in full color like never before.

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Bad Boy Billionaires: India (2020)

Bad Boy Billionaires: India (2020)

Bad Boy Billionaires: India (2020)
IMDb: 8.0
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This investigative docuseries explores the greed, fraud and corruption that built up – and ultimately brought down – India’s most infamous tycoons.

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Chef’s Table: BBQ (2020)

Chef’s Table: BBQ (2020)

Chef’s Table: BBQ (2020)
IMDb: 7.8
N/A

The Emmy-nominated series delves into the juicy, smoky world of barbecue, visiting acclaimed chefs and pitmasters in the US, Australia and Mexico.

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
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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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(Un)Well (2020)

(Un)Well (2020)

(Un)Well (2020)
IMDb: 6.4
55 min

This docuseries takes a deep dive into the lucrative wellness industry, which touts health and healing. But do the products live up to the promises?

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Tiny Creatures (2020)

Tiny Creatures (2020)

Tiny Creatures (2020)
IMDb: 4.9
25 min

Little animals embark on big adventures across the U.S. in a dramatic nature series that explores their hidden worlds and epic survival stories.

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
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Immigration Nation (2020)

Immigration Nation (2020)

Immigration Nation (2020)
IMDb: 7.4
60 min

With unprecedented access to ICE operations, as well as moving portraits of immigrants, this docuseries takes a deep look at U.S. immigration today.

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Connected (2020)

Connected (2020)

Connected (2020)
IMDb: 7.5
45 min

Science journalist Latif Nasser investigates the surprising and intricate ways in which we are connected to each other, the world and the universe.

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James May: Oh Cook! (2020)

James May: Oh Cook! (2020)

James May: Oh Cook! (2020)
IMDb: 7.6
30 min

James May is not a chef. But that’s the whole point: you don’t need to be a brilliant cook to make delicious food. Transporting us to the Far East, the...

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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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Chasing Happiness (2019)

Chasing Happiness (2019)

Chasing Happiness (2019)
IMDb: 7.8
96 min

From humble roots as pastor’s sons in New Jersey, through their meteoric rise to fame, the Jonas Brothers’ bond was unshakeable-until a surprising and painful breakup led Joe, Kevin and...

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#AnneFrank. Parallel Stories (2019)

#AnneFrank. Parallel Stories (2019)

#AnneFrank. Parallel Stories (2019)
IMDb: 6.5
92 min

One single Anne Frank moves us more than the countless others who suffered just as she did but whose faces have remained in the shadows-Primo Levi. The Oscar®-winning Helen Mirren...

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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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Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror (2019)

Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror (2019)

Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror (2019)
IMDb: 7.6
83 min

The untold history of Black Americans in Hollywood through their connection to the horror genre, delving into a century of genre films that by turns utilized, caricatured, exploited, sidelined, and...

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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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Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love (2019)

Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love (2019)

Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love (2019)
IMDb: 6.9
98 min

A story of enduring love between Leonard Cohen and his Norwegian muse, Marianne Ihlen. The film follows their relationship from their early days in Greece, a time of “free love”...

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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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Cursed Films (2020)

Cursed Films (2020)

Cursed Films (2020)
IMDb: 7.1
29 min

A five-part documentary series exploring the myths and legends behind some of Hollywood’s notoriously “cursed” horror film productIons. From plane accidents and bombings during the making of The Omen, to...

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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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Rise of Empires: Ottoman (2020)

Rise of Empires: Ottoman (2020)

Rise of Empires: Ottoman (2020)
IMDb: 7.9
50 min

Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II wages an epic campaign to take the Byzantine capital of Constantinople and shapes the course of history for centuries.

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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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McMillion$ (2020)

McMillion$ (2020)

McMillion$ (2020)
IMDb: 7.2
56 min

A detailed account of the McDonald’s Monopoly game scam during the 1990s as told by the participants in the case, including the prizewinners and the FBI agents who caught the...

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One Child Nation (2019)

One Child Nation (2019)

One Child Nation (2019)
IMDb: 7.5
88 min

Through interviews with both victims and instigators, Nanfu Wang, a first-time mother, breaks open decades of silence on a vast, unprecedented social experiment that shaped — and destroyed — countless...

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Grant (2020)

Grant (2020)

Grant (2020)
IMDb: 8.3
80 min

This documentary-series examines Grant’s life story using his perspective and experiences to explore a turbulent time in history: the Civil War and Reconstruction.

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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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