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Vice: Season 4, Episode 4 - “Beating Blindness and White Collar Weed”

Vice explores two sides of healthcare: one promising, and one troubling.

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Vice: Season 4, Episode 3 - “Right to Die”

Vice explores the debate surrounding right to assisted suicide, straight from the mouths of those seeking it.

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‘Mavis!’ Puts Mavis Staples, and Her Influence on Music, Centre Stage

Even if Mavis! covers a lot of ground quickly, it offers an entertaining tribute to one hell of a performer.

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‘Human’: A Conversation With Yann Arthus-Bertrand

Yann Arthus-Bertrand comes down to earth at the Venice Film Festival and talks about his new film, Human.

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‘Containment’ Fiercely and Poetically Lays Out the Forever Effects of Nuclear Waste

How do we warn people of the future about our deadly legacy?

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Vice: Season 4, Episode 2 - “Escape to Europe and Cycle of Terror”

Vice tackles the Syrian refugee crisis, and the world's response.

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Stoned, Goofy… ‘Rolling Papers’ Shows It’s All in a Day’s Work Covering the Marijuana Industry

Rolling Papers is a compelling documentary about how the Denver Post covered the legalization of marijuana in Colorado.

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‘The Other Side’ Shows a World Turned Inside Out

This film offers art that is alarming, life that is ruined, rage that is ongoing.

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Vice: Season 4, Episode 1 - “Boko Haram and Unnatural Selection”

Vice returns with equal parts terror and optimism in its fourth season premiere.

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In ‘Mountains May Depart’ China’s Future Is Coming, Like It or Not

Jia Zhangke’s quasi-surreal triptych captures a fractured China losing its bearings amidst momentous changes.

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‘Jim: The James Foley Story’: Remembering and Not Knowing

Jim: The James Foley Story makes you aware of the need for more storytelling and more visibility, more open doors and more lessons shared.

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‘Take Me to the River’, Please

This promising documentary about the past and future of Memphis and the Mississippi Delta music scene is overcrowded with too many captains who steer the boat aground.

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‘No Más Bebés’: Sterilized Without Consent

As the struggle for reproductive rights continues, we might look back on history in order to understand the consequences of denying women sovereignty over their own bodies.

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Sundance 2016: ‘Wild’ + ‘Author: The JT LeRoy Story’

Two films at the Sundance Film Festival -- Wild and Author: The JT LeRoy Story -- challenge familiar categories.

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It’s the Kicker’s Fault, as Always, in ‘Four Falls of Buffalo’

Four Falls of Buffalo shows how misfortune brings some communities "closer together" even as it also breaks others open.

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Bob Dylan Deserves Another Look Back

D.A. Pennebaker's Dylan documentary, Dont Look Back, still feels amazingly fresh and experimental.

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Sundance 2016: Director of ESPN’s ‘O.J.: Made in America’ Finds New Ground on Simpson

Although it features a very compelling figure, the most fascinating character in O.J.: Made in America isn’t the former football star; it’s us.

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An Impressive Look at the Evolution of the British TV Documentary

Most of the films in Visions of Change: Volume 1 - BBC 1951-1967 consists of writerly texts that challenge viewers to conceive of their meaning in new and unexpected ways.

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‘Chuck Norris vs. Communism’ and the End of Television

Unable to find food to eat, working long hours for precious little compensation, living in cramped, cold quarters, Romanians sought hope in "video nights".

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‘Dreams Rewired’ Provides a Poetic Gloss on a Well-known Story

Dreams Rewired isn't in the business of recovery or even analysis. Instead, it gestures, it implies, it signifies.

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Trickle Down Corruption in 'This Is the Police'

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"In a world of hitmen, snitches, mobsters, murderers, terrorists, rapists, rioters, bombers, thieves, and serial killers, your greatest enemy is your boss.

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