Articles tagged documentary

United Shades of America: Season 1, Episode 2 - “Behind the Walls”

What's so funny about prison? Turns out, not a lot. W. Kamau Bell goes behind bars.

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United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell: Season 1, Episode 1

W. Kamau Bell travels as an outsider in his native America.

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VICE: Season 4, Episode 5 - “Meathooked and End of Water”

Vice covers the dual disasters of our modern meat and water industries, and how we're slowly running out of both resources.

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Time and Place and ‘Counting’

In Counting, observation is transformed into a set of questions, ethical and aesthetic, political and practical.

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Surveying the World As It Twists and Turns: Ten Classics From the Criterion Collection

Keeping your head above the flood of Blu-rays is easier when buoyed by Gilda and Mrs. Robinson.

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‘1971’: The True Story of An FBI Break-in That Threatened to Break America

Remembering a time when a group of ordinary citizens broke into FBI offices and discovered that some of America's worst suspicions were true.

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When Jane Met Agnès: Two Films by Agnès Varda

Two personal and sympathetic explorations of sex, art, and acting: now with restored colour!

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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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‘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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Supernatural: Season 11, Episode 19 - "The Chitters"

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"Another stand-alone episode, but there's still plenty to discuss in the Supernatural world.

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