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Netflix box art for Narco Cultura Narco Cultura
2013 / 102
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This documentary examines how the culture of narcotics trafficking has become a twisted new version of the American Dream. Gangsta rap, with a Latin beat. In the war on drugs, heroes emerge. Only now they're the bad guys.

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Netflix box art for Dirty Wars Dirty Wars
2013 / 86
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A 2014 Oscar nominee for Best Documentary Feature, this film explores America's controversial covert operations around the globe. An investigative journalist exposes the casualties of war -- the ones the government doesn't want us to see.

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Netflix box art for Miss Representation Miss Representation
2011 / 90
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Explore how the mainstream media's often disparaging portrayals of women contribute to the under-representation of females in positions of leadership. Stereotypical media images of women are part of our daily landscape. Do they reflect attitudes or create them?

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Netflix box art for Smash His Camera Smash His Camera
2010 / 3.4 / 90
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While profiling the controversial career of pioneering paparazzo Ron Galella, this film raises questions about our celebrity-obsessed culture.

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Netflix box art for Zeitgeist: The Movie Zeitgeist: The Movie
2007 / 4.1 stars / 116
Cc

Peter Joseph's documentary explores controversial links between organized religion, global financial markets and the international power structure. A powerful punch of paradoxical memes about paper trails, banking cabals and 9/11. Propaganda? Perhaps.

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Netflix box art for Cropsey Cropsey
2009 / 3.3 / 5067
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Two filmmakers explore an urban legend from their own childhoods: a rash of child abductions that struck Staten Island, N.Y., in the 1970s and 80s.

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Netflix box art for Citizen Koch Citizen Koch
2013 / 3.7 / 85
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In the wake of the Supreme Court's landmark Citizens United decision, this film explores the mounting struggle between money and American democracy. Gutted unions, corporate personhood and leaders in their pockets. Meet the moneyed men behind the political machine.

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Netflix box art for Bottled Life Bottled Life
2013 / 89
Hd

Journalist Res Gehriger investigates how Swiss-based corporation Nestlé has plundered the world's water resources in the name of big business. Water, water everywhere ... and they'll figure out how to sell it back to you and make billions.

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Netflix box art for If a Tree Falls:... Earth Liberation Front If a Tree Falls:... Earth Liberation Front
2011 / 85
Hd

Trace one man's involvement in the Earth Liberation Front, a radical environmental group that the FBI has deemed a top domestic terrorist threat.

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Netflix box art for The Final Member The Final Member
2012 / 3.0 / 72
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Curator Siggi Hjartarson works to complete his collection of specimens at the world's only penis museum. Jonah Bekhor and Zach Math direct.

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Netflix box art for The Daniel Project The Daniel Project
2011 / 3.3 stars / 83
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This program looks at a collection of writings that claim to predict the path of human history and the signs of its eventual destruction. Secular facts battle scriptural message: The boldest set of prophecies to ever plead for our salvation.

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Netflix box art for Hot Coffee Hot Coffee
2011 / 3.9 stars / 88
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This documentary examines the so-called "hot coffee lawsuit" in which a woman sued McDonald's after she spilled her coffee and burned herself. Frivolous law suits and tort reform. A documentary on how one urban myth destroyed consumer rights.

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Netflix box art for Girl Model Girl Model
2011 / 77
Hd

This unflinching documentary profiles a conflicted American scout -- herself an ex-model -- who recruits Russian girls to work as models in Japan. Beautiful girls. An ugly business. Modeling's supposed to be a dream come true, but for some teens, it's a nightmare.

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Netflix box art for Pandora's Promise Pandora's Promise
2013 / 4.0 / 86
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Former antinuclear activists and groundbreaking scientists speak out in favor of the much-maligned energy source in this provocative documentary. It's feared by many and misunderstood by more ... but it may just be the key to Earth's survival.

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Netflix box art for The World Before Her The World Before Her
2012 / 3.6 / 89
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This provocative portrait explores the contrast between the Western-style beauty pageants that are sweeping Indian society and Hindu fundamentalism. A merciless pursuit of beauty. A violent worldview. How does the modern world account for a modern girl?

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Netflix box art for Orgasm Inc. Orgasm Inc.
2009 / 2.8 / 79
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Orgasm Inc. is a funny and sobering look inside "big pharma" and the marketing campaigns associated with a pill for female sexual dysfunction. Drug companies already sell medicine, so they're mixing in a new product: sex. The side effects are to be determined.

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Netflix box art for Michael H. Profession: Director Michael H. Profession: Director
2013 / 3.4 / 88
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Armed with intimate access to his subject, filmmaker Yves Montmayeur trains his lens on the life and career of Austrian auteur Michael Haneke (Amour).

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Netflix box art for Rebirth: New Orleans Rebirth: New Orleans
2013 / 3.0 / 60
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This inspiring documentary traces the transformation of the education system in New Orleans, which increased charter schools after Hurricane Katrina.

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Netflix box art for Sons of the Clouds: The Last Colony Sons of the Clouds: The Last Colony
2012 / 81
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This documentary follows the plight of the Sahrawi, refugees living in Western Sahara who have suffered countless human rights abuses.

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Netflix box art for Waterhole #3 Waterhole #3
1967 / 3.2 / 95
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Armed with nothing but a dubious map and a "borrowed" horse, a gambler sets out to unearth a cache of valuables buried somewhere in Arizona.

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Netflix box art for The Flaw The Flaw
2011 / 3.9 stars / 81
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A look at the financial collapse of 2008, this documentary investigates the causes of ruin by interviewing experts as well as victims of the fallout.

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Netflix box art for Heroine Heroine
2012 / 149
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One woman experiences the dramatic highs and lows of fame in this voyeuristic glimpse past the glitz and glamour of a Bollywood superstar's life. Desired by millions, she's the sultry national superstar who has everything she wants -- except the freedom to choose.

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Netflix box art for Filthy Gorgeous: The Bob Guccione Story Filthy Gorgeous: The Bob Guccione Story
2013 / 3.1 / 94
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Porn publisher and business visionary Bob Guccione is the focus of this candid documentary that recounts the story of his meteoric rise and fall. Pushing the envelope was never this provocative before. Follow the rise and fall of a porn king.

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Netflix box art for Reincarnated Reincarnated
2012 / 3.9 / 95
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Vice magazine's Andy Capper follows rapper Snoop Dogg on a pilgrimage to Jamaica, where he rechristens himself Snoop Lion, a reggae artist. There's more to rapper Snoop Dogg than just rhyme and ganja. In (many) puffs of Rastafarian smoke, the new Snoop Lion is born.

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