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1000 Ways to Die

Combing through the archives of odd death records, this tongue-in-cheek series highlights the incidents that led to the world's strangest demises. Overheating in a fish suit. A fatal colonic. Shot by a snake. Welcome to the world's strangest demises.

2008

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10 Questions for the Dalai Lama

This fascinating documentary blends an interview with the Dalai Lama with a look back at the spiritual leader's history and exile. He changed the world. Now he's answering some challenging questions. Look into the heart of a very inspiring man.

2006

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1:1 Thierry Henry

Global soccer hero Thierry Henry stars in this up-close sports documentary that covers his 2010 move from Barcelona to the New York Red Bulls. Kicking it from Spain to the Big Apple. Call it soccer or football, he's breathtaking at it -- on and off the field.

2011

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16 Acres

16 Acres reveals the behind-the-scenes political jousting and maneuvering that have plagued the rebuilding of the Ground Zero site. Terrorists destroyed New York's Twin Towers in minutes. It took miles of red tape and more than a decade to rebuild.

2012

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180° South

A band of bliss-seeking surfer-mountaineers sets out -- in 2007, by boat -- on a journey to Patagonia, South America, in this adventure documentary. Some surfer dudes replicate an epic 1968 road trip to the tip of South America. This time in a boat.

2010

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1976: Hunt vs Lauda

James Hunt has never been equalled. Could swashbuckling Hunt catch the scientific Lauda? Could Niki overcome an appalling crash to come back from the dead and fight James all the way to the last race of the season? One had style. The other had an obsession. In an era driven by flair, an outlandish rivalry spins out of control.

2013

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20 Feet from Stardom

Winner of the 2014 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature, this film takes a look at the world of backup vocalists and the legends they support. Glamour, fame, fortune. So close they can taste it. Not theirs ... it belongs to the legends who depend on their voices.

2013

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21 Up

In the second follow-up to his film Seven Up, Michael Apted checks in with his original subjects, who are now 21 and dealing with life as adults.

1977

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28 Up

Just two years away from turning 30, participants in Michael Apted's documentary series are facing serious questions of identity and purpose.

1985

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35 Up

Now in their mid-thirties, Suzi, Andrew, Paul, Bruce and Neil grapple with family issues, career fluctuations, emotional distress and more.

1991

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42 Up

When documentarian Michael Apted catches up with a group he's been tracking since 1964, they offer fascinating insights on the course of their lives.

1998

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49 Up

In 1964, a filmmaker interviewed a diverse group of 7-year-olds and vowed to track their lives every seven years. Now, those "kids" are 49 years old.

2005

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56 Up

Since 1964, director Michael Apted has documented the fates of a group of Britons, questioning them every seven years about their lives and beliefs.

2012

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7/7 One Day in London

People from all walks of life relate moving accounts of the day in 2005 when terrorists killed 52 people and injured more than 700 in a London attack. Bombs on the streets and underground. On London's worst day of the 21st century, there was horror ... but also heroism.

2012

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4.0

7 Plus Seven

After a seven-year interval, the same group of British youngsters -- now age 14 -- is quizzed about the changes that have transpired in their lives.

1970

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The Achievers: The Story of Lebowski Fans

This documentary charts the ascendance of the Lebowski Fest, an annual gathering attended by fans of the 1998 cult hit The Big Lebowski.

2009

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Addicted to Plastic

Focusing on manufacturing, environmental effects and solutions, a documentarian journeys around the world to trace the life cycle of plastic. It saves countless lives and offers conveniences beyond belief -- but the downsides are piling up in a hurry.

2008

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After Kony: Staging Hope

This documentary follows a team of activists in Uganda who use theater to help former child soldiers and sex slaves cope with traumatic experiences.

2011

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After Porn Ends

This documentary explores the careers of some of porn's top stars and examines their adjustment to "normal" society after leaving adult entertainment. When the hedonism is over, the search for normality begins. But having a dirty past can leave its mark.

2010

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After Tiller

This documentary paints a complex, compassionate portrait of the physicians who have become the new prime targets of the anti-abortion movement. They risk their lives and wrestle with ethics. Meet the real people behind the controversial headlines.

2013

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