American Movie (1999)

"This time it’s most important not to fail, not just to drink and to dream but rather to create and complete." American Movie is quite simply a documentary about extremely…

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Alone in the Wilderness (2004)

“Too many men work on parts of things. Doing a job to completion satisfies me.” A mesmerizing documentary first broadcast on PBS, Alone in the Wilderness highlights the fascinating story…

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Deep Water (2006)

“We are all human beings, and we have dreams ... ” A strange and haunting documentary, Deep Water details the tragic story of Donald Crowhurst (1932-69), a British inventor, businessman…

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Dogtown and Z-Boys (2001)

"This is concrete warfare we're talking about ... if you're going to ride you gotta get on that shit." A fascinating look at the influential Zephyr skateboard team in the…

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Grizzly Man (2005)

"In nature, there are boundaries." Legendary filmmaker Werner Herzog returns to his favorite theme, obsession, as he traces the story of Timothy Treadwell (1957-2003), an extremely eccentric amateur naturalist who…

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Darkon (2006)

“Everybody wants to be a hero and in everyday life most of the time you don’t get to be the hero.” It’s tough to believe that an offbeat documentary about…

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Cinemania (2002)

“Film is a substitute for life …” Directed by Angela Christlieb and Stephen Kijak, this totally fascinating, often humorous and slightly disturbing documentary follows the adventures of five totally obsessed…

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