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San Francisco 2.0
14+
Alexandra Pelosi returns to her hometown to document what the tech boom has in store for this historically progressive city, talking to various industry representatives, politicians and longtime residents hoping to maintain their place and not be left behind.
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The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst
2015
14+
1 Season
This groundbreaking documentary delves into the strange history of real estate heir Robert Durst, long suspected in the still-unsolved 1982 disappearance of his wife as well as the subsequent murders of family friend Susan Berman and neighbor Morris Black.
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Paradise Lost 1: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills
18+
A candid and comprehensive look at a recent murder case in which three teenagers were accused of murder with Satanic undertones.
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Paradise Lost 2: Revelations
18+
Returning to the site of the Robin Hood Hills murders to probe issues raised in the first trials and in the original Paradise Lost.
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Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory
18+
Eighteen years after three 8-year-old boys were slain in Arkansas, HBO presents the complete inside story of the 'West Memphis Three', who remained imprisoned for years despite new evidence supporting their innocence. In addition to reviewing the crime, arrest and trials, this film revisits many central characters from the first films, and brings to light new DNA evidence.
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Captivated: The Trials of Pamela Smart
2014
14+
This acclaimed feature documentary examines the media circus surrounding the case of Pamela Smart, a New Hampshire school administrator accused of masterminding a plot to have four students murder her husband in 1990.
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Ferrell Takes The Field
14+
Cameras follow Will Ferrell as he plays all 10 baseball positions for 10 different major league teams, one position for each team, over the course of a single day.
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Back on Board: Greg Louganis
PG
In 2011, four-time Olympic champion Greg Louganis is far from the public eye and struggling to pay his mortgage. Now, the openly gay, HIV+ world-class athlete returns to diving to mentor the USA Olympic hopefuls. Filmmaker Cheryl Furjanic chronicles his complex life as he re-emerges to the diving world and act as a mentor to up-and-coming athletes.
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Sinatra: All Or Nothing At All
PG
An up close and personal examination of Frank Sinatra, his life, his music and his legendary career. Never before seen footage, including industry and home movies, as well as private and professional performances, will be featured.
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Wishful Drinking
18+
Wishful Drinking is an adaptation of Hollywood icon Carrie Fisher's hit autobiographical stage production which tells the tale of her life, combining her raucous one-woman stage performance with interviews of family and archival footage. Emmy® Nominated.
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When Strangers Click: Five Stories from the Internet
14+
Emmy®-winning filmmaker Robert Kenner directs this documentary, which tells five tales of relationships as they move from electronic dreams to reality.
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4 Little Girls
14+
On Sunday, September 15, 1963, a bomb destroyed a black church in Birmingham, Alabama, killing four young girls. The crime shocked the nation - and was a defining moment in the history of America's civil rights movement. Filmmaker Spike Lee tells the full story of the bombing, through heart-wrenching testimonials from surviving members of the victims' families and insights from political leaders and others.
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When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts
14+
A documentary produced and directed by Spike Lee on Hurricane Katrina that includes jazz musicians in New Orleans playing among the ruins. Emmy® Winner, Peabody Winner, Venice Film Festival Winner, BANFF World Television Festival Winner.
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Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth
18+
Raw, honest, powerful and full of humor, "Iron Mike" opens up about his troubled youth, landmark boxing career, key people in his life, time in prison, self-examination, family and new beginnings.
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Saving My Tomorrow
PG
From the children who will inherit the planet comes a collection of songs and heartfelt tips for protecting the earth. Saving My Tomorrow celebrates the wonders of the natural world and is a call from kids to kids to help take care of the environment.
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Americans in Bed
18+
In this unique and highly intimate documentary, ten American couples – captured in the comfort of their own beds – openly discuss romance, sex, trust and love, revealing what makes their relationships tick.
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Hot Coffee
PG
In 1992, 79-year-old Stella Liebeck ordered coffee from McDonald's and spilled the entire cup on her lap. Most people think they know the infamous "hot coffee lawsuit," but what they don't know is that corporations have spent millions distorting the case.
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Regarding Susan Sontag
14+
Regarding Susan Sontag is an intimate study of one of the most influential and provocative thinkers of the 20th century. Endlessly curious and gracefully outspoken throughout her career, she became one of the most important feminist icons of her generation.
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Manhunt
14+
In this Emmy Winning documentary, the tumultuous decade-long hunt for Osama Bin Laden is recounted, culminating in the dramatic raid and assassination in April of 2011.
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Terror at the Mall
14+
On September 21st, 2013, the Islamist group al-Shabaab stormed the West Gate Mall in Kenya, ultimately claiming responsibility for the 67 deaths and 125 injuries that resulted.
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Koran By Heart
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Every year, over one hundred young people from 70 countries across the Islamic world arrive in Cairo to compete in the world's oldest, and most prestigious, Koran reciting contest, The International Holy Koran Competition.
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The Offseason: Kevin Durant
14+
The unscripted special is a first-person account of the life of the Oklahoma City Thunder superstar forward, from the moment his NBA basketball season ended on May 31, 2015 until he reported to training camp for the upcoming season in late September, 2015.
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In Vogue: The Editor's Eye
14+
An exclusive 60-minute documentary profiling the world's most influential fashion magazine - told through the eyes of several of its most iconic fashion editors.
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The Education of Dee Dee Ricks
14+
This documentary is the intimate story of one woman's mission to defeat breast cancer and help others do the same.
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Valentine Road
14+
Revisiting the shocking events leading to the 2008 murder in California of middle-school student Larry King by schoolmate Brandon McInerney, and the complicated, far-reaching aftermath of the tragedy.
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A Good Job: The Stories of the FDNY
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Actor and FDNY veteran Steve Buscemi explores what it is like to work as a New York City firefighter.
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Love Crimes of Kabul
14+
In Afghanistan's central woman's prison, nearly half the prisoners are young women imprisoned for the 'moral crimes' of premarital sex, adultery, or running away from their husband and home.
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Plastic Disasters
18+
Filmmakers will explore the recent explosion in cosmetic surgery from Botox parties to irreversible "plastic disasters". This film will examine our collective obsession with image, perfection and the empty promises of eternal youth.
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One Thousand Pictures: R.F.K.'s Last Journey
PG
This documentary brings into focus the funeral train of Robert F. Kennedy in June 1968, through iconic photographs and video footage taken.
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Nixon By Nixon: In His Own Words
14+
From 1971 to 1973, Richard Nixon secretly recorded his private conversations in the White House. This revealing film chronicles the content of those tapes, which include Nixon's conversations on the war in Vietnam, the Pentagon Papers leak, his Supreme Court appointments, and more--while also exposing many of the 'blunt and candid' statements made by the President about women, people of color, Jews, and the media.
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