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OJ: Made in America (TV Series)OJ: Made in America (TV Series) (2016)
Dir. Ezra Edelman
A hugely acclaimed, definitive exploration of the O.J. Simpson “Trial of the Century” from the producers of ESPN Films prodigious doco series "30 for 30". At over seven hours, it's a compulsive, in-depth analysis of what has come to be a defining cultural tale of modern America – a saga of race,…
Pervert's Guide to Ideology, ThePervert's Guide to Ideology, The (2013)
Dir. Sophie Fiennes
Director Sophie Fiennes' wacky and endlessly insightful follow-up to THE PERVERT'S GUIDE TO CINEMA, once again written and presented by the cantankerous continental Philosopher Slavoj Žižek. Movies including FULL METAL JACKET, JAWS and THE SOUND OF MUSIC are discussed for their ability to reinforce…
Andrew Marr's The Making of Modern Britain (TV Series)Andrew Marr's The Making of Modern Britain (TV Series) (2009)
Following on from his "History of Modern Britain", Andrew Marr this time overviews the first half of the 20th Century, re-visiting the dramas of the Edwardian age, the giddy ride of the twenties and thirties and the nation-defining events of two devastating world wars. Six episodes: 'A New Dawn', 'Road to…
Andrew Marr's The History of Modern Britain (TV Series)Andrew Marr's The History of Modern Britain (TV Series) (2007)
Political commentator Andrew Marr turns his astute focus on the key events that have shaped British society since the end of WWII, including the collapse of Empire, Britain's uneasy truce with former enemies and allies in Europe, and tensions in the 'special relationship' Britain has with the United States.…
Nina Conti: Her Master's VoiceNina Conti: Her Master's Voice (2012)
Dir. Nina Conti
Feat. Nina Conti
A poignant documentary from master ventriloquist and comedienne Nina Conti, who takes the bereaved puppets of her mentor and former-lover Ken Campbell on a Stateside pilgrimage to 'Venthaven' the resting place for puppets of dead ventriloquists, getting to know her latex and wooden travelling partners along…
Overnighters, TheOvernighters, The (2014)
Dir. Jesse Moss
The burden of compassion is at the heart of this story of Jay Reinke, a church Pastor who runs the "overnighters" program in the oil pipeline boomtown of Williston, North Dakota, where broken, desperate men arrive to take shelter to find spiritual or financial reprieve, and reconnect with society. But…
Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble, TheMusic of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble, The (2015)
Dir. Morgan Neville
From the director of the Oscar winning 20 FEET FROM STARDOM comes this beautiful portrait of the international music collective founded by legendary cellist Yo-Yo Ma. Packed with enormous musical diversity, the film offers thought-provoking insights into the power of music as a global social adhesive, and…

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