Movie Genre: Documentary

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Michelle
4

Just try not to weep over this one - a documentary about kids in rural Tennessee who collect 29 million paper clips initially just to understand what 6 million looks like as part of a study about the Jews killed in the Holocaust. Eventually, they create a memorial with 11 million paper clips for...

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Michelle
5

Why we fight? Let's see - economic colonialism, oil, to promote our imperial agenda? Don't see it that way? Freedom, patriotism, to protect our way of life? It's all covered here in a well-crafted documentary tackling the issue of war in the U.S. from various angles.

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Michelle
4

Civics, Economics, Life 101. Every American needs to see this film. It will make you angry but you need to know. And it's not just about Enron. Oh, and the music selections are perfect, the visuals dramatic, so it's entertaining, too.

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Michelle
4

This documentary about the author and parrots of The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill is beautiful and mesmerizing. It made me want to hop a flight to San Francisco.

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Michelle
4

Just try to watch this without smiling. If you liked Spellbound, you're bound to love this. And you'll likely want to get up and dance! What a treat to watch these charming young people learn to...

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Michelle
4

This Academy Award winning documentary is uplifting and horrifying, bound to move you to tears of joy and sorrow. The film documents the lives of children of prostitutes in Calcutta and their intersection with a photographer who helps them find a way of expressing themselves and believing in...

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Michelle
4

This fast-paced voyeuristic look into the director's entire life is fascinating, horrifying, and somehow uplifting. Using software available to anyone, he pieces together home movies, photographs, music, commercial video clips and more to tell the story of his life. The soundtrack is terrific....

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Michelle
5

Poignant and bittersweet may be overused in reviews but how else to describe this documentary about Irja and Lucille, two old ladies living in a retired radicals home? These strong women will make you laugh and inspire you to make a stand for what you believe in.

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Michelle
4

A great companion piece to The Corporation. Make a night of it. You'll wish you had this much chutzpah.

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Michelle
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Alarming, silly, educational, and inspirational, this documentary explores the corporation's oversized role in this world and its effect on individuals and society.

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Michelle
5

The other side of the War on Iraq...This documentary provides a glimpse into Al Jazeera, the Arab news agency, to see how the Arab (and much of the rest of the world) views America's foreign policy.

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Michelle
5

You have never seen anything like this, or perhaps you have if you've ever noticed how beautiful the sky is through the pattern of the leaves or sat staring into a stream mesmerized by the mosaic of stones at the bottom. This documentary explores the interaction between art and nature as helped...

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Michelle
4

This is the story of a man determined to find the author of an obscure 70s novel, The Stones of Summer. It's safe to say the director is obsessed with finding the author. In the process he learns a lot about how great books just disappear from the literary radar.