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Harem

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 17:37
Harem   Harem is a fascinating attempt to separate fact from seedy legend. The viewer is placed inside Istanbul's Topkapi Palace during the 16th century reign of Suleiman the Magnificent, and given an authoritative glimpse into the lives of the concubines...

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The Reality of Truth

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 22:15
The Reality of Truth   In these chaotic modern times, it's easy to view the world as a dark and foreboding place. The 24-hour news cycle is awash in tales of terrorism, political corruption, and global strife. Is this truly the reality of the...

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On the Streets

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 17:00
On the Streets   The plight of homelessness is particularly rampant in the city of Los Angeles. On the Streets plants cameras at the center of this epidemic, speaks to those who struggle to survive without proper housing, and examines the larger issues...

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The Private Life of Cows

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 16:00
The Private Life of Cows   If you've ever wondered what cows are really thinking, then The Private Life of Cows is the film for you. Humans have co-existed with cows for so long that most of us take them for granted, even though our...

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Warning: This Drug May Kill You

Sun, 05/14/2017 - 17:00
 This Drug May Kill You   Produced by HBO Documentary Films, Warning: This Drug May Kill You is a harrowing portrait of four families in crisis. They've all fallen victim to the ravages of opioid addiction, an epidemic that has decimated entire communities all across...

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The Mystery of the Cocaine Mummies

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 16:00
The Mystery of the Cocaine Mummies   Known as the Lady of the Two Lands, Henut Taui was mummified and enclosed in a desert tomb three thousand years ago in ancient Egypt. In 1992, samples of her remains were tested in a Munich laboratory. Curiously, traces...

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The Anatomy of a Great Deception

Sun, 05/07/2017 - 15:36
The Anatomy of a Great Deception   Nearly ten years after the tragic events of September 11, entrepreneur David Hooper began to question the official accounts of that day. Nagging skepticism soon turned to obsession. His quest to uncover an alternate truth behind the attacks soon...

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Horizon Zero Dawn: The Making of a Game

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 17:00
 The Making of a Game   Can real life compete with increasingly sophisticated virtual games? For millions of enthusiastic gamers across the globe, the answer might be a resounding no. Horizon Zero Dawn: The Making of а Game details the development of one of the...

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Escobar's Hitman

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 18:49
Escobar's Hitman   John Jairo Velasquez is a celebrity of sorts in his native Colombia. Legions of fans approach him with open arms, and smile from ear to ear as they snap their selfies while standing by his side. The motives behind...

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The Lost Army of King Cambyses

Sat, 04/29/2017 - 18:54
The Lost Army of King Cambyses   Six centuries before Christ, King Cambyses II, the emperor of the First Persian Empire, rallied his army of over 50,000 troops with the intent of overtaking the Egyptian temple of Amon. They never arrived, and are suspected of having...

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Real Value

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 22:17
Real Value   How do you determine the true value of a product or service? Is it solely based on the profit motive, or should its impact on the global good also play a major role in the equation? The feature-length documentary...

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The Boy Who Started the Syrian War

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 18:00
The Boy Who Started the Syrian War   As the constant stream of media headlines makes clear, the ongoing turmoil in Syria is growing more troubling by the day. Even after more than a half a million civilians have perished under the bombardment of barrel bombs, random...

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RuneScape: 15 Years of Adventure

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 22:08
 15 Years of Adventure   Who wouldn't want to live in a mystical universe, engage in a battle with fire-breathing dragons, and reign victorious as the ultimate hero and savior? The doldrums of everyday life simply can't compete with this thrilling alternate reality, and...

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Israel: The Royal Tour

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 15:55
 The Royal Tour   Israel: The Royal Tour provides a lively travelogue through one of the most culturally diverse and historically significant regions of the world. The audience's guide is none other than the country's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The tour begins in...

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Spy Merchants

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 18:00
Spy Merchants   The most consequential war in future times will likely not be fought on the battlefield, but through cyberspace. Modern spy technologies will play a key role in this endeavor. They're more sophisticated than ever before, and easily attainable to...

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Manna

Sat, 04/08/2017 - 18:00
Manna   As man's imprint upon the Earth continues to grow, we've become more and more alienated from the wonders of the natural world. Yet Mother Nature possesses the ability to enhance our lives, cure our ills, and imbue our existence...

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Menace in Disguise

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 17:00
Menace in Disguise   Iran's standing on the world stage, and in its relationship to the United States in particular, is the focus of the documentary Menace in Disguise, a searing and informative portrait of the single largest supporter of global terrorism. The...

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Poor Kids

Sun, 04/02/2017 - 18:00
Poor Kids   In the U.K., the gap between the rich and poor is growing ever wider. The country's impoverished children are the most vulnerable victims of this divide. The documentary Poor Kids profiles the daily lives and observations of a handful...

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The Unauthorized Biography of David Rockefeller

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 22:42
The Unauthorized Biography of David Rockefeller   David Rockefeller, the oldest remaining member of the famed oil dynasty, passed away in March of 2017 at the age of 101. His death marked the end of a legacy that was inextricably linked to the politics, reputation, and...

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The Girl Who Never Ate

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 18:00
The Girl Who Never Ate   Seven-year old Tia McCarthy was physically incapable of eating. It was a puzzle that continued to mystify the medical community in spite of their best efforts to correct it. The fascinating and touching documentary The Girl Who Never Ate...

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