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Light Darkness and Colors

Light Darkness and Colors

Using Goethe's Theory of Colors (Zur Farbenlehre) as point of departure, Light Darkness and Colors takes us on a fascinating journey through the universe of colors. In 1704, Sir Isaac Newton published Light and Refraction, his study of the interactions between sunlight and...

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8.97

Soldier Child

Soldier Child

Since 1990, the people of Northern Uganda have watched in horror as tens of thousands of children have been kidnapped from their homes, marched to Sudan, and then trained as child soldiers in a rebel army. Acholi rebel-leader and religious fanatic Joseph Kony...

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9.20

The House of Rothschild: The Money's Prophets

The House of Rothschild: The Money's Prophets

This rich and nuanced portrait of the remarkable and elusive Rothschild family uncovers the secrets behind the family's phenomenal economic success. This documentary reveals, for the first time, the details of the family's vast political network, which gave it access to and influence...

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7.20

Divorce: Iranian Style

Divorce: Iranian Style

Divorce: Iranian Style unfolds inside an Iranian divorce court, providing a subtle and intimate look at the lives of women in a country stereotypically associated with fanaticism and oppression. Astute and beautifully observed, the film reveals the ingenuity and humor with which Iranian...

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7.00

Earth Story

Earth Story

Earth Story unravels the secrets of our planet and brings it alive. The series took three years to make, cost 3 million and was filmed all over the world, from the craters of active volcanoes to the ocean floor. Where the cameras could...

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7.75

The Power of Belief

The Power of Belief

John Stossel investigates the supernatural, ESP, psychic powers, astrology, voodoo and other ideas that many people believe simply because they want to believe. They care less about the proof because believing makes them happy. Those who believe were often unphased by what science has to say....

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6.50

Ancient Inventions of War, Sex and City Life

Ancient Inventions of War, Sex and City Life

Ancient Inventions is another great three-part documentary hosted by the hilarious Monty Python's guy Terry Jones. City Life. It took Christopher Columbus over eight weeks to cross the Atlantic. Nowadays, we can do it in less than eight hours in a jumbo jet....

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6.00

Nerds 2.0.1: A Brief History of the Internet

Nerds 2.0.1: A Brief History of the Internet

Nerds 2.0.1: A Brief History of the Internet (1998) is a three-hour documentary film written and hosted by Mark Stephens under the pseudonym Robert X. Cringely and produced by Oregon Public Broadcasting for PBS. A sequel to Triumph of the Nerds, Nerds 2.0.1 documents the development of...

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6.50

Breaking The Mirror: The Murdoch Effect

Breaking The Mirror: The Murdoch Effect

The Daily Mirror was the best of them. It was a tabloid when tabloids still meant a peoples' paper that respected its' readers and earned their trust and affection...This film is a personal tribute, but it's also the story of what happened to the once popular Mirror. How the reporting of the...

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8.22

Bruce Lee: In His Own Words

Bruce Lee: In His Own Words

Bruce Lee (27 November 1940 – 20 July 1973) was an American-born martial artist, philosopher, instructor, martial arts actor and the founder of the Jeet Kune Do combat form. He was widely regarded as the most influential martial artist of the twentieth century and a cultural icon. He was...

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9.00