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Bowling For Columbine Bowling For Columbine (2002)
Political documentary filmmaker Michael Moore explores the circumstances that lead to the 1999 Columbine High School massacre and, more broadly, the proliferation of guns and the high homicide rate...


Fahrenheit 9/11 Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)
Michael Moore's view on what happened to the United States after September 11; and how the Bush Administration allegedly used the tragic event to push forward its agenda for unjust wars in...


Super Size Me Super Size Me (2004)
Morgan Spurlock subjects himself to a diet based only on McDonald's fast food three times a day for thirty days without exercising to try to prove why so many Americans are fat or obese. He submits...


Sicko Sicko (2007)
Documentary look at health care in the United States as provided by profit-oriented health maintenance organizations (HMOs) compared to free, universal care in Canada, the U.K., and France. Moore...


I Am Not Your Negro I Am Not Your Negro (2016)
In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, "Remember This House." The book was to be a revolutionary, personal account of the lives and assassinations...


Fahrenheit 11/9 Fahrenheit 11/9 (2018)
Filmmaker Michael Moore examines the current state of American politics, particularly the Donald J. Trump presidency and gun violence, while highlighting the power of grassroots democratic movements.


The Bridge The Bridge (2006)
Filmmakers use hidden cameras to capture the various suicide attempts at the Golden Gate Bridge - the world's most popular suicide destination. Interviews with the victims' loved ones describe...


Waiting For Superman Waiting For "Superman" (2010)
Filmmaker Davis Guggenheim reminds us that education "statistics" have names: Anthony, Francisco, Bianca, Daisy, and Emily, whose stories make up the engrossing foundation of Waiting For...


After Porn Ends After Porn Ends (2012)
Documentary examining what happens to some of the biggest names in the history of the adult entertainment industry after they leave the business and try and live "normal" lives.


Aileen: Life And Death Of A Serial Killer Aileen: Life And Death Of A Serial Killer (2003)
Nonfiction filmmaker Nick Broomfield and his frequent collaborator Joan Churchill return to the subject of an earlier film, Aileen Wuornos: The Selling of a Serial Killer, for Aileen: Life and...


Super Size Me 2: Holy Chicken! Super Size Me 2: Holy Chicken! (2017)
In the 15 years since Super Size Me, the fast-food industry has undergone a makeover. Today, chain restaurants tout food that's "healthy," "organic," and "natural." Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock...


Loose Change Loose Change (2006)
An exploration of the viewpoint that the September 11, 2001 attacks were planned by the United States government.


Wal-Mart: The High Cost Of Low Price Wal-Mart: The High Cost Of Low Price (2005)
This documentary takes the viewer on a deeply personal journey into the everyday lives of families struggling to fight Goliath. From a family business owner in the Midwest to a preacher in...


Aileen Wuornos: The Selling Of A Serial Killer Aileen Wuornos: The Selling Of A Serial Killer (1993)
Nick Broomfield directed this controversial documentary about Aileen Wuornos, a Florida prostitute who confessed to killing seven men between 1989 and 1990. Though Wuornos claimed to have acted in...


After Porn Ends 2 After Porn Ends 2 (2017)
After Porn Ends 2 picks up where its predecessor left off, and not only turns back the clock to meet the oldest living stars in adult film's history, but goes in depth with some of its most current...


What's My Name: Muhammad Ali What's My Name: Muhammad Ali (2019)
One of the most iconic figures in athletic history, Muhammad Ali's incredible story from world champion boxer to inspiring social activist is explored through his own voice and never-before-seen...


After Porn Ends 3 After Porn Ends 3 (2018)
After Porn Ends 3 continues to explore whether a career as an adult performer is inherently damaging to the balance of a performer's life once retired.


The United States Of Insanity The United States Of Insanity (2021)
The story of controversial rap duo Insane Clown Posse (ICP), their fans, and their ongoing struggle with the FBI in a landmark case that may be a bellwether of change for First Amendment rights in...


Pick Up The Mic Pick Up The Mic (2006)
An explosive documentary on the world of queer hip-hop. Featuring searing public performances and intimate interviews with the community's most significant players, the film captures an underground...


Method Man Presents: The Strip Game Method Man Presents: The Strip Game (2005)
Method Man follows the lives of five strippers living in five different states. More than a voyeuristic trek between strip clubs, the film is an insightful, intimate look at the everyday lives of...


Doing Time: Life Inside The Big House Doing Time: Life Inside The Big House (1991)
America Undercover offers an inside look at the maximum-security federal penitentiary at Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. It examines the difficulties of life in the prison and talks to prisoners who are...


Circles Circles (2018)
A Hurricane Katrina survivor works to keep Black teenagers in school in Oakland, California. But after his 15-year-old-son gets arrested for a crime he didn't commit, his personal and professional...


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