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Al Gore finds life after the politically crushing embarrassment that was his tenure as vice president and, frankly, it's unlikely he will experience another point as high as his achievement in this profound, engaging and, mercifully, clear documentary on the consequences of our complacent greed. That ‘An Inconvenient Truth' provides little in the way of true revelations pertaining to the earth's (humanity's) looming ecological demise, and ignores some of the more profound problems of trapped c find out more...

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A community worker sets the world to rights teaching prostitutes' children the art of photography in a red light area of Calcutta. As she befriends them she takes it on herself to 'rescue' them from their fate, their friends and their families by getting them enrolled in private education schools to help them change their destiny. Zana is such a powerful person that, as the follow up DVD extra 'Reconnecting with Born into Brothels' demonstrates, she succeeds. This is a superb film animated by th find out more...

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After the awesome "Roger and Me" Michael Moore returns with another searing documentary this time focusing on the American obsession with personal firearms, using as it basis the high school massacre by two students at Columbine High school. Moore interviews everyone from Marilyn Manson (a wise sage in comparison to the pro gun lobbyists) to Charlton Heston, spokesperson of the National Rifle Association, in his quest to understand America's fascination with guns, a self destructive addiction th find out more...

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This is a documentary about the conflicting attitudes of the opponents of the Vietnam war using archival footage as well as their own film and interviews. A key theme is how the attitudes of American racism and self-righteous militarism helped to create and prolong this bloody conflict. The film also endeavours to give voice to the Vietnamese people and makes clear their basic humanity. Winner of the Best Documentary Feature at the 1974 Academy Awards. find out more...

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As he did with the occupation of Iraq in 'No End in Sight' Charles Ferguson shines a light on the global financial crisis. Accompanied by narration from Matt Damon and beginning and ending in Iceland, a flourishing country that thought they’d give American-style banking a try, Ferguson looks at the spectacular rise and cataclysmic fall of deregulation in the United States. A superb, riveting, depressing and enraging peak under the covers of global finance that leaves you with the un-equivocal find out more...

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A pretty exhaustive documentary that looks back at what some have described as "the artistic crime of the century": tightrope walker Philippe Petit's death defying, utterly illegal, high-wire routine performed between New York City's World Trade Centre's twin towers in 1974. A fascinating and gripping look at a meticulously planned and breathtaking act of defiance. find out more...

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Coming from French director, Luc Jacquet, this Oscar-winning documentary follows the remarkable migration of the Emperor penguins as they make the hazardous journey from their summer feeding grounds to the harsh centre of the Antarctic tundra to mate and give birth. This beautifully shot film observes the return of the mothers to the coast and the new fathers as they struggle to survive with their young charges, withstanding some of the most brutal weather on the planet. Unfortunately March Of T find out more...

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An Oscar winning documentary that works as well as any big-screen drama. During the 1972 Munich Olympics a militant Palestinean group entered the athletes' village and took 11 Israeli athletes hostages. What followed was a catalogue of errors that, if the event had not ended so tragically, makes this one of the finest black comedies ever made. The Keystone cop mentality of the Munich police has to be seen and heard to be believed - truth is stranger than fiction. A must watch. find out more...

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Starting with the murder in an Afghan prison of an innocent taxi-driver by American soldiers, this brilliant documentary outlines the lines of command from Cheney and Rumsfeld down to those on the front line. We learn about the techniques of torture and who authorised which methods. We hear about some of the history of CIA torture methods, the irrelevance of torture to extracting information and its use as a weapon of terror and political posturing by those in power in Washington. find out more...