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 As of September 2014


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Somm

Somm is a humorous, emotional and illuminating look into the mysterious world of the Court of Master Sommeliers- one of the world‘s most secretive and exclusive organizations- and their intimidating Master Sommelier Exam.

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UP Series Box Set, The

In 1964 a group of seven year old children were interviewed for the documentary “Seven Up”. Director Michael Apted has been back to film them every seven years since. This seven disc box set includes all eight films in the series to date.

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Maidentrip

In the wake of a battle with Dutch authorities that sparked a global media storm, 14-year-old Laura Dekker sets out - camera in hand - on a two-year voyage in pursuit of her dream to be the youngest person ever to sail around the world alone.

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Hey, Boo: Harper Lee and To Kill a Mockingbird

Hey, Boo explores the To Kill a Mockingbird phenomenon and unravels some of the mysteries surrounding Harper Lee. It also brings to light the context and history of the novel's Deep South setting and the social changes it inspired after publication.

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God Loves Uganda

Academy Award-winning filmmaker Roger Ross Williams explores the role of the American Evangelical movement in fueling Uganda's terrifying turn towards biblical law and the proposed death penalty for homosexuality.

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Anita: Speaking Truth to Power

Directed by Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Freida Mock, Anita: Speaking Truth to Power celebrates Anita Hill's legacy and reveals the story of a woman who has empowered millions to stand up for equality and justice.

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For the Bible Tells Me So

This provocative, entertaining documentary brilliantly reconciles homosexuality and Biblical scripture, and in the process reveals that religious anti-gay bias is based almost solely upon an often malicious misinterpretation of the Bible.

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Dream Deceivers

Two young men shoot themselves in a churchyard. Ray Belknap dies; James Vance - severely disfigured - survives. Their parents take heavy-metal icons Judas Priest to court, claiming the band "mesmerized" their sons.

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Tiny: A Story About Living Small

Christopher buys a 5-acre plot of land in hopes of fulfilling a dream of building a home in the mountains of Colorado. With the support of his girlfriend, Merete, he sets out to build a Tiny House from scratch despite having no construction experience.

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Unreal Dream: The Michael Morton Story, An

In 1986 Michael Morton’s wife was brutally murdered and he was locked away for a quarter century. The Innocence Project and Michael’s pro bono attorney spent years fighting for the right to test DNA evidence found at the murder scene.

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More Than the Rainbow

Chronicling the life and times of New York street photographer and former taxi driver Matt Weber, More Than the Rainbow is a poetic celebration of the world's greatest city and the individuals who walk its streets.

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Fierce Green Fire, A

Spanning 50 years of grassroots and global activism, this Sundance documentary brings to light the vital stories of the environmental movement where people fought - and succeeded - against enormous odds.

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Pruitt-Igoe Myth, The

The Pruitt-Igoe Myth tells the story of the transformation of the American city in the decades after World War II, through the lens of the infamous Pruitt-Igoe housing development and the St. Louis residents who called it home.

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Bonhoeffer

The German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer was one of the first, and strongest, voices of resistance to Adolf Hitler. He eventually joined the unsuccessful plots to assassinate Hitler and was executed three weeks before the end of the war.

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Ballerina

In the grand tradition of the Ballets Russes comes this portrait of five Russian ballerinas from the Mariinsky Theatre. From the backstage studio to stages around the world, Ballerina captures the sublime beauty of ballet in all its resplendent glory.

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Power of Forgiveness, The

From Ground Zero to Northern Ireland to the Amish countryside, The Power of Forgiveness explores the psychological and physical effects of forgiveness, and reveals how forgiveness can transform your life.

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Most Dangerous Man in America, The: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers

This Oscar nominee is the story of the Pentagon official who concluded that the Vietnam War was based on decades of lies and leaked top secret documents to the press.

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Kings of Pastry

When D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus turn their sights on the competition for the Meilleurs Ouvriers de France (MOF), France’s top pastry prize, there is edge-of-the-seat drama as the chefs deliver their fantastical desserts to the table.

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Orchestra of Exiles

In the 1930s Hitler began firing Jewish musicians across Europe. Overcoming extraordinary obstacles, violinist Bronislaw Huberman moved these great musicians to Palestine and formed what would become the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.

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David Hockney: A Bigger Picture

Filmed over three years, this documentary is an unprecedented record of a major artist at work. It captures David Hockney’s return from California to paint his native Yorkshire, outside, through the seasons and in all weathers.

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Strangers In Good Company

A film by Academy Award winner Cynthia Scott. The surprising hit about seven old women stranded at a deserted farmhouse miles from civilization who turn a crisis into a magical time of humor and spirit.

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Eames: The Architect and the Painter

Insightfully narrated by James Franco, Eames: The Architect and the Painter is an intimate portrait of two of America's most important designers, the husband-and-wife team of Charles and Ray Eames.

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Happy House, The

Their relationship on the rocks, a young couple heads to a remote B&B to work things out. But from the moment they arrive at The Happy House it's one disaster after another, and they begin to suspect they've wandered into a real life horror movie.

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Twilight Samurai, The : Empire Collection

This Academy Award nominated film is the story of a low-ranking samurai living in the fading days of the Shogun period in Japan. When news of his sword-fighting prowess gets out, his superiors order him on a dangerous mission.

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American Outrage

Two elderly Western Shoshone sisters put up a heroic fight for their land rights- and their human rights- in this award-winning documentary about a dispute that went to the Supreme Court, and eventually the United Nations.