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    • Teenage Paparazzo DVD
    • Teenage Paparazzo DVD
    • Shot by actor/filmmaker Adrian Grenier (Vince in HBO’s Entourage), this 95-minute feature documentary is an exploration of the tenuous relationship between celebrities and the people who make a living selling their images. After a chance encounter with a 13-year-old paparazzo, Austin… [ read more ]
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    • The Alzheimer's Project DVD
    • The Alzheimer's Project DVD
    • One of the most devastating forms of memory loss is Alzheimer's disease, an irreversible and progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills. Today, Alzheimer's is the second most-feared illness in America, following cancer, and may affect as many as five million… [ read more ]
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    • The Autopsy Files DVD
    • The Autopsy Files DVD
    • Long before the recent trend in criminal investigation shows, there was Autopsy, the show that inspired them all. Hosted by Dr. Michael Baden, one of the century's most renowned forensic pathologists, this 10th anniversary edition features the first two mesmerizing episodes of this… [ read more ]
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    • The Cheshire Murders DVD
    • The Cheshire Murders DVD
    • Featuring exclusive interviews and spanning half a decade, The Cheshire Murders reveals the untold dramas behind the notorious 2007 triple homicide that rocked the town of Cheshire, Connecticut. In this quiet suburb, Jennifer Petit and her two daughters, age 11 and 17, were brutally murdered… [ read more ]
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    • The Fence DVD
    • The Fence DVD
    • Acclaimed filmmaker Rory Kennedy examines the aim and effectiveness of the controversial Southern U.S. Border Barrier, a 700-mile fence erected along the more than 2,000-mile U.S.-Mexico border. Kennedy follows her title subject through private ranches, protected wilderness, bustling border… [ read more ]
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    • The Last Campaign of Governor Booth Gardner DVD
    • The Last Campaign of Governor Booth Gardner DVD
    • This Oscar®-nominated documentary is both a poignant profile of former Gov. Booth Gardner as he battles the physical and mental onslaught of Parkinson’s Disease, and an exploration of the contentious debate between proponents and foes of Initiative 1000, a controversial bill championed by… [ read more ]
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    • The Last Truck: Closing of a GM Plant
    • The Last Truck: Closing of a GM Plant
    • Documentary focuses on the workers of the General Motors Assembly Plant in Moraine, Ohio - which opened in 1981, and churned out an average of 280,000 small trucks and SUVs a year - from the announcement a year ago that the Plant will be closing, to its last day on December 23, 2008, just… [ read more ]
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    • The Notorious Bettie Page DVD
    • The Notorious Bettie Page DVD
    • In an incandescent performance, Gretchen Mol (The Shape of Things) stars as Bettie Page, who grew up in a conservative religious family in Tennessee and became a photo model sensation in 1950s New York. Bettie's legendary pin-up photos made her the target of a Senate investigation into… [ read more ]
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    • The Recruiter DVD
    • The Recruiter DVD
    • Uncle Sam wants you - and so does Sgt. First Class Clay Usie, one of the most successful recruiters in U.S. Army history. With the military facing its toughest period of enlistment due to mounting dangers in Iraq, The Recruiter from HBO Documentary Films® takes viewers to a Louisiana coastal… [ read more ]
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    • The Strange History of Don't Ask Don't Tell DVD
    • The Strange History of Don't Ask Don't Tell DVD
    • Suspenseful, deeply engaging and heart-wrenching, The Strange History of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell illustrates the tumultuous evolution of a controversial policy which fostered hate and intolerance within the military – and undermined the very freedoms American soldiers fight for – by forcing… [ read more ]
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    • The Trails of Ted Haggard DVD
    • The Trails of Ted Haggard DVD
    • A documentary by Alexandra Pelosi takes a behind-the-scenes look at a recent life and hard times of ex-minister, Pastor Ted. Ted Haggard had it all: prosperity, a doting wife, five kids- and a ministry that reached out to approx 30 million followers who counted on his every word, whether on… [ read more ]
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    • The Weight of the Nation DVD
    • award nominee
    • The Weight of the Nation DVD
    • Continuing its tradition of drawing attention to the nation’s most pressing health issues in such presentations as Addiction and The Alzheimer’s Project, HBO Documentary Films® addresses the obesity epidemic in America, in the 4-part documentary series The Weight of the Nation. Three years… [ read more ]
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    • There's Something Wrong With Aunt Diane DVD
    • There's Something Wrong With Aunt Diane DVD
    • On the afternoon of July 26, 2009, Diane Schuler drove the wrong way on the Taconic State Parkway in New York for nearly two miles, eventually smashing into an oncoming SUV and killing herself, her daughter, three nieces, and all three people in the other car. Only her five-year-old son… [ read more ]
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    • Too Hot Not To Handle  DVD
    • Too Hot Not To Handle DVD
    • Heat waves. Melting glaciers. Rising sea levels. Catastrophic storms. Migrating viruses. Population displacement. Over the past 100 years, the mass consumption of fossil fuel, especially in America, has contributed to a dangerous global warming that has adversely impacted the way we live and… [ read more ]
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    • Triangle: Remembering the Fire DVD
    • award winner
    • Triangle: Remembering the Fire DVD
    • From Emmy® - winning filmmakers Marc Levin and Daphne Pinkerson, this 40-minute documentary recounts the horror of March 25, 1911, when young garment workers perished in the worst industrial accident in New York City history (up until 9/11), triggering widespread reforms and ushering in the… [ read more ]
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