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    • Twist of Faith DVD
    • Twist of Faith DVD
    • From acclaimed director Kirby Dick (HBO's Showgirls: Glitz & Angst, Cinemax's Chain Camera and The End), this Academy Award-nominated and Sundance-selected feature documentary tells the deeply personal story of a man who confronts the trauma of past sexual abuse by a local priest, only to… [ read more ]
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    • When the Levees Broke DVD
    • When the Levees Broke DVD
    • Hurricane Katrina. The mere mention of those words conjures up horrific images of a natural disaster made all the more horrendous because of the manmade failure that followed. Acclaimed director Spike Lee became documentarian for this powerful HBO special. Not only does he go back to the… [ read more ]
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    • Pumping Iron: 25th Year Anniversary DVD
    • Pumping Iron: 25th Year Anniversary DVD
    • This '70s time capsule shows a candid pre-movie star side of Arnold Schwarzenegger as he trains for the Mr. Universe and Mr. Olympia pageants; Arnold is easygoing and charming as he sweats at Gold's Gym in preparation for the match. Keep an eye out for Lou Ferrigno, Franco Columbu and Mike… [ 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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    • Left of the Dial DVD
    • Left of the Dial DVD
    • "Left of the Dial" (2006) is an HBO documentary about the rise, near-fall, and salvation of the liberal radio network, Air America Radio, geared towards left leaning opinions. Early in 2004, the network intended to launch in order to end the strangle hold of right-wing radio. Financials… [ read more ]
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    • Plastic Disasters DVD
    • Plastic Disasters DVD
    • Looking good costs plenty in "Plastic Disasters" (2006), an engaging documentary that explores the millions of people who undergo routine cosmetic surgeries each year, hoping that the results will help them look and feel better. If something goes wrong, the consequences can be both… [ read more ]
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    • 4 Little Girls DVD
    • 4 Little Girls DVD
    • Spike Lee directs this quietly gripping documentary exploring the 1963 bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, in which four African-American girls were murdered. Lee uses the incident to explore race relations and civil rights in the 1960s, and examine how tragic… [ read more ]
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    • Friends of God: A Road Trip with Alexandra Pelosi DVD
    • Friends of God: A Road Trip with Alexandra Pelosi DVD
    • In Friends of God: A Road Trip with Alexandra Pelosi, intrepid roving reporter/tour guide Pelosi takes viewers on an entertaining road trip into the red-state heartland of America, chronicling the leaders and followers who comprise the booming evangelical Christian movement. Traveling to the… [ read more ]
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    • Ghosts of Abu Ghraib DVD
    • Ghosts of Abu Ghraib DVD
    • Filmmaker Rory Kennedy tackles the prisoner abuse scandal of 2003 in "Ghosts of Abu Ghraib" (2007), a riveting documentary that hits close to home. Who was responsible for these atrocities? How far down the chain of command does responsibility go? Features an examination of U.S. Dept. of… [ read more ]
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    • Gladiator Days DVD
    • Gladiator Days DVD
    • Across the United States, violent crime in prison is an everyday reality, with inmates routinely exposed to assault, riot, rape and murder. Gladiator Days: Anatomy of a Prison Murder examines the culture of institutional violence through the events that led to one burtal prison murder. Utah… [ read more ]
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    • Heir to an Execution DVD
    • Heir to an Execution DVD
    • A Granddaughter's Story The trial and execution of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg during the height of The Cold War shook America to its core. And in light of the stranglehold Senator Joe McCarthy's red scare propaganda had on the nation, a true reflection of Julius and Ethel never surfaced… [ read more ]
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    • Death in Gaza DVD
    • Death in Gaza DVD
    • Hatred is poison. From the Emmy Award-winning duo behind the 2001 documentaries "Unholy War" and "Beneath the Veil" comes "Death in Gaza" (2006), an inside look into the war-torn Gaza Strip. Following the stories and lives of three Palestinian children conditioned for hate, this documentary… [ read more ]
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