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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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    • 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
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    • 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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    • 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 I Knew DVD
    • When I Knew DVD
    • Alternately candid, funny, poignant, and heartbreaking, When I Knew documents a cross-section of men and women of all ages and lifestyles who invoke the exact moment in their lives - whether as toddlers, grade-schoolers, teens or young adults - when they knew, once and for all, that they… [ 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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    • Where Have You Gone Joe Dimaggio? DVD
    • Where Have You Gone Joe Dimaggio? DVD
    • A great - and greatly loved - baseball player, Joe DiMaggio is one of the few men to truly define the spirit of baseball and, in doing so, capture the hearts of a nation. Born into an Italian-American family in San Francisco, "Joltin' Joe" first wore the Yankee pin stripes in 1936 at the age… [ read more ]
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    • Wide Awake DVD
    • Wide Awake DVD
    • Wide Awake is acclaimed documentary filmmaker Alan Berliner's uniquely personal tour through a lifelong obsession with insomnia. A brilliantly edited blend of the hilarious and deeply personal, Wide Awake weaves hundreds of archival film clips, consultations with sleep specialists, an… [ read more ]
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    • Wishful Drinking DVD
    • Wishful Drinking DVD
    • Wishful Drinking brings the unique sensibilities of actress/author Carrie Fisher to HBO via a 76-minute adaptation of her acclaimed one-woman stage production. As she demonstrates in this uproarious and often poignant performance, Carrie Fisher is not just an accomplished actress,… [ read more ]
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