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The Eleanor Roosevelt Story

The Eleanor Roosevelt Story

Director: Richard Kaplan
Year: 1965

Pulitzer prize winner Archibald MacLeish scripted this touching portrait of the woman who emerged from a privileged but painful childhood to become a powerful humanitarian. Academy Award winner for Best Documentary. Introduced by Hillary Rodham Clinton.

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Matter Of Heart

Matter Of Heart

Director: Mark Whitney
Year: 1985

The original, compelling and inspiring portrait of Carl Gustav Jung, whose extraordinary genius and humanity projected his voice far beyond the realm of psychiatry, redefining the essential nature of who we are and what we hope to become. Stirring score by John Adams.

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Edison: The Invention of the Movies

Edison: The Invention of the Movies

Director: (various), Alan Crosland
Year: 1891

An unprecedented collaboration of Kino International and the Museum of Modern Art, together with the Library of Congress. EDISON: THE INVENTION OF THE MOVIES is a four-disc box set featuring 140 complete Edison Co. films from 1891 to 1918, all restored and newly remastered. This deluxe set also includes 200+ scans of artifacts from MoMA's Edison collection, film-by-film program notes, and two hours of interviews with early film experts.

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The Last Mogul: The Life and Times of Lew Wasserman

The Last Mogul: The Life and Times of Lew Wasserman

Director: Barry Avrich
Year: 2005

Documentary about Lew Wasserman, the mogul who mastered the art of the deal with a ruthlessness and style all his own.

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Off to War: From Rural Arkansas to Iraq

Off to War: From Rural Arkansas to Iraq

Director: Craig Renaud, Brent Renaud
Year: 2005

From the farms and fields of Arkansas to the deadly streets of Baghdad, OFF TO WAR tracks the citizen soldiers of the Arkansas National Guard as they come face to face with the horrors of war.

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Hippie Masala: Forever In India

Hippie Masala: Forever In India

Director: Damaris Luthi, Ulrich Grossenbacher
Year: 2006

In the 1960s and 1970s thousands of hippies journeyed east to India in search of enlightenment. All, in the end, embraced this land of ancient traditions and transcendent pleasures as their own. Hippie Masala is a fascinating chronicle about aging flower children who, after fleeing Western civilization, found a new way of life in India.

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Derek

Derek

Director: Isaac Julien
Year: 2008

Written and narrated by Academy Award winner Tilda Swinton, this documentary blends vintage clips from Jarman's groundbreaking experimental works, never-before-seen footage from his films, and candid interviews shot shortly before his death in 1994.

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With One Voice (Educational Edition)

With One Voice (Educational Edition)

Director: Eric Temple
Year: 2009

With One Voice illuminates the unity of humanity through the single message and mystical tradition that binds all faiths together. The film features mystics from many great traditions around the world who discuss spiritual awakening, world peace and love.

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An American Journey: In Robert Frank's Footsteps

An American Journey: In Robert Frank's Footsteps

Director: Philippe S├ęclier
Year: 2009

Robert Frank's The Americans (1958) transformed the landscape of contemporary photography. Fifty years later, filmmaker Philippe Seclier follows in Frank's footsteps, retracing his path step by step on a 15,000 mile odyssey through contemporary America, moving between past and present, photography and cinema.

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Videocracy

Videocracy

Director: Erik Gandini
Year: 2009

Critically-acclaimed documentary explores the underbelly of the high-glitz, low-politics, skin-baring media culture promulgated by Berlusconi's ownership of the majority of the Italy's TV stations. Approaching the material as both insider and outsider, Gandini gains remarkable access to the world of Berlusconi's associates and the willing wannabes that swarm around them, unveiling a modern Italy as both comedy and tragedy.

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