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The March

The March

By Alicia M. Cohn
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Documentary | It’s difficult to dramatize the process of organization, even organization of an event as historic and important as the 1963 March on Washington. But PBS…

The Act of Killing

The Act of Killing

By Michael Leaser
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Documentary | Self-deception has too often been a gateway to committing and living with atrocities. Rarely has a truth been as painfully documented as in director Joshua…

Sanitized life

By Megan Basham
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Documentary | Public broadcasting’s look at Muhammad offers everything but a critical look at Islam’s founder

20 Feet from Stardom

By Emily Whitten
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Documentary | Her voice trembling, eyes watering, Merry Clayton admits, “I felt that if I just gave my heart to what I was doing, I would automatically be a star.”

Stories We Tell

Stories We Tell

By Emily Belz
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Documentary | “Who cares about our family?” asks the sister of actress/writer/director Sarah Polley, in Polley’s first documentary, Stories We Tell , currently in…

The Gatekeepers

The Gatekeepers

By Michael Leaser
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Documentary | The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has generated more than its share of war-weary, soul-drained participants, including several former directors of Shin Bet,

West of Memphis

West of Memphis

By Emily Belz
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Documentary | In 1993, searchers for three missing 8-year-old boys found their bodies in a drainage ditch in West Memphis, Ark. Investigators believed that because of the…

2016: Obama's America

By Megan Basham
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Documentary | Everything in the president's background paints him as nothing more nor less than a hard-left activist

The Queen of Versailles

The Queen of Versailles

By Emily Whitten
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Documentary | Raw portrayal of two individuals suffering the death of their idols is the most distressing part

Searching for Sugar Man

Searching for Sugar Man

By Emily Whitten
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Documentary | Indie film sneaks into No. 7 spot at the American box office

Bad global cop

Bad global cop

By Megan Basham
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Documentary | First-time filmmaker Ami Horowitz makes a compelling and entertaining case against the United Nations

Chimpanzee

Chimpanzee

By Alicia M. Cohn
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Documentary | The only agenda in this documentary is to craft a compelling narrative

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