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Salesman (1968)

  The documentary follows four salesmen as they travel across New England and southeast Florida trying to sell expensive Bibles door-to-door in low-income neighborhoods and attend a meeting in Chicago. The film focuses in particular on the struggles of salesman Paul Brennan, a middle-aged Irish-American Catholic from

Making The Shining (1980)

A fascinating, little behind the scenes look at one of the greatest horror films ever made. Stanley Kubrick’s daughter Vivian filmed this 35 minute gem with, appropriately enough, a 35mm camera. Vivian focuses not so much on her celebrated father’s process, but his effect on the people

Deep Water (2006)

Here’s one of the best documentary films you’ll see… Donald Crowhurst was a British businessman and amateur sailor who died while competing in the Sunday Times Golden Globe Race, a single-handed, round-the-world yacht race. Crowhurst had entered the race in hopes of winning a cash prize from

Spying On The Home Front

“So many people in America think this does not affect them. They’ve been convinced that these programs are only targeted at suspected terrorists. … I think that’s wrong. … Our programs are not perfect, and it is inevitable that totally innocent Americans are going to be affected

Countdown to Zero (2010)

Countdown to Zero is a documentary film released in 2010 which argues that the likelihood of the use of nuclear weapons has increased since the end of the Cold War due to terrorism, nuclear proliferation, theft of nuclear materials and weapons, and other factors.

Scratch (2001)

Scratch is a documentary film, directed and edited by Doug Pray. The film explores the world of the hip-hop DJ. From the birth of hip-hop, when pioneering DJ’s began extending breaks on their party records (which helped inspire break dancing and rap), to the invention of scratching

The Man Who Saw Tomorrow (1981)

The Man Who Saw Tomorrow is narrated by Orson Welles. The film depicts many of Nostradamus‘ predictions for the modern world, as interpreted by the many linguistic scholars who have translated his works. In addition, some biographical information is provided about Nostradamus, including his work as a