Culture Documentaries

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VICE on HBO: Season 3

VICE is a documentary TV series that travels the world to uncover some of the most intriguing, often controversial, topics that often go uncovered by the mainstream media.

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Trench Town: Violent Crime in Bob Marley’s Hometown

Imagine waking up to gunshots every morning, and falling asleep to the music of bullets every night. It’s a warzone where everybody seems to be fighting for a pointless cause.

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The Women’s Kingdom

Just east of the city of Shangri-La, lies a beautiful lake that stands before a village called Luoshui. Most Chinese know this area as Women’s Kingdom—a place where the women do not accept many of society’s rules.

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The Secret Country: The First Australians Fight Back

This 1985 documentary, by John Pilger, shares the shameful and tragic story of the persecution, massacre, and blatant disrespect of Aborigines in Australia.

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High School:  An Exposé of Teenage Cannabis Use

This is a short documentary film produced by Ben Grayzel. It explores the frequency of marijuana use among Grover Cleveland High School students.

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Banaz: A Love Story

Banaz was a beautiful girl; usually calm and quiet, and she loved to see others happy. She was born in Iraq in 1985 to a large family.

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Welcome to Australia

This 1999 special report hosted by John Pilger takes a painful look at Australia’s deliberate exclusion of its Aborigines in sports as well as in other areas.

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The Mirror of the Spirit

This compelling documentary reaffirms the power of one of the world’s greatest traditional medicine, ayahuasca.  The film gathers an impressive cast of traditional practitioners, enthusiasts, and Western converts to reveal the essence of the ayahuasca experience.

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Café Sheroes: Life After an Acid Attack

Agra City, India is the location of a famous hangout that is attracting national and international attention. Although each young woman who works there has her own story, they have one experience in common: every single one of them has had acid poured on her face and body.

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Albino Africa

Assaulted and Maimed for the Colour of Their Skin

This film, directed by Aleksandr Avilov, tells the story of those who have the misfortune of being born albino in Tanzania, Africa.

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Vice on HBO: Season 2

VICE is a documentary TV series that portrays the sometimes-absurd reality of what’s going on around the world. These are the controversial and intriguing stories that the mainstream media usually overlooks.

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Manga Mad

A Scintillating Documentary on Adult Comic Culture in Japan

Manga is an ancient Chinese name of a bird that was known for collecting things. In time, the term evolved to refer to a book that held a collection of poems or pictures.

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Migingo: The Iron-Clad Island

One Thousand Men Living on Fish and Packed Like Sardines

Migingo is a small island in East Africa that’s part of a cluster of three islands. It rises out of the waters of Lake Victoria.

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Single

One of the most uncomfortable questions that singles get asked at holiday events with family is: when are you going to get married?

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Pussy Riot: The Movement

About six decades ago Rock and Roll changed the world with its dreams of love and peace. It gave artists the power to speak out with a message that was uncommon at the time.

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Desire for Beauty

Things That Mirrors Don't Show

Some believe that the concepts of ugliness and beauty are all in the mind. Maybe that’s why it is said that ‘beauty is in the eye of the beholder’.

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Star Wars Begins

This final chapter of filmmaker Jamie Benning’s trilogy focuses on the first Star Wars film that was released in 1977. Star Wars Begins is an unofficial behind-the–scenes analysis of the creation of this classic movie from its conception until it hit movie theaters.

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Here Without Me

Imagine falling asleep to the tune of a terrifying lullaby comprised of the sounds of explosions just a few meters away from you.

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Skatopia: 88 Acres of Anarchy

The main entrance to the skate park has the words ‘death to invaders’ written in red letters on the sides of two old vehicles.

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The Living Stones of Sacsayhuaman

At a height of 3.5 thousand meters in the Peruvian Andes, one can find a fascinating city called Cuzco that was built during the reign of the Incas.

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The Story of Technoviking

If we could understand scientifically what it is that causes certain content to go viral, companies could deliberately design viral content that would result in billions of dollars in revenue.

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Our Generation

According to a 2010 United Nations report, Indigenous people across the world are living in a critical situation. Many are the victims of gross human rights violations.

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Hallucinogen Honey Hunters

This interesting film takes place in the heart of Nepal where there is an unusual tribe of honey hunters called Gurung.

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Streetfighter: More Than a Game

“No matter how far the chips are down if you’ve got the skill and the mental acumen and the prediction to know what’s coming next you can get out of any situation.” This is what Seth Killion, Director of Community & Online at Capcom has to say about the 2004 Street Fighter tournament clip that went viral.

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