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List your favorite documentaries

no super-conspiracy shit

in no order

Fog of War

Iraq in Fragments

Commanding Heights

Bowling for Columbine

Ascent of Money

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- Paradise Lost

- Koyaanisqatsi

- The Girl Next Door

- Cocaine Cowboys

- Triumph of the Will (Nazi propaganda but a masterpiece nonetheless)

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- Paradise Lost

- Koyaanisqatsi

- The Girl Next Door

- Cocaine Cowboys

- Triumph of the Will (Nazi propaganda but a masterpiece nonetheless)

I wasn't even thinking of Koyaanisqatsi as a documentary, but nonetheless one of my all time favorite films!!

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Oh yeah Cocaine Cowboys is good.

Of the top of my head:

The Weather Underground

Grizzly Man

Style Wars

The Corporation

Haven't seen a lot of the classics. Need to see Food Inc., The Cove, and all those ones y'all mentioned.

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I wasn't even thinking of Koyaanisqatsi as a documentary, but nonetheless one of my all time favorite films!!

I agree, really like that film.

Also not on my list, but Baraka owns a place due to the beautiful images

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coming immediately to mind:

Until The Light Takes Us

Heima

Alone in the Wilderness

Heimo's Arctic Refuge

Planet Earth

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style wars (seconded)

when we were kings

the thin blue line

seven up (the whole series)

vinyl (not the best but close to my record-whore heart)

if you guys dig Herzog (grizzly man) you should hook up the Burden of Dreams / Fitzcarraldo double feature.

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1) Hoop Dreams

2) Man on Wire

3) Araya

4) Hearts and Minds

5) The 'Up' series

Honourable Mention: This is Spinal Tap.

...Plus anything else by Morris or Herzog

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1. heima

2. you're gonna miss me

3. anvil - the story of anvil

4. the devil and daniel johnston

5. until the light takes us

maybe i need to watch more non music documentaries

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Heima is really cool, say that in Uni's theater.

Hoop dreams is damn interesting

Style wars is good too. Its awesome how BlackStar samples the clip of the two young guys talking in the beginning for "Respiration"

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aka Tokyo Olympiad

aka Tokyo Olympiad

aka Tokyo Olympiad

Food Inc

Capitalism A Love Story

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cocaine cowboyz

sicko

capitalism a love story

and even though it isn't a documentary... those Intervention shits are amazing

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anybody a fan of louis theroux's weird weekends? insightful, but always a good laugh.

black supremacists: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kVLRv-SAyxA

body builders: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8hShxULYMtI

the episode where he investigates a record label/porn production company is also tops. too many favorites, can't choose.

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fuck i watched like all of those on google video^^

hes such a cool dude

hows heima?

i have it recorded and ive been meaning to watch it

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if you like sociology, anything by adam curtis is great: century of self, the trap, the power of nightmares

other then that, dark days has been one of my favorite docs

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Just finished watching Cocaine Cowboys. Really incredible stuff.

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1. "Alone in the Wilderness".

2. "The Union".

3. "The Lens: Hoppy".

4. "Killerwhales"

5. & anything about Edie Sedgwick.

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Dark Days

Style Wars

Man On Wire

Dope Sick Love

Metal: A Headbanger's Journey

That Friedmans doc sounds crazy ... gonna try to get my hands on that. Honorable mentions to Infamy and Scratch.

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if you like sociology, anything by adam curtis is great: century of self, the trap, the power of nightmares

other then that, dark days has been one of my favorite docs

I like The Power of Nightmares, its a good watch for sure....but I'm highly skeptical of some of the ideas it puts forth. It rightly criticizes the excessive fear of terrorism and particularly of Al Qaeda after 9/11- pushed by the Neoconservatives in the Bush Administration (Although its important to realize that many true neocons like Francis Fukuyama completely rejected the Bush Admin's actions.

But the idea that Al Qaeda is a fiction just isn't true today nor was in true 10 years ago, it's strength may have been exaggerated but it is real and dangerous. The film is right to question Al Qaeda's organizational strength, but the ability of small cells to latch on to its radical ideas should not be underestimated (Tube Bombings in London and train bombings in Madrid serve a poignant reminders).

I love the part in that movie when Rumsfeld is talking about terrorist hideout caves and they have these ridiculous models of cave fortresses like something from a superman movie haha

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Just saw "Carts Of Darkness" last night, pretty depressing stuff but worth the watch. It's online too.

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style wars

satan rides the media

karl lagerfeld is never happy anyway

heavy metal parking lot

food, inc

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recently i have watched:

Grizzly Man

Fog of War

The English Surgeon

Who Killed The Electric Car

all of which were great, Grizzly Man was definitely a standout! its incredible, go see it!

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watching dark days right now, i really like the hustler and the dude wearing the drakkar noir jacket

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