Documentaries watched in 2013

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1.
The Source: The Story of the Beats and the Beat Generation (1999 Documentary)
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Traces the Beats from Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac's meeting in 1944 at Columbia University to the deaths of Ginsberg and William S... (88 mins.)
Director: Chuck Workman
“ Watched January 24th 2013 ” - yurn4
 
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Justin Bieber: Rise to Fame (2011 Documentary)
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With millions of fans screaming his name across the planet, Justin has become the music world's hottest property and teen heartthrob phenomenon... (65 mins.)
“ Watched January 28th 2013 ” - yurn4
 
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“ Watched February 4th 2013 ” - yurn4
 
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John Huston: The Man, the Movies, the Maverick (1988 Documentary)
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Biography of risk-taker and raconteur John Huston from his childhood to become one of the most highly respected filmmakers in the world. (126 mins.)
Director: Frank Martin
“ Watched February 4th 2013 ” - yurn4
 
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Koyaanisqatsi (1982 Documentary)
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A collection of expertly photographed phenomena with no conventional plot. The footage focuses on nature, humanity and the relationship between them. (86 mins.)
Director: Godfrey Reggio
“ Watched March 15th 2013 ” - yurn4
 
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Powaqqatsi (1988 Documentary)
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An exploration of technologically developing nations and the effect the transition to Western-style modernization has had on them. (99 mins.)
Director: Godfrey Reggio
“ Watched March 15th 2013 ” - yurn4
 
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Naqoyqatsi (2002 Documentary)
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A visual montage portrait of our contemporary world dominated by globalized technology and violence. (89 mins.)
Director: Godfrey Reggio
“ Watched March 15th 2013 ” - yurn4
 
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The Art of Flight (2011 Documentary)
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Two years in the making, "The Art of FLIGHT" gives iconic snowboarder Travis Rice and friends the opportunity... (80 mins.)
Director: Curt Morgan
“ Watched March 25th 2013 ” - yurn4
 
9.
El náufrago de la calle Providencia (1971 Documentary)
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Friends of Luis Buñuel discuss the director while Buñuel mixes drinks and entertains friends in his home. (50 mins.)
“ Watched on April 11th 2013 ” - yurn4
 
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Regarding Buñuel (2000 Documentary)
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Documentary about spanish director Luis Buñuel. (103 mins.)
“ Watched april 12th 2013 ” - yurn4
 
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Scarface: Origins of a Hip Hop Classic (2003 Documentary)
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(21 mins.)
Director: Benny Boom
“ Watched April 12th 2013 ” - yurn4
 
12.
Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired (2008 Documentary)
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Examines the public scandal and private tragedy which led to legendary filmmaker Roman Polanski's sudden flight from the United States. (99 mins.)
Director: Marina Zenovich
“ Watched on April 13th 2013 ” - yurn4
 
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Charles Laughton Directs 'The Night of the Hunter' (2002 Documentary)
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(159 mins.)
“ Watched April 15th 2013 ” - yurn4
 
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NBC Experiment in Television (1967 TV Series)
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Fellini discusses his views of making motion pictures and his unorthodox procedures. He seeks inspiration in various out of the way places... (60 mins.)
“ Watched April 28th 2013 ” - yurn4
 
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Zwischen Kino und Konzert - Der Komponist Nino Rota (1993 Documentary)
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A look at the life and work of composer Nino Rota. (48 mins.)
Director: Vassili Silovic
“ Watched April 28th 2013 ” - yurn4
 
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Overview (2012 Documentary)
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Astronauts who have seen the Earth from space have often described the 'Overview Effect', an experience... (20 mins.)
Director: Guy Reid
“ Watched April 30th 2013 ” - yurn4
 
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American Experience (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Jesse James (2006)
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The true story of the legendary outlaw Jesse James. (60 mins.)
“ Watched May 7th 2013 ” - yurn4
 
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Artifact (2012 Documentary)
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Telling harsh truths about the modern music business, this riveting and award-winning documentary gives... (103 mins.)
“ Watched August 31st 2013 on VyRT ” - yurn4
 
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Religulous (2008 Documentary)
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Bill Maher's take on the current state of world religion. (101 mins.)
Director: Larry Charles
“ Watched September 25th 2013 ” - yurn4
 
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West of Memphis (2012 Documentary)
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An examination of a failure of justice in the case against the West Memphis Three. (147 mins.)
Director: Amy Berg
“ Watched October 3rd 2013 ” - yurn4
 
21.
Miley: The Movement (2013 Documentary)
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Go behind the scenes with Miley Cyrus as she prepares to launch her new album "Bangerz". (60 mins.)
Director: Paul Bozymowski
“ Watched October 4th 2013 ” - yurn4
 
22.
Shut Up and Play the Hits (2012 Documentary)
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On April 2nd 2011, LCD Soundsystem played its final show at Madison Square Garden. Documenting this once in a life time performance and an intimate portrait of James Murphy as he navigates the lead-up to the show, the day after, and the personal and professional ramifications of his decision. (108 mins.)
“ Watched November 1st 2013 ” - yurn4
 
23.
Pearl Jam Twenty (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary on the band Pearl Jam that marks their 20th anniversary in the year 2011. (109 mins.)
Director: Cameron Crowe
“ Watched November 1st 2013 ” - yurn4
 
24.
Hit So Hard (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary that follows Hole drummer Patty Schemel as she struggles with fame and addiction. (103 mins.)
“ Watched November 1st 2013 ” - yurn4
 
25.
The Doors: When You're Strange (2009 Documentary)
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A look at the late '60s and early '70s rock band The Doors, including rare exclusive footage. (86 mins.)
Director: Tom DiCillo
“ Watched November 4th 2013 ” - yurn4
 
26.
Roman Polanski: Odd Man Out (2012 Documentary)
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A follow-up to the documentary Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired, focusing on the filmmaker's successful battle to avoid extradition into the U.S. in 2010. (88 mins.)
Director: Marina Zenovich
“ Watched November 7th 2013 ” - yurn4
 
27.
Roman Polanski: A Film Memoir (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary about Roman Polanski, the man and filmmaker. Roman Polanski speaks about his eventful life story and career in conversation with Andrew Braunsberg, his former business partner, producer, and friend of many years. (90 mins.)
“ Watched November 7th 2013 ” - yurn4
 
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Masters of Darkness (2002 Mini-Series)
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Famous for his occult writings, founder of the religion of Thelema, which became adopted by the Ordo Templis Orientis (O.T.O.) as well as the magical order Argenteum Astrum, the Order of the Silver Star.
“ Watched November 18th 2013 ” - yurn4
 
29.
Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride: Hunter S. Thompson on Film (2006 Documentary)
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A documentary on the life and death of Hunter S. Thompson. (73 mins.)
Director: Tom Thurman
“ Watched December 18th 2013 ” - yurn4