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2. The Farthest (2017)
PG | 121 min | Documentary, History
It is one of humankind's greatest achievements. More than 12 billion miles away a tiny spaceship is leaving our Solar System and entering the void of deep space - the first human-made object ever to do so.
Votes: 3,861 | Gross: $0.01M
Drawer documentary of Voyager's spacecrafts towards the outer planets till borderlines of solar system and beyond
3. The Last Dalai Lama? (2016)
82 min | Documentary
A portrait of the 14th Dalai Lama, featuring interviews with his family and the people he has inspired since his exile from Tibet in 1959.
Votes: 50 | Gross: $0.14M
The life of His Holiness Dalai Lama of Thibet
4. Restrepo (2010)
R | 93 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A year with one platoon in the deadliest valley in Afghanistan.
Directors: Tim Hetherington, Sebastian Junger | Stars: The Men of Battle Company 2nd of the 503rd Infantry Regiment 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Juan 'Doc Restrepo, Dan Kearney, LaMonta Caldwell
Votes: 21,945 | Gross: $1.33M
5. The Yogis of Tibet (2002 Video)
For the first time, the reclusive and secretive Tibetan monks agree to discuss aspects of their philosophy and allow themselves to be filmed while performing their ancient practices.
6. The Courtesans of Bombay (1983 TV Movie)
74 min | Documentary, Music
Roughly structured over 24 hours, we visit Pavan Pool, a compound in Bombay where poor women sing, dance, and engage in prostitution. By day, they practice singing and dancing, both ... See full summary »
by Ismail Merchant
7. The Making of 'Sands of Iwo Jima' (1993 Video)
A documentary hosted by film critic Leonard Maltin, detailing the making of the classic 1949 John Wayne war film "The Sands of Iwo Jima." Included are clips from the film and interviews ... See full summary »
87 min | Documentary
An examination of the destruction of cosmopolitan city Smyrna in 1922.
9. Fritänkaren (1994 Video)
Not Rated | 276 min | Biography, Drama
a 274-minute documentary portrait of the life of playwright August Strindberg. The topic of the movie is inextricable from its method of production: for two years, beginning in 1992, Watkins created the film in a communal collaboration.
10. Culture Club: Greatest Hits (2005 Video)
140 min | Documentary, Music
Directors: Steve Barron, Zelda Barron, Lol Creme, Chris Gabrin, Kevin Godley, Keef, Daniel Kleinman, David Mallet, Russell Mulcahy, Peter Sinclair, Willy Smax, Julien Temple, Ben Unwin | Stars: Boy George, Jon Moss, Mikey Craig, Roy Hay
The Life of singer's group "Culture Club" - so called Boy George
12. Meetings with Remarkable Men (1979)
G | 108 min | Biography, Drama
G.I. Gurdjieff is a spiritual teacher and mystic who, after a lifetime study, developed a form of meditation incorporating modern dance.
(Gurdjieff's search for hidden knowledge) A film by Peter Brook
13. La rabbia (1963)
Not Rated | 104 min | Documentary
"La Rabbia" employs documentary footage (from the 1950s) and accompanying commentary to attempt to answer the existential question, Why are our lives characterized by discontent, anguish, ... See full summary »
Guareschi contro Pasolini
14. Paris Is Burning (1990)
R | 71 min | Documentary
A chronicle of New York's drag scene in the 1980s, focusing on balls, voguing and the ambitions and dreams of those who gave the era its warmth and vitality.
Votes: 12,694 | Gross: $3.78M
(I having a ball... wish you were here...)
15. The Walk (II) (2015)
PG | 123 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
In 1974, high-wire artist Philippe Petit recruits a team of people to help him realize his dream: to walk the immense void between the World Trade Center towers.
Votes: 119,916 | Gross: $10.14M
(The walk a true story)
16. The Battle of Algiers (1966)
Not Rated | 121 min | Drama, War
In the 1950s, fear and violence escalate as the people of Algiers fight for independence from the French government.
Votes: 53,001 | Gross: $0.06M
"La battaglia di Algeri" Gillo Pontecorvo
17. The Odyssey (2016)
PG | 122 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The aquatic adventure of the highly influential and fearlessly ambitious pioneer, innovator, filmmaker, researcher, and conservationist, Jacques-Yves Cousteau, covers roughly thirty years of an inarguably rich in achievements life.
18. Lenin in October (1937)
Approved | 93 min | Biography, Drama, History
The movie about events of October revolution of 1917 and Lenin's role in the organization of revolt of Bolsheviks.
20. Great Directors (2009)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary
Great Directors, directed by Angela Ismailos, features conversations with ten of the world's greatest living directors: Bernardo Bertolucci, David Lynch, Liliana Cavani, Stephen Frears, ... See full summary »
Votes: 450 | Gross: $0.02M
Not Rated | 208 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
22. Moskovskaya elegiya (1987)
88 min | Documentary
A film in homage to Russian filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky. It concentrates on his absence from the Soviet Union and what he left behind. There are episodes of his funeral and places he lived ... See full summary »
24. I am Cuba, the Siberian Mammoth (2004)
90 min | Documentary
This film examines the creation and exhibition of the propaganda film I Am Cuba, a Soviet/Cuban collaboration unknown in the West until the 1990s.
25. The Salt of the Earth (2014)
PG-13 | 110 min | Documentary, Biography, History
The life and work of photographer Sebastião Salgado, who has spent forty years documenting deprived societies in hidden corners of the world.
Votes: 19,889 | Gross: $1.34M
27. Searching for Sugar Man (2012)
PG-13 | 86 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock n roller, Rodriguez.
Votes: 63,798 | Gross: $3.97M
28. Man on Wire (2008)
PG-13 | 94 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
A look at tightrope walker Philippe Petit's daring, but illegal, high-wire routine performed between New York City's World Trade Center's twin towers in 1974, what some consider, "the artistic crime of the century".
Votes: 52,651 | Gross: $2.96M
TV-14 | 106 min | Documentary
Alex Gibney explores the charged issue of pedophilia in the Catholic Church, following a trail from the first known protest against clerical sexual abuse in the United States and all the way to the Vatican.
34. Best of Enemies: Buckley vs. Vidal (2015)
R | 87 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Votes: 5,890 | Gross: $0.89M
35. Kedi (2016)
Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary
A profile of an ancient city and its unique people, seen through the eyes of the most mysterious and beloved animal humans have ever known, the Cat.
Votes: 13,072 | Gross: $2.83M
The Cats of Istanbul
36. The Divine Order (2017)
96 min | Comedy, Drama
In 1971, a young housewife organizes the women of her town to petition for the right to vote.
Votes: 2,379 | Gross: $0.08M
The case of women vote in Switzerland
37. Nowhere to Hide (2016)
86 min | Documentary, War
"Nowhere to Hide" follows a man - the medic and father Nori Sharif - through 5 years of dramatic change in the war-torn Diyala-province; one of the most dangerous provinces in the middle of... See full summary »
About Iraqi people living the war tragedy
38. Here Was Cuba (2013)
78 min | Documentary
It is hard to to imagine a time when international conflict had to be resolved over great distances and excruciating suspense, when communication between the world's most powerful leaders ... See full summary »
39. Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff (2010)
Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, Biography
In 2001 Jack Cardiff (1914-2009) became the first director of photography in the history of the Academy Awards to win an Honorary Oscar. But the first time he clasped the famous statuette ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,158 | Gross: $0.02M
40. Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words (2015)
Not Rated | 114 min | Documentary, Biography
A captivating look behind the scenes of the remarkable life of a young Swedish girl who became one of the most celebrated actresses of American and World cinema.
Votes: 2,010 | Gross: $0.14M
41. Cooper and Hemingway: The True Gen (2013)
Unrated | 120 min | Documentary
Cooper and Hemingway: The True Gen is an unprecedented look at the bond between two of the most iconic artists of the 20th century.Utter opposites... nothing in common. The cowboy and the ... See full summary »
43. Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel (2011)
PG-13 | 86 min | Documentary, Biography
A look at the life and work of the influential fashion editor of Harpers Bazaar, Diana Vreeland.
Votes: 1,442 | Gross: $1.00M
44. Yves Saint Laurent (2014)
R | 106 min | Biography, Drama
Votes: 11,254 | Gross: $0.72M
45. Francofonia (2015)
Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, History
A history of the Louvre during the Nazi occupation and a meditation on the meaning and timelessness of art.
Votes: 2,617 | Gross: $0.30M
46. Faces Places (2017)
PG | 94 min | Documentary