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    • Curiosity. Your body on drugs [videorecording]
      Curiosity. Your body on drugs [videorecording]
      produced by Biomech Productions, LLC for Discovery Channel
      Presents an experiment in which four drug users perform physical and mental tests while taking their respective drugs of choice, showing the effect of each drug on coordination, focus, psychological stress, and physical strength.
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    • In the realms of the unreal [videorecording] : the mystery of Henry Darger
      In the realms of the unreal [videorecording] : the mystery of Henry Darger
      Diorama Films
      An innovative feature length documentary that explores the parallel lives of legendary outsider artist Henry Darger. Reclusive janitor by day, visionary artist by night, Darger's 15,000 page novel details the exploits of the Vivan Girls, seven angelic sisters who lead a rebellion against godless, child-enslaving men.
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    • Ancient secrets of the Bible. The Christmas miracle.
      Ancient secrets of the Bible. The Christmas miracle.

      For roughly 2,000 years, people have celebrated the birth of Jesus on the day we know as Christmas. The record of Jesus' birth has been handed down to us primarily through the writings of two of the authors in the New Testament of the Bible, Matthew and Luke. But does what they wrote coincide with what we have come to accept in the traditional modern celebration? By carefully examining the New Testament, can we solve the great mysteries of Christmas?
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    • Lady valor : the Kristin Beck story
      Lady valor : the Kristin Beck story
      directors, Sandrine Orabona and Mark Herzog.
      Former U.S. Navy SEAL Christopher Beck embarks on a new mission as Kristin Beck. Kristinb2ss journey in search of the American ideals that she protected has a whole new meaning as she lives her life truthfully as a transgender woman. After a lifetime of service, Kristin has learned that her fight for life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness did not end on the battlefield.
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    • Whitey : United States of America v. James J. Bulger
      Whitey : United States of America v. James J. Bulger
      directed by Joe Berlinger.
      A sweeping and revelatory documentary film that follows the trial of the infamous gangster James 'Whitey' Bulger, using the courtroom action as a springboard to examine accusations of multi-faceted corruption within the nationb2ss law enforcement and legal systems.
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    • The dance of reality
      The dance of reality
      directed by Alejandro Jodorowsky.
      A mystical autobiography of Alejandro Jodorowsky's childhood that blends his personal history with metaphor, mythology, and poetry. It reflects his philosophy that reality is not objective, but rather a "dance" created by our own imaginations.
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    • Ghosts & hauntings.
      Ghosts & hauntings.

      Contains two episodes: Ghosts - follow scientists as they investigate reports of ghost sightings; Hauntings - visit fameous haunted places in New York, Kentucky and the UK.
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    • Hidden colors 3 : the rules of racism
      Hidden colors 3 : the rules of racism
      King Flex Films
      This installment of Hidden Colors tackles the taboo subject of systematic racism. The film explores how institutional racism effects all areas of human activity and the rules, laws and public policies that are utilized to maintain this system.
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    • A life in dirty movies
      A life in dirty movies
      Film Movement, Ram Releasing and Anagram present
      A love story about sexploitation director Joe Sarno and his wife and collaborator Peggy, as he struggles to get one last film on screen in an industry that's long denied his transcendent auteur style.
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    • Luther : his life, his path, his legacy.
      Luther : his life, his path, his legacy.

      Vary few historical figures have affected modern society and humanity as enduringly as Martin Luther, and on such a global scale. This comprehensive documentary traces the footsteps of the great Reformer and reflects upon the places which have become inseparably connected with his name.
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    • Moms Mabley
      Moms Mabley
      HBO Documentary Films
      Jackie "Moms" Mabley was an African-American stand-up comic and showbiz pioneer who emerged from the Chitlin' Circuit of African-American Vaudeville to become a mainstream star on the stage and TV. Mabley pushed the boundaries of comedy by tackling topics such as gender, sex, and racism, making her one of the first taboo-pushing comedians on the comedy circuit. Once billed as "The Funniest Woman in the World", she performed up until her death in 1975. Whoopi Goldberg directs and appears.
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    • Nobody's perfect [videorecording]
      Nobody's perfect [videorecording]
      ein Film von Niko von Glasow
      Niko von Glasow looks for eleven people who, like him, were born disabled due to the disastrous side-effects of Thalidomide, and who are prepared to pose nude for a book of photos--to allow those who regularly throw furtive glances at Thalidomiders and other physically disabled people, to take a good, long look. In the process, Niko discovers many fascinating characters who work in such diverse areas as politics, the media, sport, astrophysics and acting; extraordinary people who have learned to live with their disability to an impressive level of "normality".
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    • Pandora's promise
      Pandora's promise
      directed by Robert Stone
      Five eminent environmentalists and energy experts describe their conversion from an anti-nuclear power to a pro-nuclear power point of view.
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    • Rise of the black pharaohs [videorecording]
      Rise of the black pharaohs [videorecording]
      National Geographic Studios
      The Kushites were a little-known African civilization that rose up and overthrew the Ancient Egyptians. Egypt, and early archaeologists, wanted history to forget them, but National Geographic is finally revealing the truth about the mysterious Black Pharaohs.
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    • Women of the Bible.
      Women of the Bible.

      The women of the Bible represent a diverse and intriguing group; powerful, independent, romantic, and brave. Mary of Nazareth endured nearly lifelong ridicule and scorn while standing by her son. Queen Esther courageously saved the Jews from certain death, while the beautiful Sheba dazzled Solomon, legendary King of Israel, and inspired some of the Bible's most erotic love poetry. The story of Delilah reveals how her name became synonymous with treachery and deceit.
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    • Swamp people. Season one [videorecording]
      Swamp people. Season one [videorecording]
      produced by Original Media, LLC for History.
      Season One takes you on a journey to the bayous and swamplands of America's Southern heartland to witness a group of people that live on the fringes of society. They are the swamp people, and their distinct culture has its roots in the early days of America's expansion westward. The descendants of moonshiners, immigrant railroad workers and early settlers, the swamp people have inherited a legacy of self-reliance and anti-establishment values that make them true American originals.
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    • Finding your roots [videorecording]
      Finding your roots [videorecording]
      with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
      This 10-part series, with the renowned cultural critic and Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr., delves into the genealogy and genetics of famous Americans, combining history and science in a fascinating exploration of race, family and identity in today's America. Professor Gates shakes loose captivating stories and surprises in the family trees of Kevin Bacon, Robert Downey, Jr., Branford Marsalis, John Legend, Martha Stewart, Barbara Walters and Rick Warren, among many others.
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    • Ocean drifters
      Ocean drifters
      a presentation of the National Geographic Society
      Takes a look at the marine life that spends its life drifting in the ocean currents.
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    • Ancient aliens. Season one
      Ancient aliens. Season one

      Produced with the exclusive cooperation of bestselling author Erich von Daniken, Ancient Aliens launches all-new expeditions to seek out and evaluate the evidence, with a concentration on discoveries of the last thirty years, including unusual DNA findings on man's evolution and newly decoded artifacts from Egypt to Syria to South America. It is a balanced investigation into a theory some believe cannot be true, but many agree cannot be ignored.
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    • Secrets of witchcraft and the occult
      Secrets of witchcraft and the occult

      The use of witchcraft or occult practices for the use of magical faculty for religious or medicinal purposes has been a part of human history for centuries. Prepare to enter the enigmatic realm of hidden mysticism and a deeper reality wisdom that extends beyond the physical sciences.
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    • Ancient aliens. Season three [videorecording]
      Ancient aliens. Season three [videorecording]
      produced by Prometheus Entertainment in association with History
      Continues to examine 75 million years of the most credible alien evidence here on Earth. Season Three explores new directions, including sightings and phenomena from ancient times to the present. From the age of dinosaurs to ancient Egypt, from early cave drawings to continued mass sightings in the U.S., each episode gives historic depth to the questions, speculations, controversies, firsthand accounts and grounded theories surrounding an age-old debate have aliens influenced human history.
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    • Ancient aliens. Season four [videorecording]
      Ancient aliens. Season four [videorecording]
      produced by Pometheus Entertainment for H2 Network.
      The fourth season of the television series analyzes alien evidence here on Earth to investigate extraterrestrial forces and Earth's natural disasters; extraterrestrial beings, the Mayans' disappearance and the doomsday prophecies; and the existence of grey aliens.
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    • Cardio dance for beginners
      Cardio dance for beginners
      Bubi and Babe Exercise, Inc.
      Four, fifteen-minute dance workouts for beginners. High energy cardio, strength trainign, calories burning.
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    • Dance off the inches. Island cardio party.
      Dance off the inches. Island cardio party.

      Includes three hot dance styles: Soca; Dancehall; and Reggae.
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    • Dance off the inches. Latin cardio party [videorecording]
      Dance off the inches. Latin cardio party [videorecording]
      Dragonfly Productions, Inc.
      "Get ready to feel the heat with three sizzling cardio rountines that will send your heart rate and your mood soaring ... These calorie-burning dances will help you shed unwanted pounds, sculpt sexy curves and build confidence so that you can hit the dance floor feeling caliente! -- Container.
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    • Mat workout for beginners
      Mat workout for beginners
      Bubi and Babe Exercise, Inc.
      Three complete twenty-minute workouts for beginners.
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    • The scroll [videorecording]
      The scroll [videorecording]
      Swea Pee Films in association with Vision 6 Media
      The Scroll is a powerful documentary film that is transformative, educational, and inspiring. It takes some of the biggest leaders in the African American community and talks about faith, family, and finances. The Scroll is the perfect film for anyone who has ever been written off, cast down, or gone through trying times.
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    • Ali in action [videorecording] : the man, the moves, the mouth
      Ali in action [videorecording] : the man, the moves, the mouth
      Les Krantz & Wildwood Films present.
      Documentary retrospective of the life of Muhammad Ali. Features rare footage of Ali's "pearls of wisdom" as well as highlights of his greatest fights, including the "Rumble in the Jungle" (October 30, 1974, against George Foreman; and the "Thrilla in Manila" (October 1, 1975), against Joe Frazier.
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    • Fatal four way 2010
      Fatal four way 2010

      Anything can happen when WWE Superstars are pushed to extremes. Donb1st miss Edge, John Cena, Triple H, Undertaker, Randy Orton, Shawn Michaels, Rey Mysterio, and all of viewers' favorite superstars!
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    • Survivor series 2014.
      Survivor series 2014.

      The 28th Survivor series will take place on November 23 at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis. The event is usually characterized by having tag-team elimination matches, featuring teams of four or five wrestlers. These matches are generally referred to simply as 'Survivor Series matches.'
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    • WWE elimination chamber 2013
      WWE elimination chamber 2013

      With WrestleMania 29 on the horizon, the last stop on the road to the biggest show of the year is the callous coliseum known as the Elimination Chamber. With the WrestleMania line up taking shape, the WWE and World Heavyweight Champions face the most daunting challenge in any championship reign, outlasting five other competitors in a barbaric steel chamber for the right to carry the title into the show of shows for a chance at immortality.
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    • WWE summerslam 2012 [videorecording]
      WWE summerslam 2012 [videorecording]
      WWE.
      For the fourth year in a row, WWE takes over Hollywood for the biggest event of the summer. At the historic 25th edition of SummerSlam, the Staples Center will shine brighter than ever, as all the top superstars look for career defining moments in one of WWE's signature events.
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    • The best of Raw & Smackdown 2013
      The best of Raw & Smackdown 2013

      WWE Superstars deliver 52 weeks of action on Raw and Smackdown per year, with no off-season. This set compiles the most thrilling matches and segments from the year 2013. Witness the epic rivalries, shocking moments, and all the biggest stars that defined the calendar year in WWE.
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    • True giants.
      True giants.

      Focuses on the top giants in wrestling history. This program will look and feel like 20 mini-biographies with each feature presented by just one person, giving it a more personal and in-depth look than a Countdown. A two hour feature with all 20 mini-bios and full matches included as extras.
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