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Transcendent Man

Transcendent Man by director Barry Ptolemy introduces the life and ideas of Ray Kurzweil, the renowned futurist who journeys the world offering his vision of a future in which we will merge with our machines, can live forever, and are billions of times more intelligent...all within the next thirty years.

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Mao Tse Tung: China's Peasant Emperor

The extraordinary life of the farmer's son who ruled Communist China with an iron fist. Includes harrowing eyewitness accounts of the Cultural Revolution and the Great Leap Forward.
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NBA The Dream Team Documentary

NBA Dream Team Televised Documentary.

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Transcendent Man

Transcendent Man by director Barry Ptolemy introduces the life and ideas of Ray Kurzweil, the renowned futurist who journeys the world offering his vision of a future in which we will merge with our machines, can live forever, and are billions of times more intelligent...all within the next thirty years.

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Last Donut of the Night

To make a great video out of one of the best J Dilla song is a hard mission, but this Finnish crew amazed me.

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Pirates of Silicon Valley

What better day to watch this, then the day Steve Jobs resigned from Apple as CEO.

Full Film: http://tiny.cc/byesteve

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BARAKA

"A cinematic guided meditation shot in 24 countries on six continents over a 14-month period that unites religious ritual, the phenomena of nature, and man’s own destructive powers into a web of moving images." -Ron Fricke, Director

 

Full Film: http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/baraka/

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Manufactured Landscapes

After the opening scene, it is hard to stop watching.

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We Live In Public - Official Trailer

"Lions and tigers used to be kings of the jungle and then one day they wound up in zoos - I suspect we're on the same track."
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Leonardo Da Vinci

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By definition [at least mine], anything about Leonardo is worth knowing.
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WASTE LAND

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Our surroundings are a force that molds our beliefs.
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yojang's comment, July 27, 2011 1:28 AM
This documentary reminds me of one more documentary
"Garbage Dreams"

Synopsis: Cairo's zaballeen - Arabic for "garbage people" - recycle nearly all the trash they collect, maintaining what could be the world's most efficient waste disposal system. Foreign competition is threatening this community of ecologically minded trash entrepreneurs, which has a lot it could teach the rest of the world about waste management.

http://www.cultureunplugged.com/play/7329
the Apopotamus's comment, August 13, 2011 4:21 PM
Thanks Yogesh, I'll check it out.
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Marco Polo - Journey To The East

Leading historians and historic re-enactments bring the fabled journeys of the world's most famous adventurer to life.

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SLC Punk! 1998

In the early 1980's Stevo and Heroin Bob are the only two dedicated punks in conservative Salt Lake City.
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Billion Dollar Hippy (BBC Documentary)

The Arrogant worked like Magic.

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Senna - Official UK Trailer

Before my grandpa became my idol, Senna already was. #work #dedication #competence

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Alamar

A father and son return to the sea before their farewell.

 

Full Film: http://www.hulu.com/watch/264550/alamar

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Zeitgeist: Moving Forward

"The in-group will do all it can to stay in power. And that's what you've got to keep in mind. They'll use the army and the navy and lies or whatever they have to use to keep in power. They're not about to give it up. Because they know of no other system that perpetuates their kind." -Jacques Fresco

 

Full Film: http://www.zeitgeistmovie.com/

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RiP : A REMIX MANIFESTO - TRAILER

Romans remixed Greek art, languages have been remixed into new ones, and yet we cannot accept the same natural phenomenon in music.
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The Iceman: Confessions of a Mafia Hitman

The Iceman: Confessions of a Mafia Hitman | Documentary | Scoop.it
Besides the unbelievable story of the man, what stands out the most is his tone of voice, the few emotions he portrays, and the detailed narrative of his tasks.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tv4c3flhSaU
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Home — RESTREPO — A Film by Sebastian Junger & Tim Hetherington

Home — RESTREPO — A Film by Sebastian Junger & Tim Hetherington | Documentary | Scoop.it
Please call them home.

*thanks Mary for the suggestion.
http://www.marymaddux.blogspot.com/
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Exit Through The Gift Shop

Exit Through The Gift Shop | Documentary | Scoop.it
Deeply layered, provocative, but innocent.
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