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Curated links to the very best documentaries

Curated links to the very best documentaries

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Special 🎁: Animal Dynasties, Quincy Jones, White Right Enemy + Bare Knuckle πŸ¦πŸŽΉπŸ‘Š

Narrated by David Attenborough, this incredible BBC documentary series follows the lives of 5 animals of different species and the things they must do to preserve their dynasties (59 mins).If you've been in the UK and missed this, you must have been hibernati…

 
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Dr Dre, Louis Theroux Polyamory, The Wrestler + Cuba Cameraman πŸŽ™πŸ’˜πŸ€πŸ‡¨πŸ‡Ί

This three part documentary chronicles the story of heavyweight music moguls, Dr Dre and Jimmy Iovine. From NWA to Beats By Dre, this documentary masterpiece chronicles the story of how they came up in the game and eventually crossed paths. A must-watch (3 pa…

 
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Ahoy there,It's been a blazing hot minute since we last touched base. We're so sorry about the radio silence. Please rest assured we'll be back soon with some excellent documentaries to tickle your intellect.In the meantime, we wanted to reach out to you in l…

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The Sea Hunter, Volcano Life, Gang Initiation + Miami Cocaine πŸ πŸŒ‹πŸ‘ŠπŸŒ΄

The extraordinary story of Jago: an 80 year old harpoon hunter, who lives an near-possessionless life; catching fish on a single breath in the beautiful Indonesian sea. (48 mins)Watch Now on Netflix

 
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Prison Time, Engineers Escape + Ultra Orthodoxy πŸ•° πŸ›  ✑

The moving story of Kalief Browder, a teenager who was incarcerated in New York's infamous Ryker's Island prison, where he served 3 years without conviction. (Series)

 
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Nobody Speak, Wiki Risks + Africa's Toxic Waste Dump 😢 πŸ’» ☒️

A film about the Hulk Hogan vs Gawker Media case, exploring how the rich can use their power shutdown criticism. Recommended. (95 mins)

 
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Tabloid, Killing at the Carwash & University Silencing πŸ—ž 🚘 🀐

A love affair, a criminal disposition, and a genius IQ. How many more ingredients does an exhilarating true story require? In this quirky Errol Morris film, we meet Joyce McKinney and try to understand the truly extraordinary tale that catapulted her into the…

 
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A Deadly Weekend, 7 Personalities + Made in Iowa πŸ”« πŸ‘₯ 🏦

A fascinating documentary about a single July weekend in America. The film explores the details surrounding a number of crimes from shootings and the devastating effects of gun crime. (85 mins)

 
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American Anarchism, Driverless Cards & VR πŸ”₯ 🚘 πŸ‘Ύ

A film about William Powell, author of The Anarchist Cookbook. The book features controversial content including recipes for creating weapons. The documentary features and extensive interview with the author about its contents and how he feels about it today.…

 
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Counterpunch, Cousin Marriage + Raised By Krump πŸ₯Š

A Netflix Original documentary following the lives of three fighters who will stop at nothing to realise their dreams. (91mins)

 
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British Immigration, Saving Banksy + MMA with Down's Syndrome

A fantastic exploration by British journalist, Ian Hislop. The documentary looks at the United Kingdom's record of immigration and how history has a habit of repeating itself. (60mins)

 
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London's Epic Music Scene + America's Coldest Homeless πŸ“€πŸŽšπŸŒ¨

Welcome to London city: a place where people thrive off a diverse musical culture. Resident Advisor explores the biggest dance music scene in the world and what it has to offer. They meet the artists and promoters fighting against the political and economic t…

 
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Divided Britain, Colour Names + The Red Light Zone πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ 🎨 🚨

The inimitable Grayson Perry is back once again with an investigation into post-Brexit Britain. He tries to understand what motivated people to vote the way they did, and why we are so tribal and emotional in our political allegiances.

 
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An Incredible Brain, From the Bronx to Yale + Isis πŸ€“πŸŽ“β˜ οΈ

Daniel Tammet is nothing short of extraordinary. He can perform seemingly impossible mathematical calculations in his head, beyond a standard calculator's range of decimal places... Try doing 13 Γ· 97 in your head πŸ€”Daniel can speak 9 languages, sees numbers as…

 
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Super Polluters & Dark Days πŸŒŽπŸ’¨πŸš‡

It is a scientific fact that human pollutants are damaging our planet.Super Polluters is a term used to refer to a tiny number of America's industrial sites producing 'more greenhouse gases than all the passenger cars in the country combined'. This important …

 
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Grizzly Man, Gun Nation & I Shot My Parents πŸ»πŸ‘«πŸ”«

Werner Herzog investigates the extraordinary life of Timothy Treadwell: a preservationist who spent thirteen summers, living amongst grizzly bears β€” unarmed. (104 mins)Bear (ehem) in mind this film isn't free. But it only costs Β£2.49 to rent, which really is …

 
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Anthony Joshua & Migrant Death Valley πŸ‘ŠπŸŒ΅

A BBC documentary following the prolific heavyweight boxer, Anthony Joshua. Meet the supportive team he surrounds himself with and see how he takes his rise in notoriety in his stride, as he prepares for the most important fight in his career. 59minsWatch it …

 
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Mutiny & The Last Days of Solitary βš“οΈπŸ˜–

Nine men re-enact Captain Bligh's famous mission across the South Pacific. They battle with meagre rations and dehydration. Can the captain keep his team together? (5 episodes)Watch it now on Channel 4

 
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Bare Knuckle Fight Club & Human Robots πŸ‘ŠπŸ€–

A documentary about the underground world of bare knuckle fighting. The roughest and toughest from across Britain are going toe-to-toe with one another. And Shaun Smith, who you may remember from the VICE documentary "The UK's Scariest Debt Collector", is mak…

 
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Hip-Hop Evolution & Cuban Punk Auto-HIV πŸŽ™πŸŽš πŸ’‰

A dope Netflix Original doc exploring the origins of Hip-Hop as it emerged in The Bronx, New York during the 1970s. Meet the lesser known characters who started one of the most popular movements the world has ever witnessed. Watch it now on Netflix