Biography Documentaries

For those interested in particular high-profile individuals, the Biography category delves deep into the lives of particular peoples of interest. Biography is an inside look into the life, work and social contributions of these extraordinary people.

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Nikola Tesla : The Master Of Lightning

Nikola Tesla : The Master Of Lightning

This documentary does a wonderful job of conveying the genius that was Nikola Tesla. Watch this d...

5.9 Views: 52,360
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Sincerely F Scott Fitzgerald

Sincerely F Scott Fitzgerald

Novelist Jay McInerney explores the life and writing of F Scott Fitzgerald, whose masterwork The ...

5.2 Views: 61,509
Biography

Life Itself

Life Itself

This documentary film recounts the inspiring and entertaining life of world-renowned film critic ...

6.2 Views: 50,732
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Voices And Visions: Walt Whitman

Voices And Visions: Walt Whitman

1988. Brilliant readings of Whitman's poems demonstrate his American vision and style and vividly...

10.0 Views: 30,937
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Voices And Visions : Emily Dickinson

Voices And Visions : Emily Dickinson

1988. Emily Dickinson - Voices & Visions - A documentary chronicling the life and works of 19...

2.0 Views: 30,152
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Ernest Hemingway: Wrestling With Life

Ernest Hemingway: Wrestling With Life

Ernest Hemingway's novels rank among the most influential and celebrated in history while his lif...

7.5 Views: 33,640
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The Rise and Fall of Manuel Noriega

The Rise and Fall of Manuel Noriega

For six years he was the military strongman of Panama wielding the power of life and death. He wa...

8.3 Views: 21,818
Biography

Stalin: Inside the Terror

Stalin: Inside the Terror

Stalin - Inside the Terror is an intimate portrait of the greatest monster of the 20th century - ...

8.4 Views: 22,272
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Kim Philby: The Spy Who Went Into The Cold

Kim Philby: The Spy Who Went Into The Cold

Harold Adrian Russell "Kim" Philby (1912 - 1988) was a high-ranking member of British intelligenc...

8.7 Views: 17,232
Biography

Tesla: Master of Lightning

Tesla: Master of Lightning

This program recounts the life of scientist, inventor, and visionary Nikola Tesla, often remember...

8.0 Views: 16,825
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The Real Castaway

The Real Castaway

When Martin Popplewell was 15 years old he watched the film The Blue Lagoon starring Brooke Shiel...

7.5 Views: 19,478
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Kurt and Courtney

Kurt and Courtney

Director Nick Broomfield chronicles Nirvana's Kurt Cobain, the grunge icon who died in 1994 at ag...

8.2 Views: 16,394
Biography

Abdus Salam: The Dream of Symmetry

Abdus Salam: The Dream of Symmetry

From a remote village in Pakistan to the prestigious colleges of Cambridge, from the vibrant atmo...

7.0 Views: 15,150
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The Mind of Krishnamurti

The Mind of Krishnamurti

Documentary about the life and teachings of J. Krishnamurti, by Michael Mendizza.Film Duration: 5...

8.2 Views: 16,458
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The Chaplin Puzzle

The Chaplin Puzzle

This rare 2 part documentary focuses on Charlie Chaplin's development at Keystone and Essanay. It...

8.4 Views: 14,679
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Last in Line

Last in Line

This is a documentary about Alison Current. She runs a dog rescue and puts on spay and neuter cli...

9.3 Views: 13,683
Biography