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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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: 62,898
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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: 54,354
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Life Itself

Life Itself

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

6.6 Views: 51,990
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Al Capone

Al Capone

Born in 1899 in Brooklyn, New York, to poor immigrant parents, Al Capone went on to become the mo...

6.3 Views: 44,499
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Beautiful Minds: Richard Dawkins

Beautiful Minds: Richard Dawkins

2012. Professor Richard Dawkins reveals how he came to write his explosive first book The Selfish...

7.8 Views: 43,192
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Sylvia Plath

Sylvia Plath

Sylvia Plath was an American poet, novelist, and short-story writer. Born in Boston, Massachusett...

6.5 Views: 41,938
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Bukowski - Born Into This

Bukowski - Born Into This

Director John Dullaghan's biographical documentary about infamous poet Charles Bukowski, Bukowski...

6.5 Views: 40,824
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The House of Rothschild - The Money's Prophets

The House of Rothschild - The Money's Prophets

In his rich and nuanced portrait of the remarkable, elusive Rothschild family, Oxford scholar and...

7.1 Views: 37,778
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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: 34,743
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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: 31,706
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David Bowie - Sound and Vision

David Bowie - Sound and Vision

Few artists have made their rise to fame in such an unorthodox and revolutionary way as David Bow...

6.3 Views: 31,357
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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: 30,790
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Johnny Cash - The Last Great American

Johnny Cash - The Last Great American

Documentary profiling the life of legendary country music star Johnny Cash, who died in 2003 shor...

3.9 Views: 29,169
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Look, Up in the Sky - The Amazing Story of Superman

Look, Up in the Sky - The Amazing Story of Superman

Executive-produced by Superman Returns director Bryan Singer and narrated by star Kevin Spacey, L...

6.7 Views: 29,091
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Timothy Leary - The Man Who Turned On America

Timothy Leary - The Man Who Turned On America

Timothy Leary was early advocate of LSD experimentation. Leary taught psychology at Harvard and b...

6.0 Views: 28,666
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Leonardo DaVinci The Mona Lisa

Leonardo DaVinci The Mona Lisa

Documentary on the Da Vinci's masterpiece, the Mona Lisa. This video has been uploaded to YouTube...

6.6 Views: 28,517
Biography