Society Documentaries

Society films are another must for the avid doc viewer. As groups of people with common interests, we all are involved in society in some way or another. This category will usually have something for all.

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Surplus - Terrorized into Being Consumers

Surplus - Terrorized into Being Consumers

Surplus: Terrorized Into Being Consumers is an award winning Swedish documentary film on consumer...

7.7 Views: 8,444
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Taboo: Marriage

Taboo: Marriage

In most of the world, marriage is confined to one man and one woman. But in some cultures, marria...

7.7 Views: 8,391
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The Strangest Secret in the World

The Strangest Secret in the World

Motivational DocumentaryThe Strangest Secret has sold over a million copies and is the only gold ...

7.4 Views: 8,312
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Mental: A History of the Madhouse

Mental: A History of the Madhouse

Documentary which tells the fascinating and poignant story of the closure of Britain's mental asy...

9.2 Views: 8,312
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Young Kids, Hard Time

Young Kids, Hard Time

Director's Cut. The YIA cellblock is home to 53 kids who are rarely permitted to leave the unit, ...

8.5 Views: 8,276
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Operation 1012 - Amsterdam Red Light District Under Attack

Operation 1012 - Amsterdam Red Light District Under Attack

The Amsterdam Red Light District is a short documentary that covers a large area of the oldest pa...

6.6 Views: 8,196
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Mexico - The City of Lost Girls

Mexico - The City of Lost Girls

Sandra Jordan reports from Ciudad Juarez where more than 370 women have been murdered, at least 1...

6.2 Views: 8,066
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First Out of Africa: The Totally Isolated Tribe of the Andaman

First Out of Africa: The Totally Isolated Tribe of the Andaman

There are still people in this world who have no idea that civilization exists.On remote islands ...

5.5 Views: 7,989
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Iran - Yesterday and Today

Iran - Yesterday and Today

Join Rick as he explores the most surprising and fascinating land he's ever visited: Iran. In thi...

5.6 Views: 7,959
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Ripley Believe it or Not

Ripley Believe it or Not

Robert Ripley mesmerized the nation with his blend of homespun Americana, colorful exotica and fr...

10.0 Views: 7,857
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Dying to Teach

Dying to Teach

On Thanksgiving Day, 2011, Mary Eve Thorson stood in front of a moving semi-truck and ended her l...

5.1 Views: 7,821
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Dream Deceivers

Dream Deceivers

Made in 1992 for the American public broadcasting channel KNPB Channel 5 and directed by David Va...

6.3 Views: 7,788
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Cruel And Unusual: Transgender Women in Prison

Cruel And Unusual: Transgender Women in Prison

Cruel and Unusual: Transgender Women in Prison (USA).Documentary by Janet Baus & Dan Hunt. (2...

7.6 Views: 7,752
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Bounce - Behind the Velvet Rope

Bounce - Behind the Velvet Rope

A chronicle of the lives of bouncers - the burly boys who guard both sides of the door in nightcl...

5.4 Views: 7,725
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The Prize - The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power

The Prize - The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power

This exciting and entertaining eight-part series, based on Daniel Yergin's Pulitzer Prize-winning...

Views: 7,670
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Poverty in Chicago

Poverty in Chicago

Directed and Produced by Brian Schodorf this film is an exploration of how the drug afflicted hom...

8.4 Views: 7,522
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