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Hunting Pablo Escobar

Hunting Pablo Escobar
In 1989 Forbes magazine estimated Escobar to be the seventh-richest man in the world with a personal wealth of close to $25 billion, while his Medellín cartel controlled 80% of the global cocaine market. While seen as an enemy of the United States and Colombian governments, Escobar was a hero to many in Medellín (especially the poor people); he was a natural at public relations and he worked to create... 
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Derren Brown: The System

Derren Brown: The System
The System, a Channel 4 special in which Brown shared his 100 percent guaranteed method for winning on the horses. The show was based around the idea that a system could be developed to guarantee a winner of horse races. Cameras followed a member of the public, Khadisha, as Brown anonymously sent her correct predictions of five races in a row, before encouraging her to place as much money as she... 
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Us Now

Us Now
A film project about the power of mass collaboration, government and the Internet. In his student flat in Colchester, Jack Howe is staring intently into his computer screen. He is picking the team for Ebbsfleet United’s FA Trophy Semi-Final match against Aldershot. Around the world 35,000 other fans are doing the same thing, because together, they own and manage the football club. If distributed... 
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Manufacturing Dissent

Manufacturing Dissent
In the realm of documentary filmmaking there is no greater icon than Michael Moore, but are his films really the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth? At what point does the manipulation of fact become a work of fiction? See for yourself when the lens is turned on the most controversial director of our time. Discover the film that Michael Moore doesn’t want you to see: Manufacturing... 
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College Conspiracy

College Conspiracy
College Conspiracy debunks many myths, including the belief that Americans with college degrees earn $1 million more in lifetime income compared to high school graduates without a college degree. The most important basic fact that most Americans don’t understand about 4-year colleges is that most Americans spend 6 years attending them before graduating. With U.S. tuition inflation for private colleges... 
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2210: The Collapse?

2210: The Collapse?
Imagine if hundreds of years from now, scientists excavated the abandoned ruins of some of our largest cities, what conclusions would they come to? It happened to the Romans, the Anasazi, and the Mayans and, inevitably, one day our own modern civilization will also fall. In this two hour special discover how a future civilization might be baffled as to why the population of these once-great cities... 
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Energy War

Energy War
Forget the axis of evil, it’s the axis of oil. The Cold War and the War on Terror were about ideology and globalization. The 21st century will be dominated by the struggle for energy: It will be every man for himself and it’s going to get dirty. In the two-part documentary Energy War, VPRO’s Backlight investigates the major developments with regards to energy sources. Featuring NY Times columnist... 
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The Shape of the Future

The Shape of the Future
The Shape of the Future is a documentary series produced by Common Ground Productions that explores what an eventual Palestinian-Israeli peace settlement might look like. It even-handedly examines the aspirations of both Israelis and Palestinians and demonstrates the possibility of a lasting, mutually satisfactory peace. Originally broadcast in Hebrew and Arabic on Israeli and Palestinian television,... 
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