Monday, August 3 at 9PM

Toe Tag Parole: To Live and Die on Yard A

Capturing the reality of America's extreme sentencing policies at a California maximum security prison.

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Monday, August 17 at 8 PM

Tashi and the Monk

Profile of a former Buddhist monk who runs a home for orphaned and neglected children atop a mountain in the Himalayas.

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Packed in a Trunk: The Lost Art of Edith Lake Wilkinson

Follows Emmy®-winning writer/director Jane Anderson on her decades-long quest to find answers to the mysteries surrounding the life of her great-aunt - artist Edith Lake Wilkinson.


Going Clear, Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, Citizenfour and The Jinx Receive Emmy Nominations

HBO's nonfiction programming was well represented, with 7 nominations each for both 'Going Clear' and 'Kurt Cobain.' HBO received 126 nominations, the most of any network.


Thursdays at 11 PM, beginning July 9

Sex On//

A six-part adults-only late-night series exploring the brave new world of sex and relationships in the Information Age.


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Ask Sheila Nevins

HBO Documentary Films president Sheila Nevins oversees all documentaries for HBO. She has received 28 Primetime Emmy Awards, 32 News and Documentary Emmys and 40 George Foster Peabody Awards. Ask Sheila Nevins a question on HBO Connect.

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Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck

Directed by Brett Morgen, this first-ever fully authorized documentary is a raw and visceral journey through Kurt Cobain’s life and career with Nirvana through the lens of his home movies, recordings, artwork, photography, and journals.

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Going Clear

'Going Clear' is based on the book by Pulitzer Prize winner Lawrence Wright and directed by Oscar® winner Alex Gibney (HBO's "Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown" and "Taxi to the Dark Side").

A Good Job: Stories of the FDNY DVD

Order your copy of A Good Job: Stories of the FDNY on DVD from the HBO Shop®!

HBO Documentary Films DVDs

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HBO Documentaries on Facebook

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