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Love Child

Monday Night Docs l Monday, July 28 at 9:00 PM

Watch a different documentary every Monday night. Next up: A revealing documentary that examines the obsessive culture of online gaming, through the case of a South Korean couple charged with neglect after the death of their three-month old child.

Nixon By Nixon: In His Own Words

Monday, August 4 at 9 PM

Looks at the many different sides of Richard Nixon, one of our most complex presidents, through thousands of hours of recently declassified audiotapes recorded in the Nixon White House.

CAPTIVATED The Trials of Pamela Smart

Monday, August 18 at 9 PM

Examines the media circus surrounding the case of Pamela Smart, a New Hampshire school administrator accused of masterminding a plot to have four students murder her husband in 1990.

Features

The Newburgh Sting

Airing Now

An eye-opening exposé of a notorious case that reveals how the FBI often targets Muslim communities in poor neighborhoods  all in the name of dismantling homegrown terrorism.

The Newburgh Sting The Newburgh Sting

HBO Docs and Specials Receive Emmy Nominations

The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences presented HBO documentaries with eight nominations for the 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards.

HBO Docs and Specials Receive Emmy Nominations HBO Docs and Specials Receive Emmy Nominations

Dangerous Acts Starring the Unstable Elements of Belarus

Airing Now

Comprised of smuggled footage and uncensored interviews, this enlightening documentary gives audiences a front-row seat to the Belarus Free Theater  a performance art resistance movement against Europes last remaining dictatorship.

Dangerous Acts Starring the Unstable Elements of Belarus Dangerous Acts Starring the Unstable Elements of Belarus

112 Weddings

Airing Now

An intimate and poignant exploration of how marriages change over time, as seen through the lens of a filmmaker who revisits some of the most memorable couples whose weddings he filmed.

112 Weddings 112 Weddings

The Case Against 8

Airing Now

Inside look into the case to overturn Californias ban on same-sex marriage, while following the unlikely team that took the first federal marriage-equality lawsuit to the U.S. Supreme Court.

The Case Against 8 The Case Against 8

Remembering The Artist Robert De Niro, Sr.

Airing Now

A moving, deeply personal look at the life and career of the esteemed, yet widely unrecognized, figurative painter Robert De Niro, Sr., as remembered by his son, the acclaimed actor Robert De Niro, Jr

Remembering The Artist Robert De Niro, Sr. Remembering The Artist Robert De Niro, Sr.

Paycheck to Paycheck: The Life and Times of Katrina Gilbert

Airing Now

Illuminates the day-to-day challenges of millions of women in America today through the story of one single mom who struggles to support her family on a near-minimum-wage salary.

 

Paycheck to Paycheck: The Life and Times of Katrina Gilbert Paycheck to Paycheck: The Life and Times of Katrina Gilbert

HBO Documentary Films DVDs

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The Newburgh Sting

The Newburgh Sting The Newburgh Sting

I Can't Do This, But I CAN Do That

I Can't Do This, But I CAN Do That I Can't Do This, But I CAN Do That

By the People: The Election of Barack Obama

By the People: The Election of Barack Obama By the People: The Election of Barack Obama
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Love Child

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Love Child Love Child

Nixon on Nixon: In His Own Words

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Nixon on Nixon: In His Own Words Nixon on Nixon: In His Own Words

The Newburgh Sting

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The Newburgh Sting The Newburgh Sting

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