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McMillion$

Go inside the con that allowed one man to rig the results of the popular McDonald’s Monopoly game for an entire decade.

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I Love You, Now Die

Filmmaker Erin Lee Carr (Mommy Dead and Dearest) chronicles the trial against Michelle Carter, whose boyfriend died by suicide in July 2014 after receiving alarming texts from Carter.

The Case Against Adnan Syed
The Case Against Adnan Syed

Following the revelations of the podcast Serial, this docuseries presents new witness testimony and evidence that challenge the state’s case.

The Inventor: Out For Blood in Silicon Valley

Witness the rise and fall of Theranos, the one-time multibillion-dollar healthcare company founded by Elizabeth Holmes.

Jane Fonda in Five Acts
Jane Fonda in Five Acts

Get an intimate look at the Oscar winner's singular journey, marked by controversy, tragedy and transformation.

Elvis Presley the Searcher
Elvis Preseley: The Searcher

Follow the King's ascent to superstardom through interviews with his friends, family, colleagues and fellow musicians, plus never-before-seen footage from collections worldwide.

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The Apollo

Learn about the unique history and contemporary legacy behind a New York City landmark that’s hosted some of the world’s biggest musicians over its 85 years.

True Justice: Bryan Stephenson’s Fight for Equality
True Justice: Bryan Stevenson's Fight for Equality

Follow one public interest attorney's fight to create greater fairness in the criminal justice system and see how racial injustice emerged, evolved and continues to threaten the country in this enlightening portrait.

We Are the Dream: The Kids of the Oakland MLK Oratorical Fest

Go behind the scenes of the months leading up to Oakland, California's annual Martin Luther King Oratorical Festival, where kids from pre-K to 12th grade perform a mix of poetry and speeches.

United Skates
United Skates

As America’s last standing roller rinks are threatened with closure, a community joins forces in a racially charged environment to save the underground African-American subculture of roller skating.

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Finding the Way Home

Learn about what it's like living in orphanages through the stories of eight children who are now thriving in safe, loving homes.

King in the Wilderness

Through personal stories of the people who were around him, this film follows Martin Luther King, Jr. during the last years of his life.

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Premieres April 28

Autism: The Sequel

Catch up with the five young adults who were originally featured in Autism: The Musical, a poignant, heartwarming film that followed the subjects as children as they wrote and performed their own musical.

Premieres May 5

Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind

Explore actor Natalie Wood’s life and career through the unique perspective of those who knew her best, including the personal and professional triumphs and challenges often overshadowed by her tragic death.

Welcome to Chechnya Documentary

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Welcome to Chechnya

Follow LGBTQ activists in the repressive and closed Russian republic of Chechnya as they work undercover to rescue victims and provide assistance to escape persecution.

Behind the Music

Go backstage with these stories of artists and the spaces where they work.

This four-part documentary chronicles the improbable partnership of Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine, and the epic roles they played in shaping today's music and popular culture.

Follow Bowie in the last years of his life, when he ended nearly a decade of silence to engage in an burst of activity, producing two groundbreaking albums and a musical.

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Understand the unique history and contemporary legacy of the New York City landmark, internationally renowned for having influenced American culture more than any other entertainment venue.

Get an inside look at the North Carolina band, from their origins to a recent collaboration with legendary record producer Rick Rubin on the Grammy-nominated album True Sadness.

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Atlanta's Missing and Murdered: The Lost Children

Atlanta's Missing and Murdered: The Lost Children is a five-part documentary series offering an unprecendented look at the abduction and murder of at least 30 African American children and young adults between 1979 and 1981.

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Kill Chain: The Cyber War on America's Elections

In advance of the 2020 Presidential Election, Kill Chain: The Cyber War on America’s Elections takes a deep dive into the weaknesses of today’s election technology, an issue that is little understood by the public or even lawmakers.

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The Apollo

​This feature documentary chronicles the legacy of New York City’s landmark Apollo Theater, covering the rich history of the storied performance space over its 85 years.

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Finding the Way Home

Finding the Way Home spotlights the experience of living in orphanages through the stories of eight children who once lived in these lonely, often corrupt institutions, but who are now thriving in safe, loving homes.

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King in the Wilderness

Through personal stories of the people who were around him, this film follows Martin Luther King, Jr. during the last years of his life.

i love you now die
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I Love You, Now Die

In a controversial case, Michelle Carter is arrested for coercing her boyfriend into suicide via text message. Her trial raised difficult questions about technology, social media and mental health, while asking if one person can be held responsible for the suicide of another.

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McMillion$

From executive producer Mark Wahlberg, the documentary series takes a look into the con that allowed one man to rig the results of the popular McDonald’s Monopoly game for an entire decade.

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We Are the Dream

Go inside the months leading up to Oakland, California's annual Martin Luther King Oratorical Festival, where kids from pre-K to 12th grade perform a mix of poetry and speeches.

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