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Premieres March 9
Covid Diaries NYC

Five young filmmakers turn the cameras on themselves and their families, providing an intimate portrait of life during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in New York City.

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Premieres March 21
Q: Into the Storm

The six-part documentary series charts a labyrinthine journey to unmask the person behind QAnon.

Premieres March 27
TINA

With a wealth of never-before-seen footage, audio tapes, personal photos, and new interviews, including with the singer herself, TINA presents a dynamic account of the life and career of music icon Tina Turner.

Premieres April 7
Exterminate All the Brutes

Exterminate All the Brutes, by acclaimed filmmaker Raoul Peck (HBO’s Sometimes in April), is a four-part hybrid docuseries offering an expansive exploration of the exploitative and genocidal aspects of European colonialism, from America to Africa, and its impact on society today.

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In the Same Breath

In the Same Breath recounts the origin and spread of the novel coronavirus from the earliest days of the outbreak in Wuhan, China, to its rampage across the United States.

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Seen & Heard

The two-part documentary explores the history of Black television as seen through the eyes of trailblazers who wrote, produced, created, and starred in groundbreaking series of the past and present.

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The Crime of the Century

A two-part documentary directed by Emmy and Academy Award winner Alex Gibney, The Crime of the Century is a searing indictment of Big Pharma and the political operatives and government regulations that enable over-production, reckless distribution, and mass abuse of synthetic opiates.

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NYC Epicenters 9/11-> 2021 1/2

From Academy Award and Emmy winner Spike Lee (HBO’s David Byrne’s American Utopia, When The Levees Broke) comes NYC Epicenters: 9/11 - 2021 1/2, an epic chronicle of life, loss, and survival in the city of New York over the 20 years since the September 11 attacks.

Every Crime Has a Story

Get a glimpse of the crime documentaries now streaming.

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Alabama Snake

Explore the story of Pentecostal minister Glenn Summerford, who was accused of attempting to murder his wife with a rattlesnake in the sleepy town of Scottsboro, Alabama.

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Baby God

This haunting probe into the work of infamous Nevada fertility specialist Dr. Quincy Fortier follows a man who deceived countless women struggling to conceive by using his own sperm — without their knowledge or consent — to impregnate them. ‌

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Crazy, Not Insane

Directed and produced by Academy Award winner Alex Gibney, Crazy, Not Insane follows Dr. Dorothy Otnow Lewis, a psychiatrist who has dedicated her career to studying murders and understanding why people kill.

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The Art of Political Murder

Based on Francisco Goldman’s book of the same name and executive-produced by Oscar winner George Clooney and Grant Heslov, this film tells the story of the 1998 murder of Guatemalan human rights activist Bishop Juan Gerardi, which stunned a country ravaged by decades of political violence.

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The Mystery of D.B. Cooper

The Mystery of D.B. Cooper brings to life the stories of four individuals fervently believed by their family and friends to be “D.B. Cooper,” the mystery man who hijacked a 727 flying out of Seattle, traded the passengers’ lives for $200,000 and four parachutes, lept from the jet over some of Washington state’s roughest terrain, and was never heard from again.

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Black Art: In the Absence of Light

​Inspired by the work of the late artist and curator David Driskell, this illuminating documentary spotlights the indelible contributions of some of the foremost African American artists in today's contemporary art world.

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The Vow

This documentary series from Academy Award-nominated and Emmy-winning directors Jehane Noujaim and Karim Amer (The Great Hack, The Square, Control Room) follows a number of people deeply involved in the self-improvement group NXIVM over the course of several years.

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I'll Be Gone In The Dark

A six-part documentary series based on the book of the same name explores writer Michelle McNamara's investigation into the dark world of a violent predator she dubbed the "Golden State Killer."

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Atlanta's Missing and Murdered: The Lost Children

This docuseries explores the period between 1979 and 1981 when at least 30 African-American children and young adults disappeared or were murdered in Atlanta.

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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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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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