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Ross Kemp: Extreme World: Chicago

Ross Kemp begins his journey in Chicago, where he provides a true insight into the city's drug epidemic, meeting dealers on the streets and witnessing the lengths to which people will go to get a fix. Apologies for any popups, these have nothing to do with Documentary Heaven they are from this particular video hosting site. We hate popups to!

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American Grindhouse

American Grindhouse

This documentary explores the hidden history of the American Exploitation Film. The movie digs deep into this often overlooked category of U.S. cinema and unearths the shameless and occasionally shocking origins of this popular entertainment.

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Undercity: An Underground Expedition Through New York City

In December of 2010, I spent some time with urban historian Steve Duncan making our way through the underground of New York City. Starting in the Bronx and ending at the Atlantic Ocean in Jamaica Bay, Queens, our idea was to make our way from one end of New York City to the other through its myriad tunnel networks. In the process, I knew we’d also be exploring New York City’s past – making our way

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Why I Am No Longer a Christian

In this series the author (YouTuber Evid3nc3) explains his life as a born-again Christian, his deconversion, and his life as an atheist. In the deconversion section, he shows how evidence, reason, and experiences related to prayer, morality, deconverted Christians, the Bible, and his relationship with God Himself all lead to his eventual inability to believe anymore. The series Why I am no l

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Kevorkian

Kevorkian

Dr. Jack Kevorkian is most known for being the doctor involved in at least 130 assisted suicides. The controversy surrounding his practice was huge in the ’90′s and resulted in a prison sentence for the doctor. He was released in 2007 and has since run for congress. Kevorkian follows the doctor’s life post-incarceration and will give a look at his mindset since serving time for acts that some w

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That Doesn’t Look Like Me

A short documentary written and directed by Jeffrey Vincent Parise. One December afternoon a group of artists walk into a local nursing home and paint portraits it's residents. During which the filmmaker asks the elders for advice on life, love and art. Three weeks later there is a group show displaying the finished portraits and proceeds of the sales are donated to raise money for Alzheimer

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Exit Through the Gift Shop

Exit Through the Gift Shop: The story of how an eccentric French shop keeper and amateur film maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy, only to have the artist turn the camera back on its owner with spectacular results. Billed as 'the world's first street art disaster movie' the film contains exclusive footage of Banksy, Shephard Fairey, Invader and many of the world's most infamous graffiti

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Outlaw Comic: The Censoring of Bill Hicks

A biographical documentary on the late great comedian Bill Hicks and his career; in particular the censorship by Letterman that scarred it. Hosted by Janeane Garofalo, this documentary tells the story of Bill’s transition from a non-drinking, non-smoking, straight laced funny man, to a hard drinking, hard smoking, drug taking angry ranter, to the happy and finally, peaceful and insightful man o

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