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Red Penguins


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Red Penguins tells a story of capitalism and opportunism run amok – complete with gangsters, strippers and live bears serving beer on a hockey rink in Moscow. Shortly after the collapse of the Soviet Union, the Pittsburgh Penguins and the famed Red Army hockey team formed a joint-venture that showed anything was possible in the new Russia. Eccentric marketing whiz, Steve Warshaw, is sent to Russia and tasked to transform team into the greatest show in Moscow. He takes the viewer on a bizarre journey highlighting a pivotal moment in U.S. Russian relations in a lawless era when oligarchs made their fortunes and multiple murders went unsolved.

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WeWork: The Making and Breaking of a $47 Billion Unicorn


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The rise and fall of one of the biggest corporate flameouts and venture capitalist bubbles in recent years — the story of WeWork, and its hippie-messianic leader Adam Neumann. An account of the six-week death spiral that brought down the company’s IPO, a behind-the-scenes look at WeWork’s frat-boy culture.

Trailer: https://www.imdb.com/video/vi3365060633?playlistId=tt11188154&ref_=tt_ov_vi

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The Square


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The Square is a 2013 Egyptian-American documentary film by Jehane Noujaim, which depicts Egyptian Crisis until 2013, starting with the Egyptian Revolution of 2011 at Tahrir Square. Available on Netflix.

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Inside Job


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This documentary goes in depth to map the corruption that permeated Wall Street and led to the global financial crisis of 2008. Matt Damon is the narrator in this film, which won an Oscar for best documentary in 2011. Available on Netflix and Youtube (buy) among other places.

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Woodstock: Three Days That Defined a Generation


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n August 1969, nearly half a million people gathered at a farm in upstate New York to hear music. What happened over the next three days, however, was far more than a concert. It would become a legendary event, one that would define a generation and mark the end of one of the most turbulent decades in modern history.

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Hofmann’s Potion


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By the mid-1950s, LSD-research was being published in medical and academic journals all over the world. It showed potential benefits in the treatment of alcoholism, drug addiction, and other mental illnesses. This film is about Albert Hofmann – the “father of LSD”.