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The Two Popes


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At a key turning point for the Catholic Church, Pope Benedict XVI forms a surprising friendship with the future Pope Francis. Inspired by true events.

The movie is available at Netflix

Movies

The Last King of Scotland


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Nicholas Garrigan arrives in Uganda and becomes the personal doctor of the charismatic but ruthless dictator Idi Amin. At first, Nicholas is swept along by Amin’s strong personality and charm, but like the rest of the world, he slowly begins to understand that Amin is not the savior he claims to be. Behind the facade hides a ruthless dictator and Nicholas realizes that his own life is in danger.

The movie can be seen on SFAnytime

Documentaries

Hank: 5 Years from the Brink


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Former US Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson explains how he got banks, Congress and presidential candidates to approve a $ 1 trillion rescue package.

The documentary can be seen on Netflix, among other places.

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Lincoln


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Lincoln is a 2012 American biographical film directed by Steven Spielberg. It is based on Doris Kearns Goodwin’s biographical novel Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln. Daniel Day-Lewis stars as Abraham Lincoln.

The movie is available at Amazon Prime

Documentaries

Patriotic Highway


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The Swedish international judge Marie Tuma has previously worked in the International War Crimes Tribunal in The Hague. Now her mission is to help the justice system in the young state of Kosovo. In a high-profile corruption trial against former Minister Fatmir Limaj, she meet dubious witnesses, pressure and an unpredictable political reality. During the trial, the search for truth becomes increasingly difficult as the folk hero Fatmir Limaj challenges every part of the indictment.

The documentary can be purchased on at Vimeo

Documentaries

Cold Case Hammarskjöld


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Filmmaker Mads Brügger and amateur researcher Göran Björkdahl travel to Africa to find out once and for all the truth about Dag Hammarskjöld’s death in 1961. The clues lead to a secret organization and a murder plot.

The documentary is available at SFAnytime

Documentaries

Amazon Empire


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An inside look at how Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos built one of the largest and most influential economic forces in the world — and the cost of Amazon’s convenience.

A documentary that can be watched at youtube.

Documentaries

Why We Hate


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Why is there hatred and where does this destructive feeling come from that has decided so many human fates and changed society and history.

A six-part documentary series available on dplay.

Documentaries

Incorruptible


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On the streets of Senegal, a youth movement is rising against a regime that is bent on retaining power in this chronicle of the country’s stormy 2012 election.

The documentary is available at Netflix

Documentaries

The Armstrong Lie


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Lance Armstrong was the national hero who refused to lose. In 2009, documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney follows the cyclist’s unlikely comeback. However, an unsurpassed scandal would rewrite both the Armstrong legend and Gibney’s film.

The documentary is available at dplay.