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RE: 50 documentaries to see before you die
Just watched the documentary Gleason, about ex-New Orleans Saints player Steve Gleason.

Known for his fearlessness, Gleason became an icon after blocking a punt in the first game the Saints played on the Superdome after Hurricane Katrina.





In 2011, three years after his retirement, he found out he had Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). A few weeks later, Gleason and his wife find out she's pregnant.

The movie follows Gleason's battle against ALS and shows the vlogs he records for his son - his attempt to leave the kid with as much fatherly advice as possible, in case he dies.

This documentary is r-a-w. You watch him go from stud to sickly and wheelchair bound.

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There's some tough, tough scenes, like when he tries to get healed by a preacher; when he confronts his dad about his religious beliefs; or when he is simply tired from fighting the disease and apologizes to his wife and caretaker.

Highly recommend it, but bring some paper tissues.




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Watched the documentary Eddie-Strongman on Netflix a couple weeks ago. It's about England Strongman Eddie Hall, his life story and his struggle to complete 3 goals while managing his family life with his training.

-Win World's Strongest Man
-Meet Arnold
-Set and Hold world deadlift record





Enjoyed it a lot.
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My top recommendation for guys such as yourself is the ESPN 30 for 30: Fantastic Lies. This is right up our alley. I watched this before I really took the red pill head on and it moved me more than any other 30 for 30 I had ever seen as a sports fan. For those that aren't familiar with it, this documentary tells the story of the Duke lacrosse team that was accused of rape a few years ago. Here is one of the key moments in the documentary, the Fantastic Lies speech:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G8b93FTjp8s

The backstory is that a random low-class woman that couldn't take care of her kids and had drug problems accused three random Duke lacrosse players of rape. Their entire community turned against them and had a guilty before innocent mentality. This is one of the most surreal pieces of evidence of the damage a false rape accusation can cause that I have ever seen. It addresses every piece of discrimination from class, gender, race, athletes, as well as government corruption because the North Carolina governor jumped on the bandwagon of this case, used this as his central platform knowing that they were innocent with evidence presented to him, and no serious consequences were handed out to the woman or the governor. If those players weren't well-off or connected, I guarantee they would not have gotten out of this situation.

As far back as I could remember, I always wanted to be a player.

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^It was long but it was really good, I agree yankee.

The best 30 for 30 though by far is "Once Brothers" - Vlade Divac hosts and it is about Drazen Petrovic and his relationship before as well as during the NBA

2 hours, totally captivating.
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(02-18-2015 01:55 PM)CelMasc Wrote:  Ctrl-F'd "Hjernevask" and did not find it in this thread. I consider it to be absolutely fundamental Red Pill watching.

Its a documentary by a Norwegian comedian who, through interviewing scientists on both sides, makes the convincing argument for nature over nurture for things such as race, gender, intelligence, etc as well as well as a look inside the corrupt gender politics of Norway.

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I just watched this, yes, absolutely essential viewing.
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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5135434/

I heard this documentary from a friend. She was the secretary of Goebbels and she actually died last week. I heard, its a very good documentary but couldn't find it anywhere yet.
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Curtis is a purple piller, James Corbett's take:




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(01-24-2017 08:04 PM)Ringo Wrote:  Just watched the documentary Gleason, about ex-New Orleans Saints player Steve Gleason.
Known for his fearlessness, Gleason became an icon after blocking a punt in the first game the Saints played on the Superdome after Hurricane Katrina.



Just watched the trailer...Goddamn. I don't think I would reproduce if I knew I would kick off in a few years. I would feel bad that the kid had to grow up without his Dad.

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This is a short documentary about 109 year old Richard Overton who is the oldest living WW2 vet. If you are feeling a bit down, just watch this. His final quote says it all.



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Ross Kemp documentaries are worth a look.

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This has probably already been mentioned but I recommend Cartel Land. It's about the Mexican drug cartels and our porous southern border.

The movie follows 2 vigilantes - one in Mexico trying to protect cities from the cartels, and one on the American side of the border doing the job ICE has failed to do. I came away with a sense of doom about Mexico's lawlessness and some hope about well-meaning American citizens protecting our country in their own small way.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xC5bpPfltOI
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The Untold History of the US - by Oliver Stone.

Very well done documentary. I've only seen the first 3 episodes and so far it's riveting.

Beware - it does have a liberal bias and it's clear that Stone is highly critical of post-WWII US foreign policy.
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Well it's not like the foreign policy of Obama or Clinton is beyond reproach, or LBJ's for that matter. Liberals have been hoodwinked by the neocons who have been running that policy for decades now.

The real foreign policy divide is not conservatives vs liberals, it's neocons vs America First non-interventionists ("isolationists" is a loaded word).

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(02-19-2017 04:31 PM)Alpone Wrote:  This has probably already been mentioned but I recommend Cartel Land. It's about the Mexican drug cartels and our porous southern border.

The movie follows 2 vigilantes - one in Mexico trying to protect cities from the cartels, and one on the American side of the border doing the job ICE has failed to do. I came away with a sense of doom about Mexico's lawlessness and some hope about well-meaning American citizens protecting our country in their own small way.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xC5bpPfltOI

A couple of data points about the Mexican drug trade
that tell you all you need to know:

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-this is the biggest kingpin of all time south of the border, Pablo Escobar.


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-he worked for the Agency.

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New documentary on UK Bare Kunckle fighting:



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(09-08-2012 08:59 AM)porscheguy Wrote:  Senna




I have finally seen 'Senna'. I have never found it on Youtube, so I made other means.
I'll start at the end, with my impression of it, namely that without a doubt this documentary left me wanting to see much more, not only about Ayrton's life, but also about the era in which he competed in F1. There is a Jupiter-sized mass of material that can still be covered about the decade that Ayrton spent in F1. There are so many personalities, so many rivalries, and so many relationships and much intrigue and politics. Thus my opinion is that even a 15 hour documentary can still be made both about arguably the greatest era of that sport, and the greatest racing driver ever.
F1 was so different in the 1980s. Today's version of F1 is old dishwater in comparison. Both the cars and racetracks were fast and sometimes dangerous, the drivers were confident, outspoken stars of the show and walked with a swagger, and most importantly, the cars were good-looking. Ayrton raced (thankfully) just before the very alienating era of big budgets, extreme technological innovation, and political correctness.
I won't say much about Senna. Just watch the video. It is one doccie I'll remember for a long time. In closing - Ayrton nearly conquered the mind aspects of competition (his mind management abilities remain unsurpassed), and with his propensity for pushing to the limit and taking risks, this pushed him into an elite category of one of the best-ever professional sportsmen. How sad then that he lost his life due to one instance of extreme negligence on the part of the Williams racing team.
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Havent seen it but I heard its pretty good.

All you gotta do is ask them questions and listen to what they have to say and shit.
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Just watched a short Frontline documentary called Fight for Mosul. It follows a Iraqi Special Forces Unit for around 226 days while they battle ISIS. Season 35 episode 21
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The Jinx is awesome. It was released on HBO a few years back. I won't say much about it, just that it's very well done and riveting. Check it out.
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Just watched Icarus.





Excellent documentary about the Russian state-sponsored doping system for Olympic athletes.

The project of this documentary started out as an investigation into how Lance Armstrong could have passed all the doping tests he took throughout his carreer, as well as follow the film's own director as he competed clean and then doped in a cycling race.

Bryan Fogel, the director, consulted multiple experts to come up with the best protocol for himself and was aided by the then head of an anti-doping lab in Russia, Grigory Rodchenkov. During the recording of the documentary news broke out about the state-sponsored system that allowed athletes (and even designed their doping protocols) to compete dirty.

The film goes briefly into the consequences of the Russian success in the Sochi Olympics - such as how the patriotic sentiment caused by the wins allowed Russia to invade Crimea in 2014.

Fogel talked about the movie on JRE:




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7/7 Ripple Effect.

I highly recommend this one. It is about the London train and bus explosions of July 2005. It is almost as detailed as anyone making a "home-made" documentary can get. You will just have to tolerate the narrator's voice / speaking style.
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(02-28-2018 07:44 AM)brick tamland Wrote:  7/7 Ripple Effect.

I highly recommend this one. It is about the London train and bus explosions of July 2005. It is almost as detailed as anyone making a "home-made" documentary can get. You will just have to tolerate the narrator's voice / speaking style.





There it is Brick, the original was 1 hr long, this is the expanded updated version.

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Thanks 911. Saw the expanded version. It says a lot that the maker was arrested on flimsy charges and acquitted around the time of the sham ''inquest''.
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Cheers Brick, looking forward to watching that this weekend.

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