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    Best Documentaries – Elvis Presley: The Last 24 Hours

    Memphis, Tennessee is the home of the late great Elvis Presley. It was in the Sun Studios in Memphis, 50 years ago, that rock and roll was born, and so began the legend that is Elvis Presley. In the course of a glorious career, Elvis would take the world by storm, starting in 1954 with his first hit “That’s Alright, Mama.” Elvis was a very, very shy retiring type individual. He didn’t like to be around new people. He didn’t […]

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  • how i became the real ironman

    Best Documentaries – How I Became the Real ‘Iron Man’

    Big dreams and the determination to make them come true – these are the trademark qualities of Elon Musk. Creator of PayPal, sustainable energy champion, alternative automotive innovator and space technology explorer. A man who challenges to change the mindset of many industries and whose visions are literally out of this world! As a boy in his native South Africa, he was the typical ‘nerd’. Preferring to read anything he could get his hands on, including encyclopedias, he was picked […]

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  • nikola tesla the genius who lit the world

    Best Documentaries – Nikola Tesla: The Genius Who Lit the World

    This is the documentary film about Nikola Tesla, the scientist and inventor, one of the greatest men in history. Nikola Tesla was born on July 10,1856 in Smiljan, Lika in what later became Yugoslavia. His father, Milutin Tesla was a Serbian orthodox priest and his mother Djuka Mandic was an inventor in her own right of household appliances. Tesla studied at the Polytechnic Institute in Graz, Austria and the University of Prague. He began his career as an electrical engineer […]

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  • steve jobs billion dollar hippie

    Best Documentaries – Steve Jobs: Billion Dollar Hippy

    Broadly considered a brand that inspires fervor and defines cool consumerism, Apple has become one of the biggest corporations in the world, fueled by game-changing products that tap into modern desires. Its leader, Steve Jobs, was a long-haired college dropout with infinite ambition, and an inspirational perfectionist with a bully’s temper. A man of contradictions, he fused a Californian counterculture attitude and a mastery of the art of hype with explosive advances in computer

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    Best Documentaries – Who is Peter Joseph?

    In late 2009, Charles Robinson was able to interview Peter Joseph, the creator of Zeitgeist: The Movie, Zeitgeist: Addendum, Zeitgeist: Moving Forward, several lectures and a presentation; Founder of The Zeitgeist Movement and a friend of Jack Fresco, in his home. He described himself and his life in details in what is likely a rare interview. He was kind enough to provide him with previously unreleased media and video and in turn Charles did his best to create a documentary […]

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  • johnny cash the last great american

    Best Documentaries – Johnny Cash: The Last Great American

    Documentary profiling the life of legendary country music star Johnny Cash, who died in 2003 shortly after completing the retrospective Unearthed, a five-CD set of the acoustic performances with which he resurrected his career in the last decade of his life, and after losing his wife, June Carter Cash. This first major retrospective of Cash’s life, times and music features contributions from his daughter Rosanne Cash and son John Carter Cash, his longtime manager Lou Robin and fellow musicians including Little […]

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  • n is a number a portrait of paul erdos

    Best Documentaries – N is a Number: A Portrait of Paul Erdös

    In an age when genius is a mere commodity, it is useful to look at a person who led a rich life without the traditional trappings of success. A man with no home and no job, Paul Erdös was the most prolific mathematician who ever lived. Born in Hungary in 1913, Erdös wrote and co-authored over 1,500 papers and pioneered several fields in theoretical mathematics. At the age of 83 he still spent most of his time on the road, […]

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  • the hitch

    Best Documentaries – The Hitch

    Christopher Hitchens, journalist, author, contrarian, some might say literary badass, was known for throwing his intellect around and for taking some rather unpopular stands and if you hated him for that… well then he was just fine with it. But Hitchens’ work had been featured in some highly respected publications and he was contributing editor at Vanity Fair. He was born in Portsmouth, England and as the story goes his mom said “if there’s going to be an upper class […]

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  • westinghouse the life and times of an american icon

    Best Documentaries – Westinghouse: The Life and Times of An American Icon

    George Westinghouse is one of the almost forgotten technological leaders in American history. The electrification of the United States that we take for granted today was made possible by his engineering know-how and business acumen. George Westinghouse changed the face of the world with his inventions, patents, business sense, and personality. Not a day goes by that we don’t use something pioneered by George Westinghouse. A respected engineer, inventor and America’s greatest industrialist. He was a pioneer of the

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  • mahatma life of gandhi

    Best Documentaries – Mahatma: Life of Gandhi

    This is a film which seeks to tell the life-story of Gandhi the Man and his incessant search for Truth. In this world so full of hatred and violence, this man of peace and goodwill fought all evil and injustice with Soul-Force. He stands out as a challenge giving the message of truth and non-violence, of love supreme and unbounded. He is the Mahatma – the Great Soul – the name given to him by the people of India. Gandhi […]

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