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2. Catfish (2010)
PG-13 | 87 min | Documentary, Drama, Mystery
Young filmmakers document their colleague's budding online friendship with a young woman and her family which leads to an unexpected series of discoveries.
Votes: 39,407 | Gross: $3.23M
3. Best of Enemies: Buckley vs. Vidal (2015)
R | 87 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Votes: 5,702 | Gross: $0.89M
5. Finding Vivian Maier (2013)
Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, Biography, Mystery
A documentary on the late Vivian Maier, a nanny whose previously unknown cache of 100,000 photographs earned her a posthumous reputation as one of the most accomplished street photographers.
Votes: 12,540 | Gross: $1.51M
6. The Vivian Maier Mystery (2013)
Not Rated | 50 min | Documentary
The story of Vivian Maier a nanny in 60-70's New York and Chicago who, unbeknownst to many, had a secret passion for photography. Her incredible body of work, only discovered after her ... See full summary »
Director: Jill Nicholls
Not Rated | 115 min | Documentary, History
This documentary tells the rise and fall of the Black Panther Party, one of the 20th century's most alluring and controversial organizations that captivated the world's attention for nearly 50 years.
Votes: 1,614 | Gross: $0.48M
8. Chicago 10 (2007)
R | 110 min | Documentary, Animation, History
Archival footage, animation, and music are used to look back at the eight anti-war protesters who were put on trial following the 1968 Democratic National Convention.
Votes: 1,164 | Gross: $0.18M
10. Life After People (2008 TV Movie)
108 min | Documentary, Sci-Fi
Visit the ghostly villages surrounding Chernobyl (abandoned by humans after the 1986 nuclear disaster), travel to remote islands off the coast of Maine to search for abandoned towns that ... See full summary »
12. The Murder of Fred Hampton (1971)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
Fred Hampton was the leader of the Illinois Chapter of the Black Panther Party. This film depicts his brutal murder by the Chicago police and its subsequent investigation, but also ... See full summary »
13. Age 7 in America (1991 TV Movie)
120 min | Documentary, Biography
US take on the classic UK documentary series "Up". This first US entry follows a group of economically, racially and socially diverse 7-year-olds. The idea was to make followup films on them every 7 years but the project ended in 2006.
15. Chicago Blues (1970)
59 min | Documentary
CHICAGO BLUES (1972, 59 mins, 16mm, color) explores the hard lives of bluesmen in the Windy City narrated by an insightful and incendiary commentary from comedian turned political activist ... See full summary »
16. Scrappers (I) (2010)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary
Set within Chicago's labyrinth of alleyways, Scrappers is a cinema verite portrait of Otis and Oscar, two scrap metal scavengers searching for a living with brains, brawn and battered ... See full summary »
17. The St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1997 TV Movie)
Documentary, Crime, History
A detailed history of the war between Chicago's North Side and South Side organized-crime gangs during the Prohibition era, leading up to the infamous "Saint Valentine's Day Massacre".
19. America Beyond the Color Line with Henry Louis Gates Jr. (2002–2004)
225 min | Documentary, History
Through numerous personal interviews, professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. examines the past, present, and future of black/white race relations in the USA.
20. American Revolution 2 (1969)
86 min | Documentary
A gritty but essential documentary charting social turbulence in late 1960's Chicago. American Revolution 2 includes footage of the 1968 Democratic Convention protest and riot, a critique ... See full summary »