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Streaming Documentary Review | Infinite Football

After an unfortunate accident playing soccer, a young Romanian boy broke his leg and was never able to play again. Fast forward 27 years, and this man has become obsessed with uncovering the reasons to his accident and discovering how to change the rules to soccer so that the tragic injury won’t happen to anyone …

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Streaming Documentary Review | Monster in the Mind

Monster in the Mind is a compelling documentary about a journalist’s inquiry concerning the background information of the next plague: Alzheimer’s. Many carry this disease, and there are actually multiple types of it. The journalist’s questions lead her all around the world, to different researchers, doctors, scientists, and geneticists. In this interesting documentary, the subject, …

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Streaming Documentary Review | The Moving Kitchen

A series looking at immigrant chefs and their impact on modern cuisine. The series follow different chefs across the United States and chronicles their stories all of which came from humble beginnings. The story each chef has to tell is an incredible inside look on the impact of immigration on american cuisine and community impact. …

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Streaming Documentary Review | Fittest on Earth: A Decade of Fitness

Fittest on Earth: A Decade of Fitness (Kanopy.com) is a documentary about some of the fittest cross-fit athletes in the world and their journey in the cross-fit games. The cross-fit games is a competition where cross-fit fanatics come together to compete against each other and earn the title of “the fittest man and woman on …

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Streaming Documentary Review | The Mask You Live In

The Mask You Live In examines the effects of society’s definition of masculinity on adolescent boys as they grow into men. From an early age, most boys are taught to not show emotion and to compete with each other to be the most masculine of all. Boys who show any sort of “feminine” traits are …

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Streaming Documentary Review | I Am Not Your Negro

In 1979, renowned American novelist James Baldwin sent a manuscript of his new book to his literary agent. The manuscript depicted the lives and assassinations of Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr., three of Baldwin’s close friends. Unfortunately, the revolutionary author died before it could be finished. Now, thirty years later, Baldwin’s …

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Streaming Documentary Review | Dear Mr. Watterson

The story of one of the most influential cartoons of all time, Calvin and Hobbes, and the mystery of its reclusive creator, Bill Watterson. As the age of newspaper slowly faded away, few fought against the tide and keep the authenticity of their work intact. Hear from fans, fellow cartoonists and those in the licensing …

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Streaming Documentary Review | Mudbloods: UCLS’s Quidditch Team

This is a documentary explaining the game of real life Quidditch and how there is a world of it that isn’t as commonly known as other sports. The Quidditch world is much deeper than I had anticipated. Having tournaments every year and spending hundreds of thousands of dollars, it is huge in the National College …

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Streaming Documentary Review | Discovering David Bowie

David Bowie is easily the most iconic musician of the modern era. This documentary explores Bowie’s beginnings in Brixton, London, which was still recovering from World War II. Bowie’s outrageous outfits, makeup, and performances is what helped cement him as a music legend. Throughout his long career, Bowie famously reinvented himself several times, and released …

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Streaming Documentary Review | Discovering Abba

ABBA is one of the most famous pop groups of the 70s and 80s. This documentary examines how the foursome got their start in Swedish folk music, and later turned to disco and pop. ABBA was able to become global superstars through their powerful lyrics and upbeat music. Their music was powerful enough that it …

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