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  • Hunger

    British visual artist Steve McQueen has earned acclaim for work that's topical, challenging, and political without being polemical, traits it shares with his stark but moving 2008 drama about the Irish Republican Army's 1981 hunger strike inside Northern Ireland's notorious Maze Prison. more...
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  • Harvard Beats Yale 29-29

    Documentary maker Kevin Rafferty revisits the legendary November 1968 football game between the Yale Bulldogs and the Harvard Crimson, interviewing 37 former players to record not only what transpired on the gridiron but the ideological tensions of the day as campus resistance to the Vietnam war reached a fever pitch. more...
  • Hoop Dreams

    This epic, compulsively watchable 170-minute documentary (1994), about two Chicago inner-city basketball whizzes, William Gates and Arthur Agee, striving to land the right grades and scholarships to make it to the big time (and stay there), is a heady dose of the American dream and the American nightmare combined—a numbing investigation of how one point on an exam or one basket or turnover in a game can make all the difference in a family's fortunes. more...