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50 Documentaries to See Before You Die Season 1 episodes

Part 5 Season 1, Episode 5

The conclusion of Morgan Spurlock's five-part analysis of hot docs sharpens focus on "Hoop Dreams," "Super Size Me," "An Inconvenient Truth" and "Roger & Me." Interviewed: Al Gore; Michael Moore; Errol Morris; D.A. Pennebaker; Chris Hegedus; Rob Epstein; Jeffrey Friedman; Tony Hawk; and Jack Osbourne. read more

Part 4 Season 1, Episode 4

Host Morgan Spurlock continues his countdown of hot docs by traveling to Pittsburgh to explore the transvestite ball scene, the subject of the 1990 film "Paris Is Burning." Interviewees include Nick Broomfield, Jared Leto and Aisha Tyler. read more

Part 3 Season 1, Episode 3

Bansky's "Exit Through the Gift Shop" is spotlighted as the host continues to count down the Top 50 documentaries from the past 25 years. Included: a chat with Thierry Guetta (aka Mr. Brainwash), the film's star; and its producer, Jaimie D'Cruz. Also interviewed: Michael Moore; Henry Rollins; Brian Graden; Joan Churchill. read more

Part 2 Season 1, Episode 2

Morgan Spurlock travels to rural Missouri to meet Levi O'Brien, a young preacher who starred in the controversial hit "Jesus Camp," about a fundamentalist Christian retreat for youngsters. Spurlock also chats with filmmakers Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady; Al Gore; Tony Hawk; Jared Leto; and Aisha Tyler. read more

Part 1 Season 1, Episode 1

Documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock ("Super Size Me") begins his five-part countdown of the Top 50 documentaries from the past 25 years. In the series premiere, he meets controversial gamer Billy Mitchell, star of Seth Gordon's "King of Kong." read more

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Premiered: August 02, 2011, on Current TV
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Premise: Documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock ("Super Size Me") counts down the Top 50 documentaries from the past 25 years in this five-part series.

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