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The Document is a new kind of mash-up between documentaries and radio. It goes beyond clips and interviews, mining great stories from the raw footage of documentaries present, past and in-progress. Beginning April 26, a new episode of The Document will be available every other Wednesday on iTunes and wherever fine podcasts are downloaded.

The Document is a new kind of mash-up between documentaries and radio. It goes beyond clips and interviews, mining great stories from the raw footage of documentaries present, past and in-progress. Beginning April 26, a new episode of The Document will be available every other Wednesday on iTunes and wherever fine podcasts are downloaded.
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The Document is a new kind of mash-up between documentaries and radio. It goes beyond clips and interviews, mining great stories from the raw footage of documentaries present, past and in-progress. Beginning April 26, a new episode of The Document will be available every other Wednesday on iTunes and wherever fine podcasts are downloaded.

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English


Episodes

The Yellow Laugh

12/12/2018
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A notorious dictator demands a recut of the documentary about him – or else.

Duration:00:21:45

Chef Flynn

11/14/2018
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What happens when a prodigy chef realizes his dream, at 19?

Duration:00:17:26

Free Solo

10/3/2018
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Will the cameras kill Alex Honnold on his free solo climb of El Cap?

Duration:00:22:28

Return to Rockford

8/21/2018
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A filmmaker steps out from behind the camera to interview his mom about his family’s excruciating past.

Duration:00:22:18

Dark Money

7/18/2018
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The toxic pit that’s the country’s largest Superfund site is a painful reminder of the corruption of Montana’s Copper Kings...and a warning of what corporate spending can still do to democracy today.

Duration:00:14:24

Love Means Zero

6/20/2018
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A Grand Slam of an interview with tennis coaching legend Nick Bollettieri. [Explicit Content]

Duration:00:20:49

Cuba and the Cameraman...and his Daughter

3/21/2018
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The perks and perils of growing up in the family business, traveling the world and making documentary films.

Duration:00:21:30

Music and Meaning

3/7/2018
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A filmmaker and composer pull back the curtain on how they use music to shape the way we experience documentaries.

Duration:00:19:58

Bad is Good

2/21/2018
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A story about a Neil Simon play gone bad - and the documentary that was going to make everything better. [Explicit language]

Duration:00:31:53

Committed

2/7/2018
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Brian Watts went to prison when he was 18. When he got out on parole, he was 42, and on a mission to find love - for the very first time.

Duration:00:29:48

Love and Science

1/17/2018
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The world's top student scientists converge at the Olympics of science fairs.

Duration:00:20:42

Ministry of Presence

11/8/2017
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How a minister who made the execution chamber his office changed his mind about the death penalty.

Duration:00:29:08

A Spark in His Eye

10/25/2017
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Brimstone and Glory is a fiery trip into a Mexican city's glorious orgy of fireworks.

Duration:00:17:37

The Hands of Persons Unknown

10/11/2017
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Looking at one of America's greatest shames. [EXPLICIT LANGUAGE]

Duration:00:17:28

The Lost Tapes

9/13/2017
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What could documentaries about Princess Diana and the 1992 Los Angeles riots possibly have in common?

Duration:00:20:02

Dominion

8/30/2017
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A deep dive into big game hunting -- a world most of us have very strong feelings about...but really know very little.

Duration:00:16:33

Inside Voice

8/16/2017
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A young singer-songwriter's voice starts out sounding like a girl, ends up sounding like a man...and he finds his true voice along the way.[EXPLICIT LANGUAGE]

Duration:00:19:07

Eating Diane

8/2/2017
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When exotic food writer Eddie Lin asked his pregnant wife if she'd consider letting him eat her placenta, she said, "no way". But she asked him when their second child came along...and Eddie had to figure out how to cook it.

Duration:00:20:01

Psychedelic Misery

7/19/2017
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A cinematographer's bad trip coincides with the death of the '60s. [EXPLICIT LANGUAGE]

Duration:00:27:02

Baby Steps

7/5/2017
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A documentary filmmaker's five-year trip down the rabbit hole of in vitro fertilization. [EXPLICIT LANGUAGE]

Duration:00:23:00