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Friday Nite Videos | January 10, 2020

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Bernie Sanders to Stephen Colbert: I Will Do Everything I Can To Stop A War With Iran. Soul Rebel Featuring Bunny Wailer and Manu Chao. Advocate | Movie. What If We Nuke a City? Top Science Breakthroughs of 2019.

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Advocate | Movie

Award-winning documentary about Lea Tsemel, a Jewish-Israeli lawyer who defends Palestinians: from feminists to fundamentalists, from non-violent demonstrators to armed militants. In theaters now.

After Parkland | Documentary

The intimate and moving story of families of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School navigating their way through grief, and searching for new meaning in the immediate days, weeks and months after the Parkland shooting that left 17 dead, the private journeys of these families as they rose to challenge the nation to end gun violence

Friday Nite Videos | September 20, 2019

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Greta Thunberg and George Monbiot | Short Film on the Climate Crisis. Billie Eilish - All the Good Girls Go to Hell. Where's My Roy Cohn? | Documentary. Trump Whistleblower Complaint Centers on Ukraine. Legal Immigration | John Oliver

Friday Nite Videos | September 13, 2019

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Edward Snowden in Exile: ‘You Have to Be Ready to Stand for Something.’ Musicians Love Making Fun of Bob Dylan. Beto O'Rourke: 'We're going to take away your AR-15.' John Oliver: Filibuster. How Black Americans Were Robbed of Their Land.

How Black Americans Were Robbed of Their Land

Over the course of the 20th century, black Americans have lost approximately 12 million acres of land. This mass land dispossession—a war waged by deed of title, which has affected 98 percent of black farmers—can only be called theft, says Atlantic writer Vann R. Newkirk II in a new documentary.

Friday Nite Videos | September 6, 2019

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Daniel Kahn & The Painted Bird | "Freedom Is A Verb." Raise Hell: The Life & Times Of Molly Ivins. The Laundromat | Netflix. Untouchable | A Hulu Original Documentary. Trump Is Obsessed With Proving Hurricane Dorian's Threat to Alabama.

Raise Hell: The Life & Times Of Molly Ivins

The story of media firebrand Molly Ivins, six feet of Texas trouble who took on the Good Old Boy corruption wherever she found it. Her razor sharp wit left both sides of the aisle laughing, and craving ink in her columns. She knew the Bill of Rights was in peril, and said "Polarizing people is a good way to win an election and a good way to wreck a country."

Untouchable | A Hulu Original Documentary

The inside story of the rise and fall of Harvey Weinstein reveals how, over decades, he acquires and protects his power even as scandal threatens to engulf him. Former colleagues and accusers detail the method and consequences of his alleged abuse, hoping for justice and to inspire change.

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