October Highlights

We hope you enjoyed the free preview of documentary. This month, we have an even better roster of fantastic docs for you. From the bizarre behavior of Hunter S. Thompson to the uplifting rise to fame of a children's choir, we have a thought-provoking doc for you. Call your cable or satellite provider today to subscribe to documentary today.

October Highlights


Freedom from Famine: The Norman Borlaug Story (premiere)
Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 7pm ET/10 PT
How did a dirt-poor farm boy from rural Iowa grow up to save a billion people worldwide from starvation and malnutrition, and become the father of the green revolution?



Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson
Friday, Oct. 5 at 8pm ET/10 PT
Borrowing from Kris Kristofferson, Hunter S. Thompson was a "walking contradiction, partly truth, mostly fiction." A die-hard member of the NRA, he was also a coke-snorting, whiskey-swilling, acid-eating fiend.



Meet the Fokkens
Friday, Oct 5 10:30pm ET/12:30am PT
Louise and Martine Fokkens are identical twins. For over 50 years, they were working as prostitutes. They are familiar faces in Amsterdam's Red Light District, but soon they will bid their farewells.




We Are Together (premiere)
Sunday, Oct. 7 at 8pm ET/10 PT
We Are Together with Thina Simunye is a British documentary film about the orphanage "Agape" in South Africa, where the children who live here lost their parents to AIDS. The film is full of songs, both native and English. Eventually the children get a chance to visit New York and raise money by singing for the public.




Desert Riders (documentary original)
Wednesday, Oct. 10 at 7pm ET/10 PT
Camel racing is a popular sport in the Middle East. In past years, thousands of young boys have been trafficked to work as jockeys in the under excruciating conditions.




Michael Jackson's Secret Hollywood
Thursday, Oct. 11 at 8pm ET/10 PT
Jacques Peretti lifts the lid on how the weird world of Hollywood really operates behind the scenes.




Food, Inc.
Sunday, Oct. 14 at 8pm ET/10 PT
Robert Kenner lifts the veil on our nation's food industry, exposing the highly mechanized underbelly that has been hidden from the American consumer.



Freddie Flintoff Goes Wild 4x60 (premiere)
Starts Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 9pm ET/10 PT
Freddie Flintoff ventures to four unique, natural landscapes and sees first-hand the lives of the people and the wildlife that inhabit them.




The World's Most Dangerous Roads 3x60 (premiere) (Premiere)
Starts Thursday, Oct. 18 at 9pm ET/10 PT
The World's Most Dangerous Roads follows different celebrities as they make journeys on some of the most perilous roads in the world.



Windfall
Sunday, Oct. 21 at 8pm ET/10 PT
This beautifully photographed feature length film documents how a wind farm proposal divides a town's residents as they fight over the future of their community.







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