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Hostages

The four-part documentary series explores the Iran Hostage Crisis of 1979 and its resounding consequences.

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The Case Against Adnan Syed

This four-part documentary from director Amy Berg explores the 1999 murder of 18-year-old Hae Min Lee and the subsequent conviction of her ex-boyfriend Adnan Syed -- a case brought to global attention by the hugely popular "Serial" podcast. A follow-up episode, featuring exclusive access to Syed leading up to and following his release from prison in September 2022, will debut in 2023.

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2022 Emmy Winners

HBO and HBO Max earned 38 total wins, the most of any network or platform. Visit HBO Max to stream the following Emmy-winning docs.

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Celebrate Latin Heritage

Visit the Nuestras Voices page to celebrate stories of family, community, and love during Latin Heritage Month and throughout the year.

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The Endangered Tapes

Watch these exclusive videos featuring Endangered executive producer Ronan Farrow as he takes a deeper dive into the story, interviewing journalists and offering insight into this film and the global issue of press freedom.

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Must-See Music Films

Music Box is a collection of documentary films created by Bill Simmons exploring pivotal moments in the music world.

HBO Podcasts

Looking to dive deeper into documentaries? Listen to the below companion podcasts and check out the podcast page for the full list.

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HBO Docs Club Podcast

Hosted by Brittany Luse (For Colored Nerds) and Ronald Young Jr. (Solvable), this new podcast pulls back the curtain on a different documentary film or series each episode - with expert cultural critics as your guides. 

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Elevating LGBTQ+ Voices

To stream these impactful documentaries and more, visit HBO Max. For support visit The Trevor Project.

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