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Category of nonfictional motion pictures intended to document some aspect of reality, primarily for the purposes of providing a factual or historical record or report. Only to be used on questions about the intricacies of documentaries, not for general questions about specific documentaries.

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Is there a given name for “fake documentaries” posing as educational programming?

In recent years, networks such as The Discovery Channel have been airing so-called documentaries that have people believing that what they are seeing is not only educational, but that the events ...