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5 Great Opening Scenes from Documentaries

3/22/2013 1:28 PM Eastern

Documentary Channel lists five of their favorite opening scenes from documentaries, writing, "Documentaries don’t often have exceptional or memorable beginnings. A lot of the classics just jump right in, which isn’t bad but they might not easily hook in a lot of today’s generation of Netflix browsers. And a lot of newer films start stiffly with an expository set up...[so] I tried to come up with some noteworthy opening scenes from documentaries."

See the list here.

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