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Gifts for the Documentary Lover

Stressing about the perfect gift for the intellectual in your life? If you know a documentary they loved, we have some other suggestions.


Loved American Genius?

  1. America the Ingenious by Kevin Baker: What are the origins of the electric guitar? How did the whaling ship work? Why was the invention of the electric motor so crucial for the New York City subway? Learn about the incredible stories behind these strokes of genius and more here.
  2. LEGO Architecture Studio: Bring architectural creations to life with 1,200 LEGO bricks and a guidebook filled with tips, techniques, and features for a hands-on exercise endorsed by leading design houses.
  3. A Patent PosterPatent prints featuring everything from transportation and technology to sports gear and instruments.

Liked FOOD INC.?

Loved Food Inc?

  1. Real Food / Fake Food by Larry Olmsted: Olmsted brings readers into the unregulated food industry, revealing the shocking deception that extends from olive oil to coffee, demonstrating why real food matters, and empowering consumers to make smarter choices. 
  2. Real Ellora Farms Extra Virgin Olive Oil: Ellora Farms Extra Virgin Olive Oil is of the highest quality and taste, all while maintaining a focus on environmental consciousness and tradition.
  3. Donation to Oceana: Help protect the ocean and its creatures with a donation to Oceana in someone’s name. 

Liked ESPN’s 30 FOR 30?

Loved 30 for 30?

  1. On the Origins of Sports by Gary Belsky and Neil Fine: Brimming with history and miscellany, On the Origins of Sports is an illustrated book built around the original rules of twenty-one of the world’s most popular sports, from football and soccer to wrestling and mixed martial arts.
  2. 30 for 30 Box Set: ESPN Films’ 30 for 30, a critically acclaimed series of films from some of today’s finest directors, each bring a unique perspective to an extraordinary sports story from the last 30 years.
  3. NBA Custom Jersey: Design a customized jersey for a loved one, showcasing their favorite team. 


Loved Miss-Representation?

  1. In the Company of Women by Grace Bonney: Across the globe, women are embracing the entrepreneurial spirit and starting creative businesses. In the Company of Women profiles over 100 of these influential and creative women from all ages, races, backgrounds, and industries.
  2. Moleskine Smart Writing Set: Take notes and make designs in this Moleskine Paper Tablet, Pen+ and companion app, so you can see your ideas travel from paper to editable screen.
  3. A Pantsuit: The uniform of powerful women everywhere.


Loved Planet Earth 2?

  1. Citizen Scientist by Mary Ellen Hannibal: A dive into the origins of the tech-savvy citizen scientist movement–tracing it back through centuries of amateur observation by writers and naturalists.
  2. A Field Notes NotebookPerfect for taking notes or drawing sketches.
  3. Nikon Coolpix Digital Camera: Featuring a zoom that makes it easy to take detailed nature pictures.



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