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    In your opinion, what are some of the best documentaries to ever see the light of day? Here's one opinion.

  • #2
    Re: Best Documentaries

    My fav documentaries:

    Don't Look Back
    Gimme Shelter
    Dancing Criminal
    The Thin Blue Line
    Best Boy
    Hoop Dreams
    Atomic Cafe
    I Have Never Forgotten You: The Life & Legacy of Simon Wiesenthal
    "Can't we have one meeting that doesn't end with digging up a corpse?" -- Mayor Quimby

    "You've watched it! You can't unwatch it!" -- Narrator


    • #3
      Re: Best Documentaries

      Pulled from memory..

      Nannok Of The North (1922) directed by Robert J. Flaherty
      Drifter (1929) directed by John Grierson
      Night Mail (1936) directed by Harry Watt & Basil Wright
      Fires Were Started (1943) Directed by Jumphrey Jennings
      A Diary for Timothy (1945) directed by Humphrey Jennings
      We Are the Lambeth Boys (1959) directed by Karel Reisz
      Culloden (1964) Peter Watkins
      The War Game (1966) Direted by Peter Watkins
      Harlan County USA," (1972) directed by Barbara Kopple
      The Family (1974) Produced by Roger Graef
      Koyaanisqatsi (1982) directed by Godfrey Reggio
      Threads (1984) directed by Mick Jackson


      • #4
        Re: Best Documentaries

        Originally posted by Baby_Neill View Post
        I Have Never Forgotten You: The Life & Legacy of Simon Wiesenthal
        This movie has been out for several weeks now and it hasn't been rented once at my Blockbuster. I'm literally the only person who's ever checked it out despite my recommendations to numerous customers.

        Very frustrating....

        Add to the list, FOG OF WAR. Marvelous film.