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Sight and Sounds' 56 Greatest Documentaries of All Time

Here is Sight and Sounds' list of the greatest documentaries of all time. They polled 340 critics, programmers and filmmakers in order to make this list.
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from bfi.org.uk · made by Brian Berta
avg. score: 9 of 56 (17%)
required scores: 1, 2, 4, 8, 16 

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Man With a Movie Camera (1929)
Man With a Movie Camera (1929)
3
Sans Soleil (1983)
Sans Soleil (1983)
4
Night and Fog (1955)
Night and Fog (1955)
5
The Thin Blue Line (1988)
The Thin Blue Line (1988)
6
Chronicle of a Summer (1961)
Chronicle of a Summer (1961)
7
Nanook of the North (1922)
Nanook of the North (1922)
8
The Gleaners & I (2000)
The Gleaners & I (2000)
9
Dont Look Back (1967)
Dont Look Back (1967)
10
Grey Gardens (1975)
Grey Gardens (1975)
11
The Sorrow and the Pity (1969)
The Sorrow and the Pity (1969)
12
Grizzly Man (2005)
Grizzly Man (2005)
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13
Land Without Bread (1933)
Land Without Bread (1933)
14
Nostalgia for the Light (2010)
Nostalgia for the Light (2010)
15
F for Fake (1973)
F for Fake (1973)
16
The Up Series (1964)
The Up Series (1964)
17
Hoop Dreams (1994)
Hoop Dreams (1994)
18
Tie Xi Qu: West of the Tracks (2002)
Tie Xi Qu: West of the Tracks (2002)
19
The Act of Killing (2012)
The Act of Killing (2012)
20
The Battle of Chile - Part I (1975)
The Battle of Chile - Part I (1975)
21
The House Is Black (1963)
The House Is Black (1963)
22
Listen to Britain (1942)
Listen to Britain (1942)
23
The Emperor's Naked Army Marches on (1987)
The Emperor's Naked Army Marches on (1987)
24
Harlan County U.S.A. (1976)
Harlan County U.S.A. (1976)
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25
Histoire(S) Du Cinéma: Deadly Beauty (1997)
Histoire(S) Du Cinéma: Deadly Beauty (1997)
26
Salesman (1969)
Salesman (1969)
27
Titicut Follies (1967)
Titicut Follies (1967)
28
Capturing the Friedmans (2003)
Capturing the Friedmans (2003)
29
Gimme Shelter (1970)
Gimme Shelter (1970)
30
Leviathan (2012)
Leviathan (2012)
31
Lessons of Darkness (1992)
Lessons of Darkness (1992)
32
The Quince Tree Sun (1992)
The Quince Tree Sun (1992)
33
Night Mail (1936)
Night Mail (1936)
34
Primary (1960)
Primary (1960)
35
Crumb (1994)
Crumb (1994)
36
A Diary for Timothy (1945)
A Diary for Timothy (1945)
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37
Close-Up (1990)
Close-Up (1990)
38
The Fog of War (2003)
The Fog of War (2003)
39
Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003)
Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003)
40
Man on Wire (2008)
Man on Wire (2008)
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