faithx5's Top 250 Favorite Documentaries of All Time

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Woodstock 1970, 228 min.

Michael Wadleigh     Starring: Joan BaezJoe CockerThe Who

Concert Film    Documentary    Music

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Häxan 1922, 104 min.

Benjamin Christensen     Starring: Maren PedersenClara PontoppidanElith Pio

Docudrama    Documentary    Drama

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28 Up 1985, 136 min.

Michael Apted     Starring: Bruce BaldenJacqueline BassettSymon Basterfield

Biography    Documentary    History

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It Might Get Loud 2009, 97 min.

Davis Guggenheim     Starring: Jack WhiteJimmy PageThe Edge

Biography    Documentary    Music

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Nanook of the North 1922, 79 min.

Robert J. Flaherty     Starring: Berry Kroeger

Documentary    History    Silent Film

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The Last Waltz 1978, 117 min.

Martin Scorsese     Starring: Bob DylanJoni MitchellNeil Diamond

Biography    Concert Film    Documentary

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The Punk Singer 2013, 80 min.

Sini Anderson     Starring: Joan JettKathleen HannaCarrie Brownstein

Biography    Documentary    History

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Harlem-Mania 1929, 9 min.

Murray Roth     Starring: The Norman Thomas Quintet

Documentary    Music    Short Film

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Frank Film 1973, 9 min.

Caroline Mouris, Frank Mouris     Starring: Frank Mouris

Animation    Biography    Documentary

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Babies 2010, 79 min.

Thomas Balmès     Starring: BayarHattieMari

Culture and Society    Documentary    Sociology

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I Am Comic 2010, 87 min.

Jordan Brady     Starring: Dave AttellLouis C.K.Greg Giraldo

Comedy    Documentary    Media Documentary

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Everest 1998, 44 min.

David Breashears, Stephen Judson     Starring: Liam Neeson

Biography    Documentary    History

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Carmencita 1894, 1 min.

William K.L. Dickson     Starring: Carmencita

Dance Film    Documentary    Short Film

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Perri 1957, 75 min.

Paul Kenworthy, Ralph Wright     Starring: Winston Hibler

Animal Picture    Documentary    Family

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Poultry-Yard 1896, 1 min.

Unknown

Documentary    Short Film    Silent Film

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Wordplay 2006, 94 min.

Patrick Creadon     Starring: Will ShortzKen BurnsMerl Reagle

Biography    Culture and Society    Documentary

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Demolition of a Wall 1896, 1 min.

Louis Lumière     Starring: Auguste Lumière

Documentary    Short Film    Silent Film

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Sandow: The Strong Man 1894, 1 min.

William K.L. Dickson     Starring: Eugen Sandow

Documentary    Short Film    Silent Film

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Rize 2005, 86 min.

David LaChapelle     Starring: Big XDaisyDragon

Culture and Society    Dance Film    Documentary

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Motor Rhythm 1939, 15 min.

John Norling

Animation    Documentary    Short Film

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The Wings of Eagles 1957, 110 min.

John Ford     Starring: John WayneDan DaileyMaureen O'Hara

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biography    Biopic

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