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essential DOCUMENTARIES

by Kenji
Changed from 100 favourites to include other notable and popular documentaries. I’m including some films which blur the line between reality and fiction (People on Sunday, Our Beloved Month of August, The War Game, My Winnipeg, F for Fake, The Naked Island..), drama (Close Up, Our Hitler, Story of the Weeping Camel..) or avant-garde (Aimless Walk, Organism, Video Letter..). Riefenstahl? No thanks. My favourites: Man with a Movie Camera, Life on Earth, Around the World in 80 Days, Great Canal Journeys, Sans Soleil, Route One USA, Stealing a Nation, Letter from a Film-maker to his Daughter, The Battle of Chile, The World at War, Planet… Read more

Changed from 100 favourites to include other notable and popular documentaries. I’m including some films which blur the line between reality and fiction (People on Sunday, Our Beloved Month of August, The War Game, My Winnipeg, F for Fake, The Naked Island..), drama (Close Up, Our Hitler, Story of the Weeping Camel..) or avant-garde (Aimless Walk, Organism, Video Letter..). Riefenstahl? No thanks.

My favourites:

Man with a Movie Camera,
Life on Earth,
Around the World in 80 Days,
Great Canal Journeys,
Sans Soleil,
Route One USA,
Stealing a Nation,
Letter from a Film-maker to his Daughter,
The Battle of Chile,
The World at War,
Planet Earth,
The Sorrow and the Pity.

Not on Mubi: The Towers (Hale), Hortobagy (Hollering)

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