documentaries for people who want to watch more documentaries but don't know where to start

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  • O.J.: Made in America
  • The Thin Blue Line
  • Amy
  • Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief
  • Citizenfour
  • Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills
  • The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst
  • Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God
  • Close-Up
  • Man on Wire
  • Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father
  • The Imposter
  • There's Something Wrong with Aunt Diane
  • Tickled
  • Amanda Knox
  • Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds
  • The September Issue
  • Tales of the Grim Sleeper
  • Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory
  • Jesus Camp
  • Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse
  • The Crash Reel
  • Bus 174
  • 13th
  • Grizzly Man
  • Burden of Dreams
  • The Bridge
  • When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts
  • 4 Little Girls
  • Hoop Dreams
  • The Interrupters
  • Life Itself
  • Little Dieter Needs to Fly
  • The King of Kong
  • Ecstasy of Order: The Tetris Masters
  • The Barkley Marathons: The Race That Eats Its Young
  • What Happened, Miss Simone?
  • The Act of Killing
  • The Look of Silence
  • Jiro Dreams of Sushi
  • Sound City
  • A Band Called Death
  • West of Memphis
  • Exit Through the Gift Shop
  • Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry
  • Jodorowsky's Dune
  • Blackfish
  • The Armstrong Lie
  • Searching for Sugar Man
  • Who Took Johnny
  • The Case of: JonBenét Ramsey
  • Before the Flood
  • Capitalism: A Love Story
  • Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer
  • The Cove
  • Deliver Us from Evil
  • Fahrenheit 9/11
  • Food, Inc.
  • Murderball
  • Sicko
  • Sunshine Superman
  • Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine
  • We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks
  • Zero Days
  • The Promise
  • Super Size Me
  • This Film Is Not Yet Rated
  • Rolling Papers
  • Hot Coffee
  • My Life Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn
  • Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple
  • Waltz with Bashir
  • Five Broken Cameras
  • Paris is Burning
  • Senna
  • The Times of Harvey Milk
  • The Celluloid Closet
  • Paragraph 175
  • Capturing the Friedmans
  • Cameraperson
  • Grey Gardens
  • Crumb
  • Waiting for 'Superman'
  • Beltracchi - The Art of the Forgery
  • Hot Girls Wanted
  • Particle Fever
  • Bowling for Columbine
  • Into the Abyss
  • The White Diamond
  • Frozen Planet
  • Touching the Void
  • Cobain: Montage of Heck
  • Newtown
  • F for Fake
  • Nostalgia for the Light
  • In the Realms of the Unreal
  • The Fog of War
  • Night and Fog
  • Dark Days
  • Devil's Playground