National Film Registry

As of 12/14/2016

There are 82 documentary films in this list.

  • A Bronx Morning
  • A Computer Animated Hand
  • A Time for Burning
  • A Trip Down Market Street Before the Fire
  • Antonia: A Portrait of the Woman
  • Chulas Fronteras
  • Cicero March
  • Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment
  • Czechoslovakia 1968
  • Dead Birds
  • Decasia
  • Demolishing and Building Up the Star Theatre
  • Disneyland Dream
  • Dont Look Back
  • Duck and Cover
  • Eadweard Muybridge, Zoopraxographer
  • Edison Kinetoscopic Record of a Sneeze
  • Empire
  • Felicia
  • From Stump to Ship
  • Garlic Is As Good As Ten Mothers
  • Glimpse of the Garden
  • Grass
  • Grey Gardens
  • Harlan County U.S.A.
  • High School
  • Hindenburg Disaster Newsreel Footage
  • Hoop Dreams
  • Hospital
  • I Am Joaquin
  • I, an Actress
  • Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport
  • King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis
  • Koyaanisqatsi
  • Let There Be Light
  • Manhatta
  • Martha Graham: Dance on Film
  • Nanook of the North
  • Newark Athlete
  • On the Bowery
  • One Survivor Remembers
  • Point of Order!
  • Portrait of Jason
  • Powers of Ten
  • Preservation of the Sign Language
  • Primary
  • Reminiscences of a Journey to Lithuania
  • Roger & Me
  • Salesman
  • San Pietro
  • Sherman's March
  • Sink or Swim
  • Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One
  • Tacoma Narrows Bridge Collapse
  • The Augustas
  • The Endless Summer
  • The House in the Middle
  • The Hunters
  • The Jungle
  • The Life and Times of Rosie the Riveter
  • The Living Desert
  • The March
  • The Negro Soldier
  • The River
  • The T.A.M.I. Show
  • The Thin Blue Line
  • The Times of Harvey Milk
  • They Call it Pro Football
  • Think of Me First as a Person
  • This Is Cinerama
  • To Fly!
  • Trance and Dance in Bali
  • Water and Power
  • Westinghouse Works
  • Why Man Creates
  • Why We Fight
  • Woodstock
  • Zapruder Film of Kennedy Assassination
  • The Atomic Cafe
  • The Decline of Western Civilization
  • Paris is Burning
  • Suzanne, Suzanne