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Award Winning Docs 2018-2021

768 films

Award-winning docs from around the world since 2018. In Notes the festivals and names of the prizes. Listed in chronological…

  • Nostalgia for the Light
  • Gurrumul
  • The Emperor's Naked Army Marches On
  • We Come as Friends
  • De regels van matthijs
  • Radiograph of a Family
  • In a Whisper
  • Reason
  • The Other Side of Everything
  • Nowhere to Hide

IDFA Winners

143 films

  • Boys State
  • Epicentro
  • Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution
  • The Reason I Jump
  • Time

Award Winning Docs 2020

217 films

Award Winners on the festival scene in 2020. Sundance, Rotterdam, FIFO, Berlinale, Big Sky, One World, FIFDH, SXSW, Cinéma du…

  • One Child Nation
  • American Factory
  • Always in Season
  • Jawline
  • Apollo 11

Award Winning Docs 2019

319 films

Sundance, FIPADOC, Berlinale, One World, SXSW, CPH:DOX, Visions du Réel, Cinema du Réel, Hot Docs, Dok Fest Munchen, Krakow FF,…

  • The Price of Free
  • Of Fathers and Sons
  • The Sentence
  • This Is Home: A Refugee Story
  • On Her Shoulders

Award Winning Docs 2018

275 films

Award Winning Docs at festivals all around the world, including: Sundance, FIPA, Berlinale, One World, SXSW, FIFDH, Tribeca, Documenta, Zagrebdox,…

  • Recsk 1950–53: Story of a Forced Labor Camp
  • The Road to God Knows Where
  • Pictures of the Old World
  • Crossroad Street
  • Step Across the Border

European Film Award for Best Documentary 1989-2019

166 films

In chronological order. Missing: 1989 - Een verhaal van de wind by Joris Ivens & Marceline Loridan 1990 - Crimes et…

  • About Love
  • Confucian Dream
  • Love Child
  • Maddy the Model
  • Us Kids

Doc Edge 2020

66 films

Doc Edge Festival Official Selection 2020.

Still missing approx 15 short films.

  • Man with a Movie Camera
  • Sans Soleil
  • The Thin Blue Line
  • Shoah
  • Night and Fog

Filmmakers’ Greatest Documentaries of All Time

35 films

The greatest documentaries ever made, as voted by 103 directors including John Akomfrah, Thom Andersen, Michael Apted, Clio Barnard, Sophie…

  • Children of Men
  • Ex Machina
  • Arrival
  • District 9
  • Solaris
  • Salaam Cinema
  • Close-Up
  • Gates of Heaven
  • Loss Is to Be Expected
  • The Hour of the Furnaces

50 documentaries you need to see - The Guardian

49 films

A selection by Joshua Oppenheimer, Lucy Walker, Alex Gibney, Kim Longinotto, James Marsh, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, Franny Armstrong, Khalo Matabane, Molly…

  • There Will Be Blood
  • 12 Years a Slave
  • Boyhood
  • Under the Skin
  • In the Mood for Love