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Non-Fiction 100

After the documentary and experimental canon, these are the next 100 best and most influential non-fiction films.

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  • Baby's Meal
  • The Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat
  • The Kiss
  • The Sprinkler Sprinkled
  • Electrocuting an Elephant
  • In the Land of the Head Hunters
  • Emak-Bakia
  • Ghosts Before Breakfast
  • Drifters
  • Africa Speaks!
  • A Bronx Morning
  • Igloo
  • En el infierno del Chaco
  • Granton Trawler
  • The Song of Ceylon
  • Coal Face
  • The Spanish Earth
  • The City
  • Experiments in the Revival of Organisms
  • Churchill's Island
  • The Battle of Midway
  • Fires Were Started
  • At Land
  • San Pietro
  • First Steps
  • Design for Death
  • Dreams That Money Can Buy
  • No. 3: Interwoven
  • Motion Painting No. 1
  • The Petrified Dog
  • Daybreak in Udi
  • Christmas U.S.A.
  • Navajo
  • Mahatma Gandhi: 20th Century Prophet
  • The Sea Around Us
  • A Moment in Love
  • The Silent World
  • Centuries of June
  • White Wilderness
  • Araya
  • Arnulf Rainer
  • Cosmic Ray
  • Empire
  • Lights
  • The Endless Summer
  • Far from Vietnam
  • The Film That Rises to the Surface of Clarified Butter
  • Monterey Pop
  • Reason Over Passion
  • Let It Be
  • Eye Myth
  • Winter Soldier
  • Dreamwood
  • Dyketactics
  • The Disenchantment
  • The Song Remains the Same
  • News from Home
  • A Grin Without a Cat
  • The Last Waltz
  • Gates of Heaven
  • Reassemblage: From the Firelight to the Screen
  • Swimming to Cambodia
  • Powaqqatsi
  • Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser
  • Privilege
  • Brother's Keeper
  • Incident at Oglala
  • Baraka
  • The War Room
  • The Celluloid Closet
  • Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills
  • Buena Vista Social Club
  • Winged Migration
  • To Be and to Have
  • Tupac: Resurrection
  • I for India
  • Deliver Us from Evil
  • Pray the Devil Back to Hell
  • Dreams with Sharp Teeth
  • The Order of Myths
  • Last Train Home
  • Afghan Star
  • Enemies of the People
  • Waste Land
  • Exit Through the Gift Shop
  • A Film Unfinished
  • Racing Dreams
  • Into Eternity: A Film for the Future
  • Hell and Back Again
  • This Is Not a Film
  • Stories We Tell
  • The Missing Picture
  • The Square
  • Don't Think I've Forgotten: Cambodia's Lost Rock and Roll
  • The Look of Silence
  • Citizenfour
  • Democrats
  • Virunga
  • Sherpa
  • In Jackson Heights