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Best Documentaries of the 21st Century

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These are autobiographical or otherwise ambiguous documentaries produced since 1999.

Rated 1 point - posted 8 years ago by phdlist in category Movies.
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Ken Burns' Civil War Report Abuse
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Exit Through the Gift Shop Report Abuse
The documentary that evolved when world-renowned artist Banksy revised the focus of a film intended to be about street art.
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Man on Wire Report Abuse
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Catfish Report Abuse
An intriguing exploration of an online relationship based on social networking sites like YouTube and Facebook.
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Capturing the Friedmans Report Abuse
A painful film to watch about the circumstantial case built to convict a father and son of the horrific sexual assault of an entire community of children.
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Tarnation Report Abuse
Comprised of home video and audio footage collected over the filmmaker's life, this documentary investigates his mother's and his own disintegration into mental illness.
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Tell Them Who You Are Report Abuse
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My Architect Report Abuse
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Grizzly Man Report Abuse
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Bright Leaves Report Abuse
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How to Draw A Bunny Report Abuse
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And Everything Is Going Fine Report Abuse
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The Cove Report Abuse
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Born into Brothels Report Abuse
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Food, Inc. Report Abuse
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Dogtown and Z Boys Report Abuse
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The Fog of War Report Abuse
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We Live in Public Report Abuse
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Supersize Me Report Abuse
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When the Levees Broke Report Abuse
A great documentary by Spike Lee about Katrina's effects on New Orleans.
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Bowling for Columbine Report Abuse
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