Harvard University's Suggested Film Viewing List: Non-Fiction Films (2012)

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An official iCheckMovies list (adopted from mjf314).

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This list is "an educational resource that offers guidance and encouragement as students seek to find points of orientation within the vast history of film and video." It is not a list of the best films of all time. Rather, it reflects a variety of criteria.

The list is divided into 5 sections:
I. Narrative Films
Hollywood Genres (with an emphasis on the classical studio era)
II. Non-Fiction Films
III. Animated Films
IV. Experimental/Avant-garde/Underground Films
V. Single-channel Video

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    Manhatta

    1921 — a.k.a. New York the Magnificent, in 5 top lists Check
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    Nanook of the North

    1922, in 16 top lists Check
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    Berlin: Die Sinfonie der Grosstadt

    1927 — a.k.a. Berlin: Symphony of a Great City, in 11 top lists Check
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    Chang: A Drama of the Wilderness

    1927, in 5 top lists Check
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    Chelovek s kino-apparatom

    1929 — a.k.a. Man with a Movie Camera, in 21 top lists Check
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    Turksib

    1929, in 6 top lists Check
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    Regen

    1929 — a.k.a. Rain, in 5 top lists Check
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    La croisière jaune

    1933 — a.k.a. The Yellow Cruise, in 1 top list Check
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    Las Hurdes

    1933 — a.k.a. Land Without Bread, in 12 top lists Check
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    The Song of Ceylon

    1934, in 2 top lists Check
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    Nieuwe gronden

    1933 — a.k.a. New Earth, in 3 top lists Check
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    Granton Trawler

    1934, in 1 top list Check
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    Triumph des Willens

    1935 — a.k.a. Triumph of the Will, in 16 top lists Check
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    Housing Problems

    1935, in 2 top lists Check
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    Night Mail

    1936, in 3 top lists Check
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    The River

    1938, in 4 top lists Check
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    The Spanish Earth

    1937 — a.k.a. This Spanish Earth, in 3 top lists Check
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    Olympia 1. Teil - Fest der Völker

    1938 — a.k.a. Olympia Part One: Festival of the Nations, in 13 top lists Check
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    Olympia 2. Teil - Fest der Schönheit

    1938 — a.k.a. Olympia Part Two: Festival of Beauty, in 13 top lists Check
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    The City

    1939, in 2 top lists Check
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    Der ewige Jude

    1940 — a.k.a. The Eternal Jew, in 2 top lists Check
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    Listen to Britain

    1942, in 8 top lists Check
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    Prelude to War

    1942, in 3 top lists Check
  24. 24 -

    The Nazis Strike

    1943, in 3 top lists Check
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    Divide and Conquer

    1943, in 3 top lists Check
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    The Battle of Britain

    1943, in 3 top lists Check
  27. 27 -

    The Battle of Russia

    1943, in 3 top lists Check
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    The Battle of China

    1944, in 3 top lists Check
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    War Comes to America

    1945, in 3 top lists Check
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    Fires Were Started

    1943 — a.k.a. I Was a Fireman, in 8 top lists Check
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    San Pietro

    1945, in 4 top lists Check
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    Let There Be Light

    1946, in 3 top lists Check
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    Le sang des bêtes

    1949 — a.k.a. Blood of the Beasts, in 11 top lists Check
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    Kon-Tiki

    1950, in 2 top lists Check
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    In the Street

    1948, in 4 top lists Check
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    Nuit et brouillard

    1956 — a.k.a. Night and Fog, in 16 top lists Check
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    We Are the Lambeth Boys

    1959, in 2 top lists Check
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    Harvest of Shame

    1960, in 2 top lists Check
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    Chronique d'un été (Paris 1960)

    1961 — a.k.a. Chronicle of a Summer, in 8 top lists Check
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    Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment

    1963, in 5 top lists Check
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    Le joli mai

    1963, in 3 top lists Check
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    Seven Up!

    1964, in 5 top lists Check
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    Point of Order!

    1964, in 5 top lists Check
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    The War Game

    1965, in 11 top lists Check
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    Dead Birds

    1963, in 3 top lists Check
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    Obyknovennyy fashizm

    1965 — a.k.a. Triumph Over Violence, in 3 top lists Check
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    Paris vu par...

    1965 — a.k.a. Six in Paris, in 2 top lists Check
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    La section Anderson

    1967 — a.k.a. The Anderson Platoon, in 2 top lists Check
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    Primary

    1960, in 6 top lists Check
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    Portrait of Jason

    1967, in 7 top lists Check
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