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Documentary Movies on The Criterion Channel

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Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father Poster
Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father2008N/A
8.5/10
86/100
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Night and Fog Poster
Night and Fog1956N/A
8.6/10
81/100
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The Thin Blue Line Poster
The Thin Blue Line1988N/A
8.0/10
80/100
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Paris Is Burning Poster
Paris Is Burning199118+
8.2/10
79/100
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Still Walking Poster
Still Walking2008N/A
7.9/10
78/100
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F for Fake Poster
F for Fake19737+
7.8/10
78/100
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Harlan County U.S.A. Poster
Harlan County U.S.A.19777+
8.3/10
78/100
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Gimme Shelter Poster
Gimme Shelter197018+
7.9/10
77/100
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For All Mankind Poster
For All Mankind1989N/A
8.2/10
77/100
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Grey Gardens Poster
Grey Gardens19767+
7.6/10
77/100
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Häxan Poster
Häxan1922N/A
7.7/10
77/100
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Dark Days Poster
Dark Days2000N/A
7.8/10
76/100
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Dont Look Back Poster
Dont Look Back1967N/A
8.0/10
76/100
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The Times of Harvey Milk Poster
The Times of Harvey Milk1984N/A
8.3/10
76/100
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Monterey Pop Poster
Monterey Pop1968N/A
8.0/10
75/100
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Sans Soleil Poster
Sans Soleil1983N/A
8.0/10
74/100
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Salesman Poster
Salesman1969all
7.8/10
74/100
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A Brief History of Time Poster
A Brief History of Time1991all
7.3/10
73/100
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Pina Poster
Pina20117+
7.7/10
73/100
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Things to Come Poster
Things to Come201613+
7.0/10
73/100
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Burden of Dreams Poster
Burden of Dreams1982N/A
7.9/10
73/100
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The War Room Poster
The War Room19937+
7.3/10
72/100
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The Beaches of Agnès Poster
The Beaches of Agnès2008N/A
8.0/10
70/100
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Gates of Heaven Poster
Gates of Heaven1978N/A
7.4/10
70/100
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David Lynch: The Art Life Poster
David Lynch: The Art Life2017N/A
7.2/10
70/100
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Cameraperson Poster
Cameraperson2016N/A
7.4/10
69/100
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My Winnipeg Poster
My Winnipeg2007N/A
7.6/10
69/100
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Tokyo Olympiad Poster
Tokyo Olympiad1965N/A
7.8/10
68/100
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Vernon, Florida Poster
Vernon, Florida1981N/A
7.1/10
68/100
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The Missing Picture Poster
The Missing Picture2013N/A
7.4/10
67/100
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Portrait of Jason Poster
Portrait of Jason1967N/A
7.2/10
67/100
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Dawson City: Frozen Time Poster
Dawson City: Frozen Time2017N/A
7.5/10
67/100
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American Dream Poster
American Dream199013+
7.9/10
67/100
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Tongues Untied Poster
Tongues Untied1989N/A
6.9/10
66/100
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The Arbor Poster
The Arbor2010N/A
7.3/10
66/100
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Art and Craft Poster
Art and Craft2014N/A
7.1/10
66/100
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Primary Poster
Primary1960N/A
7.1/10
66/100
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Liv & Ingmar Poster
Liv & Ingmar2012N/A
7.4/10
65/100
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Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One Poster
Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One196818+
7.3/10
65/100
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Heart of a Dog Poster
Heart of a Dog2015N/A
7.0/10
65/100
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Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise Poster
Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise2016N/A
7.9/10
65/100
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Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words Poster
Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words2015N/A
7.4/10
65/100
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Festival Poster
Festival1967N/A
7.5/10
65/100
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Man of Aran Poster
Man of Aran1934N/A
7.3/10
65/100
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Koko: A Talking Gorilla Poster
Koko: A Talking Gorilla1978N/A
7.3/10
64/100
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And Everything Is Going Fine Poster
And Everything Is Going Fine2010N/A
7.1/10
64/100
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Bergman Island Poster
Bergman Island2004N/A
7.8/10
63/100
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Antonio Gaudí Poster
Antonio Gaudí1984N/A
7.3/10
63/100
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Daguerréotypes Poster
Daguerréotypes1976N/A
7.5/10
63/100
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Hearts and Minds Poster
Hearts and Minds197418+
8.2/10
63/100
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