1. A Married Couple
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    Allan King's intimate portrait of a marriage on the brink. The influence on Blue Valentine is visible throughout.
  2. Hoop Dreams
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    20+ Years Later and still the best.
  3. Brick City (Sundance)
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    This Peabody award-winning series is riveting & cinematic. A chronicle of a pivotal moment in Newark's recent history. Also Corey Booker is generally awesome
  4. Catfish
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    To echo everything said by @bjnovak. A film that continues to grow in relevance.
  5. High School
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    Frederick Wiseman's 1960's doc is a fascinating time capsule. Voyeurism at its finest.
  6. Senna
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    Asif Kapadia's film prior to AMY uses the same technique of collated footage to tell the story of the notorious Brazilian racer
  7. The Jinx (HBO)
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    Still struggling to think of a more satisfying conclusion in this or any medium. And the burping.
  8. Paradise Lost (HBO)
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    The definitive account of the West Memphis Three. It's harrowing and brilliant and you've probably seen it already.
  9. Who Are The Debolts?
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    An intimate portrait of the Debolts. And their 19 children. Notably won the Academy Award for Best Documentary (1977)
  10. Katy Perry: Part of Me
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    Have a soft spot for the genre. This one stands out aesthetically. Also, the 'elevator scene' is genuinely effective.