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Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature


Documentary film is a non fictional motion picture intend to document reality. The purpose of a documentary film varies from one to another. Mostly instruction, education or maintaining a historic record. Many film makers try to improve the society by the instruction or uncovering truth of a certain incident. There are thousands of documentaries about historical events, Public figures and as well as Hidden places in society.

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I hope that you have read my previous post on Academy Awards. Let’s see the about the list of Academy Award winning Documentary Feature movies in each year.

1943 – Desert Victory

1944 – The Fighting Lady

1945 – The True Glory

1947 – Design for Death

1948 – The Secret Land

1949 – Daybreak in Udi

1950 – The Titan : Story of Michelangelo

1951 – Kon-Tiki

1952 – The Sea Around Us

1953 – The Living Desert

1954 – The Vanishing Prairie

1955 – Helen Keller in Her Story

1956 – The Silent World

1957 – Albert Schweitzer

1958 – White Wilderness

1959 – Serengeti Shall Not die

1960 – The Horse With The Flying Tail

1961 – The Sky Above and Mud Beneath

1962 – Black Fox : The Rise and Fall of Adolf Hitler

1963 – Robert Frost : A Lover’s Quarrel With the world

1964 – World Without Sun

1965 – The Elenor Roosevelt Story

1966 – The War Game

1967 – The Anderson Platoon

1968 – Journey into Self

1969 – Arthur Rubenstein : The Love of Life

1970 – Woodstock

1971 – The Hellstrom Chronicle

1972 – Marjoe

1973 – The Great American Cowboy

1974 – Hearts and Minds

1975 – The Man Who Skied Down Everest

1976 – Harlan County, USA

1977 – Who Are the DeBolts? And Where Did They Get Nineteen Kids

1978 – Scared Straight!

1979 – Best Boy

1980 – From Mao to Mozart : Isaac Stern in China

1981 – Genocide

1982 – Just Another Missing Kid

1983 – He Makes Me Feels Like Dancin

1984 – The Times of Harvey Milk

1985 – Broken Rainbow

1986 – Artie Shaw : Time is All You’ve Got and Down and Out in America

1987 – The Ten Year Lunch

1988 – Hotel Terminus : The Life and Times of Klaus Barbie

1989 – Common Threads

1990 – American Dream

1991 – In the Shadow of the Stars

1992 – The Panama Deception

1993 – I Am a Promise : the Children of Stanton Elementary School

1994 – Maya Lin : A Strong Clear Vision

1995 – Anne Frank Remembered

1996 – When we Were Kings

1997 – The Long Way Home

1998 – The Last Days

1999 – One Day in September

2000 – Into the Arms of Strangers : Stories of Kindertransport

2001 – Murder on a Sunday Morning

2002 – Bowling for Columbine

2003 – The Fog of War

2004 – Born into Brothels

2005 – March of the Penguins

2006 – An Inconvenient Truth

2007 – Taxi to the Dark Side

2008 – Man on Wire

2009 – The Cove

2010 – Inside job

2011 – Undefeated

2012 – Searching for Sugar Man

2013 – 20 Feet from Stardom

2014 – Citizenfour

2015 – Amy

2016 – O.J. : Made in America

2017 – Icarus

2018 – Free Solo

2019 – American Factory

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