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Top Documentaries

1944 Awards, All Movie Awards, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review, Top Documentaries

1944 National Board of Review – Top Documentaries Winner and Nominees

1944 National Board of Review - Top Documentaries WinnerAttack! Battle of New BritainDocumentary film depicting the attack by Allied forces on the Japanese strong-holds of Arawe Beach and Cape Gloucester, New Britain, in the South Pacific theatre of the Second World War in 1943.AmazonThe Battle for the MarianasDocumentary short film depicting the successful but costly invasions of the Japanese-held islands of Guam, Tinian, and Saipan, in the Mariannas chain.AmazonThe Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying FortressA documentary on the 25th bombing mission of the Memphis Belle, a B-17 in the US 8th Air Force.AmazonTunisian VictoryDocumentary made by the U.S. Army Signal Corps.AmazonWith the Marines at TarawaDocumentary short film depicting the harrowing battle between the U.S. Marines and the Ja...
1943 Awards, All Movie Awards, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review, Top Documentaries

1943 National Board of Review – Top Documentaries Winner and Nominees

1943 National Board of Review - Top Documentaries WinnerDesert VictoryThe Allied campaign to drive Germany and Italy from North Africa is analysed, with the major portion of the film examining the battles at El Alamein, including a re-enactment.AmazonSaludos AmigosDisney animators tour South America and present four animated shorts inspired by their trip.AmazonThe Battle of RussiaDocumentary revealing the nature and process of the fight between the Soviet Union and Germany in the Second World War.AmazonThe Silent VillageThe true story of the massacre of a small Czech village by the Nazis is retold as if it happened in Wales.AmazonWhy We FightThe official World War II US Government film statement defining the various enemies of the Allies and why they must be fought.Amazon
1942 Awards, All Movie Awards, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review, Top Documentaries

1942 National Board of Review – Top Documentaries Winner and Nominees

1942 National Board of Review - Top Documentaries WinnerAnzacs in ActionThe contributions of Australia and New Zealand to the war effort to defeat the Japanese in the Pacific Theater is highlighted.AmazonMoscow Strikes BackAmazonNative LandPaul Robeson narrates a mix of dramatizations and archival footage about the bill of rights being under attack during the 1930s by union busting corporations, their spies and contractors. ...Amazon
1941 Awards, All Movie Awards, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review, Top Documentaries

1941 National Board of Review – Top Documentaries Winner and Nominees

1941 National Board of Review - Top Documentaries WinnerKukan': The Battle Cry of ChinaAmazonTarget for TonightThe planning and implementation of an RAF night raid on Germany in World War II, concentrating on a low level mission by a Wellington bomber on an oil storage facility by the Rhine.AmazonThe Forgotten VillageDocumentary examining the conflicts between the coming of modernization and the traditional culture of a small Mexican village.AmazonThe LandDocumentary showing the poor state that American agriculture had fallen into during the Great Depression.Amazon
1940 Awards, All Movie Awards, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review, Top Documentaries

1940 National Board of Review – Top Documentaries Winner and Nominees

1940 National Board of Review - Top Documentaries WinnerThe Fight for LifeAn interne witnesses the death of a young mother in a maternity hospital delivery room. Disturbed that he might have overlooked something that could have prevented the death, he goes to a ...Amazon
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2010 National Board of Review – Top Documentaries Winner and Nominees

2010 National Board of Review - Top Documentaries WinnerA Film UnfinishedA film about an unfinished film which portrays the people behind and before the camera in the Warsaw Ghetto, exposing the extent of the cinematic manipulation forever changing the way we look at historic images.AmazonInside JobTakes a closer look at what brought about the 2008 financial meltdown.AmazonJoan Rivers: A Piece of WorkA documentary on the life and career of Joan Rivers, made as the comedienne turns 75 years old.AmazonRestrepoA year with one platoon in the deadliest valley in Afghanistan.AmazonThe Tillman StoryPat Tillman never thought of himself as a hero. His choice to leave a multimillion-dollar football contract and join the military wasn't done for any reason other than he felt it was the ...AmazonWaiti...