Sight & Sound Documentary List 2014

Sight & Sound has a new list of movies I should see.

This is not a full duplication of the Sight & Sound documentary lists.
It is a personal checklist.

Consensus Picks:

Man with a Movie Camera
The Thin Blue Line
Man of Aran
Belovy (Kossakovsky 1994)
Chronicle of a Summer
The Sorrow and the Pity
Darwin’s Nightmare
Nostalgia for the Light
Seasons (Pelechian 1975)
Welfare (Wiseman)
When We Were Kings
West of the Tracks
Listen to Britain
The Emperor’s Naked Army Marches On
The Quince Tree Sun
Night Mail
A Diary for Timothy
Moi, un noir
Handsworth Songs (Akomfrah 1986)
Hour of the Furnaces
Waltz with Bashir

Individual Picks:

Santiago (2007)
Informe general sobre unas cuestiones de interés para una proyección pública (1976)
La Rosiere de Pessac (1968)

John Akomfrah
A Sixth Part of the World (1926)
Divine Horsemen: The Living Gods of Haiti (1977)
For Memory (1986)
Jaguar (1967)

Thom Andersen
In the Land of the Head Hunters (1914)
What Do Those Old Films Mean (1985)

Jennifer Baichwal
Volcano (1976)
Sud (1999)
Our Daily Bread (2005)
Picture of Light (1994)
Examined Life (2008)

Richard Brody
The Children Were Watching (1961)
Strange Victory (1948)

Noel Burch
Hotel des Invalides (1951)
King, Murray (1969)
Artists in the Big Top: Perplexed (1968)

Ian Christie
From the Pole to the Equator (1987)
Of Great Events and Ordinary People (1978)
Our Century (1983)

Mark Cousins
Minamata: The Victims and Their World (1972)
Last of the Unjust (2013)
Siddheshwari Devi (1989)
Letter From My Village (1976)
Sreda (1997)
November Days: Voices and Choices (1990)

Helen Dewitt
The Houses Are Full of Smoke (1987)

Su Friedrich
Basic Training (1971)
The Devil Never Sleeps (1994)

Jean-Michel Frodon
History of Post-war Japan as Told by a Bar Hostess (1970)
I Wish I Knew (2010)
Route One/USA (1990)

Chris Fujiwara
Oriental Elegy (1998)
On the Bowery (1955)
The Shiranui Sea (1975)

Tag Gallagher
Acts of the Apostles (1968)
Cezanne (1989)
Valse brillante de Chopin (1936)
Toscanini (1944)

John Gianvito
Starting Place (1993)
How to Behave (1985)
The Journey (1987)
79 Primaveras (1969)
L’Algerie en Flammes (1958)

Joao Rui Guerra da Mata
Jaime (1973)
Berlin, Symphony of a City (1927)

Barbara Hammer
The Atomic Cafe (1982)
Tongues Untied (1989)

J. Hoberman
In the Street (1947)
Meet Marlon Brando (1965)

Ferroni Brigade
Misery in Borinage (1933)

Patrick Keiller
News From Home (1976)

Gabe Klinger
Seventeenth Parallel (1968)
Renoir, The Boss (1967)

Viktor Kossakovsky
Ten Minutes Older (1978)
Spiritual Voices (1996)
Workingman’s Death (2005)
Look at His Face (1966)
Our Mother is a Hero (1979)

Kevin Lee
Afrique 50 (1950)

Jorgen Leth
First Cousin Once Removed (2012)
Jogo de Cena (2007)

Scott MacDonald
Unsere Afrikareise (1961)
Time Indefinite (1993)
Microcosmos (1996)

Adrian Martin
Journey to the End of Night (1982)
The Video Diary of Ricardo Lopez (2000)

Peter Matthews
Homework (1990)
Dying at Grace (2003)

Adam Nayman
The True Meaning of Pictures (2003)

Ben Rivers
Filmmaker’s Holiday (1974)
Horendi (1972)
Milestones (1975)

Jonathan Rosenbaum
La guerre d’un seul homme (1982)
Workers, Peasants (2001)
RR (2008)

Ben Russell
My Name is Oona (1971)
Crossroads (1976)
What the Water Said, No 1-3 (1997)
The Visitation (2002)
Episode III: Enjoy Poverty (2009)

Michael Sicinski
Louisiana Story (1948)
Disorder (2009)
Images of the World and the Inscription of War (1988)
Granton Trawler (1934)

Amy Taubin
Las Muertas Chiquitas Una historia inacabada de placer y de violencia (2010)
S21: The Khmer Rouge Killing Machine (2003)

James Toback
Hotel Terminus (1988)