Best Documentary Feature Winners

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2020 American Factory
2019 Free Solo
2018 Icarus
2017 O.J.: Made in America
2016 Amy
2015 Citizenfour
2014 20 Feet from Stardom
2013 Searching for Sugar Man
2012 Undefeated
2011 Inside Job
2010 The Cove
2009 Man on Wire
2008 Taxi to the Dark Side
2007 An Inconvenient Truth
2006 March of the Penguins
2005 Born Into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids
2004 The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara
2003 Bowling for Columbine
2002 Murder on a Sunday Morning
2001 Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport
2000 One Day in September
1999 The Last Days
1998 The Long Way Home
1997 When We Were Kings
1996 Anne Frank Remembered
1995 Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision
1994 I Am a Promise: The Children of Stanton Elementary School
1993 The Panama Deception
1992 In the Shadow of the Stars
1991 American Dream
1990 Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt
1989 Hôtel Terminus
1988 The Ten-Year Lunch: The Wit and Legend of the Algonquin Round Table
1987 Down and Out in America
1987 Artie Shaw: Time Is All You've Got
1986 Broken Rainbow
1985 The Times of Harvey Milk
1984 He Makes Me Feel Like Dancin'
1983 The Fifth Estate
1982 Genocide
1981 From Mao to Mozart: Isaac Stern in China
1980 Best Boy
1979 Scared Straight!
1978 Who Are the DeBolts? and Where Did They Get Nineteen Kids?
1977 Harlan County U.S.A.
1976 The Man Who Skied Down Everest
1975 Hearts and Minds
1974 The Great American Cowboy
1973 Marjoe
1972 The Hellstrom Chronicle
1971 Woodstock
1970 Love of Life
1969 Journey Into Self
1968 The Anderson Platoon
1967 The War Game
1966 The Eleanor Roosevelt Story
1965 World Without Sun
1964 Robert Frost: A Lover's Quarrel with the World
1963 Black Fox: The True Story of Adolf Hitler
1962 Le ciel et la boue
1961 The Horse with the Flying Tail
1960 Serengeti
1959 White Wilderness
1958 Albert Schweitzer
1957 The Silent World
1956 The Unconquered
1955 The Vanishing Prairie
1954 The Living Desert
1953 The Sea Around Us
1952 Kon-Tiki
1951 The Titan: Story of Michelangelo
1950 Daybreak in Udi
1949 The Secret Land
1948 Design for Death
1946 The True Glory
1945 The Fighting Lady
1944 Desert Victory
1943 Prelude to War
1943 Moscow Strikes Back
1943 Kokoda Front Line!
1943 The Battle of Midway
1942 Churchill's Island