Mathew Englander (mathew5000) wrote,
Mathew Englander

Top ten docs, 2015

These are my ten favourite feature documentaries seen in 2015.

1. Uyghurs: Prisoners of the Absurd (Patricio Henríquez, 2014)
2. The Look of Silence (Joshua Oppenheimer, 2014)
3. P.S. Jerusalem (Danae Elon, 2015)
4. Tim’s Vermeer (Teller, 2013)
5. Deep Web (Alex Winter, 2015)
6. Invention (Mark Lewis, 2015)
7. Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles (Chuck Workman, 2014)
8. The Visit (An Alien Encounter) (Michael Madsen, 2015)
9. GTFO: Get the F&#% Out (Shannon Sun-Higginson, 2014)
10. Sam Klemke’s Time Machine (Matthew Bate, 2015)

Honourable mentions (alphabetical order): Best of Enemies (Robert Gordon and Morgan Neville, 2015); Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief (Alex Gibney, 2015); Hurricane (Andy Byatt and Cyril Barbançon, 2014); Jafar Panahi’s Taxi (Jafar Panahi, 2015); and Topophilia (Peter Bo Rappmund, 2015).
Tags: 2015, documentaries

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