The Academy Awards: Best Documentary Feature Nominees 1943-2019

Updated as of 01-25-2020 to include the nominees for the 92nd Academy Awards (2020).

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  • The Battle of Midway
  • Kokoda Front Line!
  • Moscow Strikes Back
  • Why We Fight: Prelude to War
  • Africa, Prelude to Victory
  • Combat Report
  • RKO Victory Special No. 34-201: Conquer by the Clock
  • The Grain That Built a Hemisphere
  • Henry Browne, Farmer
  • High Over the Borders
  • High Stakes in the East
  • Inside Fighting China
  • It's Everybody's War
  • Listen to Britain
  • Little Belgium
  • Little Isles of Freedom
  • Mr. Blabbermouth!
  • Mister Gardenia Jones
  • The New Spirit
  • Paramount Victory Short No. T2-3: The Price of Victory
  • A Ship Is Born
  • Twenty-One Miles
  • Paramount Victory Short No. T2-2: We Refuse to Die
  • The White Eagle
  • Winning Your Wings
  • Desert Victory
  • Baptism of Fire
  • Why We Fight: The Battle of Russia
  • Report from the Aleutians
  • War Department Report
  • The Fighting Lady
  • Resisting Enemy Interrogation
  • The True Glory
  • The Last Bomb
  • Design for Death
  • Journey Into Medicine
  • The World Is Rich
  • The Secret Land
  • The Quiet One
  • Daybreak in Udi
  • Kenji Comes Home
  • The Titan: Story of Michelangelo
  • With These Hands
  • Kon-Tiki
  • I Was a Communist for the FBI
  • The Sea Around Us
  • The Hoaxters
  • Navajo
  • The Living Desert
  • The Conquest of Everest
  • A Queen Is Crowned
  • The Vanishing Prairie
  • The Stratford Adventure
  • Helen Keller in Her Story
  • Heartbreak Ridge
  • The Silent World
  • Where Mountains Float
  • The Naked Eye
  • Albert Schweitzer
  • On the Bowery
  • Torero!
  • White Wilderness
  • Antarctic Crossing
  • The Hidden World
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Serengeti Shall Not Die
  • The Race for Space
  • The Horse with the Flying Tail
  • Rebel in Paradise
  • Sky Above and Mud Beneath
  • The Grand Olympics
  • Black Fox: The Rise and Fall of Adolf Hitler
  • Alvorada: Brazil's Changing Face
  • Robert Frost: A Lover's Quarrel with the World
  • The Link and the Chain
  • The Yanks Are Coming
  • World Without Sun
  • Over There, 1914-18
  • The Human Dutch
  • The Finest Hours
  • Four Days In November
  • The Battle of the Bulge... The Brave Rifles
  • The Eleanor Roosevelt Story
  • The Forth Road Bridge
  • Let My People Go: The Story of Israel
  • To Die in Madrid
  • The War Game
  • The Face of a Genius
  • Helicopter Canada
  • The Really Big Family
  • Le Volcan interdit
  • The Anderson Platoon
  • Festival
  • Harvest
  • A King's Story
  • A Time for Burning
  • Journey Into Self
  • A Few Notes on Our Food Problem
  • Legendary Champions
  • Other Voices