1942-present: Wikipedia

YearMovie
2019American Factory
2018Free Solo
2017Icarus
2016O.J.: Made in America
2015Amy
2014Citizenfour
201320 Feet from Stardom
2012Searching for Sugar Man
2011Undefeated
2010Inside Job
2009The Cove
2008Man on Wire
2007Taxi to the Dark Side
2006An Inconvient Truth
2005March of the Penguins
2004Born into Brothels: Calcutta’s Red Light Kids
2003The Fog of War
2002Bowling for Columbine
2001Murder on a Sunday Morning
2000Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport
1999One Day in September
1998The Last Days
1997The Long Way Home
1996When We Were Kings
1995Anne Frank Remembered
1994Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision
1993I Am a Promise: The Children of Stanton Elementary School
1992The Panama Deception
1991In the Shadow of the Stars
1990American Dream
1989Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt
1988Hôtel Terminus: The Life and Times of Klaus Barbie
1987The Ten-Year Lunch
1986 (TIE)Artie Shaw: Time Is All You Got
1986 (TIE)Down and Out in America
1985Broken Rainbow
1984The Times of Harvey Milk
1983He Makes Me Feel Like Dancin
1982Just Another MIssing Kid
1981Genocide
1980From Mao to Mozart: Isaac Stern in China
1979Best Boy
1978Scared Straight!
1977Who Are the DeBolts? And Where Did They Get Nineteen Kids?
1976Harlan County, USA
1975The Man Who Skied Down Everest
1974Hearts and Minds
1973The Great American Cowboy
1972Marjoe
1971The Hellstrom Chronicle
1970Woodstock
1969Arthur Rubinstein: The Love of Life
1968Journey into Self
1967The Anderson Platoon
1966The War Game
1965The Eleanor Roosevelt Story
1964World Without Sun
1963Robert Frost: A Lover’s Quarrel with the World
1962Black Fox: The True Story of Adolf Hitler
1961Sky Above and Mud Beneath
1960The Horse with the Flying Tail
1959Serengeti
1958White Wilderness
1957Albert Schweitzer
1956The Silent World
1955The Unconquered: Helen Keller in Her Story
1954The Vanishing Prairie
1953The Living Desert
1952The Sea Around Us
1951Kon-TIki
1950The Titan: Story of Michelangelo
1949Daybreak in Udi
1948The Secret Land
1947Design for Death
1946NO AWARD GIVEN
1945The True Glory
1944The Fighting Lady
1943Desert Victory
1942 (TIE)The Battle of Midway
1942 (TIE)Kokoda Front Line!
1942 (TIE)Moscow Strikes Back
1942 (TIE)Prelude to War