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John Haptas: My Top 5 Documentaries
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Filmmaker John Haptas is nominated in the Documentary Short Subject category for "Life Overtakes Me." Here, he lists his top five documentaries of all time.

1
American Dream (1990)
1990
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An Oscar-winning look at a labour union's battle against pay cuts at a Hormel plant in Minnesota.

2
Sherman's March
1986
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A filmmaker battles interruptions in his attempt to document Gen. Sherman's march through the South.

3
The Tiniest Place
2011
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A small mountain village arises from the ashes of El Salvador's violent civil war.

4
Night and Fog (1954)
1955
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Filmmaker Alain Resnais documents the atrocities behind the walls of Hitler's concentration camps.

5
The Times of Harvey Milk
1984
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Filmmaker Robert Epstein profiles the slain San Francisco gay-rights activist.

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