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These 10 Documentaries Will Change How You See America

January 9, 2015
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These 10 Documentaries Will Change How You See America
Subjects of "The Kill Team," Adam Winfield (center) with his parents, Chris (left) and Emma (right). Dan Krauss/Oscilloscope Pictures
NationSwell picked 2014's best films. We guarantee they will leave you inspired.

Documentary films are known for sparking social change. (Case in point: Who wants to eat at McDonalds after seeing Super Size Me or Food, Inc.? What parent suggests visiting SeaWorld after seeing Blackfish?) Though 2014’s nonfiction films weren’t massive box office hits, they pointed out injustice and lifted our eyes to the doers making a difference. Here are the 10 must-see documentaries that inspired us to action.

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Are there any documentaries that should have made the cut? Let us know in the comments below.

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