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The film has generated discussion on the effect of documentary films on the subject they are documenting.
In this vein, Betsy McLane, a historian of documentary films and self-described “documentary diva,” picks her “Top 11 Docs That Shook the World,” a deliberate allusion to Russian filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein’s classic drama, October: Ten Days That Shook the World, about the 1917 Russian Revolution.”
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