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SIGHT & SOUND’s Documentary Lists

Every ten years since 1952, Sight & Sound, the British Film Institute’s monthly magazine, polls directors and critics, asking them to identify the ten greatest films of all time, without ranking them. Sight & Sound then counts the number of mentions of each film and produces two lists of the greatest films of all time, one based on directors’ lists, the other based on critics. The once-a-decade Sight & Sound lists have become a major cultural event. When the last one appeared in 2012, the headline was that, for the first time since 1952, Citizen Kane had been knocked out Read more