Each year has a corresponding Dispatch episode (http://www.theworldofcinema.com/) that gives an overview of the year in film that was...
This year seemed to be a very strong year for documentaries, at least the ones I was able to see.
Henri Langlois: Phantom of the Cinematheque
Why We Fight
Clear Cut: The Story of Philomath, Oregon
Before the Music Dies
Children of Men
I am the Angel of Death: Pusher III