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America’s largest documentary festival has announced the full line-up for its eighth edition, running from November 9-16. The line-up includes 23 world premieres.

he festival will open with The Final Year.

In addition to the feature films below, there is a shorts programme and a number of industry events.

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The Final Year
The Final Year
The final year of President Obama's foreign policy administration.
Faces Places
Faces Places
The director and photgrapher/muralist travel through France as their friendship blossoms.
Documentary about primatologist Jane Goodall.
The story of a woman launching a catering company in a refugee camp.
The Problem With Apu
The Problem With Apu
The problematic representation of the Indian shopkeeper in The Simpsons.
Manolo and his donkey Gorrión plan a journey.
An unconventional love story.
A story of a mother and daughter trying to heal the wounds of the past.
A documentary following seven different cats through the streets of Istanbul.
City Of Ghosts
City Of Ghosts
The citizen journalists risking their lives to report on atrocities within in Syria.
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DOC NYC Features

DOC NYC 2017: encore highlights
Larger Than Life: The Kevyn Aucoin Story, Sammy Davis, Jr.: I've Gotta Be Me, Rebels On Pointe, Antonio Lopez 1970: Sex Fashion & Disco
Style illustrated
James Crump on Antonio Lopez 1970: Sex Fashion & Disco
DOC NYC 2017: Early bird highlights
Jane, Blue Velvet Revisited, KEDi and Faces Places
Among the apes
Jane Goodall and Brett Morgen on documenting chimpanzees
In the city of the world's desire
Ceyda Torun on KEDi, cats, femininity and the soul of Istanbul.
What's up, pussycat?
Ceyda Torun on KEDi and the cats of Istanbul.


DOC NYC announces line-up
Factual film showcase to feature 23 world premieres

Casey Affleck liberated by ghosts Star talks Oscars, Rooney Mara and hiding under a sheet

In the city of the world's desire Ceyda Torun on KEDi, cats, femininity and the soul of Istanbul.

A nice cup of tea and a murder Jamie McKeller on The Book Club, legalising murder, serial killers and cake.

Completing the trip Bertrand Tavernier on Jacques Becker, Claude Sautet, Jean-Pierre Melville and his Journey Through French Cinema.

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