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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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Antonio Lopez 1970: Sex Fashion & Disco
Antonio Lopez 1970: Sex Fashion & Disco
Documentary about the fashion illustrator.
Abacus: Small Enough To Jail
Abacus: Small Enough To Jail
Chronicle of the legal battle between the Manhattan DA’s Office and Abacus Federal Savings of Chinatown, the only bank that was actually prosecuted in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis.
Icarus
Icarus
A documentarian investigating doping in cycling accidentally uncovers an international Olympic scandal.
Strong Island
Strong Island
The filmmaker investigates the shooting of his brother.
The Final Year
The Final Year
The final year of President Obama's foreign policy administration.
Faces Places
Faces Places
The director and photgrapher travel through France as their friendship blossoms.
Jane
Jane
Documentary about primatologist Jane Goodall.
Soufra
Soufra
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.
Donkeyote
Donkeyote
Manolo and his donkey Gorrión plan a journey.
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DOC NYC Features

The magic of discovery
James Crump on Bill Cunningham and Antonio Lopez 1970: Sex Fashion & Disco
Varda hits the road again
New Wave icon on Faces Places, honours, outsiders and Demy
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 News

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