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America’s largest documentary festival has announced the full line-up for its sixth edition, running from November 12-19. The line-up includes 27 world premieres and 15 US premieres.

The festival will open with Barbara Kopple's Miss Sharon Jones! and close with Once And For All, about the 1995 Beijing Women’s Conference where Hillary Clinton gave an address on women's rights. Clinton will attend. The centrepiece gala will be Janis: Little Girl Blue.

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Always Together
Always Together
A family struggle with their patriarch's idea of an alternative lifestyle.
Miss Sharon Jones!
Miss Sharon Jones!
Following the star as she undergoes treatment for cancer and tries to mount a comeback.
A Good American
A Good American
The story of code-breaker Bill Binney and the computer program he claims could have prevented 9/11.
Can We Take A Joke?
Can We Take A Joke?
An exploration of outrage culture through the lens of stand-up comedy.
Claude Lanzmann: Spectres Of The Shoah
Claude Lanzmann: Spectres Of The Shoah
The filmmaker discusses the process behind his 1985 documentary Shoah.
Filmmakers talk about the influence of Truffaut's book Cinema According To Hitchcock.
He Named Me Malala
He Named Me Malala
Documentary about events that led to the Taliban attack on Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai and the aftermath.
Going Clear: Scientology And The Prison Of Belief
Going Clear: Scientology And The Prison Of Belief
Exploration of the history and methods of the Church of Scientology, recounted by former members.
Where To Invade Next
Where To Invade Next
Michael Moore considers what the US could learn from other countries.
Women He's Undressed
Women He's Undressed
A documentary about the life of the Australian costume designer and three-time Oscar winner Orry-Kelly.
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DOC NYC Features

Psychedelic soul
Amy Berg talks Janis: Little Girl Blue with D.A. Pennebaker.
Mountain highs
Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi on the challenges of Mount Meru.
DOC NYC 2015: Early bird highlights
Films to look out for at the documentary showcase.
American lives
Nicolas Steiner and Thomas Schneider on festivals, fighting cows and Above And Below.
Public enemies
Robert Gordon shares his perspective on William F. Buckley Jr. and Gore Vidal in Best Of Enemies.
Enemy mine
Morgan Neville on William F. Buckley Jr. and Gore Vidal, Best Of Enemies.
Celebrating survival
Kim Loginotto and Brenda Myers-Powell talk about documentary Dreamcatcher
Keeping score
Composers Danny Bensi and Saunder Jurriaans talk about their work on films including Enemy, Nasty Baby, The Wolfpack and Last Days In The Desert.
Piano lessons
Ethan Hawke and Seymour Bernstein in conversation on Seymour: An Introduction.
Stars dig new cinema
Michael Moore and Morgan Spurlock help DCTV break ground for a documentary theatre.


Sharon Jones celebrated at DOC NYC opening night
Barbara Kopple presents new documentary.
DOC NYC announces 2015 honourees
Frederick Wiseman, Jon Alpert and Barbara Kopple to receive Lifetime Achievement awards.

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