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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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DOC NYC Latest Reviews

The Judge
The Judge
Profile of Judge Kholoud Al-Faqih, the first woman appointed to a Shari'a court in the Middle East.
Fail State
Fail State
The rise of for-profit colleges in the US.
What Haunts Us
What Haunts Us
Why are the men of Charleston, South Carolina's Porter Gaud School killing themselves? The filmmaker investigates.
Far From The Tree
Far From The Tree
Examines the experiences of families in which parents and children are profoundly different from one another a variety of ways.
Larger Than Life: The Kevyn Aucoin Story
Larger Than Life: The Kevyn Aucoin Story
An intimate look at the make-up artist.
Saving Brinton
Saving Brinton
When an eccentric collector discovers the showreels of the man who brought moving pictures to the Heartland, he begins a journey to restore the legacy of America’s greatest barnstorming movieman.
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.
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DOC NYC Features

Making up is hard to do
Tiffany Bartok on Larger Than Life: The Kevyn Aucoin Story
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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Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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