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America’s largest documentary festival has announced the full line-up for its ninth edition, running from November 8-15. The line-up includes 42 world premieres.
John Chester’s The Biggest Little Farm will open the festival and it will close with Breslin and Hamill: Deadline Artists, directed by Jonathan Alter.
In addition to the feature films below, there is a shorts programme and a number of industry events.
View Films by Strand:
- American Perspectives
- Behind The Scenes
- Docs - Redux
- Fight the Power
- In The System
- International Perspectives
- Jock Docs
- Modern Family
- Photography On Film
- Science Non-Fiction
- Short List
- Sonic Cinema
- Special Events
- True Love
- Wild Life
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Considering the way that economically disadvantaged communities suffer the brunt of natural disasters.
In 1973, director-on-the-rise Peter Medak nabbed notoriously difficult comic genius and box-office star Peter Sellers for his new pirate comedy, Ghost In The Noonday Sun. Sellers immediately began sabotaging the film.
Maxine Trump turns the camera on herself and her close circle of family and friends as she confronts the idea of not having kids.
Story of Ren, the first out transgirl to compete in the Little Miss Westie Pageant. Coaching her through the competition is her older brother Luca, who previously took part in the pageant when he lived as a girl.
Disturbed by the resurgence of fascism and anti-Semitism around the world, a psychoanalyst based in New York travels to Germany, Israel, and Palestine to confront her own deep-seated feelings about Germans and Palestinians, and the tensions between the Holocaust and the Nakba.
Filmmaker chronicles his own efforts and that of his wife, to trade in their city life for a small farm dream.
Jay Maisel moves out of the studio he has used since 1966 and sorts through his archives.
A portrait of a woman whose love of birds puts her in a legal custody battle.
Tracing fans of instant polaroids who are working to keep the medium alive.
A profile of the people responsible for supplying performance-enhancing drugs to the Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez and other players.
DOC NYC Features
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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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