America's largest documentary festival, DOC NYC celebrates its 10th edition this year. It will open with Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson And The Band on November 6 and run until November 15. The closing gala will be The Capote Tapes.

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American Factory
American Factory
In post-industrial Ohio, a Chinese billionaire opens a new factory in the husk of an abandoned General Motors plant, hiring 2,000 blue-collar Americans. Early days of hope and optimism give way to setbacks as high-tech China clashes with working-class America.
The Biggest Little Farm
The Biggest Little Farm
Filmmaker chronicles his own efforts and that of his wife, to trade in their city life for a small farm dream.
The Kingmaker
The Kingmaker
Documentary about the Marcos family and Imelda's continued influence on politics in the Philippines.
Scandalous
Scandalous
A portrait of the National Enquirer.
Unschooled
Unschooled
Veteran educator Peter Bergson established the Natural Creativity Center on the outskirts of Philadelphia - this follows him as he works with three challenging teenagers.
Looking For Life
Looking For Life
Documentary about two Haitian migrants who become stranded at the US-Mexico border, with no way forward.
The Rabbi Goes West
The Rabbi Goes West
Portrait of a Hasidic rabbi who relocates from Brooklyn, New York to Bozeman, Montana with the hopes of spreading Chabad — his brand of orthodox practice — throughout "Big Sky Country".
For Sama
For Sama
A young woman's struggles with love, war and motherhood over the span of five years in Syria.
Advocate
Advocate
Biographical documentary about Lea Tsemel who defends Palestinians: from feminists to fundamentalists, from non-violent demonstrators to armed militants.
Knock Down The House
Knock Down The House
Four young Democratic candidates take on established incumbents in the US 2018 election.
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DOC NYC Features

Being unstoppable
Michael Apted on growing up, Wild Strawberries, Coronation Street, Paul Almond and getting to 63 Up
Decisive moments
Evelyn Schels on Marina Abramovic, Sigalit Landau, Shirin Neshat and Katharina Sieverding in Body Of Truth
Keeping his word
Michael Apted in conversation on 63 Up
Talking about juxtapositions
Thom Powers on dreams, fashion, identity, nature and bright spotlights in DOC NYC
Dedicated to DA Pennebaker
Thom Powers on Martin Scorsese, Michael Apted, the Masters and Winner’s Circle in the tenth edition
Life in a war zone
Waad al-Kateab and Edward Watts discuss For Sama
Following a family's flight
Emelie Mahdavian and Su Kim talk about the challenges of editing and producing Midnight Traveler
Capturing a life behind the camera
Kim Longinotto and Ollie Huddleston on Shooting The Mafia
Faith on the doorstep
Amy Geller and Gerald Peary on their upcoming documentary The Rabbi Goes West

DOC NYC News

DOC NYC award winners announced
Viewfinders, Metropolis, Shorts and Short List results
Martin Scorsese to receive DOC NYC Lifetime Achievement award
Robert and Anne Drew Awards also announced
DOC NYC announces line-up
Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson And The Band to open 10th edition
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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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