DOC NYC, Largest Documentary Festival in U.S., Returns With Best (and Biggest) Slate Yet

Christopher Bourne, Featured Critic
DOC NYC, in the four short years of its existence, has now become the largest documentary film festival in the U.S. This year's edition, screening from November 14-21 at IFC Center and the SVA Theatre, brings a vast selection of 132 films (73 features and 39 shorts), that deal with a dizzyingly varied eclecticism of subject matter and filmmaking approaches. There are films here about politics, music, art and artists, education, movies, and even porn (of both the hardcore and softcore kinds). With such a satisfying variety of films to choose from, you may find yourself asking: who needs fiction, when real life is capable of yielding such compelling stories?

Below are some notable films in this year's selection. For more information on these and other films, and to purchase tickets, visit DOC NYC's website.
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