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DOC NYC Announces ‘Short List’ Program of 15 Documentaries, Including ‘Going Clear’ and ‘Amy’

DOC NYC Announces 'Short List' Program of 15 Documentaries, Including 'Going Clear' and 'Amy'

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DOC NYC has announced the list of documentaries it will be screening this year as part of its “Short List” program, and 15 films have made the cut. Selected documentaries include HBO’s Scientology expose “Going Clear,” campus rape documentary “The Hunting Ground” and “He Named Me Malala,” about the young Nobel Prize winner.

DOC NYC also revealed its Visionaries Tribute recipients, which include Robert and Anne Drew Award winner Kim Longinotto and Leading Light Award winner Tom Quinn. Longinotto’s “Dreamcatcher” is among the documentaries that made this year’s Short List program. The new recipients join previously announced Lifetime Achievement Award winners Jon Alpert, Barbara Kopple and Frederic Wiseman.

DOC NYC will run November 12-19. The complete DOC NYC lineup and screening schedule will be announced on October 14. The Short List program is as follows:


“Best of Enemies”

“The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution”

“Cartel Land”


Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief

“He Named Me Malala”

“The Hunting Ground”

“Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck”

“The Look of Silence”

“Seymour: An Introduction”

“What Happened, Miss Simone?”

“Where To Invade Next”

“Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom”

“The Wolfpack”

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