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I am not your negro

Magnolia Pictures ; Velvet Film, Inc. (USA), Velvet Film (France), Artâemis productions [and one other] ; produced by Râemi Grellety, Raoul Peck, Hâebert Peck ; directed by Raoul Peck ; written by James Baldwin. |

Eight days a week

produced by Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, Nigel Sinclair ; written by Mark Monroe ; directed by Ron Howard. |


produced by Megan Gilbride, Keith Maitland, Susan Thomson ; directed by Keith Maitland. |

Best of enemies

directed by Robert Gordon and Morgan Neville. |

Hitchcock Truffaut

Cohen Media Group and Arte France ; produced by Charles S. Cohen and Olivier Mille ; directed by Kent Jones ; written by Kent Jones and Serge Toubiana. |


a Maysles Films, Inc. production ; produced by Laura Coxson, Rebekah Maysles, Jennifer Ash Rudick ; directed by Albert Maysles. |



Kurt Cobain

produced by Brett Morgen and Danielle Renfrew Behrens ; written and directed by Brett Morgen. |

Red Army

Sony Pictures Classics ; produced, written and directed by Gabe Polsky. |

The look of silence

co-produced by Anonymous, Making Movies OY, Piraya Film ; directed by Joshua Oppenheimer ; produced by Signe Byrge Sorensen. |

Life itself

a Kartemquin Films and Film Rites production ; produced by Zak Piper, Steve James, Garrett Basch ; directed by Steve James. |


Radius ; a Praxis Films production ; producers, Laura Poitras, Mathilde Bonnefoy, Dirk Wilutzky ; directed by Laura Poitras. |

Elaine Stritch

Smart Broad Films, Isotope Films ; produced by Chiemi Karasawa, Elizabeth Hemmeronger ; directed by Chiemi Karasawa. |

The missing picture

a coproduction CDP, ARTE France, Bophana Production ; written and directed by Rithy Panh ; produced by Catherine Dussart. |

The Overnighters

a Mile End Films production in association with Al Di La Films and Impact Partners ; produced by Amanda McBaine and Jesse Moss ; directed by Jesse Moss. |

Jiro dreams of sushi

Entertainment One, Magnolia Pictures and City Room Films present in association with Sundial Pictures ; produced by Kevin Iwashina, Tom Pelliegrini, David Gelb ; directed by David Gelb. -- |

20 feet from stardom

Radius-TWC, Gil Friesen Productions and Tremolo Productions ; produced by Catrin Rogers, Gil Friesen ; directed by Morgan Neville. -- |


Magnolia Pictures, CNN Films and Our Turn Productions ; produced by Manny O Productions ; produced by Manuel V. Oteyza, Gabriela Cowperthwaite ; directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite ; written by Gabriela Cowperthwaite, Eli Despres. -- |



Let the fire burn

the Film Sales Company and the George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs present ; produced & directed by Jason Osder. -- |

Sound City

Roswell Films presents a Therapy Content production in association with Diamond Docs ; produced by John Ramsay, James A. Rota and Dave Grohl ; directed by Dave Grohl ; written by Mark Monroe. -- |

Stories we tell

The National Film Board of Canada presents ; produced by Anita Lee ; written and directed by Sarah Polley. -- |

The act of killing

Final Cut for Real ; directed by Joshua Oppenheimer ; produced by Signe Byrge Sorensen. |

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