The DOC NYC festival will this year open with its second annual Visionaries tribute honoring Jon Alpert, Barbara Kopple and Frederick Wiseman, followed by the opening night film, Kopple’s Miss Sharon Jones! (pictured).
Chemsex, which chronicles the unprecedented rise in intravenous drug use in a segment of London’s gay party scene, will be distributed theatrically in the UK and Ireland via Peccadillo.
Discovery Channel president Rich Ross revealed at the Edinburgh TV Festival that the network will air Jennifer Peedom’s doc Sherpa (pictured) in more than 200 countries in 2016.
Travis Wilkerson’s Machine Gun or Typewriter and Petra Costa and Lea Glob’s hybrid film Olmo and the Seagull (pictured) are among the docs headed to the Camden International Film Festival next month.