Paley Center announces DocFest07 lineup


NEW YORK -- The Paley Center for Media's eighth annual DocFest07 has unveiled its lineup of documentaries and events, including a talk with porn impresario Larry Flynt.

The film fest opens Oct. 24 with the New York premiere of Hilla Medalia's HBO feature "To Die in Jerusalem," which follows the mother of a suicide bomber's victim on her quest to meet the mother of the killer. It closes Nov. 1 with the New York premiere of Roadside Attractions' "Chicago 10" and a talk with its director, Brett Morgen.

Other events include a screening of Joan Brooker-Mark's "Larry Flynt: The Right to Be Left Alone" with an appearance by the "Hustler" publisher, the U.S. premiere of "Amazing Journey: The Story of the Who" and a roundtable discussion with director Alan Berliner and the team behind the PBS docu series "P.O.V.," entitled "20 Years of P.O.V.: The Art of Personal Storytelling."

DocFest07 will have a sidebar, "Focus: Africa," with films on AIDS in South Africa, the Ugandan civil war and other topics. The fest will be held by Paley (formerly the Museum of Television & Radio) in New York.