• This June 8, 2012 file photo shows soul singer Sharon Jones of Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings performing during the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn. Jones is the focus of a new documentary, "Miss Sharon Jones!" that captures the stark difference between life on and off stage for the dynamic soul singer most often compared to James Brown. In 2013, Jones was diagnosed with stage-two pancreatic cancer. The film documents her transformation into cancer patient and, ultimately, back into a full-throated force. (AP Photo/Dave Martin, File)

    The show goes on for cancer-stricken Sharon Jones

    NEW YORK (AP) — Preparing to go on stage for the first time in months after intensive rounds of chemotherapy, an atypically nervous Sharon Jones sat backstage at New York’s Beacon Theatre, clutching a cup and shaking.

  • In this March 7, 2016, file photo, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning speaks during his retirement announcement at the teams headquarters in Englewood, Colo. The NFL says it found no credible evidence that Peyton Manning was provided with HGH or other prohibited substances as alleged in a documentary by Al-Jazeera America last fall.
 (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

    NFL clears Peyton Manning of HGH allegations

    The NFL says it found no credible evidence that Peyton Manning was provided with human growth hormone or other prohibited substances as alleged in a documentary by Al-Jazeera America last year.

  • In this image released by Open Road Films, former New Orleans Saints safety Steve Gleason, left, appears with his son Rivers, right, and wife Michel in a scene from the documentary "Gleason." The film follows Gleason and his wife, Michel, into the maelstrom of ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease, as the couple adjusts to their fluctuating reality and makes way for their son, Rivers. (Open Road Films via AP)

    In ‘Gleason,’ a football star with ALS finds a new purpose

    NEW YORK (AP) — In the opening moments of the documentary “Gleason,” the celebrated New Orleans Saints safety Steve Gleason talks to the camera with a not-yet-occupied crib behind him. He has just learned that he has ALS. Soon the symptoms will take over. Preparing for what’s coming, Gleason tells his unborn son that he wants to give him “as much of myself as I possibly can while I still can.”

  • In this Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015, file photo, director Ava Duvernay poses for photographers on the red carpet for the film Selma at the 2015 Berlinale Film Festival in Berlin. DuVernay’s “The 13th,” a documentary about racial inequality and mass incarceration in the United States, will open the 54th New York Film Festival. The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced the selection Tuesday, July 19, 2016. It’s the first time Lincoln Center’s prestigious film festival has opened with a nonfiction film. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File)

    Ava DuVernay’s racial inequality doc ‘The 13th’ to open NYFF

    NEW YORK (AP) — Ava DuVernay’s “The 13th,” a documentary about racial inequality and mass incarceration in the United States, will open the 54th New York Film Festival.