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(AP) The AIDS chronicle How to Survive a Plague and the military rape study The Invisible War are among nominees for the documentary prize at the Directors Guild of America Awards.

The contenders announced Monday all are first-time nominees for the guild honor, including How to Survive a Plague director David France and Invisible War filmmaker Kirby Dick.

The other nominees are Malik Bendjelloul's Searching for Sugar Man, a portrait of 1970s singer-songwriter Rodriguez; Lauren Greenfield's The Queen of Versailles, the story of a wealthy family's downturn amid the recession; and Alison Klayman's Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, an examination of the dissident Chinese artist.

Winners will be announced on Feb. 2 at a Directors Guild dinner.

Associated Press
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