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there are two ways to interpret the word 'documentary'

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there is the dictionary defintion, which is what folks are referring to when they say f9-11 isn't a doc

then there is what students are taught in film studies, which is has a much wider scope, and certainly applies to moore's film (as i understand it - haven't seen it)

and since the industry classifies these things, they are probably classifying it in accordance with how the industry understands the term