В Нью-Йорке проходит самый большой в мире кинофестиваль документальных фильмов NYC DOC

C 9 по 16 ноября 2017 года в Нью-Йорке на Манхеттене в районе Челси проходит фестиваль документальных фильмов NYC Doc.

В этом году в программе фестиваля

ASK THE SEXPERT

NYC PREMIERE Dr. Mahinder Watsa, a 93-year-old retired gynecologist, is India’s foremost ‘sexpert.’ His daily newspaper column in the Mumbai Mirror dispenses practical, often humorous advice in response to some common and sometimes decidedly unusual quest…»

BALTIMORE RISING

Actress Sonja Sohn was unforgettable in HBO’s The Wire as Detective Kima Greggs. Now she takes on the role of documentary filmmaker to explore contemporary Baltimore. Set in the tense period after Freddie Gray was killed while in police custody, Baltimore…»

CUBA AND THE CAMERAMAN

NYC PREMIERE With a career spanning several decades, Jon Alpert is a past recipient of DOC NYC’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Now he delivers a film that draws upon footage he shot in Cuba for over 40 years. Starting in the 1970s, Alpert’s pioneering work …»

DINA

Dina and Scott, both on the autism spectrum, are in love, but have different experiences and comfort levels around physical intimacy. In advance of their upcoming nuptials, the couple moves in together, but Scott remains resistant to Dina’s creative attem…»

DOC NYC PRO: PITCH PERFECT DAY

Open to these badge holders: All Access, DOC NYC PRO, DOC NYC PRO Second Half, Pitch Perfect Day Pass. To buy a pass click here. DOC NYC PRO is co-presented by Amazon Studios. Pitching your film is a crucial step in getting your film made and out i…»

CENTERPIECE: FAR FROM THE TREE

WORLD PREMIERE Andrew Solomon’s bestselling book Far From the Tree examines how parents face their children’s extreme differences. The book was influenced by the author’s own experiences growing up gay and later becoming a parent. Now filmmaker Rachel Dre…»

FATHER’S KINGDOM

WORLD PREMIERE In the early 1900s, an African-American man named Reverend M.J. Divine began a religious movement that would reach over a million followers at its peak, crossing racial divisions and advocating for gender and economic equality. Despite his …»

GETTING NAKED: A BURLESQUE STORY

NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE Uncovering New York City’s neo-burlesque subculture, Getting Naked offers a lingering look at several sexy denizens of the nightlife scene, including Gal Friday, Hazel Honeysuckle and the Schlep Sisters Minnie Tonka and Darlinda Ju…»

THE JUDGE

US PREMIERE In Palestine’s West Bank, Kholoud Al-Faqih is the first woman judge appointed to any of the Middle East’s Shari’a courts. In this courtroom drama, we witness how she applies the law, sometimes with a different emphasis than her male colleagues…»

KEDI

In the surprise box-office smash Kedi, director Ceyda Torun returns to her native Istanbul to capture her hometown from seven distinct feline perspectives, including mama cat Bengü, “jealous housewife” Psikopat, foodie Duman and hustler Sar…»

KING COHEN

NYC PREMIERE Known as ‘the John Cassavetes of exploitation,’ filmmaker Larry Cohen is responsible for such 1970s cult hits as It’s Alive, Black Caesar and Hell Up in Harlem. Steve Mitchell’s rollicking tribute revisits the heyday of guerrilla filmmaking, …»

LOTS OF KIDS, A MONKEY AND A CASTLE

Part of our Bring a Friend special – get 2 tickets for the price of 1! NYC PREMIERE Spanish actor Gustavo Salmerón makes his directorial debut with a winsome, freewheeling family portrait. As a newlywed, his mother Julita made three wishes: she wanted…»

MOLE MAN

WORLD PREMIERE For nearly his entire life, Ron, a 66-year-old autistic man under the care of his parents, has been building an extraordinary 50-room maze-like structure in his backyard. With his nonagenarian mother in increasingly fragile condition, the f…»

MR. FISH: CARTOONING FROM THE DEEP END

NYC PREMIERE Mr. Fish is a talented political cartoonist known for his subversive and often controversial art. But what happens to an outspoken artist when his once-supportive editors, faced with a vanishing industry, are no longer able to provide a forum…»

OH, RICK!

WORLD PREMIERE Rick Crom, comedy’s everyman, was the long-running emcee at the Comedy Cellar in New York City’s Greenwich Village. The piano-playing funnyman integrated his talent for musical theater into his act, while artfully shifting the way comedians…»

ONE OF US

Oscar®-nominated directors Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady (Jesus Camp, Detropia), recipients of the Robert & Anne Drew Award for Documentary Excellence at this year’s DOC NYC Visionaries Tribute, “have made their most powerful and complex film” (Th…»

RECRUITING FOR JIHAD

Part of our Bring a Friend special – get 2 tickets for the price of 1! NYC PREMIERE  Over the course of three years, journalist Adil Khan Farooq follows the charismatic Ubaydullah Hussain, an outspoken Norwegian Muslim missionary, as he recruits youn…»

SAVING BRINTON

Part of our Bring a Friend special – get 2 tickets for the price of 1! NYC PREMIERE  Years ago, local Iowa historian and eccentric collector Michael Zahs chanced upon a cache of early films and cinema memorabilia belonging to Frank Brinton, a showman…»

THE SHIFT

Spend an overnight shift with the emergency dispatchers for the city of San Francisco. (Screening with What Haunts Us)»

SHORTS: BODY LANGUAGE

On the limits and potential of the human body. A cancer survivor and dancer turns her suffering and fears into a creative fight against the illness in Iridescence (Luxembourg, 6 min., Eileen Byrne). A Filipino filmmaker explores identity and indigenous ta…»

SHOT IN THE DARK

NYC PREMIERE Chicago’s Westside has its share of problems, but it’s also home to Orr Academy. There, young men like Marquise and Tyquone find refuge from the sometimes dangerous realities of the street on the school’s basketball team, under the wat…»

WHAT HAUNTS US

NYC PREMIERE Why are the men of Charleston, South Carolina’s Porter Gaud School killing themselves? Alarmed by the latest in a long-running series of suicides from her high school in 1979, filmmaker Paige Goldberg Tolmach returns to her hometown for answe…»