True crime and the criminal justice Seeking justice in a flawed system. A man on death row survives Seven Dates With Death (USA, 11 min., Mike Holland). A day in the life of four electronic monitoring devices, whose wearers enjoy (Almost) Freedom (USA, 8 min., Puck Lo). 15-year-old Robert (USA, 8 min., Sarah Fleming, and […]
Inspirational everyday women and girls who inspire. Aura is an immigrant, housekeeper, domestic violence survivor and real estate entrepreneur in De Colores (USA, 17 min., Luz Marina Zamora), while Ana is Surviving New York (USA, 20 min., Megan Miller), fighting for children?s rights. Quadruple amputee Beatrice (USA, 9 min., Lorena Alvarado) defies all odds as […]
A look into the domestic lives of four electronic ankle monitors.
Story of Moreese Bickham, the oldest survivor of the death penalty in the United States. The film takes us from Jim Crow to Death Row to Life in the Free World.
In an effort to use her tragic story as a catalyst for change, Ana Wagner began advocating for children’s civil rights in New York State. Despite the demands of motherhood, the demands of marriage, cultural oppression, and the haunting memory of her devastating experience, Ana is doing what she once wasn’t able to as a […]
When a headless body washed up in the calm waters of the Texas gulf coast, investigators began to unravel a crime that led first to a drug cartel assassin, then to a locked safe containing more than a kilo of cocaine, methamphetamine, a gold-plated pistol— and U.S. Border Patrol agent Joel Luna’s badge.
Set in Argentina 1960, this true crime documentary follows the story of secret agent Zvi Aharoni as he searched for a mysterious man named Ricardo Klement. What he discovered in the remote outskirts of Buenos Aires would send shockwaves around the world.
A Georgia doctor helps execute inmates by lethal injection despite the medical profession’s ban of physician involvement in executions. Personally against capital punishment, he sees his work as providing end of life care to the condemned.
Abacus Federal Savings Bank is a modest institution of New York’s Chinatown that came under harsh prosecution in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. While other banks were considered ‘too big to fail,’ Abacus was ‘small enough to jail.’ Filmmaker Steve James (Hoop Dreams) follows the bank’s founder Thomas Sung and his family as […]
SNEAK PREVIEW DOC NYC is pleased to present a sneak peek at the first two parts of Oscar®-nominated filmmaker Joe Berlinger’s gripping SundanceTV docuseries reexamining the infamous 1959 murder of a Kansas family that Truman Capote explored in his landmark non fiction novel In Cold Blood. Drawn from exhaustive research, including Capote’s notes and correspondence with […]