Still to come at DOC NYC

 

Take a look at some of the films still to come at DOCNYC!

LOVE CHILD

NYC PREMIERE | Sat, Nov 9 | Sahand and Leila, having fled Iran under threat of death for their adulterous relationship, are followed for six years as refugees, bound by the love of their son. In person: dir. Eva Mulvad

SEA OF SHADOWS

Tue, Nov 12 | In the Sea of Cortez, environmental activists, marine biologists, and undercover investigators are on a mission to save the vaquite – the world’s smallest whale – from extinction. In person: dir. Richard Ladkani

HUMAN NATURE

NYC PREMIERE | Sat, Nov 9 | No scientific discovery has ever been as controversial as the gene-editing technology CRISPR, which can rewrite DNA, eradicate diseases and alter life as we know it. In person: dir. Adam Bolt

BROOKLYN INSHALLAH

NYC PREMIERE | Sat, Nov 9 | Khader El-Yateem, a Palestinian American and Lutheran pastor, mounts the campaign of a lifetime as he aims to become the first Arab American on the New York City Council. In Person: dir. Ahmed Mansour & subject Khader El-Yateem

CORY IN BRICK CITY

NYC PREMIERE | Sat, Nov 9 | Prior to becoming a US Senator or presidential candidate, Mayor Cory Booker and his allies courageously fight for the soul and safety of Newark, NJ. In Person: dirs. Mark Benjamin & Marc Levine

THE FOURTH KINGDOM: THE KINGDOM OF PLASTICS

NYC PREMIERE | Sat, Nov 9 & Wed, Nov 13 | In this artful observational film, a fascinating group of outcasts engages in work, friendship and deep thinking at a Brooklyn recycling plant. In person: dir. Àlex Lora Cercos

RINGSIDE

NYC PREMIERE | Sun. Nov 10 | Two young men strive to define their destiny in Chicago’s South Side in this poignant chronicle of two budding boxing champions. In person: dir. Andre Hormann

THE ELEPHANT QUEEN

Sun, Nov 10 & Mon, Nov 11 | This portrait of African elephants focuses on matriarch Athena as she leads her extended family on an epic journey in search of water. (Apple) In person: Mark Deeble & Victoria Stone

HURDLE

NYC PREMIERE | Wed, Nov 13 | Through parkour and photography, Palestinian youths strive for freedom and self-worth in a community consumed with violence. In person: dir. Michael Rowley 

MR. TOILET: THE WORLD’S #2 MAN

NYC PREMIERE | Thu, Nov 14 | Jack Sim, a charismatic Singaporean millionaire, uses irreverent humor to bring attention to the need for proper sanitation in India.  In person: dir. Lily Zepeda & subject Jack Sim

MIDNIGHT FAMILY

Thu, Nov 14 | In Mexico City, the Ochoa family are ragtag private paramedics, facing cut-throat competition to respond to patients in need of urgent help. (1091 Media)