WHAT THEY’RE SAYING IN THE PRESS

New York, NY - February 2, 2014 - Sharon Jones performs at the Beacon Theater following cancer treatment. CREDIT: Jacob Blickenstaff

Below is a round up of DOC NYC films in the press:

The New York Times
Mike Hale reflects on women filmmakers and female performers and artists featured in the DOC NYC line-up (Miss Sharon Jones!Janis: Little Girl BlueFeelings Are Facts: The Life of Yvonne RainierShe’s the Best Thing in it and OXD: One Extraordinary Day)
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/12/movies/at-doc-nyc-womens-film-work.html?_r=0

The Wall Street Journal
Hillary Rodham Clinton introduces MAKERS: Once and For All at DOC NYC
http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2015/11/20/hillary-clinton-secret-service-attend-makers-premiere/

The Wall Street Journal
Steve Dollar takes a look at DOC NYC’s science films in this Wall Street Journal article (The Sunshine Makers, Newman, Sky Line, Bluespace)
http://www.wsj.com/articles/documenting-those-on-the-fringes-of-science-1447638765

Village Voice
Alan Scherstuhl from the Village Voice gives his picks from DOC NYC line-up (Reel in the Closet, Missing People, I am Sun Mu, Left on Purpose, Thank You for Your Service, Tested, Syl Johnson: Any Way the Wind Blows, Miss Sharon Jones!, Barge, Lucha Mexico, Hitchcock/Truffaut, Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story) and praises America’s largest documentary film festival along the way.
http://www.villagevoice.com/film/doc-nyc-offers-hundreds-of-films-here-are-some-of-the-best-7892481

Vanity Fair
Vanity Fair calls Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story, “a wonderful paradox and an educational tearjerker.”
http://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2015/11/harold-and-lillian-review

Indiewire
Indiewire’s editors offer their Top 10 picks of the festival: Miss Sharon Jones!, Huntwatch, Janis: Little Girl Blue, Newman, With or Without You, The Dying of the Light, The Anthropologist, Making a Murderer, The Sunshine Makers, Mad Tiger. Read the capsule reviews here:
http://www.indiewire.com/article/10-must-see-documentaries-at-doc-nyc-2015-20151109

The Wall Street Journal
Steve Dollar’s take on DOC NYC music documentaries
http://www.wsj.com/articles/intimate-stories-of-powerful-singers-sharon-jones-janis-joplin-1447264937

EW.COM
EW.com takes a look at the romance and the great career of Harold and Lillian Michelson in Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story.
http://www.ew.com/article/2015/11/02/harold-and-lillian-exclusive-clip

The New York Times
“Passion and skill infuse every shot” says Andrew C. Revkin about Tiger, Tiger
https://t.co/xQJinv0uYn

Indiewire
Artistic director Thom Powers discuss the importance of archives in documentary filmmaking during the Archival & Survival Day at DOC NYC
http://www.indiewire.com/article/the-internet-is-not-an-archive-and-other-essential-lessons-from-doc-nycs-archival-survival-day-20151120?utm_medium=sailthru_newsletter&utm_source=iwDaily_newsletter

The Hollywood Reporter
The Dying of the Light: Review
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/review/dying-light-film-review-842166

Indiewire
Quotes from the Short List directors in conversation Morning Manifesto on Indiewire
http://www.indiewire.com/article/15-revealing-quotes-from-the-most-successful-documentarians-of-2015-including-asif-kapadia-liz-garbus-and-more-20151120?utm_medium=sailthru_newsletter&utm_source=iwDaily_newsletter

The New York Post
About The Legend of Swee’ Pea and Carmelo Anthony serving as executive producer
http://nypost.com/2015/11/18/carmelo-anthonys-now-a-documentary-filmmaker/

Variety

Daddy Don’t Go is well received by Nick Schrager who gives his review
http://variety.com/2015/film/reviews/daddy-dont-go-review-1201635400/

The Huffington Post
Review of Miss Sharon Jones and Bolshoi Babylon by the Huffington Post
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/regina-weinreich/doc-nyc-miss-sharon-jones_b_8564436.html

Indiewire
Watch clips from our Visionaries Tribute
http://www.indiewire.com/article/watch-doc-nyc-awards-barbara-kopple-jon-alpert-and-frederick-wiseman-with-lifetime-achievement-awards-20151116

Daily Beast
An interview with Speed Sisters‘ subject Noour Daoud and director Amber Wares
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/11/17/palestine-s-fastest-and-most-furious.html

Indiewire – The Playlist
The Playlist Watch an exclusive clip from The Sunshine Makers on Indiewire -Playlist http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/doc-nyc-exclusive-cook-up-lsd-with-a-clip-from-the-sunshine-makers-2015111

Forward
P.S Jerusalem Review
http://forward.com/the-assimilator/324946/why-one-brooklyn-filmmaker-moved-her-family-to-jerusalem/?attribution=author-article-listing-1-headline

TheDailyNews.com
An overview of The Legend of Swee’ Pea on the Daily News http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/iteam/legend-swee-pea-debut-blog-entry-1.2436958

Vice
An interview with director of Blur: New World Towers with Vice’s Derek Scancarelli
http://noisey.vice.com/blog/blur-new-world-towers-director-sam-wrench-interview

Indiewire: Women in Hollywood
Anne Thompson calls Cartel Land: “A Must-See
http://blogs.indiewire.com/thompsononhollywood/watch-why-doc-contender-cartel-land-is-must-see-20151117

Vulture.com
Feature on Janis: Little Girl Blue
http://www.vulture.com/2015/11/janis-joplin-once-made-a-biker-gang-do-chores.html

Salon
A review of Daddy Don’t Go on Salon
http://www.salon.com/2015/11/12/daddy_dont_go_smashes_stereotypes_of_disadvantaged_deadbeat_dads_stability_is_the_biggest_gift_that_you_get_when_you_enter_the_middle_class/

Washington Post
An interview with North Korean artist Sun Mu from DOC NYC’s I am Sun Mu documentary
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/this-artist-mocks-north-korea-with-its-own-propaganda/2015/11/05/96d81722-8234-11e5-8bd2-680fff868306_story.html

The Hollywood Reporter
The Hollywood Reporter on Netflix picking up Making a Murderer
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/netflix-picks-up-true-crime-838254

ArtInfo
A review of Bolshoi Babylon by ArtInfo
http://www.blouinartinfo.com/news/story/1275637/bolshoi-babylon-chronicles-the-aftermath-of-acid-attack

The Examiner
Lucha Mexico review by theexaminer.com
http://www.examiner.com/article/lucha-mexico-documentary-gives-behind-the-scenes-look-at-lucha-libre-mexico

Indiewire: Women in Hollywood
An interview with Janelle Geits, director of 13 Million Voices
http://blogs.indiewire.com/womenandhollywood/doc-nyc-2015-women-directors-meet-janelle-gueits-13-million-voices-20151111

The Independent
The Independent gives his DOC NYC 2015 Critics’ Picks: Miss Sharon Jones!, Bernice, Cindy Sherman: “Untitled Film Stills”
http://independent-magazine.org/2015/11/doc-nyc-2015-kurt-brokaw/

Tribeca Film
Tribeca Film’s preview of DOC NYC 2015
https://tribecafilm.com/stories/doc-nyc-2015-documentary-film-festival-new-york-city-hillary-clinton

Ms. Magazine
A feature about Kim Longinotto’s new documentary Dreamcatchers in Ms. Magazine
http://msmagazine.com/blog/2015/11/04/meet-the-former-sex-worker-whos-battling-prostitution/

J.B Spins
For J.B Spins, The Jazz Loft According to W. Eugene Smith is a “swinging good time”
http://jbspins.blogspot.com/2015/11/doc-nyc-15-jazz-loft-according-to-w.html