DOC NYC 2016

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Agents Of Change (Year: 2016; Director: Frank Dawson, Abby Ginzberg)
A revealing history of the battle for black and ethnic studies programs on college campuses.
Bobby Sands: 66 Days (Country: UK, Ireland; Year: 2016; Director: Brendan Byrne; Stars: Martin McCann)
The story of the Irish Republican Army hunger strike led by Bobby Sands to demand special recognition as political prisoners.
The Freedom To Marry (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Edward Rosenstein; Stars: Evan Wolfson, Mary Bonauto, April DeBoer, Jayne Rowse, Marc Solomon)
The architect of the same-sex marriage movement recalls the victories – and setbacks – that set the stage for the landmark Supreme Court decision.
The House On Coco Road (Year: 2016; Director: Damani Baker)
A young African-American activist seeks a haven for her family in Grenada, only to face an invasion by the US military.
Magnificent Burden (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Rob Nelson; Writer: Rob Nelson, Taylor Stein)
The socialite daughter of a nightlife impresario becomes a vocal activist after adopting a boy with a rare genetic disorder.
Mother With A Gun (Country: Australia; Year: 2016; Director: Jeff Daniels; Writer: Jeff Daniels)
The story of the Jewish Defense League and its current leader, an archetypal good Jewish girl turned extremist.
News

Casey Affleck liberated by ghosts Star talks Oscars, Rooney Mara and hiding under a sheet

In the city of the world's desire Ceyda Torun on KEDi, cats, femininity and the soul of Istanbul.

A nice cup of tea and a murder Jamie McKeller on The Book Club, legalising murder, serial killers and cake.

Completing the trip Bertrand Tavernier on Jacques Becker, Claude Sautet, Jean-Pierre Melville and his Journey Through French Cinema.

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