DOC NYC 2016

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All The Rage (Saved By Sarno) (Country: US, UK, Greece; Year: 2016; Director: David Beilinson, Michael Galinsky, Suki Hawley)
A controversial approach to treating back pain prompts a radical rethink of how we approach health care.
World premiere
Borderline (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Rebbie Ratner; Writer: Rebbie Ratner; Stars: John Gunderson, Marsha Linehan, Peter Fonagy, Regina V, David Fox, Antonia New, Barbara R, Mary Zanarini, Charlotte M)
A portrait of a New Yorker living with Borderline Personality Disorder as she seeks self acceptance and recovery.
NYC premiere
The Incomparable Rose Harman (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Otis Mass; Stars: Donna Karan, Simon Doonan, Carolina Herrera, Anthony Haden-Guest, Phillip Bloch, Edwige, Carmen D'Alessio, Jane Lahr, George Wayne, Otis Mass, Patrick McMullan, Roselee Goldberg, Linda Troeller, Allan Tannenbaum, Jean Shafiroff)
A fixture of the NYC nightlife and fashion scenes, photographer Rose Hartman has shot some of the most indelible images of pop culture of the past 40 years.
NYC premiere
Off The Rails (Country: US, Canada; Year: 2016; Director: Adam Irving; Writer: Tchavdar Georgiev, Adam Irving; Stars: Darius McCollum, Elizabeth McCollum)
A documentary about a man who loves public transport vehicles so much that he keeps borrowing them.
NYC premiere
Rikers (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: (Producers) Prods: Marc Levin, Mark Benjamin, Rolake Bamgbose )
Former detainees of Rikers Island offer testimonials about violence and corruption that has plagued the notorious NYC jail for decades.
World premiere
Scott's Pizza Tour (Country: US, Italy; Year: 2015; Director: Ryan Jones, Shawn Willis)
Scott Wiener channels his infectious enthusiasm into a successful pizza-tasting tour business, finding unlikely fame.
World premiere
Thy Father's Chair (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Àlex Lora, Antonio Tibaldi)
Orthodox Jewish identical twin hoarders finally allow a cleaning crew to save their Brooklyn home.
NYC premiere
Winter At Westbeth (Country: Australia; Year: 2015; Director: Rohan Spong)
A spotlight on three long-time residents of the West Village's Westbeth Artists Housing.
North American premiere
Woman On Fire (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Julie Sokolow; Writer: Julie Sokolow; Stars: Brooke Guinan)
This profile of courage under fire celebrates NYC's first openly transgender firefighter.
World premiere
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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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