DOC NYC 2016

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Beware The Slenderman (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Irene Taylor Brodsky; Stars: Richard Dawkins)
A chronicle of the case of a pair of 12-year-old Wisconsin girls who attempted to murder their friend to appease an internet bogeyman.
NYC premiere
The Man Who Saw Too Much (Country: US, Mexico; Year: 2015; Director: Trisha Ziff; Writer: Trisha Ziff)
The compelling work of a crime-scene photographer speaks to our morbid fascination with death and accidents.
NYC premiere
The Promise (Country: Germany, UK, Denmark, Sweden, Netherlands; Year: 2016; Director: Karin Steinberger, Marcus Vetter; Writer: Karin Steinberger, Marcus Vetter; Stars: Imogen Poots, Daniel Brühl, Jens Söring, Ed Sulzbach, Ricky Gardner, Carlos Santos, Tom Elliott, Dave Watson, Gail Ball, Gail Marshall, William Sweeney, Rich Zorn, Steven Rosenfield, Chuck Reid, Larry King)
A brutal double homicide reveals dark family secrets, selfless love, broken promises and the limits of the American justice system.
NYC premiere
Santoalla (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Andrew Becker, Daniel Mehrer )
Documentary about a conflict that arose between Dutch incomers to a small Spanish town and the traditions of the sole remaining residents.
NYC premiere
Sour Grapes (Country: UK; Year: 2016; Director: Reuben Atlas, Jerry Rothwell)
The story behind one of the biggest controversies in the world of fine wine.
NYC premiere
Unseen (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Laura Paglin; Writer: Nels Bangerter, Laura Paglin)
The discovery of a serial killer operating in plain sight prompts questions about marginalised lives and criminal justice.
NYC premiere
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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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