DOC NYC 2017

View other DOC NYC Films by strand: American Perspectives, Art + Design, Behind The Scenes, Centerstage, International Perspectives, Metropolis, Modern Family, New World Order, Science Non-Fiction, Sonic Cinema, Special Events, The Short List, True Crime, Viewfinders, Wild Life

Atomic Homefront Atomic Homefront
Atomic Homefront and Mankiller
Atomic Homefront (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Rebecca Cammisa; Stars: Dawn Chapman, Robbin Ellison Dailey, Kay Drey, R. William Field, Lois Gibbs, Faisal Khan, Matt LaVanchy, Karen Nickel, Michael K. Schultz, Michelle Seger, Ed Smith, Jenny Turner, Jenell Wright)
The atomic secrets of St Louis, Missouri.
NYC premiere
Baltimore Rising (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Sonja Sohn), Official Site
Exploration of contemporary Baltimore.
Mankiller (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Valerie Red-Horse Mohl)
Profile of the first female chief of the Cherokee Nation.
NYC premiere
Nothing Without Us (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Harriet Hirshorn), Official Site
The vital role that women activists have played and continue to play in the global fight against HIV/AIDS.
North American premiere
The Other Side Of Everything (Druga strana svega) (Country: Serbia, France, Qatar; Year: 2017; Director: Mila Turajlic)
Following the recent troubled history of Serbia through the experiences of the director's mother, a tireless dissident against multiple regimes.
NYC premiere
Queercore: How To Punk A Revolution (Country: Germany; Year: 2017; Director: Yony Leyser; Writer: Yony Leyser; Stars: John Waters, Beth Ditto, Peaches, Kim Gordon, Silas Howard, Bruce La Bruce, Kathleen Hanna, Justin Bond, Patty Schemel, Genesis P-Orridge, Hole, Dennis Cooper, G.B. Jones, Jayne County, Lynn Breedlove)
Considering the cultural and social movement that became known as Queercore.
NYC premiere
Unfractured (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Chanda Chevannes), Official Site
Profile of biologist Sandra Steingraber, who has spent her career trying to protect people’s health by safeguarding the environment.
International premiere
Zero Weeks (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Ky Dickens; Writer: Ky Dickens)
The issue of the lack of maternity leave in the US.
NYC premiere

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.

More news and features

Playing Now

Eye For Film continues to support festivals both locally and across the world. At the moment, we're covering:

Berlin International Film Festival
Lynchpin European Festival

New York's Rendez-Vous With French Cinema
US celebration of Francophone film

Sundance Film Festival
The world's premier independent film festival

Palm Springs International Film Festival
Festival known as the first step on the

Wales' leading horror festival gets the giallo bug

In the Archive

Archive of festival coverage.

Daily diary and reviews from 2005-2015.

Coverage of the lynchpin German festival.