DOC NYC 2017

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Island Soldier Island Soldier
Island Soldier and Armed With Faith
Armed With Faith (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Geeta Gandbhir, Asad Faruqi), Official Site
The day to day fight of the Pakistani Bomb Disposal Unit.
North American premiere
Ask The Sexpert (Country: US, India; Year: 2017; Director: Vaishali Sinha)
Documentary about a nonagenarian and his long-time newspaper column offering sex advice.
NYC premiere
A Better Man (Country: Canada; Year: 2017; Director: Lawrence Jackman, Attiya Khan; Writer: Lawrence Jackman, Attiya Khan)
While they were a couple, Steve exposed Attiya to terrifying daily verbal and physical abuse. Twenty years later, they revisit their relationship.
US premiere
Cuba And The Cameraman (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Jon Alpert)
Portrait of Cuba, following the lives of Fidel Castro and three Cuban families affected by his policies over the last four decades.
NYC premiere
Island Soldier (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Nathan Fitch)
The untold story of Micronesian citizens fighting America's wars.
NYC premiere
Lovesick (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Ann S Kim, Priya Giri Desai)
In India, where marriage is a must but AIDS carries a stigma, what are HIV-positive people to do?
World premiere
The Pink House (Country: Australia; Year: 2017; Director: Sascha Ettinger-Epstein; Writer: Sascha Ettinger-Epstein, Claire Haywood)
Story of the oldest working brothel in the remote gold-mining town of Kalgoorlie, Australia, and the threat to its existence.
International premiere
Soufra (Country: US, Singapore, Lebanon; Year: 2017; Director: Thomas A Morgan; Writer: Mohammed el Manasterly, Thomas A Morgan)
Story of a woman launching a catering company in a refugee camp.
North American 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.

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