DOC NYC 2015

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Above And Below (Country: Switzerland, Germany, US; Year: 2015; Director: Nicolas Steiner; Writer: Nicolas Steiner)
Existence on the fringes of society.
An Autobiography Of Michelle Maren (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Michelle Maren, Michel Negroponte; Writer: Michelle Maren, Michel Negroponte; Stars: Michelle Maren)
Documentary of a woman struggling to overcome past traumas.
Deep Run (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Hillevi Loven; Stars: Cole Ray Davis)
Can an affable young trans man live openly with his true love in the Bible Belt?
The Fear Of 13 (Country: UK; Year: 2015; Director: David Sington)
After 23 years on Death Row, convicted murderer Nick Yarris petitions the court for his execution.
Love Between The Covers (Country: US, Australia; Year: 2015; Director: Laurie Kahn; Writer: Laurie Kahn; Stars: Len Barot, Mary Bly, Celeste Bradley, Amanda Collins, Susan Donovan, Beverly Jenkins, Joanne Lockyer, Karen MacDonald)
Documentary about the community that has grown up around romance literature.
A New High (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Samuel Miron, Stephen Scott Scarpulla)
A group of addicts go on a mountain challenge in a bid to help beat their demons.
Sky Line (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Miguel Drake-McLaughlin, Jonny Leahan)
Documentary about scientists working on the concept of a lift that would carry people to space.
Thank You For Your Service (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Tom Donahue; Stars: Robert Gates, Mike Mullen, Loree Sutton, Lawrence Wilkerson, Michael Zacchea, Kenneth Toone, Phil Straub, Luigino Lobello, Camilla Bica, Bobby Muller, Joseph Tarantolo, Gary Sinise, J.R. Martinez, Sebastian Junger, Rudy Giuliani)
Through the stories of several struggling vets, Tom Donahue frankly explores why the military was not better prepared for the impact of combat in Afghanistan and Iraq on US servicemen and women.
Wilhemina's War (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: June Cross; Writer: June Cross; Stars: June Cross)
Grandma Wilhemina Dixon works tirelessly to combat the stigma and care for her daughter and granddaughter, who are both HIV positive.
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