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Class Divide (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Marc Levin)
A look at NYC’s gentrification and growing inequality in a microcosm, Class Divide explores two distinct worlds that share the same Chelsea intersection – 10th Avenue and 26th Street.
Daddy Don't Go (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Emily Abt; Stars: Alexander Charles Jr., Omar Kennedy, Roy Puntervold, Nalson Serrano)
Four New York fathers' bids to defy the deadbeat dad stereotype.
The Jazz Loft According To W. Eugene Smith (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Sara Fishko; Writer: Sara Fishko; Stars: David Amram, Carla Bley, John Cohen, Harry Colomby, Bill Crow, Harold Feinstein, Ron Free, David Friend, David Frishberg, Vicki Goldberg, Chuck Israels, Sy Johnson, Robin Kelley, Thelonious Monk Jr., Jason Moran)
Between 1957 and 1965, former LIFE Magazine photojournalist W. Eugene Smith obsessively photographed and taped the goings-on at the dilapidated Sixth Avenue loft he called home. This documentary explores the result.
Left On Purpose (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Justin Schein, David Mehlman; Stars: Michael Ventura, Mayer Vishner, Andrew Hoffman)
What begins as a film about an ageing activist becomes problematic when he tells the director he wants to take his own life - and for it to be documented.
The Lost Arcade (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Kurt Vincent; Writer: Irene Chin)
The story of New York's Chinatown Fair.
Miriam: Home Delivery (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Juliet Jordan; Writer: Juliet Jordan)
Following an homebirth midwife.
Missing People (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: David Shapiro; Writer: David Shapiro; Stars: Martina Batan)
Non-fiction mystery.
OXD: One Extraordinary Day (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Craig Lowy)
A Brooklyn troupe's preparations for One Extraordinary Day, a centerpiece culture event celebrating the London Summer Olympics.
Tested (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Curtis Chin; Writer: Curtis Chin, Adam Wolman)
Students undertake the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test in a bid for a place at one of NYC's elite public schools.

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