DOC NYC 2016

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Tony Conrad: Completely In The Present Tony Conrad: Completely In The Present
Tony Conrad: Completely In The Present and David Lynch: The Art Life
California Typewriter (Country: US, France, Canada, India; Year: 2016; Director: Doug Nichol; Stars: Tom Hanks, Sam Shepard, John Mayer, David McCullough, Mason Williams, Jeremy Mayer, Ken Alexander, Silvi Alcivar, Martin Howard, Richard Polt, Darren Wershler, Herbert Permillion)
An ode to a technology that most find obsolete and disposable but which some still joyously embrace.
NYC premiere
David Lynch: The Art Life (Country: US, Denmark; Year: 2016; Director: Jon Nguyen, Rick Barnes, Olivia Neergaard-Holm; Stars: David Lynch)
Documentary about the American filmmaker.
North American premiere
Ken Dewey: This Is A Test (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Sally Williams)
An unheralded yet pivotal figure in the art world of the 1960s and '70s, Ken Dewey was a visionary artist and iconoclast.
World premiere
Tony Conrad: Completely In The Present (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Tyler Hubby; Writer: Tyler Hubby; Stars: John Cale, Tony Conrad, David Grubbs, Branden Joseph, Zach Layton, Moby, Tony Oursler, Lou Reed)
Documentary about groundbreaking avant-garde multimedia artist Tony Conrad, whose work in experimental film and video, music and sound art spans more than 50 years.
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.

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