DOC NYC 2016

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The Islands And The Whales The Islands And The Whales
The Islands And The Whales and Girl Unbound: The War To Be Her
The Age Of Consequences (Country: US, Germany, Spain, Jordan; Year: 2016; Director: Jared P Scott; Writer: Jared P Scott; Stars: Madeleine Albright, Ray Mabus, David Titley, Christian Parenti, Timothy Snyder, Sherri Goodman, Solomon Hsiang, Stephen Cheney, Sharon Burke, George Schultz, Michael Breen, Francesco Femia, Leon Fuerth, Munir Muniruzzaman, Gordon Sullivan)
Reframes concern for the environment into a question of international security.
NYC premiere
The Beekeeper And His Son (Year: 2016; Director: Diedie Weng)
In a rural village in northern China, a father/son clash echoes the pull of tradition and modernisation
North American premiere
Death By A Thousand Cuts (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Jake Kheel, Juan Mejia Botero; Stars: Yolanda Léon)
When the body of a Dominican park ranger is found on the border with Haiti, his brutal murder exposes long-simmering tensions that boil over into xenophobia and racism.
NYC premiere
Forever Pure (Country: UK, Russia, Israel; Year: 2016; Director: Maya Zinshtein; Writer: Maya Zinshtein)
Fans turn against an Israeli soccer team when the owner signs two Chechen Muslim players.
NYC premiere
Girl Unbound: The War To Be Her (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Erin Heidenreich; Stars: Maria Toorpakai Wazir)
A young woman represents Pakistan on the national squash team, despite the Taliban's threats.
US premiere
The Lure The Lure
The Lure and The Age Of Consequences
The Islands And The Whales (Country: UK; Year: 2016; Director: Mike Day)
The relationship between the Faroe Islands and whales.
NYC premiere
The Lure (Country: US, UK; Year: 2016; Director: Tomas Leach)
The story of an eccentric millionaire's buried treasure and those who are searching for it.
World premiere
The Nine (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Katy Grannan, Hannah Hughes; Writer: Artimese Fairley, Katy Grannan)
Portrait of a ravaged community.
NYC premiere
The Road (Country: China; Year: 2015; Director: Zanbo Zhang)
An in-depth look at the corruption-plagued construction of a massive highway through a rural Chinese village
NYC premiere

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