DOC NYC 2017

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32 Pills: My Sister's Suicide and Shot In The Dark
12th And Clairmount (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Brian Kaufman; Writer: Brian Kaufman, Kathy Kieliszewski, Bill McGraw)
Story of a riot in Detroit in 1967.
NYC premiere
32 Pills: My Sister's Suicide (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Hope Litoff)
A filmmaker reflects on the life, mental illness and untimely death of her sister, and artist and photographer.
NYC premiere
Fail State (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Alex Shebanow; Writer: Nicholas Adams), Official Site
The rise of for-profit colleges in the US.
NYC premiere
Father's Kingdom (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Lenny Feinberg)
The story of Father Divine and the Peace Mission Movement.
World premiere
The Growing Season (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Evan Briggs)
Documentary about a nursing home that also houses a nursery school.
World premiere
Maynard (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Samuel D Pollard; Writer: Sheila Curran Bernard)
Portrait of Maynard Jackson, who became Atlanta's first black mayor in 1973.
World premiere
Meth Storm (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Craig Renaud, Brent Renaud), Official Site
The problems of addiction in the US.
NYC premiere
Shot In The Dark (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Dustin Nakao Haider)
Young men take refuge from violence in Chicago as part of a basketball team.
NYC premiere
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