DOC NYC 2017

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Mankiller and Atomic Homefront
Atomic Homefront (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Rebecca Cammisa; Stars: Dawn Chapman, Robbin Ellison Dailey, Kay Drey, R. William Field, Lois Gibbs, Faisal Khan, Matt LaVanchy, Karen Nickel, Michael K. Schultz, Michelle Seger, Ed Smith, Jenny Turner, Jenell Wright)
The atomic secrets of St Louis, Missouri.
NYC premiere
Baltimore Rising (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Sonja Sohn), Official Site
Exploration of contemporary Baltimore.
Mankiller (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Valerie Red-Horse Mohl)
Profile of the first female chief of the Cherokee Nation.
NYC premiere
Nothing Without Us (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Harriet Hirshorn), Official Site
The vital role that women activists have played and continue to play in the global fight against HIV/AIDS.
North American premiere
The Other Side Of Everything (Druga strana svega) (Country: Serbia, France, Qatar; Year: 2017; Director: Mila Turajlic)
Following the recent troubled history of Serbia through the experiences of the director's mother, a tireless dissident against multiple regimes.
NYC premiere
Queercore: How To Punk A Revolution (Country: Germany; Year: 2017; Director: Yony Leyser; Writer: Yony Leyser; Stars: John Waters, Beth Ditto, Peaches, Kim Gordon, Silas Howard, Bruce La Bruce, Kathleen Hanna, Justin Bond, Patty Schemel, Genesis P-Orridge, Hole, Dennis Cooper, G.B. Jones, Jayne County, Lynn Breedlove)
Considering the cultural and social movement that became known as Queercore.
NYC premiere
Unfractured (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Chanda Chevannes), Official Site
Profile of biologist Sandra Steingraber, who has spent her career trying to protect people’s health by safeguarding the environment.
International premiere
Zero Weeks (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Ky Dickens; Writer: Ky Dickens)
The issue of the lack of maternity leave in the US.
NYC premiere
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