DOC NYC 2017

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Soufra Soufra
Soufra and Armed With Faith
Armed With Faith (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Geeta Gandbhir, Asad Faruqi), Official Site
The day to day fight of the Pakistani Bomb Disposal Unit.
North American premiere
Ask The Sexpert (Country: US, India; Year: 2017; Director: Vaishali Sinha)
Documentary about a nonagenarian and his long-time newspaper column offering sex advice.
NYC premiere
A Better Man (Country: Canada; Year: 2017; Director: Lawrence Jackman, Attiya Khan; Writer: Lawrence Jackman, Attiya Khan)
While they were a couple, Steve exposed Attiya to terrifying daily verbal and physical abuse. Twenty years later, they revisit their relationship.
US premiere
Cuba And The Cameraman (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Jon Alpert)
Portrait of Cuba, following the lives of Fidel Castro and three Cuban families affected by his policies over the last four decades.
NYC premiere
Island Soldier (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Nathan Fitch)
The untold story of Micronesian citizens fighting America's wars.
NYC premiere
Lovesick (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Ann S Kim, Priya Giri Desai)
In India, where marriage is a must but AIDS carries a stigma, what are HIV-positive people to do?
World premiere
The Pink House (Country: Australia; Year: 2017; Director: Sascha Ettinger-Epstein; Writer: Sascha Ettinger-Epstein, Claire Haywood)
Story of the oldest working brothel in the remote gold-mining town of Kalgoorlie, Australia, and the threat to its existence.
International premiere
Soufra (Country: US, Singapore, Lebanon; Year: 2017; Director: Thomas A Morgan; Writer: Mohammed el Manasterly, Thomas A Morgan; Stars: Mariam AlShaar)
The story of a woman launching a catering company in a refugee camp.
North American premiere

Portrait of a lady and a city Fabien Constant on Sarah Jessica Parker and the team behind Blue Night

Style and grace Kate Novack and Andrew Rossi on The Gospel According To André

On the road again Kent Jones on Tribeca award winner Diane

Putting island in doc Gabrielle Brady on the challenges of shooting Island Of The Hungry Ghosts

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