DOC NYC 2017

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Eating Animals Eating Animals
Eating Animals and Donkeyote
Donkeyote (Country: UK, Germany, Spain; Year: 2017; Director: Chico Pereira; Writer: Gabriel Molera, Chico Pereira, Manuel Pereira; Stars: Paca Molera Pereira, Mamen Gómez Heredia, Manuel Molera Aparicio)
Manolo and his donkey Gorrión plan a journey.
NYC premiere
Eating Animals (Country: US, UK, Germany, India, China; Year: 2017; Director: Christopher Dillon Quinn; Writer: Christopher Dillon Quinn, based on the book by Jonathan Safran Foer; Stars: Natalie Portman)
Considering the conditions under with our food is produced, based on the memoir by Jonathan Safran Foer.
NYC premiere
Rodents Of Unusual Size (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Quinn Costello, Chris Metzler, Jeff Springer; Stars: Wendell Pierce)
The giant swamp rats invading coastal Louisiana and the locals who are defending their livelihoods against them.
World premiere
Samantha's Amazing Acrocats (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Jacob Feiring; Writer: Jacob Feiring; Stars: Samantha Martin)
Profile of a woman who created a cat circus.
NYC premiere
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