DOC NYC 2018

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The Blessing (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Hunter Robert Baker, Jordan Fein)
Deep in the Navajo Nation, one family struggles to honour their ancestry while embracing the future.
City Of Joel (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Jesse Sweet)
Tensions develop when the village of Kiryas Joel, one of the fastest-growing Hasidic communities in the US, seeks to expand onto neighbouring land.
The City That Sold America (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Ky Dickens)
The story of how Chicago's advertising industry developed over the course of the 20th Century.
Emanuel (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Brian Ivie)
A documentary about the aftermath of the incident in which a 21-year-old white supremacist opened fire in Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church.
Harvest Season (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Bernardo Ruiz)
A documentary about harvest time in the vineyards of California’s Napa and Sonoma Valleys.
Hillbilly (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Sally Rubin, Ashley York)
A documentary about the diverse inhabitants of rural and small town Appalachia.
North Pole, NY (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Ali Cotterill)
The story of Santa's summer home: upstate New York’s Santa’s Workshop is one of America’s original theme parks, with singing elves, talking trees and secret workshops.
The Providers (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Anna Moot-Levin, Laura Green)
A documentary profiling three healthcare providers working for El Centro, a safety-net clinic network in northern New Mexico that serves those without agency, health insurance or financial resources.
Very Senior - Attitude Is Everything (Country: Germany; Year: 2018; Director: susan gluth)
A portrait of life in the retirement community of Sun City, Arizona.
While I Breathe, I Hope (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Emily Harrold)
The story of Bakari Sellers, the youngest African-American elected official in US history.
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Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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Abertoir
Horror returns to the hills - and the valleys - for another year

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival
International film festival with a particular focus on Eurasian cinema

Made In Prague
Czech film showcase

DOC NYC
Celebration of documentary film

French Film Festival
27th edition of the celebration of French-language film

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