DOC NYC 2018

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Alicia (Country: Netherlands; Year: 2017; Director: Maasja Ooms)
Alicia has been in the care of the Netherlands Child Welfare Bureau since she was one year old. Rejected, constantly moved and desperate for her mother’s affection, the child grows up in front of the viewer’s eyes in this raw and powerful portrait of institutionalised childhood.
False Confessions (Country: Denmark, US; Year: 2018; Director: Katrine Philp; Stars: Jane Fisher-Byrialsen)
A documentary looking at why and how people confess to crimes they didn't commit.
The Heat: A Kitchen (R)evolution (Country: Canada; Year: 2018; Director: Maya Gallus; Writer: Maya Gallus; Stars: Suzanne Barr, Victoria Blarney, Amanda Cohen, Angela Hartnett, Ivy Knight, Charlotte Langley, Anita Lo, Anne-Sophie Pic, Suzanne Barr, Victoria Blarney, Amanda Cohen, Angela Hartnett, Ivy Knight, Charlotte Langley, Anita Lo)
The female chefs who are breaking the kitchen glass ceiling - and the rules.
Inside Lehman Brothers (Country: Canada; Year: 2018; Director: Jennifer Deschamps)
An autopsy of what led to the largest bankruptcy filing in US history.
Operation Infektion (Year: 2018; Director: Adam B Ellick and Adam Westbrook)
By way of animation and riveting interviews with Soviet disinformation agents, this documentary reverse-engineers the KGB playbook that concocted viral lies in a pre-Internet era.
Owned: A Tale Of Two Americas (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Giorgio Angelini)
A look at how greed, flawed economic policy and systemic racism after World War II distorted America's housing market, leading to today's social and economic crises.
The School In The Cloud (Country: UK, US; Year: 2018; Director: Jerry Rothwell)
An experiment in virtual education, the School in the Cloud learning lab is a high-tech, self-directed education centre built in an Indian village accessible only by boat and rickshaw.
See You Tomorrow, God Willing (Country: Spain, Norway; Year: 2018; Director: Ainara Vera)
A documentary about a community of 17 octogenarian Franciscan nuns.
Somewhere To Be (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Peter Odabashian)
Artists, immigrants, the homeless and all kinds of retirees share stories and activities in New York City’s Greenwich House Senior Center.

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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