DOC NYC 2018

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Life Without Basketball (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Tim O'Donnell, Jon Mercer; Stars: Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir)
After a controversial basketball ruling about head coverings makes it impossible for Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir to maintain her religious convictions while playing professionally, she begins training the next generation of Muslim girls at an Islamic school’s athletics program, and fights to change the rules of the International Basketball Federation.
World premiere
Memory Games (Country: US, Germany; Year: 2018; Director: Janet Tobias, Claus Wehlisch)
A documentary about memory athletes on their way to a world championship.
World premiere
My Perfect World: The Aaron Hernandez Story (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Geno McDermott; Stars: Aaron Hernandez)
The story of the disgraced New England Patriots player.
World premiere
Screwball (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Billy Corben)
A profile of the people responsible for supplying performance-enhancing drugs to the Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez and other players.
US premiere
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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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