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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