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Barbara Rubin And The Exploding NY Underground (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Chuck Smith; Stars: Barbara Rubin)
A recontextualization of the Sixties New York art and experimental film scene through the story of a remarkably influential, yet unheralded, figure
US premiere
The Candidates (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Alexandra Stergiou, Lexi Henigman)
A look at the students of a Queens public high school as they stage an elaborate mock presidential election for an entire semester, one playing Donald Trump and another playing Hillary Clinton.
World premiere
Creating A Character: The Moni Yakim Legacy (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Rauzar Alexander)
A portrait of the master acting teacher and his work at Juilliard.
World premiere
Decade Of Fire (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Vivian Vazquez, Gretchen Hildebran)
A history of the fire in the Bronx and the way that black and Latino communities were blamed for it.
World premiere
Jay Myself (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Stephen Wilkes; Writer: Josh Alexander)
Jay Maisel moves out of the studio he has used since 1966 and sorts through his archives.
World premiere
See Know Evil (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Charlie Curran; Stars: Davide Sorrenti, Jaime King, Milla Jovovich)
Born to a family of celebrated fashion photographers, and with a terminal disease that gave him a fearless approach to life and art, Davide Sorrenti took 1990s New York City by storm. This is his story.
World premiere
The World Before Your Feet (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Jeremy Workman; Stars: Matt Green)
A documentary about a man who has made it his mission to walk along every street in New York City - a 8,000 mile journey.
NYC premiere

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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