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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

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