DOC NYC 2018

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Under The Wire Under The Wire
Under The Wire and A Little Wisdom
Cooked: Survival By Zipcode (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Judith A Helfand)
Considering the way that economically disadvantaged communities suffer the brunt of natural disasters.
World premiere
Ghost Fleet (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Shannon Service, Jeffrey Waldron)
Documentary follows a team of activists who rescue modern-day slaves in Thailand’s illegal fishing industry.
NYC premiere
Heartbound: A Different Kind Of Love Story (Country: Denmark, Netherlands, Sweden, Thailand; Year: 2018; Director: Janus Metz, Sine Plambech; Writer: Janus Metz, Sine Plambech)
A study of a small area in Denmark, where hundreds of the men have married Thai women.
NYC premiere
The Kleptocrats (Country: UK; Year: 2018; Director: Sam Hobkinson, Havana Marking)
In one of the world’s biggest financial crimes, $3.5 billion were stolen from a Malaysian government fund... investigative reporters follow the money.
World premiere
A Little Wisdom (Country: China, Canada, US; Year: 2017; Director: Yuqi Kang; Stars: Richen Sherpa, Chorten Sherpa, Sherpa Wangchuk, Richen Sherpa, Chorten Sherpa, Sherpa Wangchuk)
An isolated Buddhist monastery in southern Nepal not only provides refuge for monks, but also for orphans up to the age of sixteen.
NYC premiere
Out Of Omaha (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Clay Tweel)
Documentary traces twins over eight years in Omaha, Nebraska.
World premiere
The Smartest Kids In The World (Country: US, Belgium, Finland, Netherlands, South Korea, Switzerland; Year: 2018; Director: Tracy Droz Tragos)
Follows four American teenagers who go abroad to study in the Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, and South Korea.
World premiere
Under The Wire (Country: UK; Year: 2018; Director: Chris Martin; Writer: Chris Martin; Stars: Ziad Abaza, Janine Birkett, Julian Lewis Jones, Karine Myriam Lapouble, Nathan Dean Williams, Anne Wittman)
Story of the final, fatal mission of war correspondent Marie Colvin and photographer Paul Conroy.
NYC premiere
Walking On Water (Country: Italy, US, Germany, United Arab Emirates; Year: 2018; Director: Andrey Paounov)
An uncensored look into the artistic process and personal relationships of Christo, an artist known for his large-scale installations.
NYC 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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Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival
International film festival with a particular focus on Eurasian cinema

Made In Prague
Czech film showcase

DOC NYC
Celebration of documentary film

French Film Festival
27th edition of the celebration of French-language film

London Korean Film Festival
A celebration of the best in Korean cinema.

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