DOC NYC 2018

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Cooked: Survival By Zipcode (Cooked: Survival By Zip Code) (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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