DOC NYC 2018

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For The Birds For The Birds
For The Birds and The Cat Rescuers
The Ancient Woods (Country: Lithuania, Estonia, Germany; Year: 2017; Director: Mindaugas Survila)
Study of an old growth forest in Lithuania.
NYC premiere
The Cat Rescuers (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Rob Fruchtman, Steve Lawrence; Stars: Stuart Siet, Claire Corey, Latonya 'Sassee' Walker, Tara Green, Stuart Siet, Claire Corey, Latonya 'Sassee' Walker, Tara Green)
Volunteer rescuers who help feral and abandoned cats in Brooklyn.
NYC premiere
Elephant Path/Njaia Njoku (Country: US, Central African Republic, Israel; Year: 2017; Director: Todd McGrain)
Documentary about efforts in the Central African Republic to save the country's last wild herd of forest elephants from poachers.
NYC premiere
Fire On The Hill: The Cowboys Of South Central (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Brett Fallentine)
Urban cowboys find joy and purpose among the horses of the Hill, the last public stable in South Central LA.
NYC premiere
For The Birds (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Richard Miron)
A portrait of a woman whose love of birds puts her in a legal custody battle.
NYC premiere
Of Fish And Foe (Country: UK; Year: 2018; Director: Heike Bachelier, Andy Heathcote)
Study of one of Scotland's last salmon fishing families as they find themselves accused of welfare violations.
US premiere
Stars In The Sky: A Hunting Story (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Steven Rinella)
Exploration of hunting.
World premiere
News

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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Eye For Film continues to support festivals both locally and across the world. At the moment, we're covering:

Abertoir
Horror returns to the hills - and the valleys - for another year

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

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