DOC NYC 2019

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Akicita: The Battle of Standing Rock (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Cody Lucich)
An insider's look at the struggle against the Dakota Access Pipeline project.
Conscience Point (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Treva Wurmfeld; Writer: Brian Johnson, Treva Wurmfeld)
The fight of the Shinnecock Nation of Eastern Long Island to maintain both their time-honored traditions and their land.
Healing From Hate: Battle For The Soul Of A Nation (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Peter D Hutchison; Writer: Peter D Hutchison, David Kuhn)
Profile of Life After Hate, an organization founded by former skinheads and neo-Nazis that supports white nationalists seeking to break away from these radical movements.
Hurdle (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Michael Rowley)
Two Palestinian youths strive for freedom and self-worth in a community consumed with violence.
I Am Not Alone (Country: Armenia, US; Year: 2019; Director: Garin Hovannisian; Writer: Garin Hovannisian; Stars: Nikol Pashinyan, Serzh Sargsyan, Valeriy Osipyan, Anna Hakobyan, Raffi Hovannisian, Chalo, Armen Ashotyan, Zaruhi Batoyan, Arayik Harutyunyan, Mkhitar Hayrapetyan, Shahe Hayrapetyan, Lilit Makunts, Richard M. Mills Jr., Ararat Mirzoyan, Lena Nazaryan)
Story of a peaceful revolution.
Mai Khoi And The Dissidents (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Joe Piscatella)
The shift of a Vietnamese singer from pop artist to activist.
Waging Change (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Abby Ginzberg; Stars: Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Alice Waters, Mark Bittman, Saru Jayaraman, Nataki Rhodes)
The battle to get a living wage for waiting staff in the US.
We Are The Radical Monarchs (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Linda Goldstein Knowlton)
An Oakland-based alternative to the Girl Guides, aimed specifically at girls of colour.
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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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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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