DOC NYC 2019

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Kifaru (Country: US, Kenya; Year: 2019; Director: David Hambridge)
Film focusing on the final days of the last male northern white rhino on the planet.
Mossville: When Great Trees Fall (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Alexander Glustrom; Stars: Stacey Ryan, Stacey Ryan)
The fight for the environment in a town in the face of the march of petrochemical companies.
Mr Toilet: The World's (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Lily Zepeda; Writer: Tchavdar Georgiev, Hee-Jae Park, Monique Zavistovski, Lily Zepeda; Stars: Jack Sim, Jack Sim)
A man who began a campaign for sanitation across the world.
The Seer And The Unseen (Country: Iceland, US; Year: 2019; Director: Sara Dosa; Writer: Bryndis Ingvarsdóttir; Stars: Ragnhildur Jonsdottir, Ragnhildur Jonsdottir)
Magic realist documentary about elves, financial collapse and "a real life Lorax".
The Story Of Plastic (Country: US, Belgium, China, India, Indonesia, Philippines; Year: 2019; Director: Deia Schlosberg; Writer: Tony Hale, Deia Schlosberg, Brian Wilson, Stiv Wilson)
Considering the cost of the plastics industry.

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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