DOC NYC 2019

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Unschooled Unschooled
Unschooled and Bedlam
1275 Days (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Katie Green, Carlye Rubin, Carlye Rubin)
After a botched burglary, a 15-year-old finds himself facing a enormous prison sentence for felony murder. This film charts his battle for freedom.
Bedlam (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Kenneth Paul Rosenberg)
A psychiatrist makes rounds in ERs, jails, and homeless camps to tell the intimate stories behind one of the greatest social crises of our time. A personal and intense journey into the world of the seriously mentally ill.
Ernie And Joe: Crisis Cops (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Jenifer McShane)
A look at an innovative mental health unit, aiming to intervene to stop the mentally ill being jailed.
The Great American Lie (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Jennifer Siebel Newsom; Writer: Jessica Congdon, Jennifer Siebel Newsom; Stars: Linda Darling-Hammond, Ruby De Tie, Nicholas Kristof, Libby Schaaf, Linda Darling-Hammond, Ruby De Tie, Nicholas Kristof, Libby Schaaf)
A look at systemic inequalities in the US.
Hungry To Learn (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Geeta Gandbhir)
The cost of college is forcing students to make choices that put eating regular meals and their education at odds.
Paradise Without People (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Francesca Trianni)
Taimaa and Nour are two pregnant Syrian refugees who find themselves navigating fresh marriages as they each enter motherhood while held in temporary camps.
Unschooled (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Rachel Beth Anderson, Timothy Grucza; Writer: Rachel Beth Anderson, Timothy Grucza)
Veteran educator Peter Bergson established the Natural Creativity Center on the outskirts of Philadelphia - this follows him as he works with three challenging teenagers.
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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Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival
International film festival with a particular focus on Eurasian cinema

Made In Prague
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DOC NYC
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French Film Festival
27th edition of the celebration of French-language film

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