DOC NYC 2019

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Brooklyn Inshallah (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Ahmed Mansour; Stars: Linda Sarsour, Khader El-Yateem, Genna Goldsobel, Abullah Younus, Grace El-Yateem, Rabyaah Althaibani, Justine Brannan, Mark Hanna, Mother Qawwas, Somaia El Rowmeim, Kayla Santosuosso, Andy Smith, Abeer Qawwas, Widad Indie, Rawan El-Yateem)
Khader El-Yateem is a Palestinian American, a practicing Lutheran pastor and, he hopes, the first Arab American on the New York City Council.
The Grand Unified Theory of Howard Bloom (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Charlie Hoxie)
Story of a publicist to the stars who, after illness, reinvented himself as an author.
I'm Gonna Make You Love Me (Country: US; Year: 2009; Director: Karen Bernstein; Stars: Dale Guy Madison, Demetris Dennis Taylor, Dale Guy Madison, Demetris Dennis Taylor)
the tragi-comedic tale of one man’s search for self-acceptance, a journey that included tabloid celebrity, Tupperware parties, and two coming outs – first as a straight woman, then as the gay man he was born to be.
Lydia Lunch (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Beth B; Stars: Thurston Moore, Lydia Lunch, Richard Kern, J.G. Thirlwell, Donita Sparks, Thurston Moore, Lydia Lunch, Richard Kern, J.G. Thirlwell, Donita Sparks)
Profile of the New Wave pioneer.
Maurice Hines: Bring Them Back (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: John Carluccio; Writer: Tracy E Hopkins; Stars: Debbie Allen, Elise Neal, Chita Rivera, Mel Johnson Jr., Shaun Baker, Maurice Hines, Charles Randolph-Wright, Mercedes Ellington, Zachary Hines, Debbie Allen, Elise Neal, Chita Rivera, Mel Johnson Jr., Shaun Baker, Maurice Hines)
Consideration of the life and career of the song-and-dance man.
On Broadway (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Oren Jacoby; Stars: Hugh Jackman, Alec Baldwin, John Lithgow, Christine Baranski, Ian McKellen, James Corden, Tommy Tune)
The inside story of working on Broadway.
Pier Kids (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Elegance Bratton; Stars: Anniyah Balenciaga, Cheetah Revlon, Desean Irby, Jusheem Casper Thorne, Krystal Labeija Dixon)
The stories of the queer and trans people of colour who built their lives around New York City's Christopher Street Pier .
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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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