DOC NYC 2019

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Anbessa (Country: Italy, Ethiopia, United States; Year: 2019; Director: Mo Scarpelli; Writer: Mo Scarpelli)
Asalif and his mother defy Ethiopia’s omnipresent modern housing development culture, by continuing to live a life characterised by proximity to nature and rootedness in community. The boy counters the ruptures in his accustomed surroundings and the threat posed by the hyena that haunts his neighbourhood by reinventing himself as a hero: as Anbessa, the lion.
Busy Inside (Country: Russia, US; Year: 2019; Director: Olga Lvoff)
The work of a therapist who specialises in Dissociative Identity Disorder ... and who has 17 personalities of her own.
Cory In Brick City (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Mark Benjamin, Marc Levin)
Cory Brooker's attempts to transform Newark, New Jersey.
He Dreams Of Giants (Country: UK; Year: 2019; Director: Keith Fulton, Louis Pepe; Stars: Adam Driver, Terry Gilliam, Jonathan Pryce, Adam Driver, Terry Gilliam, Jonathan Pryce)
Portrait of Terry Gilliam's struggle to make Don Quixote.
The Journey Of Monalisa (Country: Chile, US; Year: 2019; Director: Nicole Costa; Writer: Daniela Camino, Nicole Costa, Melisa Miranda)
A reunion with the director, a former college classmate, provides the opportunity for a journey through an undocumented transgender immigrant’s daily life of sex, drugs and poetry
Sheep Hero (Country: Netherlands, Romania; Year: 2018; Director: Ton van Zantvoort; Writer: Ton van Zantvoort)
A traditional shepherd is forced to adapt to a changing world.
This Is Not A Movie (Country: Canada, Germany; Year: 2019; Director: Yung Chang; Writer: Yung Chang, Nelofer Pazira; Stars: Robert Fisk, Amira Hass, Nirmeen Hazineh, Sulieman Khatib, Antony Loewenstein, Robert Fisk, Amira Hass, Nirmeen Hazineh, Sulieman Khatib, Antony Loewenstein)
Profiles of Middle East journalist Robert Fisk.
Tyson (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: David Michaels)
Portrait of the boxer.
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