DOC NYC 2019

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City Dream (Country: China; Year: 2019; Director: Weijun Chen)
A year during which the Urban Management Bureau tries to displace a cantankerous street vendor in China.
The Human Factor (Country: UK, Israel; Year: 2019; Director: Dror Moreh)
Scrutinising the American-led negotiations between Israelis and Palestinians in 2000
Looking for Life (Cheche Lavi) (Country: Mexico, US, Haiti; Year: 2019; Director: Sam Ellison)
Documentary about two Haitian migrants who become stranded at the US-Mexico border, with no way forward.
Love Child (Country: Denmark; Year: 2019; Director: Eva Mulvad)
A couple who could face the death penalty in Iran because of their extra-marital affair attempt to flee the country with their four-year-old love child.
Sing Me A Song (Country: France, Germany, Switzerland; Year: 2019; Director: Thomas Balmès)
The director returns to Bhutan 10 years after he focused on a seven-year-old Buddhist there, to see how life has changed.
Symphony Of The Ursus Factory (Country: Poland; Year: 2018; Director: Jasmina Wojcik; Writer: Jasmina Wojcik)
The largest producers of tractors in Europe , the Ursus Factory came to an end following the collapse of communism. Here the ex-workers of the Ursus Factory re-enact a day of work.
The Wind. A Documentary Thriller (Country: Poland; Year: 2019; Director: Michal Bielawski)
A study of the destructive windstorm that regularly wreaks havoc in Poland’s Tatra Mountains.
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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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