DOC NYC 2020

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Enemies Of The State Enemies Of The State
Enemies Of The State and A La Calle
Enemies Of The State (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Sonia Kennebeck)
When their hacker son is targeted by the US Government, the DeHarts will do anything to protect him.
Jacinta (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Jessica Earnshaw)
A documentary charting a mother, her daughter and granddaughter and cycles of addiction.
Landfall (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Cecilia Aldarondo)
Chronicling the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, and painting a portrait of the continued fraught relationship between the US and Puerto Rico, a land in mourning and resistance.
A La Calle (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Maxx Caicedo, Nelson G Navarrete)
Capturing the spirit of resistance and protest in Venezuela
World premiere
The Meaning Of Hitler (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Petra Epperlein, Michael Tucker; Stars: Martin Amis, Francine Prose, Saul Friedländer, Yehuda Bauer, Klaus Theweleit, Deborah Lipstadt, Beate Klarsfeld, Serge Klarsfeld, David Irving, Ute Frevert, Wojciech Mazurek, Enno Lenze, Jadwiga Korowaj, Klaus Heyne)
Historians and writers explore what Hitler means in the current waves of white supremacy, anti-Semitism, and the weaponisation of history and weigh in on the lasting impact of his virulent ideology.
Jacinta Jacinta
Jacinta and The Viewing Booth
So Late So Soon (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Daniel Hymanson)
An intimate portrait of Chicago-based artists Jackie Seiden and Don Seiden.
Stateless (Apátrida) (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Michèle Stephenson; Writer: Michèle Stephenson; Stars: Rosa Iris Diendomi-Álvarez, Teofilo Murat, Gladys Feliz)
In 2013, the Dominican Republic stripped the citizenship of anyone with Haitian parents, rendering over 200,000 people without nationality, identity or homeland. Stateless explores this complex history and politics through one young woman’s fight to protect the right to citizenship for all people.
Things We Dare Not Do (Cosas Que No Hacemos) (Country: Mexico; Year: 2020; Director: Bruno Santamaría Razo; Writer: Bruno Santamaría Razo)
A profile of a Mexican trans teenager on the cusp of adulthood.
Through The Night (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Loira Limbal; Stars: Deloris Hogan, Patrick Hogan)
Documentary examining the emotional toll of our modern economy on families, told through the lens of a 24-hour daycare centre in Westchester, New York.
The Viewing Booth (Country: US, Israel; Year: 2019; Director: Ra'anan Alexandrowicz; Writer: Ra'anan Alexandrowicz; Stars: Maia Levi)
The filmmaker chooses an American student - an enthusiastic supporter of Israel - to comment on a range of films made about the Occupied Territories.

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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