DOC NYC 2020

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Songs Of Repression Songs Of Repression
Songs Of Repression and Stray
Acasa, My Home (Country: Romania; Year: 2020; Director: Radu Ciorniciuc)
In the wilderness of the Bucharest Delta, nine children and their parents lived in perfect harmony with nature for 20 years – until they are chased out and forced to adapt to life in the big city.
Beautiful Something Left Behind (Country: Denmark; Year: 2020; Director: Katrine Philp)
New Jersey’s Good Grief counseling center offers a holistic approach to mourning. This film offers a child's perspective of grief.
Influence (Year: 2020; Director: Diana Neille, Richard Poplak; Writer: South Africa, Canada)
Charting the recent advancements in weaponised communication by investigating the rise and fall of the world's most notorious public relations and reputation management firm: the British multinational Bell Pottinger.
Mayor (Country: US, UK; Year: 2020; Director: David Osit; Stars: Musa Hadid)
Portrait of the Christian mayor of Ramallah during his second term in office.
The Reason I Jump (Country: US, UK; Year: 2020; Director: Jerry Rothwell; Writer: Naoki Higashida; Stars: Narrated by, Jordan O'Donegan)
Based on the book by Naoki Higashida this immersive film explores the experiences of nonspeaking autistic people around the world.
The Reason I Jump The Reason I Jump
The Reason I Jump and Beautiful Something Left Behind
Songs Of Repression (Country: Denmark; Year: 2020; Director: Marianne Hougen-Moraga, Estephan Wagner; Writer: Marianne Hougen-Moraga, Estephan Wagner)
Considering the lasting trauma of decades of abuse in a German religious community in Chile.
Stray (Country: Turkey, Hong Kong; Year: 2020; Director: Elizabeth Lo)
The world of Zeytin, a stray dog living life on the streets of Istanbul.
The Walrus And The Whistleblower (Country: Canada; Year: 2020; Director: Nathalie Bibeau; Writer: Nathalie Bibeau, Christina Clark; Stars: Phil Demers, Doug Draper, John Holer, Jimmy Kimmel, Peter Mansbridge, Elizabeth May, Joe Rogan)
The story of an animal trainer turned whistleblower and the walrus he loves.

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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