DOC NYC 2021

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The Rossellinis The Rossellinis
The Rossellinis and The New Gospel
Alien On Stage (Country: UK; Year: 2020; Director: Danielle Kummer; Lucy Harvey.)
The story of the Dorset Bus Drivers whose amateur dramatics group created a serious stage adaptation of the science fiction horror classic Alien and ended up performing in London's West End.
Exposing Muybridge (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Marc Shaffer; Writer: Marc Shaffer; Stars: Gary Oldman, Luther Gerlach, Marta Braun, Richard Jackson Kushakaak, Heather Lake, Philip Brookman, Richard White, Rebecca Gowers, Tracy Storer, Thomas Gunning, Mark Klett, Tracey Stores, Leo Shaffer, Amy Werbel, Byron Wolfe)
Biographical portrait of the photography pioneer.
Film, The Living Record Of Our Memory (Country: Canada, Spain; Year: 2021; Director: Inés Toharia; Writer: Inés Toharia; Stars: Ken Loach, Jonas Mekas, Kevin Brownlow, Fernando Trueba, Costa-Gavras, Martin Scorsese, Bill Morrison, Ridley Scott, Nicolas Rey, Wim Wenders, Patricio Guzmán, Ahmad Kiarostami, Idrissa Ouédraogo, Vittorio Storaro, Margaret Boode, Tina Anckarman, David Francis, Frédéric Bonnaud, Aboubakar Sanogo, Steve Bloom)
Documentary considering our audiovisual heritage and what is being done to preserve it.
Forest For The Trees (Country: Canada; Year: 2021; Director: Rita Leistner)
War photographer Rita Leistner turns her expert lens onto a community of tree planters who overcome grueling conditions and emotional difficulties to bring back the forest one tree at a time.
Grain (Country: US, Italy, Spain, Switzerland; Year: 2021; Director: Alex Contell, Tommaso Sacconi)
Explores the stories of those committed to using physical film in the digital era.
Alien On Stage Alien On Stage
Alien On Stage and Grain
McCurry: The Pursuit Of Colour (Country: UK; Year: 2021; Director: Denis Delestrac; Stars: Paul Theroux, Sharbat Gula, Anthony Bannon, Bruce Duffy, Robert Dannin)
Documentary about photographer Steve McCurry.
The New Gospel (Das Neue Evangelium) (Country: Germany, Switzerland, Italy; Year: 2020; Director: Milo Rau; Writer: Milo Rau; Stars: Yvan Sagnet, Maia Morgenstern, Enrique Irazoqui, Marcello Fonte, Yvan Sagnet, Maia Morgenstern, Enrique Irazoqui, Marcello Fonte)
Hybrid documentary about the life of Jesus and the current struggles of migrant workers in Italy.
The Real Charlie Chaplin (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Peter Middleton, James Spinney; Writer: Oliver Kindeberg, Peter Middleton, James Spinney; Stars: Dickie Beau, Haley Flaherty, Paul Leonard, Pearl Mackie, Dominic Marsh, Jeff Rawle, Anne Rosenfeld, Paul Ryan, Matthew Wolf, Eben Young)
Documentary about the life and career of the silent movie star.
The Rossellinis (Country: Latvia, Italy; Year: 2020; Director: Alessandro Rossellini; Writer: Andrea Paolo Massara, Alessandro Rossellini, Davis Simanis Jr.; Stars: Alessandro Rossellini, Isabella Rossellini, Ingrid Rossellini, Robin Rossellini, Renzo Rossellini, Nur Rossellini, Katherine Cohen, Elettra Wiedemann, Caleb Lane)
A documentary recounting the lives of Roberto Rossellini's children from the perspective of Alessandro Rossellini, the first grandson of the director.
St Louis Superman (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Sami Khan, Smriti Mundhra; Stars: King Bruce Franks III, Bruce Franks Jr)
A documentary portrait of a 34-year-old battle rapper, Ferguson activist and state representative from St. Louis, Missouri.

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