My DOC NYC preview continues with a look at this year’s shorts programming. First up, a collection of films exploring ways of seeing the world:
DOC NYC Shorts Program: ART + DESIGN
ELEANOR AMBOS INTERIORS
Director: Andrew Michael Ellis
A celebrated interior designer faces the loss of her eyesight.
Director: Dress Code
Jonathan and Tobias shape the way we see the world, one font at a time.
Director: Alex Schein
Profiles of young artisans as they return small-scale manufacturing to Philadelphia.
THE SURREAL AND THE SELF (pictured above)
Director: Jon Sams
Detailing a young surrealist artist’s creation of self-portraits.
Director: Collin Kornfeind
An exploration of the popularity, meanings and functions of distinctive custom and branded yarmulkes.
DEATH AND THE MAIDEN
Director: Yael Lotem
An immersion into a series of a thousand autobiographical paintings made by a young Jewish Holocaust victim.
Why You Should Attend:
Taking an expansive view of art and design, these short films together offer a range of creative perspectives and their application across various media and disciplines.
To purchase tickets, click on the individual titles above, and follow links for ticketing; or check out the new options for Passes.