Today’s DOC NYC preview continues with a look at one of our perennial sections: American Perspectives, a panorama of stories from around the country:
95 AND 6 TO GO
Director: Kimi Takesue
NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE
In this affectionate portrait, the filmmaker finds an unlikely creative collaborator in her 90-year-old grandfather.
Director: Brittany Huckabee
Set in the military outpost of San Antonio, TX, this moving film highlights the challenges faced by women, the fastest growing group of American veterans.
Director: Charlie Siskel
A probing interview with the originator of THE ANARCHIST COOKBOOK over the book’s troubling legacy.
BECOMING MORE VISIBLE
Director: Pamela French
A spotlight on four diverse young transgender New Yorkers as they contend with family and societal expectations to become their true selves.
Directors: Leah Warshawski & Todd Soliday
A Holocaust survivor with an outsized personality faces her biggest fear: retirement.
Director: Deirdre Fishel
This poignant film follows three home caregivers, uncovering the failures of the US eldercare system.
GOD KNOWS WHERE I AM
Directors: Jedd Wider & Todd Wider
An indictment of our flawed mental health care system through the story of a woman found in an abandoned New Hampshire farmhouse.
Director: Rohan Spong
An intimate profile of four transgender women who come out for the first time in their later years.
Why You Should Attend:
Discover new films from the makers of TAXI TO THE DARK SIDE, HOT GIRLS WANTED, and FINDING VIVIAN MAIER, introducing unforgettable seniors, veterans, conflicted authors, trans youth and elders, Holocaust survivors, caregivers, and a woman whose life was cut short by mental illness.
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