2016 DOC NYC in Focus: Wild Life

long_live_benjaminDOC NYC‘s Wild Life section explores the deep connections between humans and animals:

Wild Life

feral_loveFERAL LOVE
Director: Markie Hancock

When she’s not trudging through the snow to bring kibble to her cherished felines, Dorian plays viola with the New York Philharmonic.

LONG LIVE BENJAMIN (pictured above)
Directors: Jimm Lasser & Biff Butler

While visiting Venezuela in 1997, noted portrait artist Allen Hirsch meets a Capuchin monkey who would change his life.

naledi_a_baby_elephant_taleNALEDI: A BABY ELEPHANT’S TALE
Director: Ben Bowie & Geoff Luck

When a one-month-old elephant is suddenly orphaned, her very survival depends on human intervention.

Why You Should Attend:
This popular returning program spotlights the complex bonds that can form between man and beast, whether feline, simian, or elephantine.

More Info:
For full descriptions, a list of expected special guests, and to purchase tickets, click on the individual titles above, and follow links for ticketing, where still available. Or consider purchasing one of DOC NYC’s Pass options for access to a variety of programming.

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