2016 DOC NYC in Focus: Behind the Scenes

finding_kukan-courtesy-family-of-rey-scott-key-imageThursday’s DOC NYC preview kicks off with our films about filmmaking: Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes

le_concours-_the_graduationLE CONCOURS
Director: Claire Simon
NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE

Go behind closed doors during the months-long admissions period at France’s most selective film school, La Fémis.

 

film_hawkFILM HAWK
Directors: JJ Garvine & Tai Parquet
NYC PREMIERE

Bob Hawk has been a secret weapon for independent filmmakers for decades, helping launch the careers of the likes of Kevin Smith and Ed Burns.

 

FINDING KUKAN (pictured above)
Director: Robin Lung
NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE

A filmmaker begins investigating the production of a lost Oscar-winning documentary and makes unanticipated discoveries.

scoreSCORE: A FILM MUSIC DOCUMENTARY
Director: Matt Schrader
NYC PREMIERE

Shining a spotlight on the overlooked craft of film composing.

 

versusVERSUS: THE LIFE AND FILMS OF KEN LOACH
Director: Louise Osmond
NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE

During the making of Ken Loach’s Palme d’Or winning I, DANIEL BLAKE, filmmaker Louise Ormond captures his process.

 

Why You Should Attend:
This section for cinephiles celebrates auteurs, impresarios, unsung artists, and lost films, while also profiling the dreams of aspiring filmmakers.

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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