2016 DOC NYC in Focus: Docs Redux

to_be_heardDOC NYC revisits nonfiction from years past in Docs Redux:

Docs Redux

blackpresssoliderswithoutswordsTHE BLACK PRESS: SOLDIERS WITHOUT SWORDS (1999)
Director: Stanley Nelson

DOC NYC Lifetime Achievement Award-winner Stanley Nelson traces the history of African-American journalism.

TO BE HEARD (2010) (pictured above)
Directors: Roland Legiardi Laura, Edwin Martinez, Deborah Shaffer & Amy Sultan

Free screening co-presented with the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment. This celebration of great teachers, poetry and self-empowerment won DOC NYC’s inaugural Metropolis Jury Prize and Audience Award in 2010.

Director: Thomas Allen Harris

A pioneering film spotlighting the experiences of queer African-American siblings, accompanied by the Digital Diaspora Family Reunion Roadshow, an audience participation event.

Why You Should Attend:
This year’s Docs Redux offerings spotlight the work of our Visionaries Tribute honoree, pays tribute to one of the award-winning filmmakers from the festival’s inaugural year, and re-introduces audiences to an underexposed LGBT film from the mid-1990s.

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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