2017 DOC NYC in Focus: New World Order

RECRUITING FOR JIHAD


New to DOC NYC this year, a section focused on today’s most pressing issues:

New World Order

EUROTRUMP

EUROTRUMP
Directors: Stephen Robert Morse, Nicholas Hampson
NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE

An in-depth exploration of Geert Wilders, the “Dutch Donald Trump,” as the controversial politician seems poised to become the Prime Minister of the Netherlands.

INSHA’ALLAH DEMOCRACY

INSHA’ALLAH DEMOCRACY
Director: Mohammed Ali Naqvi
NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE

Following Pakistan’s former dictator, General Pervez Musharraf, as he runs for president, the filmmaker questions if democracy is truly possible in Pakistan.

PLAYING GOD

PLAYING GOD
Director: Karin Jurschick
US PREMIERE

A candid, complex portrait of Ken Feinberg, a man tasked with putting a dollar value on human lives in the wake of tragedies like 9/11 and Sandy Hook.

RECRUITING FOR JIHAD
Directors: Adil Khan Farooq, Ulrik Imtiaz Rolfsen
NYC PREMIERE

Over several years, a journalist follows a charismatic, outspoken Norwegian missionary as he recruits young converts to Islam, and to fight for ISIS in Syria.

SKY & GROUND

SKY & GROUND
Directors: Talya Tibbon, Joshua Bennett
WORLD PREMIERE

A compelling, ground-level immersion into the greatest humanitarian crisis of our time, accompanying a large, extended family by foot from Syria to asylum in Germany.

SPIRAL

SPIRAL
Director: Laura Fairrie
US PREMIERE

An urgent, alarming look at the rise of Anti-Semitism, Holocaust denial and physical and verbal assaults against Jews throughout Europe, particularly in France.

More Info:
For full descriptions, a list of expected special guests, screening details, 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 several Pass options for access to a variety of programming.

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