2017 DOC NYC in Focus: Science Nonfiction

THE EXPERIMENTAL CITY


Today’s DOC NYC spotlight looks at films on science and technology, with a special focus on energy:

Science Nonfiction

THE EXPERIMENTAL CITY
Director: Chad Freidrichs
NYC PREMIERE

A fascinating chronicle of an almost successful attempt to build the city of the future by a visionary scientist and futurist comic strip writer in the 1960s.

HAPPENING: A CLEAN ENERGY REVOLUTION

HAPPENING: A CLEAN ENERGY REVOLUTION
Director: James Redford
NYC PREMIERE

Seeking hope for a sustainable tomorrow, filmmaker James Redford crosses the country to chronicle the clean energy revolution already taking place.

HOT GREASE

HOT GREASE
Directors: Sam Wainwright Douglas, Paul Lovelace, Jessica Wolfson
WORLD PREMIERE

A fascinating look at biodiesel, a growing industry with the potential to undercut the dominance of Big Oil — and it all starts with recycled cooking oil.

THE NEW FIRE

THE NEW FIRE
Director: David Schumacher
NYC PREMIERE

Innovative young nuclear engineers attempt to develop next-generation reactors to provide clean and safe solutions to the world’s future energy needs.

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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