2017 DOC NYC in Focus: DOC NYC PRO – Pitch Perfect Day


This week’s focus on DOC NYC‘s industry programming series, DOC NYC PRO, wraps with a look at our all-day pitch program on Monday, November 13.

DOC NYC PRO – Pitch Perfect Day

Filmmakers pitch their new projects to panels of industry executives + breakfast & special reception. This day features a Morning Manifesto with Sundance Institute’s Tabitha Jackson and pitches from the following projects in the works:

SECOND COMING
Directed by Cara Jones
Two siblings must find their own paths outside a religion known for arranged marriages and mass weddings.

SHADOW OF HIS WINGS
Directed by Lucas Habte
A personal film charting the filmmaker’s relationship with a young man in Ethiopia, who must seek asylum in France after receiving homophobic death threats.

PLUCKED
Directed by Joel Van Haren
Detailing the life of Salah Salahadyn and traces the history of the $6 million violin he’s accused of stealing.

GOOD OL GIRL
Directed by Sarah Brennan Kolb
A band of women cattle ranchers hustle for land, cattle and respect in deep Texas.

FINDING HOME
Directed by Abraham Troen
This short-form docuseries profiles young LGBT immigrants from different communities living in Los Angeles.

BLUE CODE OF SILENCE
Directed by Magnus Skatvold
Forty years ago, policeman Bob Leuci brought down New York City’s most corrupt police unit, but at a grave personal cost.

More Info:
For full descriptions, a list of panelists, event details, click on the link above. For access, check out DOC NYC’s several Pass options.

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