2018 DOC NYC in Focus: International Perspectives

BRAVE GIRLS

Festival:
DOC NYC

Dates:
November 8-15

Section:
International Perspectives, a look at stories from around the globe:

AFTERWARD
Director: Ofra Bloch
WORLD PREMIERE

Disturbed by the resurgence of anti-Semitism worldwide, the filmmaker travels to Germany, Israel and Palestine to confront lasting tensions and contradictions.

BRAVE GIRLS
Directors: Yashaswi Desai, Ellie Walton
WORLD PREMIERE

Three young Indian women in a conservative Muslim town seek to change their futures through education and self-determination.

EXIT
Director: Karen Winther
NYC PREMIERE

What makes someone join neo-Nazis, Jihadists or other hate groups, and what makes them decide to leave?

THE INTERPRETERS
Director: Andres Caballero, Sofian Khan
NYC PREMIERE

Interpreters who worked for US military forces in Afghanistan and Iraq face retribution while they await promised but long-delayed special visas into the US.

NEW HOMELAND
Director: Barbara Kopple
WORLD PREMIERE

Refugee boys from war-torn Syria and Iraq attend a Canadian summer camp where some thrive while others struggle.

OF FATHERS AND SONS
Director: Talal Derki
NYC PREMIERE

In this Sundance Grand Jury Prize winner, director Talal Derki (RETURN TO HOMS) gains access to a radical Syrian jihadist and his family for two years.

THE OTHER RIO
Director: Émilie B Guérette
US PREMIERE

In Rio de Janeiro, squatters live in an abandoned government building under the rule of drug dealers, but exhibit a remarkable resilience.

TAKUMI: A 60000 HOUR STORY ON THE SURVIVAL OF HUMAN CRAFT
Director: Clay Jeter
WORLD PREMIERE

Profiles of devoted artisans including a chef, a traditional paper cut artist, a car factory inspector and a carpenter.

More Info:
For full descriptions, a list of expected guests, screening details, and to purchase tickets, click on the individual titles above, and follow links for ticketing, where still available. Note that anything indicating Rush Only may still have tickets available day-of at the venue. Or consider purchasing one of DOC NYC’s several Pass options for access to a variety of programming.

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