2018 DOC NYC in Focus: True Love

CHINA LOVE

Festival:
DOC NYC

Dates:
November 8-15

Section:
True Love, a new section exploring love and romance in its myriad forms:

THE ARTIST & THE PERVERT
Directors: Beatrice Behn, René Gebhardt
US PREMIERE

In this provocative exploration of sexual kinks, composer Georg Friedrich Haas and sex educator Mollena Williams redefine norms of love and ownership.

CHINA LOVE
Director: Olivia Martin-McGuire
INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE

In modern-day Shanghai, engaged couples go on a fantasy ride of glitz, excess and glamour in search of the perfect wedding photo.

DENNIS AND LOIS
Director: Chris Cassidy
WORLD PREMIERE

Forty years after meeting at CBGB, aging superfans Dennis and Lois still live life to its fullest, traveling all over to support their favorite bands.

SILICONE SOUL
Director: Melody Gilbert
NYC PREMIERE

Profiling individuals who form relationships with eerily lifelike dolls, this film sensitively explores the need for companionship and emotional connection.

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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