2018 DOC NYC in Focus: Science Nonfiction

THE TRUTH ABOUT KILLER ROBOTS

Festival:
DOC NYC

Dates:
November 8-15

Section:
Science Nonfiction, which is focused on science and technology:

BEHIND THE CURVE
Director: Daniel J. Clark
NYC PREMIERE

A profile of passionate advocates of the Flat Earth theory reveals the deep-seated need for community and the hazards of believing in alternative facts.

PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF DESIRE
Director: Hao Wu
NYC PREMIERE

This SXSW Grand Jury winner goes behind the scenes of China’s live-streaming showrooms, where web stars seek fans and financial rewards.

THE TRUTH ABOUT KILLER ROBOTS
Director: Maxim Pozdorovkin
NYC PREMIERE

The director of PUSSY RIOT: A PUNK PRAYER investigates how robots are becoming more human and humans more robotic.

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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