2018 DOC NYC in Focus: Wild Life

THE CAT RESCUERS

Festival:
DOC NYC

Dates:
November 8-15

Section:
Wild Life, which is focused on animals and nature:

THE ANCIENT WOODS
Director: Mindaugas Survila
NYC PREMIERE

Ten years in the making, a biologist-turned-filmmaker documents an old-growth forest with immersive cinematography and sound design.

THE CAT RESCUERS
Directors: Rob Fruchtman, Steven Lawrence
NYC PREMIERE

A profile of street-smart volunteers working tirelessly in Brooklyn to help save as many street cats in need as possible.

ELEPHANT PATH/NJAIA NJOKU
Director: Todd McGrain
NYC PREMIERE

In the forests of the Central African Republic, one of the last wild herds of elephants struggles for survival.

FIRE ON THE HILL: THE COWBOYS OF SOUTH CENTRAL
Director: Brett Fallentine
NYC PREMIERE

Three black cowboys seek to preserve a unique culture of horse-riding in the last public stable in South Central LA.

FOR THE BIRDS
Director: Richard Miron
NYC PREMIERE

Kathy, an obsessive bird lover in upstate New York, struggles to maintain over 200 chickens, geese, ducks and turkeys.

OF FISH & FOE
Directors: Heike Bachelier, Andy Heathcote
US PREMIERE

Wildlife preservation clashes with family tradition when one of Scotland’s last salmon fishing families is accused of animal rights violations.

STARS IN THE SKY: A HUNTING STORY
Director: Steven Rinella
WORLD PREMIERE

Set in the Alaskan wilderness, this thought-provoking film explores controversies over the sport of hunting.

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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