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DOC NYC is America’s last big documentary festival of the year, a showcase for some of the year’s best nonfiction filmmaking. Hyperallergic has written about many of these films over the course of 2019 as part of our expanded documentary coverage. If you missed any of them in theaters before, or have been hearing about them touring the festival circuit but haven’t had a chance to check them out, now is your prime opportunity. Here are all our reviews and interviews of DOC NYC selections:
- When a Chinese Company Resurrected a Shuttered American Auto Factory
- The Hidden Sides of New York’s Well-Known Landmarks
- A New Documentary Unveils Remarkable Footage of the Apollo 11 Mission
- The Story Behind America’s Most Famous Sex Therapist
- The Filmmaker Who Investigated One Conspiracy, Only to Uncover Another
- Turning the Andes Into a Metaphor for Chile’s History of Political Oppression
- Separating the Man From the Myth of Diego Maradona
- A New Doc on the Midterm Elections Captures the Struggle of Women Candidates
- In Midnight Traveler, a Refugee Family Documents Their Journeys
- A Disturbing Reckoning With China’s One-Child Policy
- Martin Scorsese Tells a Tall Tale of Bob Dylan’s 1975 Tour
- The Afghan Films Left Unfinished Under Communist Rule
When: Wednesday, November 6 through Friday, November 15, 2019
Where: Various venues in Manhattan
Jackson’s exhibition The Land Claim began an extensive dialogue with local Indigenous, Black, and Latinx families on Long Island’s East End.
There is not a hint of psychological trauma in Astrup’s art, despite the parallels in his own experience to that of his countryman Edvard Munch.
The Greenberg Steinhauser Forum in American Portraiture Conversation Series continues with presentations on Hung Liu, African Methodist Episcopal aesthetics, and the Oak Flat conflict.
Inspired by her foremothers’ recycling of materials, Jan Wade creates altarpieces, shrines, and memory jugs out of found objects.
This retrospective of the work from a São Paulo photo club is a reminder that Modernism was not solely a European phenomenon.
After students around the world responded to online classes by the historic art school, the League launched e-telier™ to elevate its digital learning experience.