October 25, 2021

Three Documentaries by NewsDoc Alumni will be screened during Doc NYC in November 2021


Three documentaries by NewsDoc alumni will be screened during the festival DOC NYC, an annual documentary film festival in New York City. Co-founded by Thom Powers and Raphaela Neihausen, DOC NYC is the country’s largest documentary film festival with over 300 films and events and 200 special guests.

Online: November 10th – November 18th

Cinépolis Chelsea: November 13th, 10:30AM


Screenshot from "A Valley Divided"

A Valley Divided

Director: Madeline Gunderson

In the nation’s fruit basket, Latino community organizers and farmworkers are finding their voice and demmanding equal representation at the ballot box. (USA, 30 MIN)

Screenshot from "The Silent Disease"

The Silent Disease

Director: Kyla Milberger

An intimate story of a family hit hard by addiction. They bond as they try to understand addiction as a disease, not a choice. (USA, 30 MIN)

Screenshot from "Eagles Rest in Liangshan"

Eagles Rest in Liangshan

Director: Bohao Liu

Basketball is so popular with the Yi minority in Liangshan, that the center of town is not a park but a basketball court. Inspired by the Kobe Bryant Mamba mentality, a young Yi man returns to his city to coach the kids and open their world. (USA, CHINA, 31 MIN)

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