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2014 FILM GUIDE

SHOWING 61 RESULTS | FILMS SORTED BY GENRE: 'DOCUMENTARY'
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A BRONY TALE

  • Release Year: 2014
  • Runtime: 79 minutes
  • Directed By: Brent Hodge
  • Country: Canada and New Zealand
Born of internet mecca 4chan, the “Brony” phenomenon is a flourishing community of adult, mostly straight, male fans of the children’s cartoon My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. Brent Hodge’s funny and illuminating documentary surveys the members of this surprising subculture, framed by the journey of Ashleigh Ball, one of the show’s voice actors, embracing her unexpected fan base. | Read More

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Documentary
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CHAMPS

  • Release Year: 2014
  • Runtime: 85 minutes
  • Directed By: Bert Marcus
  • Country: USA
This insightful and provocative documentary charts the lives of some of America’s heaviest hitters—including Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield, and Bernard Hopkins—as they seek to break out of poverty via one of the few outlets available. Bert Marcus skillfully weaves their personal histories and gripping footage from their biggest bouts to explore the meaning of the American dream in a society increasingly fragmented between rich and poor. | Read More

SCREENING TIMES

SAT 4/19 3:00 PM SVA Theater 1 Silas SVA1- Silas ADD TO LIST Icon-fg-wishlist PASSED
SUN 4/20 8:30 PM AMC Loews Village 7 - 3 AV7-03 ADD TO LIST Icon-fg-wishlist PASSED
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Drama, Sports, Documentary, Returning Filmmaker, First Time Filmmaker
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COMPARED TO WHAT: THE IMPROBABLE JOURNEY OF BARNEY FRANK

  • Release Year: 2013
  • Runtime: 87 minutes
  • Directed By: Michael Chandler and Sheila Canavan
  • Country: USA
Compared to What is a rare and intimate peek into the life of Barney Frank, the quick-witted, cantankerous, and first openly gay Congressman in the United States. On the verge of his retirement, Frank reflects on his 40 years in office and the role his own homosexuality played in his campaigns for social justice. | Read More

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Female Director(s), Documentary, Relationships, Female Screenwriter(s)
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DIOR AND I

  • Release Year: 2014
  • Runtime: 90 minutes
  • Directed By: Frédéric Tcheng
  • Country: France
Frédéric Tcheng’s masterful documentary enters the storied world of the House of Christian Dior, with a privileged, behind-the-scenes look at the creation of Raf Simons’ first Dior Haute Couture collection as artistic director. Beautifully melding the everyday, pressure-filled components of fashion with a mysterious and elegant reverence for the history of this iconic brand, Tcheng’s colorful homage to the seamstresses of the atelier is nothing short of magical. | Read More

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THU 4/17 6:30 PM SVA Theater 1 Silas SVA1- Silas ADD TO LIST Icon-fg-wishlist PASSED
SAT 4/19 3:00 PM Bow Tie Cinemas Chelsea 7 BTC-07 ADD TO LIST Icon-fg-wishlist PASSED
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FRI 4/25 9:00 PM AMC Loews Village 7 - 1 AV7-01 ADD TO LIST Icon-fg-wishlist RUSH Icon-fg-bolt
Documentary, NY Director(s)
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DUKE AND THE BUFFALO

  • Release Year: 2014
  • Runtime: 15 minutes
  • Directed By: Josh Chertoff and Alfredo Alcantara
  • Country: USA
Once a year, a crew of Colorado ranchers rounds up a herd of wild buffalo as part of a unique conservation effort. This film follows the story of Duke Phillips and his team of ranchers as they risk everything to preserve this endangered animal and the rich landscape it inhabits.

Screening in Shorts Program: After Words | Read More

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SUN 4/27 12:00 PM Tribeca Cinemas Theater 2 TC2 ADD TO LIST Icon-fg-wishlist RUSH Icon-fg-bolt
Drama, Documentary, NY Director(s)
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FAMOUS NATHAN

  • Release Year: 2014
  • Runtime: 98 minutes
  • Directed By: Lloyd Handwerker
  • Country: USA
Nathan’s Famous Frankfurters, a New York City icon, has left a lasting imprint on the collective memory and palate of Coney Island. Featuring endearing characters, rare archival material, a nuanced editing style, a strong score, and a director who is the grandson of "Famous" Nathan himself, this documentary gem takes a look back at the immigrant experience and almost 100 years of family and New York history.

Photo credit: Daniel Farrell | Read More

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MON 4/21 7:30 PM Bow Tie Cinemas Chelsea 9 BTC-09 ADD TO LIST Icon-fg-wishlist PASSED
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Documentary, New York, NY Director(s), First Time Filmmaker, Food
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A FILM IS A FILM IS A FILM

  • Release Year: 2013
  • Runtime: 16 minutes
  • Directed By: Eva von Schweinitz
  • Country: USA
Digital projection takes over the movie screens worldwide. As celluloid slowly disappears from her workplace, the director, a movie projectionist herself, starts bleaching, painting, and scratching film to find answers about what makes it special. A personal look into a changing profession and a visceral portrait of a vanishing material.

Screening in Shorts Program: Digital Dilemma | Read More

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SUN 4/27 11:00 AM Tribeca Cinemas Theater 1 TC1 ADD TO LIST Icon-fg-wishlist LIMITED Icon-fg-ticket
Female Director(s), Documentary, New York, NY Director(s), Experimental
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FISHTAIL

  • Release Year: 2014
  • Runtime: 61 minutes
  • Directed By: Andrew Renzi
  • Country: USA
The iconic voice and noble philosophies proffered by Harry Dean Stanton punctuate this authentic look at life on the edge of wilderness. Andrew Renzi makes his directorial debut with this glimpse into the rugged lives of the cowboys of Montana’s Fishtail Basin Ranch as they survive another calving season. Set to a seraphic score, this captivating, atmospheric documentary is a film, as Stanton would say, for “those of earth-born passion.” | Read More

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THU 4/17 9:45 PM Bow Tie Cinemas Chelsea 8 BTC-08 ADD TO LIST Icon-fg-wishlist PASSED
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Documentary, NY Director(s), First Time Filmmaker
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FOOD CHAINS

  • Release Year: 2014
  • Runtime: 83 minutes
  • Directed By: Sanjay Rawal
  • Country: USA
Executive produced by Eva Longoria, this hard-hitting documentary gives pause for thought with every plate of food we eat by exposing the rampant abuse embedded in America’s agriculture and food production industries. The fi lm sheds light on the wage theft and outright slavery that constitutes everyday life for thousands of America’s (mostly Latino) farm workers, and gives voice and attempts to bring justice to those fi ghting to change these practices. | Read More

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Documentary, NY Director(s), First Time Filmmaker
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GARNET'S GOLD

  • Release Year: 2014
  • Runtime: 76 minutes
  • Directed By: Ed Perkins
  • Country: U.K.
Twenty years ago, Garnet Frost nearly lost his life hiking near Scotland’s Loch Arkaig. The near-death experience haunts him to this day, in particular the peculiar wooden stick he discovered right before he was rescued. Believing the staff to be a marker for a fortune hidden nearly 300 years ago, Garnet embarks on a treasure hunt for the lost riches. Beneath the search for gold lies a poignant pursuit for life’s meaning and inspiration. | Read More

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Documentary, TFI Supported, First Time Filmmaker
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