DOC NYC Festival Rundown: Vonnegut, Cousteau, Ashe and the Real Value of Trailer Parks

By Gregory Crofton 40 years in the making, “KURT VONNEGUT: UNSTUCK IN TIME” was worth the wait. It is charming look at the full life of this world famous writer, a man maybe be best known for his books, “Breakfast…

Teen Girls in Texas: Beautiful, Provocative ‘CUSP’ Stands out at DOC NYC Film Festival

By Gregory Crofton I tried to stick with “Attica,” a new documentary about the 1971 prison riot in Upstate New York, but it was dry and newsy — I felt like I had already seen it as soon as a…

More DOC NYC Highlights: Folk Singer Karen Dalton and Whistle-Blowing Corrupt Cop Bob Leuci

By Gregory Crofton The DOC NYC film festival officially ran from Nov. 11-19, but about 70 select films remain available to watch through Nov. 29. Thankfully organizers have made it easy to sling docs from your computer screen to your…

DOC NYC Festival Highlights: ‘Crazy, Not Insane,’ ‘The Dissident,’ ‘Belushi’ and ‘Zappa’

By Gregory Crofton DOC NYC This year the largest documentary film festival in the country is available to everyone with access to a computer. The Covid-19 global pandemic forced DOC NYC, typically screened in New York City theaters, to go…

DOC NYC Review: ‘My Psychedelic Love Story’

By Jonathon Norcross Joanna Harcourt-Smith grew up in extreme wealth in France raised by a mother who boasted of sleeping with Mussolini — and her story only gets weirder from there. In the newest Errol Morris film, “My Psychedelic Love…

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