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2018 FILM GUIDE

SHOWING 15 FILMS IN THE SECTION 'SPOTLIGHT DOCUMENTARY'
Sectionsspotlightdocumentary
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BETHANY HAMILTON: UNSTOPPABLE

  • Section: Spotlight Documentary
  • Release Year: 2018
  • Runtime: 98 minutes
  • Directed By: Aaron Lieber
  • Country: USA
One of the most fearless and accomplished athletes of her generation, Bethany Hamilton became a surfing wunderkind when she returned to the sport following a devastating shark attack at age 13. Now she faces her biggest challenge yet: motherhood. Read More

SCREENING TIMES

FRI4/207:00 PMTribeca Festival HubTribeca Festival HubPASSED
SAT4/214:45 PMCinépolis Chelsea 1CIN-01PASSED
SUN4/222:45 PMRegal Cinemas Battery Park 11-3REGAL-03PASSED
SAT4/286:45 PMRegal Cinemas Battery Park 11-11REGAL-11$25.94
Documentary, Sports, First Time Filmmaker
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THE BLEEDING EDGE

  • Section: Spotlight Documentary
  • Release Year: 2018
  • Runtime: 99 minutes
  • Directed By: Kirby Dick
  • Country: USA
Each year in the United States, unparalleled innovations in medical diagnostics, treatment, and technology hit the market. But when the same devices designed to save patients end up harming them, who is accountable? Read More

SCREENING TIMES

SAT4/212:00 PMSVA Theater 2 BeatriceSVA2-BeatricePASSED
SUN4/224:45 PMCinépolis Chelsea 1CIN-01PASSED
TUE4/248:45 PMCinépolis Chelsea 5CIN-05LIMITED
THU4/266:15 PMCinépolis Chelsea 5CIN-05RUSH
Environmental
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GENERAL MAGIC

  • Section: Spotlight Documentary
  • Release Year: 2018
  • Runtime: 92 minutes
  • Directed By: Matt Maude and Sarah Kerruish
  • Country: UK, USA
A Silicon Valley startup built by the best and brightest minds of the 1980s tech world, General Magic shipped the first handheld wireless personal communicator in 1994. It was decades ahead of its time—and a complete failure. Read More

SCREENING TIMES

FRI4/205:45 PMCinépolis Chelsea 7CIN-07PASSED
SAT4/214:00 PMCinépolis Chelsea 9CIN-09PASSED
SUN4/224:00 PMCinépolis Chelsea 9CIN-09PASSED
THU4/265:45 PMRegal Cinemas Battery Park 11-3REGAL-03RUSH
Documentary, First Time Filmmaker
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HOUSE TWO

  • Section: Spotlight Documentary
  • Release Year: 2018
  • Runtime: 107 minutes
  • Directed By: Michael Epstein
  • Country: USA
In 2005, a group of U.S. Marines killed 24 unarmed Iraqi men, women, and children in a matter of minutes, sparking the largest criminal investigation in Marine Corps history. House Two delves into that investigation and the ensuing court proceedings, all the way up to the case's shocking conclusion. Read More

SCREENING TIMES

SUN4/226:45 PMCinépolis Chelsea 2CIN-02PASSED
MON4/239:30 PMCinépolis Chelsea 8CIN-08PASSED
TUE4/245:15 PMCinépolis Chelsea 1CIN-01LIMITED
THU4/268:45 PMRegal Cinemas Battery Park 11-3REGAL-03RUSH
Documentary
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HOWARD

  • Section: Spotlight Documentary
  • Release Year: 2018
  • Runtime: 90 minutes
  • Directed By: Don Hahn
  • Country: USA
Howard Ashman, the once-in-a-generation songwriting talent, revitalized Disney with his work on The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, and Aladdin. Howard is a tribute to the lyricist and to the power of musical storytelling. Read More

SCREENING TIMES

SUN4/222:30 PMCinépolis Chelsea 7CIN-07PASSED
MON4/236:15 PMCinépolis Chelsea 5CIN-05PASSED
TUE4/243:30 PMRegal Cinemas Battery Park 11-5REGAL-05$14.61
THU4/267:00 PMCinépolis Chelsea 9CIN-09RUSH
Documentary
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INTO THE OKAVANGO

  • Section: Spotlight Documentary
  • Release Year: 2018
  • Runtime: 94 minutes
  • Directed By: Neil Gelinas
  • Country: USA
Botswana’s Okavango Delta is one of the planet’s last remaining true wildernesses, but studies have shown it is shrinking. A group of intrepid scientists embark on a four-month, 1500-mile journey upriver to the Okavango’s source to investigate why. Read More

SCREENING TIMES

SUN4/225:00 PMTribeca Festival HubTribeca Festival HubPASSED
MON4/238:15 PMRegal Cinemas Battery Park 11-6REGAL-06PASSED
WED4/258:15 PMRegal Cinemas Battery Park 11-6REGAL-06RUSH
SAT4/286:15 PMRegal Cinemas Battery Park 11-1REGAL-01RUSH
Documentary, First Time Filmmaker
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MCQUEEN

  • Section: Spotlight Documentary
  • Release Year: 2018
  • Runtime: 111 minutes
  • Directed By: Ian Bonhôte and Peter Ettedgui
  • Country: UK
Legendary couturier Alexander McQueen’s rags to riches story is vividly brought to life by his closest friends and family and through his revolutionary body of work, as inspired, tortured, and visionary as the man himself. Read More

SCREENING TIMES

SUN4/225:00 PMBMCC Tribeca PACBMCCPASSED
MON4/239:30 PMRegal Cinemas Battery Park 11-5REGAL-05PASSED
WED4/254:00 PMRegal Cinemas Battery Park 11-11REGAL-11RUSH
Documentary, First Time Filmmaker
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ROLL RED ROLL

  • Section: Spotlight Documentary
  • Release Year: 2018
  • Runtime: 80 minutes
  • Directed By: Nancy Schwartzman
  • Country: USA
At a 2012 pre-season high-school football party in Steubenville, Ohio, a young woman was sexually assaulted. The aftermath exposed an entire culture of complicity—and Roll Red Roll maps out the roles that peer pressure, denial, sports machismo, and social media each played in the tragedy. Read More

SCREENING TIMES

SUN4/228:00 PMCinépolis Chelsea 7CIN-07PASSED
MON4/238:30 PMCinépolis Chelsea 3CIN-03PASSED
TUE4/246:15 PMRegal Cinemas Battery Park 11-1REGAL-01LIMITED
SAT4/285:30 PMRegal Cinemas Battery Park 11-4REGAL-04RUSH
SUN4/295:30 PMRegal Cinemas Battery Park 11-4REGAL-04RUSH
Documentary, Thriller, Female Director(s), First Time Filmmaker, Tribeca Film Institute Alumni
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RYUICHI SAKAMOTO: CODA

  • Section: Spotlight Documentary
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 102 minutes
  • Directed By: Stephen Nomura Schible
  • Country: USA, Japan
Ryuichi Sakamoto has had a prolific career spanning over four decades, from techno-pop stardom to Oscar-winning film composer. Coda offers an intimate portrait of a legendary artist and a passionate activist. Read More

SCREENING TIMES

WED4/258:30 PMCinépolis Chelsea 7CIN-07RUSH
THU4/268:15 PMCinépolis Chelsea 1CIN-01RUSH
FRI4/276:00 PMRegal Cinemas Battery Park 11-10REGAL-10FREE W/ TICKET
Documentary, Environmental, Music, NY Director(s), First Time Filmmaker
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SAY HER NAME: THE LIFE AND DEATH OF SANDRA BLAND

  • Section: Spotlight Documentary
  • Release Year: 2018
  • Runtime: 105 minutes
  • Directed By: Kate Davis and David Heilbroner
  • Country: USA
Sandra Bland was a bright, energetic activist whose life was cut short when a traffic stop resulted in a mysterious jail cell death just three days later. Say Her Name follows the two-year battle to uncover the truth. Read More

SCREENING TIMES

WED4/258:00 PMSVA Theater 1 SilasSVA1-Silas$25.94
THU4/268:30 PMCinépolis Chelsea 6CIN-06RUSH
FRI4/275:30 PMCinépolis Chelsea 3CIN-03FREE W/ TICKET
SAT4/282:45 PMRegal Cinemas Battery Park 11-3REGAL-03RUSH
Documentary, Female Director(s), NY Director(s), Tribeca Film Festival Alumni
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