DOC NYC 2017

Rooftop Films is proud to co-present the following films at the 2017 DOC NYC Festival

 

SAMANTHA’S AMAZING ACROCATS
11/10, 7:15 PM @ IFC CENTER

NYC PREMIERE – A woman pins her dreams of stardom on a traveling cat circus, but how long can she hold on as debt mounts and success seems elusive?

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THE STRANGER
11/10, 9:45 PM @ CINÉPOLIS CHELSEA

INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE – Amanda, a 25-year-old single mother, meets the man of her dreams on Facebook… but she soon discovers that the charming, worldly Casper has secrets.

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THE IRON TRIANGLE
11/11, 4:30 PM @ IFC CENTER
11/16, 12:30 PM @ IFC CENTER

WORLD PREMIERE – Workers and owners of auto repair shops in Queens’ Willets Point face off against gentrification and urban renewal for the future of their livelihoods and community.

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JIM & ANDY THE GREAT BEYOND – THE STORY OF JIM CARREY & ANDY KAUFMAN FEATURING A VERY SPECIAL, CONTRACTUALLY OBLIGATED MENTION OF TONY CLIFTON
11/11, 6:30 PM @ SVA THEATRE

NYC PREMIERE – Offbeat documentarian Chris Smith (American Movie) reveals just how fully Jim Carrey took on the persona of idiosyncratic comedian Andy Kaufman on the set of Man on the Moon.

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QUEERCORE: HOW TO PUNK A REVOLUTION
11/12, 9:15 PM @ IFC CENTER

NYC PREMIERE – Misfits in both the mainstream gay and homophobic punk scenes, Bruce LaBruce and GB Jones invented a radical underground subculture that spread around the world.

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LOTS OF KIDS, A MONKEY AND A CASTLE
11/13, 6:30 PM @ CINÉPOLIS CHELSEA

NYC PREMIERE – Spanish actor-turned-director Gustavo Salmerón captures his eccentric, extraordinary mother, who had three dreams: having lots of kids, a monkey and a castle.

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RODENTS OF UNUSUAL SIZE
11/15, 7:15 PM @ IFC CENTER

WORLD PREMIERE – This quirky film follows bounty hunters and other colorful Gulf residents as they try to defend Louisiana from the invasive giant swamp rat known as the nutria.

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