You will be redirected back to your article in seconds
Back to IndieWire

New York Film Festival Announces 2016 Documentary Lineup, Including New Films by Errol Morris and Steve James

"Small Enough to Jail" and "The B-Side" lead the program.

“Abacus: Small Enough to Jail”

The Film Society of Lincoln Center today announced the complete Spotlight on Documentary lineup for the 54th New York Film Festival, which begins on September 30 and ends on October 16. Among the more prominent selections are “Hoop Dreams” director Steve James’ “Abacus: Small Enough to Jail” and Errol Morris’ “The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman’s Portrait Photography,” among others; already announced titles for this year’s edition of NYFF, the 54th, include Kenneth Lonergan’s “Manchester by the Sea,” Maren Ade’s “Toni Erdmann” and Kelly Reichardt’s “Certain Women.” Find the full list of documentaries below.

READ MORE: NYFF Reveals Main Slate of 2016 Titles, Including ‘Manchester By the Sea,’ ‘Paterson’ and ‘Personal Shopper’

“Abacus: Small Enough to Jail” (Steve James)

“The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman’s Portrait Photography” (Errol Morris)

“Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds” (Alexis Bloom & Fisher Stevens)

“The Cinema Travellers” (Shirley Abraham & Amit Madheshiya”)

“Dawson City: Frozen Times” (Bill Morrison)

“Hissen Habré, A Chadian Tragedy” (Mahamat-Saleh Haroun)

“I Am Not Your Negro” (Raoul Peck)

READ MORE: NYFF 2016 Adds Ang Lee’s ‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk,’ His Ambitious 4K Fast Frame Narrative Feature

“I Called Him Morgan” (Kasper Collin)

“Karl Marx City” (Petra Epperlein & Michael Tucker)

“Patria O Muerte: Cuba, Fatherland or Death” (Olatz López Garmendia)

“The Settlers” (Shimon Dotan)

“Two Trains Runnin'” (Sam Pollard)

“Uncle Howard” (Aaron Brookner)

“Wendy Whelan: Restless Creature” (Linda Saffire & Adam Schlesinger)

“Whose Country?” (Mohamed Siam)

Stay on top of the latest breaking film and TV news! Sign up for our Email Newsletters here.

This Article is related to: Film and tagged , ,


Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *