Doc Days of Summer
Enjoy the final days of summer by catching up on the year’s most beloved, most critically acclaimed and most talked about docs.
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D: Crystal Moselle | USA | 2014 | 86 min | 14A
Obsessively sheltered by their father in a Manhattan apartment, six teenage brothers grow up inhabiting a world shaped by movies, but newfound freedom offers a reality different than what they imagined.
FRI, AUG 28, 6:15 PM
MON, AUG 31, 6:30 PM
GOING CLEAR: SCIENTOLOGY AND THE PRISON OF BELIEF
D: Alex Gibney | USA | 2015 | 120 min | 14A
Academy Award-winning director Alex Gibney profiles eight former members of the Church of Scientology, shining a light on how they attract true believers and the things they do in the name of religion.
SAT, AUG 29, 6:15 PM
THU, SEP 3, 9:15 PM
D: Albert Maysles | USA | 2014 | 83 min | PG
One of Albert Maysles’ final films, Iris profiles Iris Apfel, a quick-witted and flamboyantly dressed 93-year-old style maven who has had a presence on the New York fashion scene for decades.
SUN, AUG 30, 3:30 PM
THU, SEP 3, 4:00 PM
THE SALT OF THE EARTH
D: Juliano Ribeiro Salgado, Wim Wenders | France, Brazil, Italy | 2014 | 110 min | PG
A tribute to photographer Sebastião Salgado’s 40-year career, by his son Juliano, The Salt of the Earth captures the planet’s captivating beauty—from pristine territories to wild flora and fauna and grandiose landscapes.
SUN, AUG 30, 8:45 PM
SUN, SEP 6, 12:30 PM
DIOR AND I
D: Frédéric Tcheng | France | 2014 | 90 min | G
This masterful behind-the-scenes peek at the iconic House of Dior and artistic director Raf Simons’ highly anticipated first Haute Couture collection is beautifully crafted and nothing short of magical.
TUE, SEP 1, 4:15 PM
WED, SEP 9, 9:15 PM
THE WRECKING CREW
D: Denny Tedesco | USA | 2008 | 101 min | PG
With a roster of hit songs unmatched in the recording industry, The Wrecking Crew was an incredible group of session musicians whose backbeats and melodies made America’s “west coast sound” a force to be reckoned with.
TUE, SEP 1, 9:30 PM
THU, SEP 10, 6:15 PM
THE BACKWARD CLASS
D: Madeleine Grant | Canada | 2014 | 91 min | G
Intent on breaking out of the cycle of poverty, the Dalit students of Shanti Bhavan school in India prepare to make history by becoming the first from their “untouchable” caste to take high school graduation exams.
WED, SEP 2, 6:30 PM
SAT, SEP 5, 12:30 PM
KURT COBAIN: MONTAGE OF HECK
D: Brett Morgen | USA | 2015 | 132 min | STC
This first fully authorized film about music legend Kurt Cobain uses his personal journals, art and never-before-seen home movies, as well as interviews with those who knew him best, to reveal the man behind the myth.
FRI, SEP 4, 6:00 PM
TUE, SEP 8, 8:45 PM
D: Matthew Heineman | USA, Mexico | 2015 | 98 min | 14A
With unprecedented access, Cartel Land takes a harrowing look at the efforts of two modern-day vigilante groups battling Mexican drug cartels, the breakdown of order and the blurry line between good and evil.
SAT, SEP 5, 6:00 PM
TUE, SEP 8, 6:30 PM
MERCHANTS OF DOUBT
D: Robert Kenner | USA | 2014 | 96 min | PG
Join Robert Kenner (Food, Inc.) on a ride into the heart of American spin, where pundits-for-hire stake claims contrary to scientific facts and corrupt public understanding of everything from tobacco to pharmaceuticals to climate change.
SUN, SEP 6, 6:15 PM
MON, SEP 7, 4:00 PM
SHE’S BEAUTIFUL WHEN SHE’S ANGRY
D: Mary Dore | USA | 2014 | 92 min | PG
Capturing the spirit of the times in all its glory, She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry uncovers the buried history of the 60s equal rights movement and the remarkable women behind it.
MON, SEP 7, 9:15 PM
WED, SEP 9, 4:00 PM