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Feb 19
A Discussion on Leïla Slimani's New Book Strand Book Store, 828 Broadway, New York, NY 10003
Isabelle Huppert in The Mother ATLANTIC THEATER COMPANY LINDA GROSS THEATER 336 West 20th Street
Feb 20
Something Is Happening The Avalon Theatre 5612 Connecticut Avenue NW Washington, DC 20015

Doc Fortnight 2018: MoMA’s International Festival of Nonfiction Film and Media

Image: "Híbridos, the Spirits of Brazil" directed by Vincent Moon and Priscilla Telmon

Doc Fortnight, MoMA’s annual international festival of nonfiction film, returns for its 17th year with 12 days of innovative approaches to documentary filmmaking. Featuring a diverse assortment of features and short films from across the globe, the festival continues to highlight the vibrant and varied styles of independent filmmakers—both emerging and established—around the world.

At a time of escalating sociopolitical tension, Doc Fortnight continues to showcase nonfiction film that challenges our perceptions of the changing world and the traditional model of documentary cinema.


Mr. Gay Syria
Directed by Ayşe Toprak
Year: 2017
Runtime: 84 mins
In Arabic with English subtitles
> Friday, February 16 - 4:30pm

Noiseless, Desert Extras (Sans bruit, les figurants du désert)
Directed by Gilles Lepore, Michal Madracki and Maciej Madracki
Year: 2017
Runtime: 64 mins
In Arabic, Berber, French with English subtitles
> Saturday, February 17 - 4:30pm

Mama Colonel (Maman colonelle)
Directed by Dieudo Hamadi
Year: 2017
Runtime: 72 mins
In Lingala, Swahili, French with English subtitles
> Sunday, February 18 - 1:30pm

Híbridos, the Spirits of Brazil
Directed by Vincent Moon and Priscilla Telmon
Year: 2017
Runtime: 88 mins
In French with English subtitles
> Monday, February 19 - 7:00pm