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Short Attention Span Cinema: Films from the New York Times’ Op-Docs 2015

Friday, March 13 - Thursday, July 2, 2015

A series of short documentaries from The Times’ acclaimed video initiative, playing before our regular features. Begun in November 2011, The New York Times’s Op-Docs series invites both renowned and emerging filmmakers to contribute new short opinion documentaries reflecting a wide range of styles and subject matter, including current affairs, contemporary life and historical subjects.

Mar 13-19    KABOOM! (dir. Brady Welch & Colin Sonner)

Mar 20-26    A CONVERSATION WITH MY BLACK SON (Dir. Geeta Gandbhir & Blair Foster)

Mar 27-Apr 2    VHS VS. COMMUNISM (dir. Ilinca Calugareanu)

Apr 3-9    PASS IT ON (dir. Jerome Thelia)

Apr 10-16    HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR BAND (dir. Josh Weinstein)

Apr 17-23    FIRST BITE (dir. Drew Christie)

Apr 24-30    THE LAST REEL (dir. Steven Bognar)

May 1-7    TOYS OF WAR (dir. Andrew Berends)

May 8-14    PASTOR WITH A PUNCH (dir. Daniel Junge & Bryan Storkel)

May 15-21    VERBATIM: WHAT IS A PHOTOCOPIER? (dir. Brett Weiner)

May 22-June 4    MY BROTHER, TEDDY (dir. Kelly O’Brien)

June 5-11 A SUSTAINABLE CHEF (dir. Brian McGinn)

June 12-25  SHOT IN THE NAME OF ART (dir. Eric Kutner)

June 26-July 2 A CONVERSATION ABOUT GROWING UP BLACK (dir. Joe Brewster & Perri Peltz)