Short Attention Span Cinema: The New York Times’ Op-Docs – Season 6

Friday, September 29 - Thursday, November 9, 2017

A series of short documentaries from Season 6 of The Times’ acclaimed video initiative, with a different short playing each week before our regular features. Begun in November 2011, The New York Times’ 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.


Fri Sep 29 – Thu Oct 5:  SHETLAND PONY GRAND NATIONAL (directed by Cabell Hopkins)

Fri Oct 6 – Thu Oct 12:  THE ARIA OF BABYFACE CAULIFLOWER BROWN (directed by Tim Grant)

Fri Oct 13 – Thu Oct 19: SOUL OF A SCRAPYARD (directed by Andrew David Watson and Mike Plunkett)

Fri Oct 20 – Thu Oct 26: A CONVERSATION WITH NATIVE AMERICANS ABOUT RACE (directed by Michèle Stephenson and Brian Young)

Fri Oct 27 – Thu Nov 2: LONG LIVE BENJAMIN – EPISODE 3 (directed by Jimm Lasser and Biff Butler)

Fri Nov 3 – Thu Nov 9: UNDUE BURDEN (directed by Gina Pollack)