Raphaela Neihausen and Thom Powers are the creators of the Pure Nonfiction podcast directors of DOC NYC, America’s largest documentary festival, which takes place in November. On Tuesday nights, they host the screening series Stranger Than Fiction at IFC Center, presenting documentaries with the filmmakers in person. Powers also curates for the digital streaming platform SundanceNOW Doc Club and for the Toronto International Film Festival.
Follow them on Twitter at @thompowers and @raphaellochka.
Raphaela Neihausen appears in the following:
Friday, November 16, 2018
“Under the Wire” tells the story of journalist Marie Colvin and photographer Paul Conroy covering a deadly siege in the Syrian city of Homs.
Friday, October 26, 2018
In the Netflix documentary “Shirkers,” filmmaker Sandi Tan goes in search of a film she made in Singapore 25 years ago that was stolen by her collaborator.
Friday, July 13, 2018
The documentary “Dark Money” looks at how mysterious sources of campaign financing corrupts the political process.
Friday, May 25, 2018
The Gospel According to André profiles the highly quotable arbiter of taste from Vogue magazine and explores his journey as a rare black man in the predominantly white world of fashion.
Friday, March 02, 2018
Two French iconic artists travel their countryside honoring heroic people.
Friday, November 17, 2017
The documentary “Long Strange Trip” examines the history of the Grateful Dead, but it’s not just for deadheads.
Friday, August 12, 2016
In "Women He's Undressed," director Gillian Armstrong looks at the Hollywood fashion designer Orry-Kelly and the secrets he kept.