Raphaela Neihausen

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:

In Search of 'The Latino Vote'

Friday, October 09, 2020

Filmmaker Bernardo Ruiz travels the country exploring a broad spectrum of political perspectives for “The Latino Vote.”


Rewriting Film History With “Women Make Film”

Friday, September 25, 2020

This 14-part documentary series, narrated by Tilda Swinton and others, showcases the immense contribution of women filmmakers from around the globe. 


To Catch A Thief In “Love Fraud”

Friday, September 18, 2020

In the Showtime series “Love Fraud,” filmmakers Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady conduct an investigation into a con man who has romanced women and stolen their money for 20 years.


In The Documentary 'The Social Dilemma,' Social Media Is Out Of Control

Friday, September 11, 2020

In “The Social Dilemma” the harshest critique of social media comes from its former creators at Facebook, Twitter and other tech companies.


Marie Colvin’s Final Assignment

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.

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Solving the Mystery of a Stolen Film

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.


Who's Funding Our Politicians?

Friday, July 13, 2018

The documentary “Dark Money” looks at how mysterious sources of campaign financing corrupts the political process.


A Profile of André Leon Talley

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.


Oscar Docs 2018: 'Faces Places'

Friday, March 02, 2018

Two French iconic artists travel their countryside honoring heroic people.


Jerry Garcia’s Frankenstein Creation

Friday, November 17, 2017

The documentary “Long Strange Trip” examines the history of the Grateful Dead, but it’s not just for deadheads.


The Man Who (Un)Dressed Marilyn Monroe

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.

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