Thom Powers appears in the following:
Friday, April 09, 2021
“Oliver Sacks: His Own Life” profiles the neurologist and best-selling author of “The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat.”
Friday, April 02, 2021
“WeWork: or the Making and Breaking of a $47 Billion Unicorn” dissects the company that soared on the charisma of its co-founder Adam Neumann until its bubble burst.
Friday, March 19, 2021
“Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal” tells the story of Rick Singer who helped rich parents use bribes to get their kids into elite schools.
Friday, March 12, 2021
Filmmaker Leon Gast died this week at age 84 leaving a rich legacy of work including his documentary “When We Were Kings” about Muhammad Ali in Africa.
Friday, February 26, 2021
The documentary “’Til Kingdom Come” explores why American Evangelicals are preoccupied with Israel.
Friday, February 19, 2021
"Softie" follows Kenyan journalist Boniface Mwangi and his wife Njeri as their family faces death threats when he runs for Parliament.
Friday, February 12, 2021
The new Sam Pollard film profiles a range of artists of different generations—from 90-year-old Faith Ringgold to President Obama’s portrait painter Kehinde Wiley.
Friday, February 05, 2021
“9to5: The Story of a Movement” tells the history of the women’s labor movement that inspired the Hollywood comedy and Dolly Parton’s song.
Friday, January 29, 2021
The four-part series “We Are the Brooklyn Saints” looks at a grade school football team in East New York.
Friday, January 15, 2021
The documentary “Assassins” investigates the bizarre 2017 plot to murder Kim Jong-Nam, the half brother to North Korea’s Supreme Leader.
Friday, January 08, 2021
“The Dissident” investigates the Saudi Arabian plan to murder journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Friday, January 01, 2021
In “David Attenborough: A Life on our Planet,” the acclaimed nature documentary maker combines stunning visuals of wildlife with a passionate appeal for humans to rescue the planet.
Friday, December 25, 2020
“Giving Voice” celebrates the legacy of August Wilson by looking at a competition of high school students performing his monologues on a Broadway stage.
Friday, December 18, 2020
“40 Years a Prisoner” follows Mike Africa Jr. as he seeks to reunite with his parents imprisoned for the 1978 shootout between Philadelphia’s police and MOVE.
Friday, December 04, 2020
The documentary “76 Days” was filmed inside hospitals in Wuhan, China during the city's lockdown at the outbreak of Covid-19.
Friday, November 27, 2020
“Fireball: Visitors from Darker Worlds,” directed by Werner Herzog and Clive Oppenheimer, takes a global journey to study meteors from past and present.
Friday, November 13, 2020
“MLK/FBI” returns us to a time when J. Edgar Hoover led a campaign of surveillance and harassment against Martin Luther King, Jr.
Wednesday, November 11, 2020
DOC NYC will start showing films online starting Wednesday.
Friday, October 30, 2020
Master documentarian Frederick Wiseman continues his 50-year project of observing institutions with a look at Boston in “City Hall.”
Friday, October 23, 2020
The documentary “Time” focuses on Fox Rich, an ex-convict turned successful entrepreneur, as she raises her family and struggles to get her husband Rob freed from prison.