Thom Powers

Thom Powers and Raphaela Neihausen are the creators of the Pure Nonfiction podcast and 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.

Thom Powers appears in the following:

Former South Bronx Gang Member is profiled in "La Madrina"

Friday, April 15, 2022

"La Madrina: The [Savage] Life of Lorine Padilla" profiles a member of the South Bronx gang the Savage Skulls who became a community activist.

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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.