Every week, WNYC tells you about the best documentaries as they become available on screens of any size. Our hosts are Thom Powers and Raphaela Neihausen, co-founders of the Pure Nonfiction podcast and the DOC NYC festival, the largest non-fiction film festival in the U.S.
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"Enemies of the State" investigates the complex case of Matt DeHart, a hacker with the group Anonymous who was arrested for child pornography. Director Sonia Kennebeck teams with executive producer Errol Morris to follow a story that continuously calls into question how we establish the truth.
"No Ordinary Man" examines the life of jazz musician Billy Tipton, who became an inspiration to the transgender community after his death in 1989. Filmmakers Aisling Chin-Yee and Chase Joynt explore how Tipton's story was at first sensationalized and now re-framed by a new generation.
"Can You Bring It: Bill T. Jones and D-Man in the Waters" follows a group of young dancers as they stage a new production of a work that debuted in response to the AIDS epidemic. Filmmakers Rosalynde LeBlanc and Tom Hurwitz show how Jones' work, "D Man in the Waters," remains as powerful today as...