The 2013 NYFF Convergence transmedia event will run from Sept 28-30 during the first days of the 51st New York Film Festival.
The line-up includes the world premiere of Katerina Cizek’s A Short History Of The Highrise, a collaboration between the New York Times’ Op-Docs department and the National Film Board Of Canada’s ongoing HIGHRISE project.
A Short History Of The Highrise explores the global history of vertical living and issues of social equality.
Programming includes the world premiere of Eline Jongsma and Kel O’Neill’s Dutch colonialism documentary The Empire Project.
There are New York premieres of Robert Berger, Patrick Daniels and Karlyn Michelson’s Charlie Victor Romeo, Nicolas Alcala’s The Cosmonaut, Suvi Andrea Helminen’s 48 Hour Games and Rick Prelinger’s No More Road Trips?