Andrew Herwitz has boarded two more world premiere documentaries as the New York festival heads into the first weekend.

Alex Rotaru’s Shakespeare High follows four school teams as they prepare for southern California’s annual Shakespeare Festival.

Alumni Val Kilmer, Mare Winningham and executive producer Kevin Spacey appear throughout the film, which premiered on Apr 24 in Spotlight.

Gone centres on a former New York police officer who sets off to find her missing and openly gay adult son and encounters a series of enigmas.

Gretchen Morning and John Morning directed Gone, which premieres on Apr 23 in Viewpoints.