Morris docu to close festival
Armadillo” plus world preems of Josh Freed’s Flip-cam filmed “Five Weddings and a Felony” and Robert Greene’s family tale “Kati With an I.” Gotham-centric Metropolis competish includes Josef Birdman Astor’s Carnegie Hall-set “Lost Bohemia”; Ryan Kerrison’s profile of theater pioneer Richard Foreman, “MindFlux”; and David Soll’s look at downtown puppeteer Dan Hurlin, “Puppet.” Fest also has skedded a tribute to silent film historian and filmmaker Kevin Brownlow, with a conversation days before Brownlow receives an honorary Oscar. Event is the brainchild of managing director John Vanco, a..d. Thom Powers and exec director Raphaela Neihausen, the trio behind IFC Center’s “Stranger Than Fiction” series of docu screenings. IFC Center provides the base for Doc NYC, with screenings also held at NYU. Fest runs Nov. 3-9.