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One Ticket Please

Latvia/USA 2016, 65 min, Matiss Kaža

Nicki Cochrane is an urban legend in the New York theatre scene. The 78-year-old Indian lady has been seeing a play every day for more than a quarter-century. Always taking along her large bags, Nicki is ready to fight for a free seat at any show that’s worth her time. She has developed an array of ingenious means by which she acquires free tickets to most New York theaters. When small talk with the box office managers doesn’t doesn’t get her a free ticket, Nicki stands outside the theater entrance, holding a sign which says “One Ticket Please” and hoping that a stranger will have an extra ticket to spare. Despised by certain theater staff for her behavior, Nicki prides herself with a staunch dedication to the art. But at what point does dedication turn into addiction? As Nicki rushes around Manhattan from one theatre to the next, we find out more about her life and the sacrifices she has had to make in order to make a life at the theatre possible.

festivals

Goteborg Int. FF 2017 SE | Tempo Documentary FF Stockholm 2017 SE | Krakow Film Festival 2017, PL | Int. Doc. & Short FF Kerala 2017, IN | Winter Film Awards 2018, US | Millenium Int. Documentary FF 2018, BE | Beldocs FF 2018, RS | Flahertiana Int. Documentary FF 2018, RU

awards

NEW DOC AWARD (Tempo Documentary FF Stockholm 2017) | NY PERSPECTIVES AWARD (Winter Film Awards 2018)

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Presskit

NEWS

DOK.INCUBATOR

is seeking for ambitious feature documentaries in the rough cut stage.

The submission deadline is January 27th, 2021, more about the call can be found here.

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AWARDS

 

A BLACK JESUS

EFEBO D'ORO 2020
Premio Speciale
Centro Ricerca Narrative e Cinema

GLORY TO THE QUEEN

FREE ZONE FF 2020
Audience Award

DOQUMENTA 2020
Honorable Mention

THE TROUBLE WITH BEING BORN

VIENNALE 2020
Special Jury Prize

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FESTIVALS

A BLACK JESUS

will be screened at

Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis, DE 2021
Opening film
8.00 pm, 17th January (Online)

GLORY TO THE QUEEN

will be screened at

Fipadoc, FR 2021
Industry Days 18th - 22nd January

WOOD

will be screened at

Fipadoc, FR 2021
Industry Days 18th - 22nd January

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