A GOOD AMERICAN

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NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE The explosion of information in the digital age left government agencies like the NSA struggling with bureaucracy and technology to keep up with the changing times. Responding to the challenge, NSA technical director Bill Binney and a small team of codebreakers develop ThinThread, an astonishingly effective data collecting and sorting program that […]

LATIN AMERICAN FILM HIGHLIGHTS

  DOC NYC is proud to present a special selection of Latin-American interest films that will take you to the streets of Cuba for a concert in Havana, in the arenas of Mexico City for a wrestling match and more. 13 Million Voices (NYC Premiere): Young Cubans and Cuban Americans forge ties against the backdrop of […]

A GOOD MAN

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Co-presented by American Masters. Choreographer Bill T. Jones is a national treasure whose accolades include a Tony (for FELA!), a MacArthur “Genius” Award and the Kennedy Center Honor. A Good Man follows his dance company through the creation of an ambitious piece in honor of Abraham Lincoln’s Bicentennial. Shot over two years, the film captures periods of frustration […]

Alumni News

NOW PLAYING . . .  If you missed these film’s during any DOC NYC Festival or you want to see them again, here’s what’s playing locally, in NYC, and/or available through iTunes and on-demand… JANUARY 01/31: MIRIAM: HOME DELIVERY VOD release   FEBRUARY 02/01: MOTHER WITH A GUN VOD release 02/01: FROM THIS DAY FORWARD VOD […]

AND THE 2015 DOC NYC WINNERS ARE…

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DOC NYC ANNOUNCES AWARDS AND RECORD ATTENDANCE FOR SIXTH ANNUAL FESTIVAL Motley’s Law and Class Divide Win Grand Jury Prizes Left on Purpose Wins SundanceNow Doc Club Audience Award On the evening of its final day of programming, DOC NYC announced its 2015 award-winners as well as news of record attendance. Now in its sixth […]

Taking a Hard Look at the True Cost of National Security

Edward Loomis, Bill Binney, and Friedrich Moser answer questions from the audience during the Q&A following the DOC NYC screening of 'A Good American' (Photo by Qiando Rao/Sameer Jamal)

  Written by Laura Dattaro   A Good American is a difficult film to watch in New York City. A chronicle of a revoluationary security program that may have been able to prevent the September 11 terrorist attacks, the documentary is rife with emotional footage, from the audio of a voicemail left by a passenger […]

TODAY’S PICKS AT DOC NYC

This afternoon, the World Premiere of The Melting Family screens at 1:45PM at the IFC Center with director Nicole Groton in appearance.  Watch as she tells the story of her family’s seven marriages and divorces and redefines our idea of the “broken family” in the process. Later in the afternoon, Ben Powell’s visually striking documentary Barge screens […]

VIEWFINDERS COMPETITION HIGHLIGHTS

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DOC NYC’S Viewfinders Competition selection brings you films with a very distinct directorial vision. Don’t miss Ben Powell’s beautifully shot documentary BARGE who goes behind the scenes of an under- acknowledged slice of American industry, and follows the voyage of a Mississippi towboat and its precious cargo to its destination in New Orleans. The hardy crew, […]

DOC NYC 2015 FULL LINE-UP ANNOUNCED! TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW!

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DOC NYC ANNOUNCES FULL LINE-UP FOR SIXTH EDITION NOVEMBER 12-19, 2015 Line-Up Includes 27 World Premieres and 15 U.S. Premieres among Over 200 Films and Events Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton to Present Closing Night World Premiere Once and For All on Nov. 19 Other Special Guests Include Martin Scorsese, Sharon Jones, Ethan Hawke, Sonia Sanchez, Bill […]

Fortitude at the Finish Line

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  Written by Megan Scanlon   Life can change in an instant. At any given moment, our worlds can implode. How do we move forward, how can we heal? How do we respond to tragedy, and how does the world respond? Marathon: The Patriots Day Bombing investigates these questions as directors Ricki Stern and Annie […]