DOC NYC Announces Full Lineup for Ninth Edition

DOC NYC is proud to announce the full lineup for its ninth edition, running November 8-15 at the IFC Center in Greenwich Village and Chelsea’s SVA Theatre and Cinepolis Chelsea. This year’s festival will include: 300+ films and events 135 feature-length documentaries 42 world premieres 17 U.S or North American premieres 500+ filmmakers and special […]

DOC NYC announces 2018 ‘DOC NYC PRO’ line up!

DOC NYC is pleased to announce the lineup for its eight-day DOC NYC PRO conference, running November 8-15 concurrent with the festival’s  public screenings. This year’s conference doubles in size from last year, with each day featuring two strands of thematic panels. Pass holders can choose between eight different panels each day and network at […]

New Short List for short films announced for 2018

New for this year, the festival announced its inaugural 2018 DOC NYC Short List: Short Films, selecting the year’s top 12 award contenders for the documentary short category. “Since 2012, the DOC NYC Short List for features has been wonderful for drawing attention to the breadth and depth of the year’s most exceptional nonfiction filmmaking,” […]

DOC NYC Announces the 2018 Feature Short List

The festival is pleased to announce the 2018 DOC NYC Short List: Features, the seventh annual selection of the year’s top 15 award contenders for feature documentary. The list is considered influential for its steady track record of anticipating Academy Award nominees and winners. The DOC NYC Short List for documentary features officially started in 2012 with […]

The Biggest Little Farm announced as the 2018 Opening Night Film!

DOC NYC is proud to open the 9th edition of the festival with The Biggest Little Farm, directed by John Chester. The film was an audience and critical favorite at the recent Telluride and Toronto film festivals, and will be released by NEON early next spring. A chronicle of Chester and his wife Molly creating a sustainable family […]

2018 Visionaries Tribute Honorees Announced!

Our fifth annual Visionaries Tribute will take place on November 8, 2018 at Manhattan’s Edison Ballroom. Veteran filmmakers Wim Wenders and Orlando Bagwell will receive Lifetime Achievement recognition. The Robert and Anne Drew Award for Documentary Excellence will go to Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin (Meru, Free Solo) and the Leading Light Award will go to Tabitha […]


DOC NYC Festival (Nov 8-15) doubles the size of 8-day conference for documentary professionals, DOC NYC PRO!