Written by Nikki Krivanek Looking to “shake things up” a little, Tabitha Jackson started off Day 5 of DOC NYC PRO “Pitch Perfect Day” with inspiring quotes and thought provoking questions. During the Moring Manifesto (which she preferred to call a less gendered “festo”) Tabitha Jackson, Director of the Documentary Film Program at Sundance Institute […]
Rebels, renegades, and dreamers dominated day four of DOC NYC, as audiences were treated to special guest appearances and stories about an inspirational startup in Lebanon, a crime-fighting crew in New York City, and a Hollywood legend who defied expectations. Actress and activist Susan Sarandon was among the guests who answered questions from an enthusiastic […]
DOC NYC matinee screenings offer a unique opportunity see new nonfiction films from all over the world at a reduceed rate, usually with special guests in attendance. Films screening before 5:00 are just $12, a full $7 less than our $19 regular price. Browse the schedule now to pick out the movies you want to see.
Written by Isaac Steinmetz “It’s OK to Make Money,” “Failure is Good” and other Lessons from Groundbreaking True Crime Filmmaker Joe Berlinger Day 4 of DOC NYC PRO began with words of wisdom from Joe Berlinger, director of HBO’s “Paradise Lost” trilogy, “Metallica: Some Kind of Monster” and many other seminal true crime, historical and music […]
Check out the highlights from day 3 at DOC NYC!
Written by Megan Scanlon In light of the general lack of gender parity in filmmaking, it’s worth noting that DOC NYC strives for diversity across films, programs, and platforms. Suffused with idiosyncratic POVs, and a convivial verve and pluck, the spectrum of talent who took to the Cinepolis stage for the five panels of Mastering […]
Day two of DOC NYC featured films that dove headfirst into complicated family dynamics, the glamorous and cut-throat world of 1970’s fashion, and an in-depth chronicle of a Manhattan murder mystery. Director Errol Morris, recipient of this year’s DOC NYC Visionaries Award, again forges new ground with Wormwood, his six-part Netflix series that investigates the […]
Written by Lisa Kovitz This DOC NYC PRO panel, moderated by the festival’s artistic director Thom Powers, featured two iconic documentary filmmakers, Bret Morgen of Jane and Errol Morris of The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman’s Portrait Photography and Wormwood. They were joined by newcomer Ceyda Torun, whose debut film Kedi, which follows nine Istanbul street […]
Written by Lisa Kovitz Three directors – Bryan Fogel of Icarus, Yance Ford of Strong Island, and Jeff Orlowski of Chasing Coral – told a DOC NYC PRO audience they did not originally intend to be a character in their films, but a variety of circumstances put each front and center. The panel, moderated by […]
Extra, extra, read all about it. The 8th Annual DOC NYC is where it’s at! Here’s what they’re saying about the fest in the press. “…the options are unsurprisingly diverse: explorations of global issues, intimate character portraits, science explainers, true-crime investigations, celebrity profiles, snapshots of New York City. Several rock stars of nonfiction cinema are […]