And thats a wrap for DOC NYC 2018

  DOC NYC is officially over for another year, and what a festival it has been! Thank you to all the sponsors, filmmakers, staff, volunteers and audiences who made this festival possible. Once again, DOC NYC was an incredible eight-day celebration of nonfiction filmmaking. This year we experienced 300+ films and events including 135 feature-length documentaries, 42 World […]


Two days before the festival’s close, DOC NYC announced its 2018 award-winners at an evening ceremony at the Flatiron Room in Manhattan. This year’s event, running November 8-15 at IFC Center, the SVA Theatre and Cinepolis Chelsea, featured 137 feature-length films—including the late addition of the world premiere of the Aretha Franklin concert film Amazing […]

Still to come at DOC NYC 2018

We are now in our FINAL DAY of DOC NYC 2018, and although we have already had some incredible events and screenings there is PLENTY more to come. Here is a list of films that are MUST-SEE for today: HARVEST SEASON | Thu Nov 15, 2018, 5:00 PM | IFC Center NYC PREMIERE Set in California’s Napa and Sonoma Valley wine country, this […]

Highlights from DOC NYC 2018

This year at DOC NYC we have incredibly talented photographers capturing the special moments of the festival. Big thanks to our photography team: Simon Luethi Lou Aguilar Carlos Sanfer Maria Majia Igor Myakotin Daniel Zambrano Allison Stock Susan Keyloun Take a look at some of the amazing pictures from DOC NYC by hovering over the image below.   […]


  DOC NYC is excited to announce the WORLD PREMIERE of Amazing Grace. In January 1972, Aretha Franklin gave two days of gospel performances at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Watts, Los Angeles, recording what would become her bestselling album, Amazing Grace. The sessions were captured by a film crew led by Sydney Pollack, but […]

See the films within DOC NYC Sonic Cinema Strand

For 2018, DOCNYC is curated in 21 sections, and one of those sections is our Sonic Cinema Strand. If you are a fan of music then these are the documentary’s for you: 16 Bars  Thu Nov 15, 2018, 10:15 PM | IFC Center  NYC PREMIERE Grammy winner Todd Thomas—aka “Speech” of Arrested Development—leads a unique collaborative music workshop […]

Special Guests at DOC NYC

This year DOC NYC will be welcoming many special guests to the festival. Come along and hear from some of your favourites. Christo | Walking on Water Darrell Hammond | Cracked Up Heather Graham | This Changes Everything J. Cole | Out of Omaha Jakob Dylan | Echo in the Canyon Jeffrey Wright | We Are Not Done Yet […]

DOC NYC unveils 2018 trailer!

Featuring the voice of our talented Executive Director Raphaela Neihausen, the trailer reveals some of the exciting films in our 2018 line up. Huge thanks to Wheelhouse Creative who edited this year’s festival trailer. Tickets and Festival Passes for DOC NYC 2018 are available now. 


DOC NYC, America’s largest documentary festival, running November 8-15, today announces its inaugural 40 Under 40 list to honor 40 documentary talents under the age of 40. This past summer, the festival held an open call for nominations to the list from established film professionals. The honorees will be treated to a day of industry […]

World, U.S. & North American Premieres at DOC NYC

This year DOCNYC presents 42 world premieres and 17 U.S. or North American premieres. World premieres at the festival include Lady Parts Justice in the New World Order, following The Daily Show co-creator Lizz Winstead on a “Vagical Mystery Tour” to fight for reproductive rights; New Homeland, the newest film from two-time Academy Award winner […]