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HOW TO BUY

ONLINE Click to expand/collapse

There are individual ticket links on the films and events page. There is a $2.00 per ticket service charge for tickets purchased online, except for IFC Center members, who pay no online fee for member-priced tickets.

DOC NYC offers group discounts for purchases of 10 – 30 tickets to the same screening on an as-available basis. To request a group ticket purchase, please complete and submit the Group Ticket Request form. Our ticketing team will reply to your request within 24 hours. All group sales are final.  

Steps for IFC members purchasing online:

STEP ONE
On the purchasing screen, click “Know a Promotion Code?”

STEP TWO
In the box that appears, type in your member number (the last four digits of the number under the magnetic stripe on the back of your card) and click submit.

STEP THREE
The member ticket type will appear. If you have a “Plus One” membership, the member ticket type will say “Dual Member.” Select the desired quantity of tickets and then click “Add to Cart.”

STEP FOUR
Once you have added the tickets to your shopping cart, you can either click “Continue Shopping” under the DOC NYC logo to purchase tickets to other films, or you can finish placing your order by selecting your delivery method and clicking “checkout” at the bottom of the screen. For the delivery method, we recommend selecting “E-Ticket” which will allow you to print your ticket at home or keep your tickets on your smartphone.

IN PERSON: BEFORE NOV. 8 Click to expand/collapse

DOC NYC’s main box office is at IFC Center (323 Sixth Avenue at West Third Street), open daily starting Oct 26, 10:30am–10pm. You can purchase advance tickets there for all DOC NYC films and events no matter where they take place. (Please note that PRO panels are only open to DOC NYC passholders.) Before the festival begins on November 8, In-person tickets can only be purchased at IFC Center, not at the SVA Theatre or at the Cinepolis Chelsea. Sales will not begin until Oct 26 at the IFC Center box office.

IN PERSON: DURING THE FESTIVAL, NOV. 8-15 Click to expand/collapse

If available, tickets for DOC NYC films and passes for events can be purchased at any open venue (IFC Center and Cinepolis, Thu-Thu; SVA Thu-Sun, Thu).(Please note that PRO panels are only open to DOC NYC passholders.) During the festival the venues’ box offices open 30 min before the first show of the day.  Rush lines for sold-out shows will form one hour before showtime at the specific screening venue.

RUSH Click to expand/collapse

For sold-out shows, a limited number of tickets may be released 15 minutes before showtime at the screening venue, on a first-come, first-served basis. Rush lines begin forming one hour before sold-out shows at the screening venue.

TICKET PRICES

FILMS AND EVENTS Click to expand/collapse

Tickets for festival films, panels events, except for Opening and Closing Night galas are:

$19 Adults
$17 Seniors (age 62+) / Children
$16 IFC Center members
$12 Short List and DOC NYC U
$160 Ten-Ticket Package

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TEN-TICKET DISCOUNT PACKAGES Click to expand/collapse

Buy a discounted package of 10 tickets to DOC NYC screenings for only $160, a saving of $30 off individual tickets.

SPECIAL EVENTS Click to expand/collapse

Opening night screening of THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM
$30 / $25 for IFC Center members

Centerpiece screening of DOCUMENTARY NOW! CO-OP: THE MUSICAL
$25 / $20 for IFC Center members

Closing night screening of BRESLIN AND HAMILL: DEADLINE ARTISTS
$25 / $20 for IFC Center members

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DOC NYC PRO EVENTS Click to expand/collapse

Attend DOC NYC PRO Events with a DOC NYC PRO Gold Pass, a DOC NYC PRO Silver Pass or All Access Pass. See below to purchase passes.

VISIONARIES TRIBUTE Click to expand/collapse

For tickets to the DOC NYC Visionaries Tribute on November 8, please visit docnyc.net/tribute.

Passes

ALL ACCESS PASS – $995 Click to expand/collapse

Binge on everything at DOC NYC and skip the box-office lines! The All Access Pass lets holders explore all festival films, parties and receptions (excludes the Visionaries Tribute Luncheon). Includes access to 32 DOC NYC PRO panels, with eight-day access to the PRO lounge, filmmaker and industry breakfasts and happy hours.  Each All Access pass holder will have the opportunity to receive a personally curated selection of films, tailored specially to your interests, from DOC NYC’s Artistic Director.

Admission guaranteed to films and events if passholder arrives at least 15 minutes before showtime. Pass does not grant access to Visionaries Tribute event. The All Access Pass is valid for one person per event, but is transferable between individuals.  

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DOC NYC PRO GOLD PASS – $450 Click to expand/collapse

Grants access to a selection of DOC NYC PRO panels and events November 8 – 15 at Cinepolis Chelsea, including daily breakfasts and happy hours, access to the PRO Lounge, rush access to weekday matinee film screenings, and additional free festival screenings to be announced. Does not include access to the Visionaries Tribute Luncheon

DOC NYC PRO Gold Pass holders will have the opportunity to pre-select 16 of the DOC NYC PRO panels online before the festival kicks off, plus the chance to access 16 additional PRO panels day-of during the festival, pending seating availability. By selecting panels in advance, PRO Gold Pass holders will guarantee their seats for their most desired panels!

The DOC NYC PRO Gold Pass is valid for one person and is not transferable.

Pass also includes:

  • Free rush admission to weekday matinee screenings at all festival venues
  • Daily Breakfasts and Happy Hours with DOC NYC PRO presenters and attendees
  • Access to the PRO Lounge, a networking and meeting space
  • An invitation to one official DOC NYC reception
  • Additional free screenings announced during the festival

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DOC NYC PRO SILVER – $250 Click to expand/collapse

Grants access to a selection of DOC NYC PRO panels and events from November 8-15 at Cinepolis Chelsea, including daily breakfasts and happy hours, access to the PRO Lounge, rush access to weekday matinee film screenings, and additional free festival screenings to be announced. Does not include access to the Visionaries Tribute Luncheon.

DOC NYC PRO Silver Pass holders will have the opportunity to pre-select 8 of the DOC NYC PRO panels online before the festival kicks off (starting October 24!), plus the chance to access 8 additional PRO panels day-of during the festival, pending seating availability. By selecting panels in advance, PRO Silver pass holders will guarantee their seats for their most desired panels!

The DOC NYC PRO Silver Pass is valid for one person and is not transferable.

Pass also includes:

  • Free rush admission to weekday matinee screenings at all festival venues
  • Daily Breakfasts and Happy Hours with DOC NYC PRO presenters and attendees
  • Access to the PRO Lounge, a networking and meeting space
  • Additional free screenings announced during the festival

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DOC NYC PRO BRONZE – $99 Click to expand/collapse

Grants access to a selection of DOC NYC PRO panels and events from November 8-15 at Cinepolis Chelsea. DOC NYC PRO Bronze passholders will have the opportunity to pre-select 4 of the DOC NYC PRO panels online before the festival kicks off, plus the chance to access 4 additional PRO panels day-of during the festival, pending seating availability. By selecting panels in advnace, PRO passholders will guarantee their seats for their most desired panels!

Bronze Passholders may select one date to enjoy the benefits of the DOC NYC PRO Lounge, including that date’s Breakfast and evening Happy Hour. Passholders may make their date selection when the pick up their pass from Cinepolis Chelsea between Nov 8 – 15.

Note: Only a limited number of DOC NYC PRO Bronze Passes will be available. The DOC NYC PRO Bronze Pass is valid for one person and is not transferable.

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THEATER LOCATIONS Click to expand/collapse

Cinepolis Chelsea
260 West 23rd Street, between 7th & 8th Avenues
Subway:
C, E to 23rd Street & 8th Avenue;
1 to 23rd Street & 7th Avenue

IFC Center
323 Sixth Avenue at West Third Street
Subway:
A, B, C, D, E, F, M to West 4th Street/Washington Square
1 to Christopher Street/Sheridan Square

SVA Theatre
333 West 23rd Street, between 8th & 9th Avenues
Subway:
C, E to 23rd Street & 8th Avenue;
1 to 23rd Street & 7th Avenue

QUESTIONS Click to expand/collapse

For ticketing/pass questions, email ticketing@docnyc.net.

For general questions, email info@docnyc.net.