Writing by Megan Scanlon. Megan works at the American University of Beirut. She is a frequent contributor to the DOC NYC and Stranger Than Fiction blogs; program coordinator at the Bronx Documentary Center; and teacher at Yoga to the People. She has written for the Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter @meganscanlon5 Our favorite docs — we […]
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Below is a collection of DOC NYC films and DOC NYC PRO panels in the press: Village Voice DOC NYC curtain-raiser By Sam Weisberg http://www.villagevoice.com/film/must-see-films-from-doc-nyc-s-111-movie-survey-of-a-planet-gone-mad-9318063 Wall Street Journal DOC NYC New York-centric films curtain-raiser By Steve Dollar http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-city-as-subject-at-documentary-festival-1478472465 Crain’s New York Feature on DOC NYC with quotes from Thom Powers, Orly Ravid, Tomas Leach and […]
Written by Megan Scanlon The muted emeralds of the archipelagos, the soft vibrant jewel tones of blue ocean, and an endless sky commanded the lush and stunning cinematography of the NYC premiere of The Islands and the Whales. Directed by Mike Day, the film transported the audience to the Faroe Islands. Positioned between […]
Written by Krystal Grow “Some people play jazz, some people play reggae or blues. John Coltrane played life.” – Carlos Santana in Chasing Trane John Coltrane’s music was truly larger than life. Complex and innovative, it was full of ideas about the afterlife, about the worlds that exist beyond our own, and […]
Written by Eric Shea For movie buffs and music buffs alike, DOC NYC’s screening of Score gives a brilliant behind the scenes look at how the music from countless classic films comes to life. The film weaves a narrative through the history of movie music, from its humble beginnings with a singular pianist […]
Written by Rebecca DeRosa Winter at Westbeth premiered at DOC NYC Wednesday night and proves that the soul of an artist doesn’t age and doesn’t die. Australian director Rohan Spong tells the stories of Edith Stephen, Dudley Williams, and Ilsa Gilbert—three New Yorkers who have resided for decades at Westbeth, an affordable housing […]
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. We look forward to welcoming you back next year. Save the dates: November 9—16, 2017!
Three juries selected films from each of the festival’s Viewfinders, Metropolis and Shorts sections to recognize for their outstanding achievements in form and content. Festival audiences voted for the DOC NYC Audience Award, and a panel of industry professionals voted to select the winner of this year’s new DOC NYC PRO Pitch Perfect Award. Viewfinders […]
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 […]