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.   […]

Highlights from our 2018 Visionaries Tribute Luncheon

The fifth annual Visionaries Tribute took place today at Manhattan’s Edison Ballroom. Veteran filmmakers Wim Wenders and Orlando Bagwell received Lifetime Achievement recognition. The Robert and Anne Drew Award for Documentary Excellence went to Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin (Meru, Free Solo) and the Leading Light Award went to Tabitha Jackson, Director of the Sundance Institute’s Documentary Film […]


DOC NYC would like to thank Posteritati for hosting a special event for DOC NYC and our filmmakers on Monday 11/5. Hover over the image below to take a look at the great images captured by Carlos Sanfer on the night.  

DOC NYC – Fahrenheit 11/9 + A Night at the Garden Screening

DOC NYC is excited to announce that the short film A Night at the Garden by Marshall Curry will screen before Fahrenheit 11/9 on Friday Nov 9. Following the film, Jeremy Scahill will interview Michael Moore and Marshall Curry for his podcast, Intercepted. During this week of political importance this is one conversation not to be missed to […]


  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 […]

DOC NYC PRO Bronze Pass is now on sale

DOC NYC PRO has now released the Bronze Pass for sale for $99. The DOC NYC PRO Bronze Pass includes the following benefits: Guaranteed admission to 4 DOC NYC PRO panels (with ability to pre-select panels online ahead of festival) and ability to attend another 4 panels day-of based on availability One-day access to PRO Lounge, including breakfast and Happy […]

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 […]

Seth Meyers, John Mulaney and more in person for DOC NYC Centerpiece Screening

  DOC NYC’s Centerpiece presentation is the world premiere of Documentary Now! Presents Original Cast Album: Co-op.  Co-created by Fred Armisen, Bill Hader, Seth Meyers and Rhys Thomas and executive produced by Lorne Michaels, IFC’s Documentary Now! is known for lovingly paying homage to the world of documentaries. Honoring beloved films like Grey Gardens, The Thin Blue Line and Jiro Dreams of Sushi, Documentary […]

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 announces “Only In New York” Lineup

(Image: American Muslim) DOC NYC announced the lineup of 42 work-in-progress documentaries chosen from submissions to participate in the “Only in New York” roundtable meetings with industry professionals and mentors. Over the course of four days (Nov. 12-15), the filmmakers will network with financiers, producers, sales agents, distributors, festival programmers and other mentors at the […]