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 […]

Meet the 2018 DOC NYC Jurors

DOC NYC is pleased to introduce the jurors for this year’s competition sections: Viewfinders, Metropolis and Shorts.   Viewfinders Competition: Rachel Chanoff, Programmer; Founding Director, THE OFFICE performing arts + film.  Rachel Chanoff is the founding director of THE OFFICE performing arts + film. Among other positions she holds as a curator and producer, she is a consultant to […]

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 […]