2017 DOC NYC Awards are Announced

  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 DOC NYC PRO Pitch Perfect Award, given […]

$12 MATINEES: See a doc during the day at a discount!

DOC NYC matinee screenings offer a unique opportunity see new nonfiction films from all over the world at a reduceed rate, usually with special guests in attendance. Films screening before 5:00 are just $12, a full $7 less than our $19 regular price. Browse the schedule now to pick out the movies you want to see.

Highlights from Day Two at DOC NYC

Day two of DOC NYC featured films that dove headfirst into complicated family dynamics, the glamorous and cut-throat world of 1970’s fashion, and an in-depth chronicle of a Manhattan murder mystery. Director Errol Morris, recipient of this year’s DOC NYC Visionaries Award, again forges new ground with Wormwood, his six-part Netflix series that investigates the […]

DOC NYC in the Press

Extra, extra, read all about it. The 8th Annual DOC NYC is where it’s at! Here’s what they’re saying about the fest in the press. “…the options are unsurprisingly diverse: explorations of global issues, intimate character portraits, science explainers, true-crime investigations, celebrity profiles, snapshots of New York City. Several rock stars of nonfiction cinema are […]

Meet the 2017 DOC NYC Jury

DOC NYC is pleased to introduce the jurors for this year’s competition sections: Metropolis, Viewfinders and Shorts. The winners of the Viewfinders and Metropolis Grand Jury Prizes will receive a week-long awards-qualifying theatrical run at IFC Center and a deliverables package provided by Technicolor PostWorks NY, a comprehensive post facility offering data and film workflows, multi- […]

Celebrate National Cat Day, Doc-Style

October 29th is National Cat Day! What better way to celebrate than making plans to see some feline-focused films at DOC NYC?   Here are three titles that will purrfectly satisfy the cat lover in all of us. Kedi This cathartic documentary about street cats in Istanbul is captivating everyone from mainstream audiences to Thrillist to the nominating committee […]

Celebrating Motherhood at DOC NYC

Moms. We all have one. We don’t all, however, have the same access to or relationship with our mom. Several of the films in this year’s lineup delve into the complex and vitally important responsibility of motherhood.  Moms who left on their own. Moms who were taken away from their families too soon. Surrogate mothers responsible […]

Guitar Docs that Go to Eleven

Whether you’re a musician yourself or you just love a good riff, DOC NYC has several films that will strike a chord.   Bill Frisell, a Portrait – Wed Nov 15, 2017, 6:30 PM | Cinepolis Chelsea Treat yourself to this profile of a wonderfully inventive musician. Expected to Attend: Director Emma Franz, subject Bill Frisell GET TICKETS   Hello Hello […]

VIEWFINDERS Films Highlight Directorial Vision

The DOC NYC Viewfinders competition puts films with distinct directorial vision in the spotlight.  This year, eight contenders bring us singular nonfiction portraits from around the world. New this year, DOC NYC audiences can purchase a $99 pass, which includes eight tickets to films screening in Viewfinders, plus a special weekend coffee hour with the […]

The 2017 DOC NYC Full Lineup is Here!

DOC NYC has just announced the full festival lineup! By the Numbers: 111 Feature films 250+ Total films and events 23 World Premieres 23 U.S. Premieres 350+ Filmmakers and special guests in person Newly-announced special events include the Closing Night Film, the NYC premiere of Eric Clapton: Life in 12 Bars, directed by Lili Fini […]