FIRE ON THE HILL: THE COWBOYS OF SOUTH CENTRAL

NYC PREMIERE Against the backdrop of the mean streets of Compton, California, urban cowboys find joy and purpose among the horses of the Hill, the last public stable in South Central LA. Brett Fallentine follows three Black cowboys: Ghuan, who fights to rebuild the Hill after a mysterious fire and to preserve its unique culture; […]

THOMAS FIRE ARCHITECT

WORLD PREMIERE John Davis and Lorrie Brown, who run an architecture firm in Ojai, Calif., knew they were constructing a home in a dangerous spot when they decided to live on 27 acres in the hills of Ventura County, where the Thomas Fire destroyed more than 1,000 structures last year. But unlike many of their […]

DOC NYC 2018 – RUSH ONLY TICKETS

If a show has gone RUSH, a limited number of tickets may be released 15 minutes before showtime on a first come, first served basis at the theater venue. Rush lines for sold out shows will form one hour before showtime at the specific screening venue. The following films have gone RUSH:  SVA Theatre Biggest […]

Monday Memo: The Whickers Cost of Docs Survey 2020, Sundance Offers Robust Online Platform, RIDM Award Winners

Click here to subscribe to the Monday Memo. Last week’s Monday Memo included a prominent citation of a recent opinion piece about decolonizing documentary storytelling without providing adequate context, departing from our own editorial guidelines. In sharing the piece without acknowledging the broader discussion happening in our community, as laid out in key articles and addresses by filmmakers and […]

Monday Memo: RIP James Redford, New IDFA plans, $100k prize for Alanis Obomsawin & more

DOC NYC’s Thom Powers here filling in for Monday Memo’s Jordan M. Smith while he’s on vacation. We are mourning the death of James Redford at age 58. DOC NYC showed his films Happening: A Clean Energy Revolution and Toxic Hot Seat. In other news this week, Alanis Obomsawin was awarded a $100k prize, IDFA has new plans, and DOC NYC announced its 2020 line-up available […]

Monday Memo: Where Does Independent Documentary Go From Here? & More

I don’t know about you guys, but I feel a bit tuckered out. Maybe it’s the swift shift from the warm summer days to the increasingly dark days of fall. Or more likely, it’s just the lingering instability we’re all feeling in this current moment. I’m thankful I’ll be taking the next few days to rest […]

Monday Memo: Brazil’s Film Archive Faces Wipeout, New Partner to Diversify Nonfiction Production Talent, Sundance Shrinks for 2021

With the Cinemateca Brasileira in São Paulo facing dire circumstances, along with the suicides of both British filmmaker Richard Bright and documentary subject Daisy Coleman, of Audrie and Daisy, it’s been a fairly grim week in nonfiction cinema news. That said, there have been significant steps made toward diversifying nonfiction production talent, there are a ton […]

Friday Fix

Friday Fix is a new series covering documentary film, hosted by Thom Powers. Viewers are invited to share comments during the live show. The episodes are taped and able for viewing anytime. Find links to recorded webinar content below and on our YouTube channel, in addition to a curated list of resources related to specific themes. You can […]

Funding Your Doc Boot Camp

Click here to get a discounted ticket to both “Funding Your Doc” on April 30 and “Launching Your Doc into the World” on May 13. Save 25% off individual tickets— $150 for both events, or only $120 for IFC Center members. You have your documentary idea ready to go – and now the biggest question […]

DOC NYC PRO: AMERICAN SNAPSHOTS

Available for selection by these badge holders: All Access, DOC NYC PRO Gold Pass, DOC NYC PRO Silver Pass, DOC NYC PRO Bronze Pass. To buy a pass click here. Each day of the 2018 festival features two distinct, subject-themed programming tracks for DOC NYC PRO. Each programming track has its own set of panels. To […]

And the award goes to…

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 […]

AND THE 2015 DOC NYC WINNERS ARE…

DOC NYC ANNOUNCES AWARDS AND RECORD ATTENDANCE FOR SIXTH ANNUAL FESTIVAL Motley’s Law and Class Divide Win Grand Jury Prizes Left on Purpose Wins SundanceNow Doc Club Audience Award On the evening of its final day of programming, DOC NYC announced its 2015 award-winners as well as news of record attendance. Now in its sixth […]

DON’T MISS OUR GALAS AND SPECIAL EVENTS

A high-profile strand of this year’s DOC NYC selection is our Special Events section.  Screenings will include Q&A sessions with notable guests like Martin Scorsese, artist Rosamond Purcell and MOCA Director Philippe Vergne. Two special guests will deliver a Keynote on November 17. DCTV co-founder and filmmaker Jon Alpert and HBO Documentaries President Sheila Nevins will […]

DOC NYC 2015 FULL LINE-UP ANNOUNCED! TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW!

DOC NYC ANNOUNCES FULL LINE-UP FOR SIXTH EDITION NOVEMBER 12-19, 2015 Line-Up Includes 27 World Premieres and 15 U.S. Premieres among Over 200 Films and Events Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton to Present Closing Night World Premiere Once and For All on Nov. 19 Other Special Guests Include Martin Scorsese, Sharon Jones, Ethan Hawke, Sonia Sanchez, Bill […]