November 16, 2017

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 […]

September 22, 2014

#DOCNYCalum: Web Available Today on Digital Platforms

Winner of DOC NYC’s 2013 Audience Award, Web is now available on digital platforms such as iTunes and Amazon, courtesy of The Orchard. A thoughtful consideration of internet connectivity, Web examines a remote Peruvian village’s four-year struggle to obtain the online access that so many of us take for granted. Check it out today!

September 11, 2014

#DOCNYCalum: DEPECHE MODE 101 screens Stranger Than Fiction

Stranger Than Fiction has announced that their fall season, running from September 23-November 11, will center on an 8-week D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus tribute. Kicking things off on the 23rd is a screening of Town Bloody Hall, followed by a Q&A with the directors, who will be in attendance for the majority of the series. DOC […]

August 15, 2014

#DOCNYCalum: A WILL FOR THE WOODS opens today!

A WILL FOR THE WOODS (DOC NYC 2014) at Village East Cinemas through Thursday! 181-189 Second Avenue, NYC August 15th – 21st Q&As​ ​w/​ ​filmmakers following: ​Friday​ 15th & Sat 16th 7pm & 9:45pm shows & each weeknight following the 7pm show. The green burial movement combines the consecration and mourning of the dead with […]

July 31, 2014

#DOCNYCalum on DVD this week!

7/29: FINDING VIVIAN MAIER (DOC NYC 2013) on DVD. A mysterious nanny, who secretly took over 100,000 photographs that were hidden in storage lockers and discovered decades later, is now considered among the 20th century’s greatest photographers. Maier’s strange and riveting life and art are revealed through never before seen photographs, films, and interviews with […]

July 18, 2014

Congrats to Emmy-nominated alum!

We offer a very hearty congrats to all our alumni films who have been nominated for Emmy awards. We will be sharing great DOC NYC Q&As with these filmmakers over the next few weeks, so watch this space! 56 UP DOC NYC 2012 dir. by Michael Apted AI WEI WEI: NEVER SORRY DOC NYC 2012 […]

June 25, 2014


Want to see your film at DOC NYC 2014? Submit your film for consideration by our late deadline of Friday June 27. Check our submission page for instructions. THE PLEASURES OF BEING OUT OF STEP (DOC NYC 2013 Metropolis Award) opens at the IFC Center. A pioneer in music criticism, Nat Hentoff has spent more […]

June 20, 2014

The Central Park Five Exonerated settle lawsuit with NYC for $40 million

BREAKING NEWS — After an extraordinary civil rights lawsuit and legal battle over a 1989 crime and wrongful conviction that came to symbolize a sense of lawlessness, racism and police coercion in New York, the exonerated men of the Central Park Five have agreed to a settlement of about $40 million from New York City. […]

June 18, 2014

#DOCNYCalum: SCENES OF A CRIME subject acquitted in re-trial

SCENES OF A CRIME (DOC NYC 2011) subject Adrian Thomas acquitted at re-trial. The film examines Adrian Thomas’ high-profile case of his child’s death in upstate New York. The filmmakers uncover troubling video footage from a 10-hour police interrogation that led to a disputed confession. The film stimulated wide legal support for Thomas and last […]