October 24, 2019

DOC NYC Announces 2019 “Only In New York” Lineup

DOC NYC has announced the lineup of 46 work-in-progress documentaries chosen from submissions to participate in the “Only In New York” program, which consists of roundtable meetings with industry professionals and mentors. Over the course of four days (Nov. 11-14), filmmakers will network with financiers, producers, sales agents, distributors, festival programmers and other industry representatives […]

October 23, 2019

Explore DOC NYC’s Art + Design Section

DOC NYC’s Art + Design Section showcases the documentary films that intersect film and the arts! Take a look: Ai Weiwei: Yours Truly NYC PREMIERE | Sun Nov 10 | Ai Weiwei’s interactive art installation on San Francisco’s Alcatraz Island pays tribute to prisoners of conscience across the globe while celebrating freedom of speech. In person: Cheryl Haines, Gina […]

October 22, 2019

Take a Look at DOC NYC 2019 Full Schedule

Take a look DOC NYC’s full schedule for 2019:      You can buy your tickets to any of our screenings – see the full lineup here!  Get your DOC NYC PRO passes here! 

October 17, 2019

Explore DOC NYC’s Sonic Cinema Section

Are you a fan of music? 🎶 Are you a fan of documentary films? 📽️ Well then do we have the films for you! Combine the best of music and docs with DOC NYC’s Sonic Cinema Strand. Sonic Cinema puts a spotlight on docs with a music focus! Born into the Gig NYC PREMIERE | Fri […]

October 10, 2019

2019 DOC NYC Winner’s Circle Revealed

New this year, the DOC NYC Winner’s Circle section was created to highlight films that have won major festival awards—in many cases, from Oscar-qualifying international festivals—but might fly below the radar of American audiences. Some have been distributed in American art house theaters; others have not. Last year, several international titles that were previously overlooked by prognosticators were […]

October 10, 2019

DOC NYC Short List: Shorts Announced for 2019

DOC NYC presents our Short List for documentary shorts for the second consecutive year, highlighting the year’s standout short form documentaries selected by the festival’s programming team.  “We’re in a golden age of documentary shorts,” said DOC NYC Shorts Programmer Opal H. Bennett, who oversees the selection. “This lineup reflects a wide spectrum of filmmakers and distributors who […]

October 10, 2019

DOC NYC Announces the 2019 Features Short List

DOC NYC is pleased to announce the 2019 DOC NYC Short List: Features; the eighth annual selection of the year’s top 15 award contenders for feature documentary. The list is considered influential for its steady track record of anticipating Academy Award nominees and winners. The DOC NYC Short List for documentary features officially started in 2012 with 10 titles and grew to […]

October 9, 2019

DOC NYC Announces Full Festival Lineup for 2019

 DOC NYC is pleased to announce the full lineup for its tenth edition, running November 6-15 at the IFC Center in Greenwich Village and Chelsea’s SVA Theatre and Cinépolis Chelsea. This year’s festival will include: 300+ films and events 28 world premieres 27 U.S. or North American premieres 500+ filmmakers and special guests in person This year’s […]

October 9, 2019

DOC NYC Competition Sections Return

The festival’s two feature competition sections return for 2019: Viewfinders Seven films appear under the Viewfinders strand for distinct directorial visions. They include US premieres of the latest films by Weijun Chen (Please Vote for Me), City Dream, in which a cantankerous street vendor faces off against a city redevelopment agency; and Thomas Balmès’ (Babies), Sing Me […]

October 9, 2019

DOC NYC reveals 28 World Premieres and 26 U.S. or North American Premieres

This year DOC NYC is proud to be screening 28 World premieres at the festival. These include Joe Berlinger’s The Longest Wave, about world champion windsurfer Robby Naish; Ngawang Choephel’s Ganden: A Joyful Land, on Tibetan Buddhism’s most important monastery; Geeta Gandbhir’s Hungry to Learn, which explores food insecurity among college students; Keith Fulton and Lou […]