November 3, 2021

40 Under 40 Class of 2021

Now in its fourth year, the 40 Under 40 list shines a spotlight on emerging talent. This program is co-presented by HBO Documentary Films. The 40 Under 40 selection process begins with an open call for nominations for filmmakers based in the U.S. and Canada. The final list of honorees was chosen by a selection […]

November 20, 2020

Audience Favorites

Check out which films are the received the most votes for our Audience Award!

July 23, 2020

40 Under 40 Nominations Now Open!

Co-presented with: DOC NYC’s third annual “40 Under 40” initiative for 2020 is now accepting nominations through August 21, 2020. Submit your nomination here. “40 Under 40” celebrates emerging talent in the documentary world, including directors, producers, cinematographers, and editors. This program is co-presented by Topic Studios. Honorees will participate in exclusive online networking meetings with key […]

July 1, 2020

DOC NYC 2020 Festival Plans


November 12, 2019

DOC NYC Award Winners Screenings – Fri Nov 15

DOC NYC has announced the Award Winners for 2019 – see all award winners HERE! The Viewfinders, Metropolis, Shorts and Audience Award winners will all have special public encore  screenings on Friday, November 15 at IFC Center as part of the final day of the festival.   Viewfinders Award Winner City Dream, directed by Weijun Chen. […]

November 12, 2019

DOC NYC Award Winners 2019

Two days before the festival’s close, DOC NYC announced its 2019 award-winners at an evening ceremony at the Flatiron Room in Manhattan. This year’s event, running November 6-15 at IFC Center, the SVA Theatre and Cinépolis Chelsea, featured 135 feature-length films and 126 short documentaries. Included were 28 world premieres and 27 U.S. premieres among over 300 […]

November 11, 2019

Read what they’re saying in the press about DOC NYC!

New York Times “Now in its 10th year, this annual nonfiction smorgasbord is billed as the largest nonfiction film festival in the United States, with 136 features over 10 days (to say nothing of shorts and other events).” — 8 Film Series to Catch in N.Y.C. This Weekend  New York Post “Documentaries are having a […]

November 7, 2019

Still to come at DOC NYC

  Take a look at some of the films still to come at DOCNYC! LOVE CHILD NYC PREMIERE | Sat, Nov 9 | Sahand and Leila, having fled Iran under threat of death for their adulterous relationship, are followed for six years as refugees, bound by the love of their son. In person: dir. Eva […]