October 30, 2019

Explore DOC NYC’s LGBTQ Lives Section

 DOC NYC showcases the documentary films that share stories bout LGBTQ Lives in the LGBTQ Lives Section! Take a look: THE JOURNEY OF MONALISA NYC PREMIERE | Thu Nov 7 | Transgender performer and sex worker Iván Monalisa navigates NYC’s gritty underbelly on a quest for US legalization. In person: Nicole Costa BUSY INSIDE NYC PREMIERE | Fri Nov […]

October 25, 2019

Explore Docs With a Sense of Humor at DOC NYC

If you like documentaries with a sense of humor then do we have the docs for you! Take a look: CITY DREAM US PREMIERE Documentary comedies are a rarity, even more so from China. But Weijun Chen has proven himself a master with such mirthful films as Please Vote for Me and The Biggest Chinese Restaurant in the World. Now he […]

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 18, 2019

Explore Doc Industry at DOC NYC PRO

The DOC NYC PRO conference highlights projects that represent new breakthroughs in documentary artistry, financing and distribution. This week we are shining light on the Doc Industry! Experience 3 days of panels & Explore the Doc Industry with representatives from Kanopy, NEON, Magnolia and Participant for Distribution and Audience Impact (Nov 10); representatives from Endeavor Content, Impact Partners and Kickstarter for Funding a Documentary (Nov. 13); and Pitch Perfect (Nov. 11) co-presented by A&E IndieFilms, which allows attendees to hear top […]

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 […]