October 9, 2019

DOC NYC Announces Opening Night, Closing Night & Centerpiece Screenings

DOC NYC is excited to announce this years Special Events!  The 2019 Opening Night Film is Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band, by Daniel Roher US PREMIERE: The Band got started as a group of musicians backing up Bob Dylan on tour, but grew into a legend in their own right, starting with the 1968 […]

October 9, 2019

DOC NYC Reveals Lineup for 8-Day PRO Conference

DOC NYC is excited to announce the lineup for its eight-day DOC NYC PRO conference, running November 7-14 concurrent with the festival’s public film screenings. The PRO lineup features over 180 speakers including notable filmmakers Feras Fayyad, Lauren Greenfield, Asif Kapadia, Rachel Lears, Jehane Noujaim, Steven Bognar and Roger Ross Williams, who will all appear on panels for the festival’s popular Short […]

September 3, 2019


Our sixth annual Visionaries Tribute will take place on November 7 at Manhattan’s Gotham Hall. Veteran filmmakers Martin Scorsese and Michael Apted will receive Lifetime Achievement recognition. The Robert and Anne Drew Award for Documentary Excellence will go to Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert (American Factory; A Lion in the House) and the Leading Light Award will […]

December 6, 2018

Henny Garfunkel for DOC NYC

DOC NYC was pleased to have Henny Garfunkel on hand to photograph some of the talent attending this year’s festival. Please contact Henny about downloading and usage of her photos. Hover over the image to click through our gallery: About Henny: Henny Garfunkel is a New York based Portrait and Reportage/Street Photographer. Since 1993, Henny […]

November 16, 2018

And thats a wrap for DOC NYC 2018

  DOC NYC is officially over for another year, and what a festival it has been! Thank you to all the sponsors, filmmakers, staff, volunteers and audiences who made this festival possible. Once again, DOC NYC was an incredible eight-day celebration of nonfiction filmmaking. This year we experienced 300+ films and events including 135 feature-length documentaries, 42 World […]

November 11, 2018

Still to come at DOC NYC 2018

We are now in our FINAL DAY of DOC NYC 2018, and although we have already had some incredible events and screenings there is PLENTY more to come. Here is a list of films that are MUST-SEE for today: HARVEST SEASON | Thu Nov 15, 2018, 5:00 PM | IFC Center NYC PREMIERE Set in California’s Napa and Sonoma Valley wine country, this […]

November 10, 2018

Highlights from DOC NYC 2018

This year at DOC NYC we have incredibly talented photographers capturing the special moments of the festival. Big thanks to our photography team: Simon Luethi Lou Aguilar Carlos Sanfer Maria Majia Igor Myakotin Daniel Zambrano Allison Stock Susan Keyloun Take a look at some of the amazing pictures from DOC NYC by hovering over the image below.   […]

November 5, 2018


  DOC NYC is excited to announce the WORLD PREMIERE of Amazing Grace. In January 1972, Aretha Franklin gave two days of gospel performances at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Watts, Los Angeles, recording what would become her bestselling album, Amazing Grace. The sessions were captured by a film crew led by Sydney Pollack, but […]

October 31, 2018

See the films within DOC NYC Sonic Cinema Strand

For 2018, DOCNYC is curated in 21 sections, and one of those sections is our Sonic Cinema Strand. If you are a fan of music then these are the documentary’s for you: 16 Bars  Thu Nov 15, 2018, 10:15 PM | IFC Center  NYC PREMIERE Grammy winner Todd Thomas—aka “Speech” of Arrested Development—leads a unique collaborative music workshop […]