The Future of Doc Accessibility: Best Practices in Exhibition, Education & Beyond

Thu Feb 11, 1-2:30pm ET

Join DOC NYC PRO for a 90-minute panel about increasing access to the documentary field for D/deaf and disabled filmmakers. In a conversation moderated by filmmaker and FWD-Doc Founding Member Alysa Nahmias, panelists discuss a range of best practices, from enhancing accommodations in cinemas and festivals, to optimizing access to online industry events, to navigating options for captioning and audio-description of films. Guests include Cheryl Green (New Day Films), Andraea LaVant (Crip Camp), Michelle Spitz (Woman of her Word), and Amanda Upson (FWD-Doc). The panel discussion will include a 30-minute moderated Q&A. 

Tickets for this event are $19, or get access to all ten events in DOC NYC PRO’s winter season by registering for the Winter 2021 Season Pass.

All registrants may participate in the live session, and will also receive access to the recorded event, a written transcript, and a copy of the slide presentation after the livestream. Tickets are non-refundable. 

If you have questions about registration, please email For questions about accommodations and accessibility, including requests for live ASL interpretation, please email