Sat Nov 9, 2019, 9:00 AM | Cinepolis Chelsea

To experience the DOC NYC PRO lineup, purchase an individual PRO Themed Pass to hone in on a specific subject, or benefit from discounted pricing when you purchase Multi-Pass Packs to an assortment of topic strands. Or, buy an All Access Pass, which also includes admission to all festival screenings. Purchase passes here.

DOC NYC PRO is co-presented by Kanopy.

Last year, DOC NYC created its first Short List: Shorts. This year, we bring you the first day of panels devoted to conversations with the filmmakers behind these films.

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Breakfast

10-11:10 AM The Golden Age Of Short Docs
Short documentaries are flourishing. Hear from representatives of the leading distribution platforms on what they look for.

11:30am – 12:40 PM Shorts: Profiles
We discuss the art of profiling unique individuals in short docs. Panelists from the films Fire in Paradise, Little Miss Sumo, Song of Parkland, and Stay Close.

1:30-2:40 PM Shorts: Getting Political
We discuss different way of approaching political topics in short docs. Panelists from the films In the Absence, Lost and Found, Mack Wrestles, and St. Louis Superman.

3:00-4:10 PM Shorts: Global Studies
We discuss the challenges of telling local stories to international audiences. Panelists from the films Ghosts of Sugar Land, Learning How to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You’re a Girl), The Nightcrawlers, and Tungrus. 

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Happy Hour
Join us in the PRO Lounge to gather with fellow attendees and panelists to discuss the day.

See the full schedule of 2019 PRO programs or
Purchase passes here.