DOC NYC PRO: SHORT LIST: SHORTS
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.