Five Oscar Nominations; Five DOC NYC Alumni

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the official nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards on Monday, January 13th. In both the Documentary Feature and Documentary Short Subject categories, DOC NYC Alumni made a strong showing. All five nominated films in the Documentary Feature category and three of the five nominated films in […]

DOC NYC Alumni on the Oscars’ Shortlist

Just a month after the curtains closed on DOC NYC 2019, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced its shortlists in consideration for the 92nd Academy Awards, including both the Documentary Feature and Documentary Short Subject categories. DOC NYC would like to sincerely congratulate all the filmmakers behind this year’s Oscar shortlisters! Documentary […]

DOC NYC Award Winners Screenings – Fri Nov 15

DOC NYC has announced the Award Winners for 2019 – see all award winners HERE! The Viewfinders, Metropolis, Shorts and Audience Award winners will all have special public encore  screenings on Friday, November 15 at IFC Center as part of the final day of the festival.   Viewfinders Award Winner City Dream, directed by Weijun Chen. […]

DOC NYC Award Winners 2019

Two days before the festival’s close, DOC NYC announced its 2019 award-winners at an evening ceremony at the Flatiron Room in Manhattan. This year’s event, running November 6-15 at IFC Center, the SVA Theatre and Cinépolis Chelsea, featured 135 feature-length films and 126 short documentaries. Included were 28 world premieres and 27 U.S. premieres among over 300 […]

Read what they’re saying in the press about DOC NYC!

New York Times “Now in its 10th year, this annual nonfiction smorgasbord is billed as the largest nonfiction film festival in the United States, with 136 features over 10 days (to say nothing of shorts and other events).” — 8 Film Series to Catch in N.Y.C. This Weekend  New York Post “Documentaries are having a […]

Still to come at DOC NYC

  Take a look at some of the films still to come at DOCNYC! LOVE CHILD NYC PREMIERE | Sat, Nov 9 | Sahand and Leila, having fled Iran under threat of death for their adulterous relationship, are followed for six years as refugees, bound by the love of their son. In person: dir. Eva […]

DOC NYC 2019 Highlights

DOC NYC is over for another year, and what a festival it has been! Click the image below to take a look at our highlights reel from the 2019 festival! Captured by our photographers Lou Aguilar, Pablo Monsalve, Alvaro Nieto, Allison Stock, Igor Myakotin, Daniel Zambrano & Carlos Sanfer.   

Meet the 2019 DOC NYC Jurors

DOC NYC is pleased to introduce the jurors for this year’s competition sections: Metropolis, Viewfinders, Shorts, Short List: Features and Short List: Shorts. 2019 Viewfinders  Denae Peters Denae Peters is the Senior Director of Impact Distribution at Picture Motion, where she leads the operations and management of the non-theatrical distribution team. Recently, she was the TIFF documentary programming […]

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 […]

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 […]