DOC NYC Announces Full Festival Lineup for 2019

 DOC NYC is pleased to announce the full lineup for its tenth edition, running November 6-15 at the IFC Center in Greenwich Village and Chelsea’s SVA Theatre and Cinépolis Chelsea. This year’s festival will include: 300+ films and events 28 world premieres 27 U.S. or North American premieres 500+ filmmakers and special guests in person This year’s […]

DOC NYC Competition Sections Return

The festival’s two feature competition sections return for 2019: Viewfinders Seven films appear under the Viewfinders strand for distinct directorial visions. They include US premieres of the latest films by Weijun Chen (Please Vote for Me), City Dream, in which a cantankerous street vendor faces off against a city redevelopment agency; and Thomas Balmès’ (Babies), Sing Me […]

DOC NYC reveals 28 World Premieres and 26 U.S. or North American Premieres

This year DOC NYC is proud to be screening 28 World premieres at the festival. These include Joe Berlinger’s The Longest Wave, about world champion windsurfer Robby Naish; Ngawang Choephel’s Ganden: A Joyful Land, on Tibetan Buddhism’s most important monastery; Geeta Gandbhir’s Hungry to Learn, which explores food insecurity among college students; Keith Fulton and Lou […]

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 […]

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 […]


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 […]

How to Use the DOC NYC PRO Multi-Pass Pack!

A DOC NYC PRO Multi-Pass Pack is the best way to maximize your 2019 PRO experience! It’s easy to buy and to use. First, you purchase a DOC NYC PRO Multi-Pass Pack. Then, you select which PRO programming tracks – each track being a day-long series of panels focusing on one particular topic – that […]

Launching Your Doc Into The World

After you’ve made your film, it’s time to begin the important step of getting it seen. What does it take to get your film in front of audiences? From getting into festivals, to securing an agent, to publicity and marketing, this daylong boot camp at the IFC Center, co-presented by Impact Partners, will cover it […]

Funding Your Doc Boot Camp

Click here to get a discounted ticket to both “Funding Your Doc” on April 30 and “Launching Your Doc into the World” on May 13. Save 25% off individual tickets— $150 for both events, or only $120 for IFC Center members. You have your documentary idea ready to go – and now the biggest question […]