See the films within DOC NYC Sonic Cinema Strand

For 2018, DOCNYC is curated in 21 sections, and one of those sections is our Sonic Cinema Strand. If you are a fan of music then these are the documentary’s for you: 16 Bars  Thu Nov 15, 2018, 10:15 PM | IFC Center  NYC PREMIERE Grammy winner Todd Thomas—aka “Speech” of Arrested Development—leads a unique collaborative music workshop […]

Seth Meyers, John Mulaney and more in person for DOC NYC Centerpiece Screening

  DOC NYC’s Centerpiece presentation is the world premiere of Documentary Now! Presents Original Cast Album: Co-op.  Co-created by Fred Armisen, Bill Hader, Seth Meyers and Rhys Thomas and executive produced by Lorne Michaels, IFC’s Documentary Now! is known for lovingly paying homage to the world of documentaries. Honoring beloved films like Grey Gardens, The Thin Blue Line and Jiro Dreams of Sushi, Documentary […]

Special Guests at DOC NYC

This year DOC NYC will be welcoming many special guests to the festival. Come along and hear from some of your favourites. Christo | Walking on Water Darrell Hammond | Cracked Up Heather Graham | This Changes Everything J. Cole | Out of Omaha Jakob Dylan | Echo in the Canyon Jeffrey Wright | We Are Not Done Yet […]

DOC NYC announces “Only In New York” Lineup

(Image: American Muslim) DOC NYC announced the lineup of 42 work-in-progress documentaries chosen from submissions to participate in the “Only in New York” roundtable meetings with industry professionals and mentors. Over the course of four days (Nov. 12-15), the filmmakers will network with financiers, producers, sales agents, distributors, festival programmers and other mentors at the […]

Meet the 2018 DOC NYC Jurors

DOC NYC is pleased to introduce the jurors for this year’s competition sections: Viewfinders, Metropolis and Shorts.   Viewfinders Competition: Rachel Chanoff, Programmer; Founding Director, THE OFFICE performing arts + film.  Rachel Chanoff is the founding director of THE OFFICE performing arts + film. Among other positions she holds as a curator and producer, she is a consultant to […]

DOC NYC unveils 2018 trailer!

Featuring the voice of our talented Executive Director Raphaela Neihausen, the trailer reveals some of the exciting films in our 2018 line up. Huge thanks to Wheelhouse Creative who edited this year’s festival trailer. Tickets and Festival Passes for DOC NYC 2018 are available now. 


DOC NYC, America’s largest documentary festival, running November 8-15, today announces its inaugural 40 Under 40 list to honor 40 documentary talents under the age of 40. This past summer, the festival held an open call for nominations to the list from established film professionals. The honorees will be treated to a day of industry […]

DOC NYC adds 5 new strands for 2018

For 2018, DOCNYC is curated in 21 sections that include five new exciting strands: Series Showcase, offering world premieres of new episodic programs, including Showtime’s Enemies: The President, Justice & the FBI, exploring the contentious relationship between U.S. presidents and the FBI; and SundanceTV’s Jonestown: Terror in the Jungle, commemorating the 40th anniversary of the […]

World, U.S. & North American Premieres at DOC NYC

This year DOCNYC presents 42 world premieres and 17 U.S. or North American premieres. World premieres at the festival include Lady Parts Justice in the New World Order, following The Daily Show co-creator Lizz Winstead on a “Vagical Mystery Tour” to fight for reproductive rights; New Homeland, the newest film from two-time Academy Award winner […]

DOC NYC Announces Full Lineup for Ninth Edition

DOC NYC is proud to announce the full lineup for its ninth edition, running November 8-15 at the IFC Center in Greenwich Village and Chelsea’s SVA Theatre and Cinepolis Chelsea. This year’s festival will include: 300+ films and events 135 feature-length documentaries 42 world premieres 17 U.S or North American premieres 500+ filmmakers and special […]