Directed by Valerie Kontakos, the documentary Queen of the Deuce tells the story of Chelly Wilson, entrepreneur, and Holocaust escapist who built an empire in the Times Square pornography circuit in the 1970s.
NAME OF FESTIVAL: DOC NYC
WHERE: Manhattan, New York, USA
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
Documentary storytelling is flourishing like never before. DOC NYC is at the center of celebrating and supporting this cultural movement. DOC NYC is also an Academy-qualifying festival for short films. DOC NYC’s winning short will qualify for consideration in the Documentary Short Subject category of the Annual Academy Awards® without the standard theatrical run, provided the film otherwise complies with the Academy rules.
A thrilling examination of television news footage from Colombian archives, Our Movie provides a window into how a generation of Colombians experienced the violence that shook the country in the late eighties.
DOC NYC opens with the US premiere of Stephanie Johnes’ Maya and the Wave.
LOST ANGEL: THE GENIUS OF JUDEE SILL Teaser Trailer: Documentary on 1970s Singer Premieres at DOC NYC
Watch the first-look teaser trailer for Lost Angel: The Genius Of Judee Sill, a documentary on singer-songwriter of 1970s LA – Judee Sill.
Exclusive ELLIS Clip: Sascha Just’s Documentary on Jazz Pianist Ellis Marsalis Jr. Premieres at DOC NYC
Watch an exclusive clip from Ellis, a new documentary on the life and times of pianist Ellis Marsalis Jr., directed by Sascha Just.
From filmmakers Jack Porter Lofton and Jeff Dailey, The ‘Vous is a fascinating documentary on the people behind Memphis BBQ institution The Rendezvous.
Directed by Steven Hoffner and AJ Messier, The Cannons will World Premiere at DOC NYC film festival.
Watch first look trailer for Exposure, documentary follows eleven novice women explorers, from the Arab World and the West, to the North Pole.
Watch First Look Trailer for YOUNG PLATO, Documentary on Maverick Irish School Headmaster, Kevin McAreve
The Irish documentary Young Plato profiles school headmaster Kevin McAreve, who is determined to change the fortunes of an inner-city community in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Directed by Erin Bernhardt and Din Blankenship, the film profiles a leader in a white nationalist hate group who finds healing from the people he once hated – a Muslim heart doctor and his town of refugees.
Tommy Haines’ HOCKEYLAND Documentary Set in Minnesota’s North Country Premieres at DOC NYC [Watch Teaser]
Hockeyland, Tommy Haines’ documentary on a long tradition in Minnesota’s North Country will World Premiere at 2021 DOC NYC.
F@CK THIS JOB. Documentary on the Fight to Protect Independent Journalism in Russia Premieres at DOC NYC [Trailer]
Vera Krichevskaya’s documentary F@ck This Job about the fight to protect independent journalism in Russia will U.S. premiere at DOC NYC.