The award-winning documentary film Soufra follows the inspirational story of intrepid social entrepreneur, Mariam Shaar – a refugee
NAME OF FESTIVAL: DOC NYC
WHERE: Manhattan, New York, USA
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: Documentary storytelling is flourishing like never before – encompassing reportage, memoir, history, humor and more. DOC NYC celebrates this cultural phenomenon and encourages its new directions.
DOC NYC announced the full lineup of over 250 films and events for its eighth edition, running November 9 to 16 at the IFC Center in Greenwich Village and Chelsea’s SVA Theatre and Cinepolis Chelsea.
Sam Pollard’s Latest Film MAYNARD Profiles Maynard Holbrook Jackson, First Black Mayor of Atlanta | Trailer
The documentary Maynard, directed by the prolific filmmaker Sam Pollard, has wrapped as the film enters post production in Atlanta, Georgia.
“If you have ever looked up at the night sky and wondered what is out there, this is the film for you.” Director Paul Hildebrandt puts into perspective the danger and detachment of America’s growing apathy for astronomy in his documentary Fight for Space.
On the evening of its final day of programming, DOC NYC announced its 2016 award-winners – “The Islands and the Whales,” “Off the Rails” and Short “Bedside Manner” Win Grand Jury Prizes
The documentary BUNKER77, directed by Takuji Masuda, the wild true story of Bunker Spreckels, Clark Gable’s stepson and heir to a sugar fortune will have its NYC premiere tonight at DOC NYC 2016.
In addition to the grueling physical and emotional strength it takes to be a firefighter, Brooke Guinan bore the weight of judgment and the weight of hormonal changes to carry out both her desire to be a firefighter and her destiny to transition from male to female.
In his latest documentary, Rikers, Marc Levin delves into one of the country’s most famous correctional facilities to put you face to face with those who faced time in one of the world most violent and notorious prisons.
Here is a new video clip and images from THE JONESES, Moby Longinotto’s feature documentary debut, that tells the story of Jheri Jones, a 74-year-old transgender divorcée, and her family in Bible Belt Mississippi.
Sundance Selects announced from DOC NYC that the company has acquired Matt Tyrnauer’s CITIZEN JANE: BATTLE FOR THE CITY for release in the U.S.
In a world where instant gratification and quick fixes are king, alternative approaches to healing are commonly dismissed. Director Michael Galinsky explores the world of psychosomatic pain in All the Rage ( Saved by Dr. Sarno)
Netflix released the trailer for its’ original docuseries CAPTIVE that delves into the terse, dangerous world of hostage negotiation. Victims, negotiators, and kidnappers give an unprecedented look at what it means to be captive.
As we have seen with the street protest following the election on Tuesday, the documentary BOBBY SANDS: 66 DAYS, directed by award winning filmmaker Brendan J Byrne, about one of the world’s most iconic citizen activists could not be more timely.
In what might be one of the most important and uplifting documentaries premiering at DOC NYC, City of Joy follows a community for women survivors of violence in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
After what some might call a post-apocalyptic week, Scott’s Pizza Tours might just be the documentary to remind you that you can have fun again. The documentary follows the life of Scott Wiener, pizza enthusiast and New York’s slice-spirit guide
Though stories of treasure hunts are often reserved for the fiction genre, director Tomas Leach is captivating audiences by documenting the hunt for eccentric millionaire Forrest Fenn’s buried treasure in The Lure.
Here is the trailer and poster for the feature documentary FINDING KUKAN, directed by Robin Lung, chronicling the untold story of the female filmmaking pioneer, set to make its North American premiere at 2016 DOC NYC.
DOC NYC, billed as America’s largest documentary festival, announced the full lineup for its seventh edition, running November 10 to 17, 2016
DOC NYC festival announced the line-up of its Short List section of 15 of the year’s leading nonfiction films released theatrically that are being highlighted for special attention.
The U.S. premiere of Citizen Jane: Battle for the City, directed by Matt Tyrnauer (Valentino: The Last Emperor) will open the seventh annual edition of DOC NYC
The 2015 DOC NYC announced its award-winners as well as news of record attendance. The Grand Jury Prize Winner in the Viewfinders Competition is Motley’s Law, directed by Nicole Horanyi, (pictured above) a portrait of Kimberley Motley, the only Western lawyer licensed to work in Afghanistan’s courts. The Grand Jury Prize Winner in the Metropolis Competition is HBO’s Class Divide, directed by Marc Levin, which takes a look at NYC’s gentrification and growing inequality through […]
BOUNCE: HOW THE BALL TAUGHT THE WORLD TO PLAY, Documentary Exploring Origins of Sport, to NY Premiere at DOC NYC | TRAILER
BOUNCE: HOW THE BALL TAUGHT THE WORLD TO PLAY, a new feature documentary by filmmaker Jerome Thélia exploring the nature and origins of sport, will have its New York Premiere at DOC NYC on Monday at 7:30 pm. Inspired by the book, The Ball: Discovering the Object of the Game by John Fox From Brazilian favelas to dusty Congolese villages, from neolithic Scottish isles to modern soccer pitches, BOUNCE: HOW THE BALL TAUGHT THE WORLD […]
HAROLD AND LILLIAN: A HOLLYWOOD LOVE STORY, which will have its US PREMIERE at the upcoming DOC NYC 2015. HAROLD AND LILLIAN: A HOLLYWOOD LOVE STORY is directed by Academy Award Nominee Daniel Raim, Executive Produced by Danny DeVito and features many familiar faces including Harold Michelson, Lillian Michelson, Danny DeVito, Francis Ford Coppola, Mel Brooks, Anahid Nazarian, Rick Carter, Tom Walsh, Jim Bissell, Marc Wanamaker, Bill Krohn, Norman Newberry, and Gene Allen. Academy Award®-nominated […]
The award winning documentary BARGE directed by Ben Powell have its NY premiere at 2015 DOC NYC, where it will screen in the Viewfinders Section. BARGE had its World Premiere at SXSW 2015, and went on to win Grand Jury Prize, Best Documentary Feature: Dallas International Film Festival 2015, Best Documentary Feature: Crossroads Film Festival 2015 and Honorable Mention, Best Documentary: Ashland Independent Film Festival 2015. BARGE evocatively depicts the lives of the Mississippi River’s […]