America's largest documentary festival, DOC NYC celebrates its 10th edition this year. It will open with Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson And The Band on November 6 and run until November 15. The closing gala will be The Capote Tapes.

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Veteran educator Peter Bergson established the Natural Creativity Center on the outskirts of Philadelphia - this follows him as he works with three challenging teenagers.
Looking for Life
Documentary about two Haitian migrants who become stranded at the US-Mexico border, with no way forward.
The Rabbi Goes West
Portrait of a Hasidic rabbi who relocates from Brooklyn, New York to Bozeman, Montana with the hopes of spreading Chabad — his brand of orthodox practice — throughout "Big Sky Country".
For Sama
For Sama
A young woman's struggles with love, war and motherhood over the span of five years in Syria.
Biographical documentary about Lea Tsemel who defends Palestinians: from feminists to fundamentalists, from non-violent demonstrators to armed militants.
Knock Down The House
Knock Down The House
Four young Democratic candidates take on established incumbents in the US 2018 election.
Apollo 11
Apollo 11
A purely archival reconstruction of humanity’s first trip to another world, featuring never-before-seen 70mm footage and never-before-heard audio from the mission.
We Believe In Dinosaurs
We Believe In Dinosaurs
A documentary about young earth creationists building an enormous, $120 million, 'life-size' Noah's Ark in Kentucky with the specific aim of debunking the theory of evolution.
One Child Nation
One Child Nation
After becoming a mother, a filmmaker uncovers the untold history of China’s one-child policy and the generations of parents and children forever shaped by this social experiment.
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DOC NYC Features

Keeping his word
Michael Apted in conversation on 63 Up
Talking about juxtapositions
Thom Powers on dreams, fashion, identity, nature and bright spotlights in DOC NYC
Dedicated to DA Pennebaker
Thom Powers on Martin Scorsese, Michael Apted, the Masters and Winner’s Circle in the tenth edition
Life in a war zone
Waad al-Kateab and Edward Watts discuss For Sama
Following a family's flight
Emelie Mahdavian and Su Kim talk about the challenges of editing and producing Midnight Traveler
Capturing a life behind the camera
Kim Longinotto and Ollie Huddleston on Shooting The Mafia
Faith on the doorstep
Amy Geller and Gerald Peary on their upcoming documentary The Rabbi Goes West


DOC NYC award winners announced
Viewfinders, Metropolis, Shorts and Short List results
Martin Scorsese to receive DOC NYC Lifetime Achievement award
Robert and Anne Drew Awards also announced
DOC NYC announces line-up
Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson And The Band to open 10th edition

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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