DOC NYC is now accepting submissions for the 2016 edition in the following three categories:
Competition Features (NYC premiere requirement)
Contemporary documentaries from around the world – 41 minutes or longer – that demonstrate a bold commitment to subject matter, excellence in cinematic craft and innovation in storytelling. Competition sections may vary slightly in 2016, but in the past, there have been two competition sections:
Viewfinders – A competition section that covers non-fiction perspectives from around the world. Eligibility requires New York City premiere with preference given to World or U.S. premieres. Past titles include World premieres of “Almost There, ” “The Anthropologist, ” “The Sunshine Makers, ” “Web;” U.S. premieres of “I Am Sun Mu, ” “A Journey of a Thousand Miles: Peacekeepers, ” “P.S. Jerusalem, ” “The Dark Matter of Love, ” and “The Wound and the Gift.”
Metropolis – A competition section of non-fiction stories based in New York City. Eligibility requires New York City premiere with preference given to World or U.S. premieres. Past titles include World premieres of “Daddy Don’t Go, ” “The Lost Arcade, ” “Rubble Kings, ” “Patrolman P, ” “Some Kind of Spark, ” “More Than the Rainbow, ” and “To Be Heard.”
Competition Shorts Program (NYC premiere preferred, but not required)
Shorts Programs – Selections of non-fiction shorts, organized thematically. Past titles include Doug Block’s “The Children Next Door” and Lucy Walker’s “The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom.”
The winning film qualifies 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.
Non-Competition Features (NYC premiere preferred, but not required)
Contemporary documentaries from around the world – 41 minutes or longer – that demonstrate a bold commitment to subject matter, excellence in cinematic craft and innovation in storytelling. These films are all feature-length and have no eligibility requirement. Sections vary year to year, but past non-competition sections include:
Special Events – High profile events and guests. Past titles include the World Premieres of Netflix sensation “Making A Murderer, ” Springsteen doc “The Ties That Bind” (with Thom Zimny in person), “Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?” (with Noam Chomsky and Michel Gondry in person), “Darkness on the Edge of Town” (with Max Weinberg in person), Amy Berg’s “An Open Secret, ” “Can’t Stand Losing You” (with Andy Summers in person); U.S. premieres of “Finding Vivian Maier, ” “The Yes Men Are Revolting, ” “Do I Sound Gay, ” “Sing Me The Songs That Say I Love You” (with Rufus Wainwright in person), “Charlotte Rampling: The Look” (with Charlotte Rampling in person), and others.
American Perspectives – Past titles include World Premieres of “Sky Line, ” “Thank You For Your Service, ” “Wilhemina’s War, ” “Kids for Cash, ” “A Murder in the Park, ” “Sex and Broadcasting, ” and screenings of “The Fear of 13, ” “Above and Below, ” “Only The Young, ” “Code of the West, ” “Brooklyn Boheme, ” and others.
International Perspectives – Past titles include World Premieres of “All Rise, ” “Every Last Child, ” U.S. Premieres of “On the Rim of the Sky, ” “Things Left Behind, ” “The Mosuo Sisters” and screenings of “Bolshoi Babylon, ” “The Babushkas of Chernobyl, ” “Perdida, ” and “Oma and Bella.”
DOC NYC annually presents several thematic strands, which may change from year to year. Among these have been the sports-themed Jock Docs, music-focused Sonic Cinema, films-on-films Behind the Scenes, performance-based Centerstage, food-focused Doc Eat Doc, activism-oriented Fight the Power, animal-themed The Wild Life, and alternative family-focused Modern Family.coventry cityview 5200 bryant irvin rd fort worth, texas the cityview hotel ctrip cityview flor fort worth cityview center garfield heights, oh cityview west palm beach cityview plaza 36-36 33rd street suite# 201 long island city, ny 11106 cityview vaughan how long does the cityview trolley tour in boston take hanah ehrenreich cityview homewood suites cityview ft worth cityview condos knoxville tn cityview at longwood 75 st. alphonsus street boston, ma 02120 the heights of cityview apartments coventry at cityview fort worth, tx denver colorado cityview apartmentson washington cityview construction management buffalo bill jones oxblue cityview healthsouth cityview rehabilitation cityview office complex cityview los burton vantage at cityview jobs auction results for cityview old master paintings con howe cityview reviews of cityview apartments brackenridge at cityview spring hotel cityview photoshoot cityview apartments room for rent cityview nursing home ohio cityview apartments cityview cityview lanes rosemont cityview laurel heights at cityview verandas at cityview enclave at cityview coventry at cityview breckenridge at cityview biscayne at cityview heights of cityview cityview on meridian hyatt place fort worth cityview cityview at longwood cityview car wash the heights of cityview salado at cityview crescent at cityview cityview animal hospital cityview magazine hampton inn fort worth southwest cityview cityview bible church cityview apartments orlando cityview nursing home the vantage at cityview amherst at cityview brookdale broadway cityview cityview apartments st.louis hyatt place cityview cityview racquet club cityview apartments indianapolis cityview tennis cityview nursing and rehabilitation center the watermark at broadway cityview cityview psychiatry cityview apartments boston cityview condos cityview church cityview apartments san diego rosemont cityview apartment cityview target watermark at broadway cityview cityview apartments newport ky baltimore cityview boomerjacks cityview hyatt cityview the coventry at cityview cityview apartments provo cityview flats cityview bowling cityview apartments st louis watermark broadway cityview durham at cityview cityview apartments greensboro nc cityview erie ave cityview apartments ithaca rosemont cityview apartments cityview care center cityview pittsburgh cityview florist cityview trolley tours des moines cityview fort worth cityview cityview austin the cityview hong kong vantage at cityview