2016 DOC NYC in Focus: DOC NYC PRO – Short List Day

PRO-1110x620For its second day, Friday, November 11, DOC NYC‘s programming for industry professionals, DOC NYC PRO, turns to our popular section predicting awards contenders, Short List Day.

Short List Day
Short List Day is co-presented by VH1 and Logo Documentary Films.


Owen Gleiberman, Variety’s lead film reviewer and author of MOVIE FREAK, brings his critical perspective to contemporary doc trends.

unfolding-stories-useUNFOLDING STORIES

Filmmakers of MISS SHARON JONES!, THE IVORY GAME, TRAPPED, and WEINER discuss following a story when you don’t know how it will end.

character-studies-realCHARACTER STUDIES

Filmmakers of AMANDA KNOX, GLEASON, JIM: THE JAMES FOLEY STORY, and MAPPLETHORPE: LOOK AT THE PICTURES discuss crafting nuanced portraits of complicated lives.

american-histories-useAMERICAN HISTORIES

Filmmakers of I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO and OJ: MADE IN AMERICA along with author and attorney Bryan Stevenson from 13TH, discuss retelling chapters of American history from fresh perspectives.

pushing-boundaries-usePUSHING BOUNDARIES

Filmmakers of CAMERAPERSON, FIRE AT SEA, INTO THE INFERNO, and LIFE, ANIMATED discuss challenging stylistic expectations in a documentary.

Why You Should Attend:
DOC NYC’s Short List offers audiences a chance to catch up on some of the year’s most acclaimed nonfiction; DOC NYC PRO’s Short List Day features Artistic Director Thom Powers in in-depth conversations with filmmakers or key figures involved in this exceptional films. Plus, as with each day of DOC NYC PRO programming, Breakfast is included, as well as a Happy Hour, all located at DOC NYC’s PRO Lounge at the Chelsea Cinepolis.

More Info:
Individual tickets are not available for DOC NYC PRO. To attend, purchase one of the following Passes: All Access Pass, DOC NYC PRO Pass, or Short List Day Pass.

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