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DOC NYC 2019 Overview

Festival:
The 10th anniversary DOC NYC

Dates:
November 6-15

About:
I am the Director of Programming of this NYC event, America’s largest documentary film festival, which expands to 10 days for our anniversary year and presents 135 features, in addition to robust shorts programming and eight days of panels. With a lineup so large, this will serve to merely highlight our various strands, with a deeper dive at each section link below. Continue reading

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DOK Leipzig 2019 Overview

Festival:
The 62nd DOK Leipzig

Dates:
October 28-November 3

About:
Approximately 80 new and recent docs – not counting many more retrospective screenings – are showcased at this acclaimed German event. Continue reading

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Jihlava 2019 Overview

Festival:
The 23rd Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival

Dates:
October 24-29

About:
This respected Czech event presents approximately 100 new and recent features, as well as a robust schedule of retrospective programming. Continue reading

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NewFest 2019: Documentary Overview

Festival:
The 31st NewFest

Dates:
October 23-29

About:
Nonfiction makes up about just under half of the features lineup of New York’s LGBTQ film festival, an event I oversaw between 1996-2008. Continue reading

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Margaret Mead 2019 Overview

Festival:
The 43rd Margaret Mead Film Festival

Dates:
October 17-20

About:
25 documentary features make up the lineup of this long-running program of NYC’s American Museum of Natural History. Continue reading

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New Orleans 2019: Documentary Overview

Festival:
The 30th New Orleans Film Festival

Dates:
October 16-23

About:
Nearly half of this popular Southern event’s 60+ lineup is devoted to nonfiction. Continue reading

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DOC NYC 2019 Lineup Announced

As DOC NYC’s Director of Programming, I’m excited to share the full lineup for this year’s 10th anniversary edition, expanded to ten days this year and running November 6-15.

DOC NYC 2019 includes 136 features, representing 28 world premieres, 7 international premieres, 7 North American premieres, 13 US premieres, and 59 NYC premieres, in addition to short films and our parallel DOC NYC PRO series of industry programming.

Our website has full information here, and ticketing is live now.

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