DOC NYC 2018

DOC NYC 2018 at IFC Center

Friday, November 9 - Thursday, November 15, 2018

DOC NYC – America’s Largest Documentary Film Festival
Thu Nov 8 – Thu Nov 15, 2018
Screenings begin at IFC Center on Fri Nov 9

“An essential event on the cinephile’s calendar.” – Time Out New York

Below is a schedule of DOC NYC screenings at the IFC Center. Click on each film for more details including special guests who will be in person for nearly all screenings! For all other screenings during the festival (at Cinépolis Chelsea and SVA Theatre) please look at the schedule on DOC NYC’s website. IFC Center Members have access to discounted tickets for most DOC NYC screenings!

Friday Nov 9
DOC NYC U: Hunter College – 10:00 AM
Shorts: THE GIRL AND THE PICTURE and THE HEAD & THE HAND – 10:30 AM
DOC NYC U: New York Film Academy – 11:45 AM
Shorts: ’63 BOYCOTT and EARTHRISE – 12:45 PM
DOC NYC U: New York University – 1:30 PM
Shorts: MY DEAD DAD’S PORNO TAPES and SIDELINED – 3:00 PM
DOC NYC U: Columbia University – 3:15 PM
DOC NYC U: School of Visual Arts – 5:00 PM
NORTH POLE, NY (dir. Ali Cotterill, 69m) – 5:15 PM
THE KLEPTOCRATS (dir. Sam Hobkinson & Havana Marking, 84m) – 6:45 PM
THE BLESSING (dirs. Hunter Robert Baker & Jordan Fein, 74m) – 7:15 PM
JONESTOWN: TERROR IN THE JUNGLE (dir. Shan Nicholson, 85m) – 9:00 PM
GHOST FLEET (dirs. Shannon Service & Jeffrey Waldron, 88m) – 9:30 PM

Saturday Nov 10
Shorts: The Big Apple – 10:15 AM
INSTANT DREAMS (dir. Willem Baptist, 91m) – 11:30 AM
THE CANDIDATES (dirs. Alexandra Stergiou & Lexi Henigman, 80m) – 12:30 PM
EVELYN (dir. Orlando von Einsiedel, 100m) – 2:00 PM
LITTLE MISS WESTIE (dirs. Joy E. Reed & Dan Hunt, 75m) – 2:45 PM
A LITTLE WISDOM (dir. Yuqi Kang, 92m) – 4:30 PM
INSIDE LEHMAN BROTHERS (dir. Jennifer Deschamps, 75m) – 5:00 PM
FOR THE BIRDS (dir. Richard Miron, 92m) – 7:00 PM
THE GHOST OF PETER SELLERS (dir. Peter Medak, 93m) – 7:15 PM
SILICONE SOUL (dir. Melody Gilbert, 71m) – 9:15 PM
UNDER THE WIRE (dir. Chris Martin, 99m) – 9:45 PM

Sunday Nov 11
Shorts: Spaces Unknown – 10:00 AM
REFUGEE (dir. Alexander J. Farrell, 87m) – 11:30 AM
BARBARA RUBIN & THE EXPLODING NY UNDERGROUND (dir. Chuck Smith, 78m) – 12:00 PM
THE CITY THAT SOLD AMERICA (dir. Ky Dickens, 65m) – 2:00 PM
TO KID OR NOT TO KID (dir. Maxine Trump, 75m) – 2:15 PM
WHILE I BREATHE, I HOPE (dir. Emily Harrold, 72m) – 4:15 PM
THE SMARTEST KIDS IN THE WORLD (dir. Tracy Droz Tragos, 98m) – 4:30 PM
HEARTBOUND – A DIFFERENT KIND OF LOVE STORY (dirs. Janus Metz & Sine Plambech, 91m) – 6:45 PM
THE WORLD BEFORE YOUR FEET (dir. Jeremy Workman, 95m) – 7:00 PM
I’M LEAVING NOW (dirs. Lindser Corder & Armando Croda, 75m) – 9:15 PM
THE TRUTH ABOUT KILLER  ROBOTS (dir. Maxim Pozdorovkin, 82m) – 9:30 PM

Monday Nov 12
DOC NYC Pro: Pitch Perfect & If/Then Shorts – 9:00 AM
THE PROVIDERS (dirs. Anna Moot-Levin & Laura Green, 85m) – 12:45 PM
REFUGEE (dir. Alexander J. Farrell, 87m) – 3:00 PM
BEI BEI (dirs. Rose Roseblatt & Marion Lipschutz, 77m) – 5:00 PM
THE RESCUE LIST (dirs. Alyssa Fedele & Zachary Fink, 81m) – 5:15 PM
THE HEAT: A KITCHEN (R)EVOLUTION (dir. Maya Gallus, 72m) – 7:15 PM
HILLBILLY (dirs. Sally Rubin & Ashley York, 85m) – 7:45 PM
ENEMIES: THE PRESIDENT, JUSTICE & THE FBI – THAT’S WHAT FRIENDS ARE FOR (dir. Jed Rothstein, 53m) – 9:15 PM
THE KLEPTOCRATS (dir. Sam Hobkinson & Havana Marking, 84m) – 9:55 PM

Tuesday Nov 13
BEI BEI (dirs. Rose Roseblatt & Marion Lipschutz, 77m) – 10:15 AM
HARVEST SEASON (dir. Bernardo Ruiz, 83m) – 10:30 AM
A HYMN FOR ALVIN AILEY (dir. Orlando Bagwell, 60m) – 12:30 PM
THE RESCUE LIST (dirs. Alyssa Fedele & Zachary Fink, 81m) – 12:45 PM
THE SMARTEST KIDS IN THE WORLD (dir. Tracy Droz Tragos, 98m) – 2:30 PM
THE CANDIDATES (dirs. Alexandra Stergiou & Lexi Henigman, 80m) – 3:00 PM
THE INTERPRETERS (dirs. Andres Caballero & Sofian Khan, 74m) – 5:00 PM
PATRIMONIO (dirs. Lisa F. Jackson & Sarah Teale, 83m) – 5:15 PM
NEW HOMELAND (dir. Barbara Kopple, 93m) – 7:15 PM
BLEED OUT (dir. Steve Burrows, 87m) – 7:30 PM
Shorts: Queerly Beloved – 9:55 PM

Wednesday Nov 14
PATRIMONIO (dirs. Lisa F. Jackson & Sarah Teale, 83m) – 10:15 AM
THE SCHOOL IN THE CLOUD (dir. Jerry Rothwell, 85m) – 10:30 AM
FIRE ON THE HILL: THE COWBOYS OF SOUTH CENTRAL (dir. Brett Fallentine, 84m) – 12:30 PM
GRIT (dirs. Cynthia Wade & Sasha Friedlander, 80m) – 12:45 PM
COOKED: SURVIVAL BY ZIP CODE (dir. Judith A. Helfand, 76m) – 2:45 PM
DENNIS AND LOIS (dir. Chris Cassidy, 85m) – 3:00 PM
EMANUEL (dir. Brian Ivie, 80m) – 5:00 PM
Shorts: Queerly Beloved – 5:15 PM
CRAFTING AN ECHO (dir. Marco Williams, 64m) – 7:15 PM
COLOSSUS (dir. Jonathan Schienberg, 84m) – 7:30 PM
MY PERFECT WORLD: THE AARON HERNANDEZ STORY (dir. Geno McDermott, 87m) – 9:15 PM
Shorts: This is America, 2018 – 9:45 PM

Thursday Nov 15
SOMEWHERE TO BE (dir. Peter Odabashian, 76m) – 10:15 AM
EMANUEL (dir. Brian Ivie, 80m) – 10:30 AM
ELEPHANT PATH (dir. Todd McGrain, 79m) – 12:30 PM
CARE TO LAUGH (dir. Julie Getz, 77m) – 12:45 PM
THE CAT RESCUERS (dirs. Rob Fruchtman & Steven Lawrence, 87m) – 2:45 PM
MEMORY GAMES (dirs. Janet Tobias & Claus Wehlisch, 85m) – 3:00 PM
HARVEST SEASON (dir. Bernardo Ruiz, 83m) – 5:00 PM
VERY SENIOR – ATTITUDE IS EVERYTHING (dir. Susan Gluth, 75m) – 5:15 PM
THE SHOW’S THE THING: THE LEGENDARY PROMOTERS OF ROCK (dirs. Molly Bernstein & Philip Dolin, 97m) – 7:15 PM
THE GREAT MOTHER (dirs. Dave LaMattina & Chad Walker, 93m) – 7:45 PM
16 BARS (dir. Samuel Bathrick, 94m) – 9:45 PM
16 BARS (dir. Samuel Bathrick, 94m) – 10:15 PM