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DOC NYC Hits the Road for a Virtual Road Trip

Join us on Facebook Live every afternoon from Monday, Oct. 26th through Friday, Oct. 30th, as we set off on an online DOC NYC Road Trip to check in with filmmaking hubs across the country. DOC NYC’s Artistic Director Thom Powers will talk with filmmakers, programmers and filmmaking advocates as they share documentary news and preview some of DOC NYC’s 2020 slate. Additional guests to be announced. Check out each stop on the itinerary below!

Plus, from now through Saturday, Oct. 31st, get $3 off tickets for any of the festival films featured in Road Trip—more than two dozen titles! Just click on the film titles with an asterisk below, and use code ROADTRIP when checking out!

Tune in for free on Facebook Live

Monday, October 26

Boston, MA | 2:00 – 2:45 pm ET

Co-presented by Bright Lights Film Series at Emerson CollegeGlobe Docs; and Harvard’s Department of Art, Film, and Visual Studies.

Guests include Sian-Pierre Regis & Rebecca Danigelis (Duty Free*), Ursula Liang (Down a Dark Stairwell*), Lisa Viola (Globe Docs), Robb Moss (Harvard) and Anna Feder (Emerson).

Washington D.C. | 3:00 – 3:45 pm ET

Co-presented by Center for Media & Social Impact (CMSI) and Double Exposure Film Festival.

Guests include Caty Borum (CMSI), Pat Aufderheide (CMSI), Mor Loushy (Kings of Capitol Hill*), Chris Wilson (National Museum of American History), Sky Sitney (Double Exposure Film Festival) and Opal H. Bennett (DOC NYC; March on Washington Film Festival).

Tuesday, October 27

Philadelphia, PA | 2:00 – 2:45pm ET

Co-presented by BlackStar Film Festival and Scribe Video Center.

Guests include Maori Karmael Holmes (BlackStar Film Festival), Loira Limbal (Through the Night*), and Louis Massiah (Scribe).

Miami, FL | 3:00 – 3:45 pm ET

Co-presented by Miami Film Festival and O Cinema.

Guests include: Jaie Laplante (MFF), Kareem Tabsch (O Cinema; 40 Under 40 honoree in 2019), Sami Khan & Michael Gassert (The Last Out*) and Nelson G. Navarrete & Maxx Caicedo (A La Calle*).

Wednesday, October 28

Detroit, MI | 2:00 – 2:45 pm ET / 1:00 – 1:45pm CT

Co-presented by Arab American National MuseumDetroit Narrative Agency; and Freep Film Festival.

Guests include Dave Serio (Arab American National Museum), Cornetta Lane (Detroit Narrative Agency) and Razi Jafri & Justin Feltman (Hamtramck, USA*).

Chicago, IL | 3:00 – 3:45 pm ET / 2:00 – 2:45pm CT

Co-presented by Kartemquin and Sisters in Cinema.

Guests include Yvonne Welbon (Sisters in Cinema), Jiayan “Jenny” Shi (Finding Yingying*), Maria Finitzo (The Dilemma of Desire*), Diane Quon (Wuhan Wuhan*) and Jessie Fairbanks (DOC NYC).

Thursday, October 29

Cleveland & Dayton, OH | 2:00 – 2:45 pm ET

Co-presented by Cleveland Film CommissionCleveland International Film Festival; and Wright State University Motion Pictures Program.

Guests include Karla Murthy (The Place That Makes Us*) Yael Bridge & DiCarlo Johnson (The Big Scary “S” Word*), Zeshawn Ali (Two Gods*) and Steve Bognar & Julia Reichert (9to5: The Story of a Movement*).

Columbia, MO | 3:00 – 3:45 pm ET / 2:00 – 2:45pm CT

Co-presented by Murray Center for Documentary Journalism and True/False.

Guests include David Wilson (T/F Film Festival), Stacey Woelfel (Murray Center for Documentary Journalism), Robert Greene (Murray Center for Documentary Journalism), Mia Donovan (Dope Is Death*), Ra’anan Alexandrowicz (The Viewing Booth*) and David Osit (Mayor*).

Friday, October 30

San Francisco & The Bay Area, CA | 4:00 – 4:45 pm ET / 1:00 – 1:45 am PT

Co-presented by SF Film, with more guests to be announced.

Guests include Amanda Salazar (SF Film).

Los Angeles, CA / 5:00 – 5:45 pm ET / 2:00 – 2:45 pm PT

Co-presented by the International Documentary Association.

Guests include Fenton Bailey (Wojnarowicz*), with more guests to be announced.

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