The films at DOC NYC cross disciplines and generations in order to introduce a new audience to documentary films. Here are a selection of films that feature the city in a starring role.
A new exhibition and film examine the legacy of the New York Photo League, a cooperative of radical photographers. MetroFocus looked into their contentious past and influence on current art and politics.
The guys behind the incredibly popular restaurant The Meatball Shop write about their journey from 13-year-old delivery boys for a vegan restaurant in New York City to building a business out of meatballs. Plus, a yummy meatball recipe.
A filmmaker chronicles the life of Fred Lebow, the ambitious founder of the New York City Marathon.
Temporary spaces work great for retailer and restaurants, but some of the best uses are coming from the arts community.
New York’s armories once served as depots, parade grounds and social clubs for National Guardsmen. Today, they host sporting events, fashion shows and large-scale art installations. MetroFocus looks at the city’s three busiest armories.