DCTV Presents is DCTV’s signature screening and event series that champions groundbreaking nonfiction film. From screening films by emerging artists to hosting master classes and panel discussions led by renowned innovators in the industry, this series offers the public a unique and inclusive opportunity to share, support and embrace truly independent art.

DCTV Presents has featured work and talks with Yance Ford, Debra Granik, Sam Green, Steve James, Penny Lane, Bing Liu, Stephen Maing, Albert Maysles, Sierra Pettingill, Sam Pollard, RaMell Ross, Brett Story, David Teague, and Lana Wilson to name a few, as well as co-presentations with fellow film institutions including International Documentary Association, IFP, POV, Talkhouse, and True/False Film Festival.

Currently hosted weekly Monday nights each season and programmed by DCTV's Dara Messinger, all events include a discussion with filmmakers or special guests, and time to engage with the makers and our community.

DCTV is supported in part by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, with the support of Council Member Margaret Chin. DCTV is also supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts. DCTV is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. DCTV is supported by the Manhattan Borough President, Gale Brewer. DCTV’s programming is also made possible by generous individual supporters like you. Thank you!

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