At the fifth annual Doc NYC Visionaries Tribute Awards event on November 7, Martin Scorsese, whose latest film The Irishman will open on November 1 in the Us and his Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story will have a special screening during the festival, will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award. Michael Apted joins Scorsese in that honour and his 63 Up will also be shown.
Doc NYC 2019 is dedicated to the memory of Da Pennebaker Photo: Anne-Katrin Titze
Last year’s Lifetime Achievement Award winners were Wim Wenders and Orlando Bagwell.
The 2019 Visionaries host committee include Jon Alpert, Joe Berlinger, Amy Berg, Kate Davis, Marshall Curry, Heidi Ewing, Liz Garbus, Alex Gibney, Rachel Grady, Chris Hegedus, Amy Hobby, Barbara Kopple, Frazer Pennebaker, and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi.
Andrew Rossi and Barbara Kopple honoured Da Pennebaker with personal remembrances earlier this