Doc Edge is the home for storytelling that changes your world.
Our kaupapa is to celebrate, support and showcase documentary.


An Academy Awards® qualifying documentary film festival in-theatres and online with Awards, XR Exhibition and live events.


Learning and connecting opportunities for media professionals including Doc Edge Forum, Pitch, Clinic, Rough Cuts and Market.


An educational programme in-theatres and online connecting New Zealand students from Year 5 to Tertiary with offers.

News & Events

Doc Edge is proud to present a special screening of the award-winning NZ feature film at Māngere Arts Centre, Thursday 12 August.

We’re excited to open registrations for this year’s round of Doc Edge Clinics. We’ve got six Clinic events, running every other Saturday from early August until mid-October.

Director Anrick Bregman, will conduct experience as a virtual live guide through Camp Century.  

From pirates to marine predators, enjoy these cinematic feasts for the senses.

James Croot of Stuff Entertainment reviewed eight great documentaries.

Kiwi-born, Emmy-nominated filmmaker Sally Aitken took home the big wins tonight at the Doc Edge Awards

Doc Edge Festival 2021 programme launched

Heather Croall is honoured as the recipient of the 2021 Doc Edge Festival Superhero Award.

After a whirlwind 2020 when it became one of the first festivals online, the Academy Award-qualifying Doc Edge Festival is back.