American Documentary is the nonprofit behind your favorite nonfiction programs. Based in Brooklyn, our small-but-mighty team is dedicated to supporting independent artists and presenting authentic, diverse stories—making them accessible to all.
We elevate bold and innovative documentaries for the public good. By supporting us, you also uplift:
Make a one-time or monthly gift to our annual fund to support the independent, change-making documentaries you love, and the passionate team that brings those documentaries to a public audience.
American Documentary is a registered 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization (EIN: 13-3447752)
On June 16, we gathered our beloved documentary community (in person!) to toast our 35th anniversary with the return of our launch party.