Blending elements of narrative and documentary, Stop the Pounding Heart follows the story of a rural Christian fundamentalist family through the eyes of a teenager who meets a boy who awakens her interest in the opposite sex. FilmLinc spoke with director Roberto Minervini prior to its release at the Film Society.
We continue our spotlight on films featured in NYFF52 with Damien Chazelle's Whiplash, the film that opened Sundance and will no doubt cement Chazelle's reputation as a force to be reckoned with.
Watch the exclusive trailer for Ed Pincus and Lucia Small's One Cut, One Life, a documentary about existence in the wake of death and disease. The film will screen at the upcoming New York Film Festival.
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced that CITIZENFOUR, Oscar-nominated filmmaker Laura Poitras's new documentary profiling surveillance and revelations made by Edward Snowden, will have its world premiere as a Special Presentation Friday, October 10.
Eight finalists have been selected to take part in the third annual New York Film Festival Critics Academy. The program nurtures aspiring film critics over the course of the festival who will cover the event for Film Comment and Indiewire.
Watch the exclusive trailer for Asia Argento's Misunderstood, which depicts the life of a preteen girl in the '80s growing up a fringe member of the showbiz world with famous parents who all but ignore her.
Watch the exclusive trailer of Last Hijack, an interactive transmedia experience that investigates modern-day piracy. The film will screen as part of the New York Film Festival's Convergence section.
The trailer for Martín Rejtman's Two Shots Fired is here for your viewing pleasure. The film, which will screen at the upcoming NYFF52, marks the founding father of New Argentine Cinema's triumphant return to directing after a 10-year hiatus.
Watch the trailer for Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne's "Two Days, One Night," an ethical thriller set in the working-class suburbs of Seraing and Liège, which will screen at NYFF52.
Alice Rohrwacher's The Wonders will have its North American premiere at the upcoming New York Film Festival. It follows a German-Italian beekeeping family whose oldest daughter is heir apparent. Check out a clip from the film here.