A Life in Pictures: The Tramp Celebrates 100 Years at the Film Society of Lincoln Center image

A Life in Pictures: The Tramp Celebrates 100 Years at the Film Society of Lincoln Center

This spring, the Film Society of Lincoln Center will celebrate Charlie Chaplin with a photographic exhibit—an event that encourages us to reminisce about an artist very much made for modern times.

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Uma Thurman Comes Clean on Her Tryst in Lars von Trier’s ‘Nymphomaniac’ image

Uma Thurman Comes Clean on Her Tryst in Lars von Trier’s ‘Nymphomaniac’

The Oscar-nominated actress spoke about her darkly comic turn in the Danish provocateur's latest, touting the film as one that will be mulled over for decades to come and praising von Trier's genius in creating complex female characters.

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Meet the (New) Director: Gillian Robespierre, ‘Obvious Child’ image

Meet the (New) Director: Gillian Robespierre, ‘Obvious Child’

Gillian Robespierre has written and directed several short films. The New York filmmaker gives insight on her feature Obvious Child which is screening as the Centerpiece of New Directors/New Films Thursday and again Saturday.

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Meet the (New) Director: Shahram Mokri, ‘Fish & Cat’ image

Meet the (New) Director: Shahram Mokri, ‘Fish & Cat’

The visually adventurous Fish & Cat screens this week in New Directors/New Films! Director Shahram Mokri spoke with us about the challenges and difficulties of shooting this elaborate feature, which plays out as one continuous shot.

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Film Comment News Digest 3/24/14 image

Film Comment News Digest 3/24/14

This week's Film Comment News Digest looks at upcoming projects from directors Joshua Oppenheimer, Judd Apatow, Roman Polanski, Ti West, and more!

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Meet the (New) Director: Tom Shoval, ‘Youth’ image

Meet the (New) Director: Tom Shoval, ‘Youth’

A North American premiere at this year's New Directors/New Films series, Tom Shoval's Youth received accolades at home in Israel where it won acting and editing awards as well as Best Israeli Feature at the Jerusalem Film Festival.

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Meet the (New) Director: Jennifer Kent, ‘The Babadook’ image

Meet the (New) Director: Jennifer Kent, ‘The Babadook’

Jennifer Kent started out as an aspiring actor/director. She later went on to act in various television series and movies in Australia and the U.S. Her feature directorial debut, The Babadook, will screen in New Directors/New Films.

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Meet the (New) Director: Jessica Oreck, ‘The Vanquishing of the Witch Baba Yaga’ image

Meet the (New) Director: Jessica Oreck, ‘The Vanquishing of the Witch Baba Yaga’

At New Directors/New Films Saturday, the Walter Reade will host the debut of a hybrid. The Vanquishing of the Witch Baba Yaga is set in Eastern Europe, telling a story that mixes narrative and documentary elements including an animated tableaux.

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Meet the (New) Director:  Roberto Minervini, ‘Stop the Pounding Heart’ image

Meet the (New) Director:  Roberto Minervini, ‘Stop the Pounding Heart’

After screening at both Cannes and the Toronto International Film Festival, Roberto Minervini's Stop the Pounding Heart now plays New Directors/New Films this weekend. Despite his current success, Minervini didn't always think filmmaking was in his future...

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ND/NF: Character Acting, Or the Art of the Eccentric image

ND/NF: Character Acting, Or the Art of the Eccentric

More than good shtick: digging into the performances that give three New Directors/New Films selections some added flavor. Steven Mears reports.

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