Spike Jonze's anticipated new feature Her will have its World Premiere as the Closing Night Gala Presentation of the upcoming New York Film Festival. The romantic sci-fi starring Joaquin Phoenix and Scarlett Johansson will close the 51st edition of the event, which runs from September 27 – October 13.
In advance of the announcement that his new movie Her would close the 51st New York Film Festival, Spike Jonze spoke with us about the film's feminine feel, the challenges of personalizing the relationship between Joaquin Phoenix and Scarlett Johansson's characters, and how he designed his own perfect, comfortable future.
The Gotham Independent Film Awards will give its annual Industry Tribute to Katherine Oliver, Commissioner of the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment at its December event.
51st New York Film Festival World Premiere Captain Phillips will open the Tokyo International Film Festival in October. The BFI London Film Festival recently announced it will also open with the film, starring Tom Hanks and directed by Paul Greengrass.
As Oscar-winning doc filmmaker Errol Morris gets ready to take his latest feature The Unknown Known on the road to fall festivals, the director is also embarking on two fiction narratives.