ND/NF Alums Are Geniuses; First Doc-Only Theater image

ND/NF Alums Are Geniuses; First Doc-Only Theater

Two of this year's MacArthur fellows come from the ranks of New Directors/New Films, the President of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts announces his departure, Pathé set to go digital with film catalog, and more in our FilmLinc Digest!

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Interview: Sasha Friedlander, “Where Heaven Meets Hell” image

Interview: Sasha Friedlander, “Where Heaven Meets Hell”

The filmmaker talks about her life-long interest in Indonesian culture and how it moved her to make this documentary on the sulfur miners of East Java. Friedlander's film screens Tuesday night as part of our ongoing Art of the Real series.

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The Belly of the Beast

Two festival documentaries, Amos Gitai’s Field Diary (1982) and Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Véréna Paravel's Leviathan (2012), assault the viewers' senses by deeply immersing them in the worlds of commercial fishing and the Lebanon War, respectively.

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Changing Times and Rolling Stones image

Changing Times and Rolling Stones

Two documentaries about the iconic rock band, Charlie is My Darling and Gimme Shelter, show just how much The Rolling Stones (and the world around them) changed in the four short but tumultuous years between 1965 and 1969.

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NYFF Daily: Saturday, 10/6 image

NYFF Daily: Saturday, 10/6

What's better than hitting the links for another round of golf? The second Saturday of the New York Film Festival. Views from the Avant-Garde, Amour, Passion, our Centerpiece screening of Not Fade Away, and more!

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NYFF Daily: Wednesday, 10/3

Take a break from the work week with our tribute to the inimitable Nicole Kidman, films about John Cassavetes and Jean Renoir on day one of our Cinéastes/Cinema of Our Time section, and docs about music from Africa, Europe and North America. Rush ticket information within!

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When a Lens is a Mirror image

When a Lens is a Mirror

The documentaries in NYFF sections Cinéastes/Cinema of Our Time and Cinema Reflected turn the camera back on itself, offering glimpses of John Cassavetes, Ingmar Bergman, Roberto Rossellini, and providing a deeper understanding of the work of these and other beloved filmmakers.

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Love, War and Cinema

Two documentaries about director-muse relationships—Roberto Rossellini/Ingrid Bergman in The War of the Volcanoes and Ingmar Bergman/Liv Ullmann in Liv and Ingmar—reveal the close connection between their off-screen lives and the works they teamed to create.

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NYFF Films Find Distribution; Marshall to Direct Rodman Doc image

NYFF Films Find Distribution; Marshall to Direct Rodman Doc

Iran calls for Muslim nations to join its boycott of the 84th Academy Awards, Ginger and Rosa and You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet get picked up, Penny Marshall boasts her love of the insane (er... game), and more!

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NYFF Q&A with Tom Donahue: “Casting By” image

NYFF Q&A with Tom Donahue: “Casting By”

The director discusses his documentary about the under-appreciated role of casting directors in the entertainment industry during a press conference for the 50th New York Film Festival.

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