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!
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.
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!
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.
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!