The 21st annual New York Jewish Film Festival, co-presented with The Jewish Museum, continues this week with a bright slate of documentaries and narratives, many of which feature in person appearances by members of the cast and crew.
The acclaimed German director discussed the first time he saw Pina Bausch's work, the two decades it took for the project to make its way to the screen, and the advantages and limitations of working with 3D technology.
Rainer Werner Fassbinder's "Ali: Fear Eats the Soul," Werner Herzog's "The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser," and Wim Wenders's "Kings of the Road" play the Walter Reade this Friday and Saturday as our year-by-year survey of the 50 year history of the New York Film Festival returns!
Three favorites from this year's New York Film Festival are now enjoying theatrical releases and continue to garner praise from critics and audiences alike. Watch our collection of video of the artists behind these films and then go support them in theaters!
Watch the award-winning director introduce and answer questions at a screening of his seminal film "Mean Streets," which played the 11th NYFF in 1973, part of Film Society's series "50 Years of the New York Film Festival!"
Now in its 21st year, the preeminent home for Jewish cinema in New York opens with the acclaimed and award-nominated "Mabul (The Flood)" from director Guy Nattiv and continues with an opening weekend packed with in-person appearances and great films.
The layoff of The Village Voice's chief film critic after 33 years sparked anger in the film and journalism communities, but is hardly a new story. Film Society Associate Program Director Scott Foundas celebrates Hoberman and laments the disappearance of the staff film critic.