Filmmaker David Gordon Green joined the ongoing Summer Talks series last week ahead of this weekend's roll out of his latest, Prince Avalanche, which the director adapted from an Icelandic film he saw last year at Film Society.
Film Society Executive Director Rose Kuo remembers actress Karen Black who lost her battle with cancer Thursday, giving a personal tribute to a woman she remembers fondly as a "kind and generous soul."
Watch the cast and creator of the seven-time Emmy winner discuss everything from the nitty gritty of production to the moral implications of the show during Film Society's recent series of panels, "The Perfect Batch: Breaking Bad Cast Favorites," in collaboration with AMC.
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.