The 51st New York Film Festival officially gets underway this evening and the film world is taking notice. We've round up some of our favorite critical reactions to NYFF and the films playing this weekend.
Behind every great film is the director who made it. With the start of the 51st New York Film Festival comes the return of our HBO Directors Dialogues and On Cinema series of discussions with Paul Greengrass, Frederick Wiseman, Richard Curtis, Agnieszka Holland and James Gray.
This year's roster of free conversations includes Claire Denis, Steve McQueen, Louis Garrel, Isabelle Huppert, Bruce Dern, a panel on the music of Grand Theft Auto V, and much more!
The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Rockstar Games have announced two panel discussions and live concert tied to the recent release of Grand Theft Auto V, all part of the New York Film Festival's multi-day immersive media section NYFF Convergence.
Joel and Ethan Coen discussed their new film Inside Llewyn Davis alongside actors Oscar Isaacs and John Goodman ahead of its anticipated U.S. Premiere at the 51st New York Film Festival. The duo talked about the pre-Bob Dylan folk era and lamented that this may be their last feature shot on film.
Film industry stalwart Robert Hawk shares his recollections from five decades of attending the New York Film Festival.
Lee Daniels' The Butler will open the Mumbai Film Festival October 17, launching the event's lineup of over 200 films from 65 countries. The lineup includes Inside Llewyn Davis and other titles from the upcoming NYFF.