New York Film Festival debut 12 Years a Slave swept major awards at the Independent Spirit Awards Saturday afternoon in Santa Monica, winning Best Feature, Best Director for Steve McQueen, and other prizes, while Blue Is the Warmest Color took Best International Feature.
Les garçons et Guillaume, à table!, Polanski and Oscar-nominated The Broken Circle Breakdown were among the top winners in Paris at the French Academy's annual César Awards.
Matthew McConaughey discussed his Oscar-nominated role in Dallas Buyers Club, the mysteries of True Detective, and his career and process during one of our Free Talks. We've got video!
Tickets for New Directors/New Films go on sale to Film Society and MoMA members on Monday, March 3. Spend the weekend getting to know this year's lineup!
Eleven films are confirmed to start their theatrical runs at Film Society in the coming months, including both parts of Lars von Trier's salacious new film and Jim Jarmusch's NYFF51 hit Only Lovers Left Alive.
Another season of "Through Our Eyes: Three Decades of EVC Youth Documentaries" is on tap at Film Society. The third installment of the award-winning retrospective series created by teens is slated to begin March 4.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt has signed on to play Philippe Petit, better known as the man who surreptitiously mounted a daring tight rope walk atop the World Trade Center in 1974. The 3D narrative of the story was made famous again in recent years by James Marsh's doc Man On Wire.
Opening the fest is Ana Lily Amirpour's A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, while Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard's unconventional Nick Cave "documentary" 20,000 Days On Earth will close out the event, which runs March 19 - 30 at the Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Museum of Modern Art.