At most festivals, top contemporary filmmakers compete with each other for the attention of audiences. At the annual Telluride Film Festival, this year celebrating its 40th Anniversary, today's auteurs are up against the history of cinema.
Alexander Payne takes to the road again with his latest film Nebraska, which will screen at the upcoming 51st New York Film Festival. Bruce Dern won an acting award at Cannes for his role as an aging father who naively believes he has won $1 million in a sweepstakes.
The corporate thriller finds a new twist in celebrated filmmaker Brian De Palma's Passion (NYFF50) starring Rachel McAdams and Swedish-born actress Noomi Rapace. De Palma discussed the film, which opens Friday, and his career at one of our recent Summer Talks.
Transmedia returns to the New York Film Festival this year with the second edition of NYFF Convergence. Spotlighting the intersection of technology and storytelling, the program offers participants the opportunity to experience a curated selection of new immersive storytelling projects.
J.C. Chandor's All Is Lost stars Robert Redford in a film that surprised audiences in Cannes and will screen in NYFF51's Official Selection. With little dialogue, the film centers on a man struggling to survive at sea.
Georg Maas' feature Two Lives starring Juliane Köhler and Liv Ullmann will represent Germany as its official submission for the 86th Oscars in the Best Foreign Language category.
Public and domestic space inform the storytelling in Joanna Hogg's Exhibition and Claire Simon's Gare du Nord, both of which premiered at the recent Locarno Film Festival.
Film Society of Lincoln Center will host NYFF: Opening Act in the week leading up to the 51st New York Film Festival, showcasing past work from directors who will debut their latest films in this year's Main Slate.
Abdellatif Kechiche's Blue Is the Warmest Color is the controversial Palme d'Or winner that shocked some at the Cannes Film Festival with its sexually explicit love story between two young women.