Film Society unveiled titles set for upcoming screenings in its ongoing Indie Night and Art of the Real series. Selected titles include new work from indies and documentary as well as a retrospective spotlight from New Directors/New Films '08.
Veteran British filmmaker Ken Loach has begun shooting on his latest big screen feature, Jimmy's Hall, but his longtime producer said that it is likely to be the 77 year old's last.
Werner Herzog's latest short film, From One Second to the Next was published on YouTube this week and can be seen in-full here. The compilation of four short stories is an emotional account spotlighting four split moments that changed people's lives.
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.