Despite a cold weekend for specialty releases one documentary managed to open hot, MoMA and IFP prep their popular "Best Films Not Playing at a Theater New You" series, and an insightful look into the making of one this year's most-loved indies Beasts of the Southern Wild.
The annual festival co-presented by MoMA and the Film Society is taking entries for its 42nd iteration - now with a couple of illustrious new faces on selection duties!
This NYFF '11 Main Slate selection has been dazzling festival audiences all year and is now in theaters in select cities. We spoke with the Georgian filmmaker about tongue twisters, the editing booth and her award-winning film starring Gael García Bernal and Hani Furstenberg.
In two mid-career triumphs, a filmmaker struggles with the toll of fate and the burden of choice, the rush of conscious activity and the comfort—albeit sometimes oppressive—of inaction.
Weinstein grabs rights to Bong Joon-ho’s Snow Piercer and others, Kino Classics brings David O. Selznick to Blu-ray, speculations abound on new Star Wars movies, Videology reopens in Williamsburg (with booze!), and more in today's FilmLinc Digest.
Check out photos from our free NYFF Live events, the New York premiere of Sally Potter's Ginger and Rosa starring Elle Fanning, and other miscellaneous images from the 50th New York Film Festival.