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!
Two of this year's MacArthur fellows come from the ranks of New Directors/New Films, the President of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts announces his departure, Pathé set to go digital with film catalog, and more in our FilmLinc Digest!
David France's scorching Act Up doc was one of the most popular and emotional screenings at this year's New Directors/New Films. Revisit our podcast interview with France and producer Howard Gertler from the Sundance Film Festival.
One of this year's film festival darlings finally arrives in theaters tomorrow! Before you see it, watch our discussion with the director, writer and crew following its screening as the surprise Closing Night film of this year's New Directors/New Films festival.
The 41st edition of New Directors/New Films came to a close last night with a surprise showing of "Beasts of the Southern Wild," the unlikely breakthrough film that was the hit of this year's Sundance Film Festival.
"Italian Cinema is not in great shape, but there are some amazing films and filmmakers working there right now."
The ND/NF director talks about her short film "Revolution Reykjavik," which tells the story of the havoc wrought on a family by Iceland's financial crisis. The verdict is clear: "Excess is out; modesty is in."
"My main rule is not to panic, no matter what happens during the shoot. I try to give in totally to the force of production, and since I am a bit of a control freak, this ability to trust fate with its unpredictable turns and twists is essential to me."