Eight people have been selected to take part in the second annual New York Film Festival Critics Academy. The program, co-organized by Indiewire and the Film Society of Lincoln Center, is a workshop for aspiring film writers that takes place during NYFF (September 27 - October 13).
Long heralded as a beacon of the French New Wave and a treasured figure for cineastes, Film Society has announced details for its upcoming Jean-Luc Godard series. The three-week retrospective starts during the second week of NYFF51 and continues through the end of October.
Writer-director Andrea Arnold has been named the Filmmaker in Residence for the upcoming 51st New York Film Festival. The inaugural program, spearheaded by Film Society in partnership with Jaeger-LeCoultre, aims to "further the goals of filmmakers at an earlier stage in the creative process."
We're welcoming in the fall with two exciting events: our last free Summer Talk with Nicole Holofcener discussing James Gandolfini and Julia Louis Dreyfus-starrer Enough Said and a celebration of 50 years of the New York Film Festival at the Jacob Burns Center.
HBO On Cinema and HBO Directors Dialogues sections return with James Gray, Paul Greengrass, Frederick Wiseman, Agnieszka Holland, and Richard Curtis; Joanna Hogg and Fernando Eimbcke highlighted in Emerging Artists; and Shorts Programs lineup announced.
The 51st New York Film Festival will kick off a retrospective of films by French New Wave master Jean-Luc Godard and Film Society's New Wave group will host a 20th anniversary screening of Richard Linklater's seminal 1993 indie Dazed and Confused.
The annual showcase of experimental cinema includes work by Stephanie Barber, Stan Brakhage, Nathaniel Dorsky, Kevin Jerome Everson, Ernie Gehr, Miguel Gomes, Jerome Hiler, Peter Hutton, Chris Marker, Max Ophüls, Lois Patiño, Luther Price, Raúl Ruiz, John Stahl, Travis Wilkerson, and much more!
Steve McQueen's 12 Years A Slave will have its U.S. Premiere at the 51st New York Film Festival at a screening hosted by the Film Society and Film Comment magazine.