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.
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.
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.
Actress Cate Blanchett and actor/director Ralph Fiennes will be feted with Gala Tributes at the 51st New York Film Festival. The annual celebrations recognize the work of individuals who have made "significant artistic contributions to film culture in the past and will continue to do so in the future."
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.