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.
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."