Nonfiction took the spotlight Tuesday as the Film Society of Lincoln Center unveiled 15 documentaries, including one World Premiere and four U.S. Premieres, slated to join the lineup of the 52nd New York Film Festival.
Marguerite Duras will be spotlighted at the Film Society of Lincoln Center this October. The week-long retrospective, which will celebrate the film work by the novelist, essayist, and playwright, will mark her centennial and the re-release of Alain Resnais's Hiroshima Mon Amour.
Watch the Oscar-winning favorite on Lincoln Plaza as a special tease for the Metropolitan Opera’s 10-day "Summer HD Festival," which begins on Saturday, August 23.
A cross section of international filmmakers including Olivier Assayas, Nick Broomfield, David Cronenberg, Asia Argento, the Dardennes, Hong Sang-soo, and more are on tap for the Main Slate of the 2014 New York Film Festival, which the Film Society unveiled Wednesday.
The first three selections of NYFF Convergence were announced by the Film Society, including the North American Premiere of the interactive presentation of Tommy Pallotta & Femke Wolting’s The Last Hijack, a presentation of ITVS’s online series Futurestates, and a 30th anniversary screening of Diego Echeverria’s Living Los Sures.
Soul Brother #1 Comes to the Film Society in “James Brown: The Hardest Working Man in Show Business”
The upcoming series highlights Brown's legacy not only as the charismatic singer but through his roles as composer, actor, performer, and more in his signature moments in film and rare musical performances. "James Brown: The Hardest Working Man in Show Business" runs August 29 - September 1.
"Fifty Years of John Waters: How Much Can You Take?" will include all 12 of the legendary director's features alongside a selection of films curated by Waters, conversations, shorts, and more.
Birdman centers on one-time action hero Riggan Thomson, played by Michael Keaton, who attempts to be taken seriously as an artist by staging his own adaptation of Raymond Carver's What We Talk About When We Talk About Love.
Set in L.A. in the '70s, Anderson's adaptation of the novel by Thomas Pynchon stars Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin, Reese Witherspoon and Benicio Del Toro.
Fincher's Gone Girl starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike will have its World Premiere as the Opening Night of the 52nd NYFF. Tavern on the Green will once again serve as the after-party for the Gala.