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.
Strange Lands: International Sci-Fi will include rare 35mm screenings of cult classics and work by auteurs like Sokurov and Wajda. The series takes place August 22-28.
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the lineup for the 2nd annual Sound + Vision (July 31 to August 6), a music documentary series exploring an exciting range of musical artists, genres, and styles.
NewFest, New York's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Film Festival will screen 16 narrative and five documentaries July 24-29.
The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Jaeger-LeCoultre announced the selection of award-winning Argentine filmmaker Lisandro Alonso as the 2014 Filmmaker in Residence at a dinner in New York Tuesday evening.