Spring Thaw Brings Icelandic Cinema to Film Society image

Spring Thaw Brings Icelandic Cinema to Film Society

With seminal works like "Land and Sons" (1980), new hits like "Reykjavik Rotterdam" (2008), and four films by Oscar nominee Friðrik Thór Friðriksson, our survey of the cinema of Iceland has something for everyone!

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NYFF25 & NYFF26: Chan’s “Police Story” & Eastwood’s “Bird” image

NYFF25 & NYFF26: Chan’s “Police Story” & Eastwood’s “Bird”

Tonight we mark the halfway point of our year-by-year survey of the history of the New York Film Festival with two very different films by equally unique cinematic masters: Jackie Chan's "Police Story" (NYFF '87) at 6:15pm and Clint Eastwood's "Bird" (NYFF '88) at 8:30pm.

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19th New York African Film Festival Starts Wednesday!

This year's fest includes emotional docs like "Mama Africa" about musical icon and activist Miriam Makeba, gripping dramas, and incredible experimental pieces. With the theme of "21st Century: The Homecoming" and over a dozen filmmakers in person, this unique event is not to be missed!

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Indie Night Introduction: Matthew Petock, “A Little Closer” image

Indie Night Introduction: Matthew Petock, “A Little Closer”

The first-time director discusses independent filmmaking as a labor of love, camaraderie on set, and working with young actors. "A Little Closer" screens tonight at 8pm followed by a Q&A with Petock and his cast and crew moderated by series co-curator Ted Hope.

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Last Night at the Film Society: Catherine Deneuve In the Spotlight image

Last Night at the Film Society: Catherine Deneuve In the Spotlight

French icon Catherine Deneuve was honored for a career that spans five decades and celebrated for her bold and adventurous work on screen and off.

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Last Night at the Film Society: A Big Surprise Closes New Directors/New Films image

Last Night at the Film Society: A Big Surprise Closes New Directors/New Films

The 41st edition of New Directors/New Films came to a close last night with a surprise showing of "Beasts of the Southern Wild," the unlikely breakthrough film that was the hit of this year's Sundance Film Festival.

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Your Catherine Deneuve Memories!

Ranging from hilarious to heartbreaking, the Deneuve stories we received were nothing short of delightful. But don't take our word for it; read some for yourself! Congratulations to our contest winner Tomris Laffly, who picked up a pair of tickets to tonight's Chaplin Award Gala.

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ND/NF Discovery: Jonas Carpignano’s “The Plain” (Italy/USA) image

ND/NF Discovery: Jonas Carpignano’s “The Plain” (Italy/USA)

"Italian Cinema is not in great shape, but there are some amazing films and filmmakers working there right now."

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Bitching about Politics on Facebook: Isold Uggadottir’s “Revolution Reykjavik” image

Bitching about Politics on Facebook: Isold Uggadottir’s “Revolution Reykjavik”

The ND/NF director talks about her short film "Revolution Reykjavik," which tells the story of the havoc wrought on a family by Iceland's financial crisis. The verdict is clear: "Excess is out; modesty is in."

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Share Your Favorite Catherine Deneuve Memory!

Relate a personal story about the inimitable actress and you could win a FREE pair of tickets to the 39th Chaplin Award Gala on Monday, April 2 at 6pm in Alice Tully Hall! This is your chance to see Susan Sarandon, Martin Scorsese and more present Deneuve with the much-deserved award!

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