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East Asian Cinema at NYFF

Films and filmmakers from Japan, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and South Korean have long been a staple of New York's premiere outlet for world cinema. Take a look back at some of the amazing fare from East Asian that has played past New York Film Festivals.

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Time After Time and “Film After Film”

Missed The Clock this summer? Never fear. As J. Hoberman prepares to take over MoMI for a two-week-long stint as guest curator, MoMA announces a month-long winter run for Christian Marclay's 24-hour sensation.

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Theme Over Form at 69th Venice Film Festival

Newly (re-)appointed festival director Alberto Barbera seems to have prioritized storytelling over aesthetics in this year's lineup, to middling effect. But, then again, things could have been much worse...

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Once Upon a Timecode

The 34 episodes of Cinéastes/Cinema of Our Times screening in the 50th NYFF document a moment when filmmaking and criticism became more or less the same practice—and that moment's lasting, tangled legacy.

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European Film Award Nods; More Buys at TIFF

The European Film Academy announces 47 contenders from 31 countries, Neil Jordan's Byzantium and Sarah Polley's Stories We Tell get distribution in Toronto, a possible Nic Cage/William Friedkin collaboration and more!

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Sarah Polley Doc Stirs Festival Circuit

The buzz film of the late summer festival circuit is Stories We Tell, an investigative look at Polley's own family. The documentary is surprising and engaging moviegoers.

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The New Locarno-Toronto Connection

What does the growing selection overlap between one of the world's largest film festivals and its smaller, more independent-minded cousin indicate about the state of film distribution, and even film culture?

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Paul Thomas Anderson’s “The Master”

From the September/October issue of Film Comment: In The Master, Paul Thomas Anderson tells a big American story about two men who can't see past each other.

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TIFF’s First Weekend, NYTimes on the Fall Season

David O. Russell's latest wows and The Place Beyond the Pines finds distribution during a busy first weekend at Toronto; the New York Times previews the fall arts season; the first edition of the indie-focused La Di Da Film Festival approaches and more!

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A Soft Day: Comedy and Tragedy in Four Irish Tales

Ireland is a short film heavyweight with eight Oscar nominations and two wins in the past 10 years. Film Society and Irish Film New York have paired to present four of these mini-masterpieces in a special Amphitheater program!

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