Mano Khalil reflects on his process of capturing the beauty of life in his intimate documentary The Beekeeper, which screens on June 17 at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival, followed by a discussion with the filmmaker.
Berit Madsen looks back on the inspiration and filmmaking process in the creation of her documentary Sepideh - Reaching for the Stars, depicting an ambitious teenage girl in modern Iran. Sepideh will screen at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival on June 21.
Joanna Lipper's film is a study of Nigeria's past and present through its portrayal of the political and social movement to transform a corrupt culture. The film screens in the Human Rights Watch Film Festival, followed by a discussion with Joanna Lipper and subject Hafsat Abiola.
A scripted film based on an encounter with a father looking for a lost son in New Delhi, Siddharth, directed by Richie Mehta, examines the present culture of India. The film will screen at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival, followed by a discussion with Mehta and lead actress, Tannishtha Chatterjee.
Anne de Mare and Kirsten Kelly's documentary is a stereotype-breaking portrait of three homeless teenagers and the circumstances surrounding their unstable lives. The Homestretch screens at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival on June 20, followed by a discussion with the filmmakers.
The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced three additions to its programming team: Florence Almozini, who will serve in the post of Senior Programmer under Director of Programming Dennis Lim, and Jake Perlin and Rachael Rakes, who were named Programmers at Large.
James Franco recently stopped by the Film Society of Lincoln Center for a Q&A following a screening of Palo Alto, the debut feature by Gia Coppola based on his book of short stories.
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced Wednesday details about a Joseph L. Mankiewicz retrospective during the New York Film Festival as well as the first selections of NYFF's Revivals and information on the event's VIP Passes and Subscription Packages.
Debut filmmaker Ramon Zürcher’s ND/NF feature The Strange Little Cat will screen exclusively for one week at the Film Society of Lincoln Center starting August 1.
The Case Against 8 filmmakers Ben Cotner and Ryan White were joined onstage by the plaintiffs in the court case that eventually overturned California's Prop 8 for a screening and emotional conversation at the Walter Reade Theater last week.