The New York African Film Festival is on tap for May with eleven features and eight shorts originating from a number of African countries and the African diaspora set to screen at the 21st edition of the event at the Film Society.
The Oscar-nominated actress spoke about her darkly comic turn in the Danish provocateur's latest, touting the film as one that will be mulled over for decades to come and praising von Trier's genius in creating complex female characters.
Gillian Robespierre has written and directed several short films. The New York filmmaker gives insight on her feature Obvious Child which is screening as the Centerpiece of New Directors/New Films Thursday and again Saturday.
Stacy Martin is at the center of one of this year's most discussed, debated, and anticipated films, directed by one of the biggest "bad boys" of the filmmaking world. She stars as young Joe in Lars von Trier's Nymphomaniac: Volume I, which begins its U.S. theatrical run at the Film Society this weekend.
Elijah Wood and filmmaker Eugenio Mira joined Film Society's ongoing Free Talks to discuss their new thriller Grand Piano, which opens this weekend. Watch full video of the discussion!
Eleven films are confirmed to start their theatrical runs at Film Society in the coming months, including both parts of Lars von Trier's salacious new film and Jim Jarmusch's NYFF51 hit Only Lovers Left Alive.
Another season of "Through Our Eyes: Three Decades of EVC Youth Documentaries" is on tap at Film Society. The third installment of the award-winning retrospective series created by teens is slated to begin March 4.
"Curiosity is much more interesting than anything that is associated with what they now call 'auteurism,'" the director said during a conversation with Steve Coogan about their Oscar-nominated film, part of our Free Talks series.
The eight-day retrospective, Permanent Vacation: The Films of Jim Jarmusch (April 2 - 10), includes all 11 of his features, a selection of short films and music videos, and the theatrical release of Only Lovers Left Alive.