A cross section of international filmmakers including Olivier Assayas, Nick Broomfield, David Cronenberg, Asia Argento, the Dardennes, Hong Sang-soo, and more are on tap for the Main Slate of the 2014 New York Film Festival, which the Film Society unveiled Wednesday.
The director and selected cast of Love Is Strange will discuss the film August 19, while Ari Folman will be a guest at the Film Society August 20 to discuss his upcoming The Congress.
The film veteran's cinematic self-portrait has garnered critical attention during its festival run, including last year's NYFF. The doc will begin its theatrical release at the Film Society Friday with a one-week exclusive engagement.
John Wojtowicz's robbery of a Brooklyn bank back in the '70s ignited a media firestorm long before the 24-hour news cycle made it de rigueur. Allison Berg and Frank Keraudren's The Dog, which debuted at last year's NYFF, will open this weekend at the Film Society.
Glass Ghost band member Eliot Krimsky shares his thoughts on music, technology, advertising, personal identity and their interplay which is at the heart of their Sound + Vision program: "Live Performance: Glass Ghost – LYFE™" Tuesday evening.
Trash maestro John Waters and acclaimed actress Isabelle Huppert joined in conversation following an exclusive screening of Catherine Breillat's Abuse of Weakness.
FilmLinc spoke with filmmaker Dan Krauss about his documentary The Kill Team prior to its one-week exclusive theatrical run at the Film Society.
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.