When a director’s stylistic approach perfectly complements the content they choose to explore, it’s easy to recall the chicken/egg dilemma: does the style just happen to coincide with the content, does one serve as a natural extension of the other, or is it a purposeful confluence of elements?
Celebrated indie filmmaker Azazel Jacobs will be on hand March 18 to screen and discuss three episodes of new HBO comedy Doll & Em, which stars Emily Mortimer and Dolly Wells as troubled best friends.
The Film Society’s Eugene Hernandez spoke with Honey (Miele) director Valeria Golino at last year’s Cannes Film Festival and we followed up with her and star Jasmine Trinca ahead of the film's release here on Friday.
"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.
Leading up to this year's Rendez-Vous with French Cinema, we're celebrating post-New Wave, award-winning French filmmaker Patrice Chéreau, who died last October and whose filmmaking spanned over 30 years.
The February 13 event includes a 3D screening of his multiple Oscar-nominated Gravity followed by a conversation with Cuarón moderated by Gavin Smith of Film Comment, plus a screening of his 2006 film Children of Men.
FilmLinc Daily spoke with Guiraudie about Stranger By the Lake and his filmmaking career at the Sundance Film Festival last week. He said the film was an evolution from his 2009 feature, The King of Escape, and that he wrote the film after the collapse of a project he had been working on for over a year.
Well known for his title sequences and posters for other directors' movies, the film work of the legendary Saul Bass is screening this week as part of the 23rd New York Jewish Film Festival. We delve in to some of the notable highlights.