"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.
As we focus on Hollywood great Otto Preminger during this year’s New York Jewish Film Festival, we’ll also be highlighting the work of graphic designer Saul Bass, who designed some of the most influential film title sequences of the 1950s and 60s.
"Edgar G. Ulmer: Back From the Margins," our seven-film retrospective celebrating the work of the Hungarian-born director, takes over the Film Society for the next two weekends with critics, scholars, and Ulmer's daughter in person to discuss his under-appreciated work.
We're pretty much in love with these short trailers for our retrospective "The Discreet Charm of George Cukor," which runs through January 7 and includes all 50 of his films.