Behind every great film is the director who made it. With the start of the 51st New York Film Festival comes the return of our HBO Directors Dialogues and On Cinema series of discussions with Paul Greengrass, Frederick Wiseman, Richard Curtis, Agnieszka Holland and James Gray.
Long heralded as a beacon of the French New Wave and a treasured figure for cineastes, Film Society has announced details for its upcoming Jean-Luc Godard series. The three-week retrospective starts during the second week of NYFF51 and continues through the end of October.
We're welcoming in the fall with two exciting events: our last free Summer Talk with Nicole Holofcener discussing James Gandolfini and Julia Louis Dreyfus-starrer Enough Said and a celebration of 50 years of the New York Film Festival at the Jacob Burns Center.
The 51st New York Film Festival will kick off a retrospective of films by French New Wave master Jean-Luc Godard and Film Society's New Wave group will host a 20th anniversary screening of Richard Linklater's seminal 1993 indie Dazed and Confused.
The corporate thriller finds a new twist in celebrated filmmaker Brian De Palma's Passion (NYFF50) starring Rachel McAdams and Swedish-born actress Noomi Rapace. De Palma discussed the film, which opens Friday, and his career at one of our recent Summer Talks.
Ahead of today's exciting announcement that Paul Greengrass' Captain Phillips will open the 51st New York Film Festival, the celebrated filmmaker chatted with FilmLinc Daily about his latest film, which stars two-time Academy Award winner and 2009 Film Society Chaplin Award honoree Tom Hanks.