A frequent guest here over the decades, Spanish maestro Pedro Almodóvar presented his new film to an audience of Film Society Patrons on Tuesday, marking a return to comedy and a nostalgic look back at the 80s, when the director rose to fame.
"A hysteric is a slave looking for a master to rule over." Director Alice Winocour talks about hysteria, dirty jokes, and her directorial debut feature Augustine, which opens Friday at Film Society.
We spoke with French-Cambodian director Davy Chou, who at young age happened upon the rich filmmaking past of his family. His debut feature, Golden Slumbers, illuminates a golden age of Cambodian cinema that thrived before being stamped out by the Khmer Rouge.
A key figure in Brazil's Cinema Novo movement, Diegues will be at Film Society this weekend for a retrospective of his films. Learn more about this overlooked master and hear from Richard Peña about his importance to world cinema and which of his films should not be missed!
Films as vibrant as those by Carlos "Cacá" Diegues, one of the key figures in Brazil's Cinema Novo movement of the 60s and 70s, are better expressed in images than words. Check out these beautiful posters and stills and see the Brazilian master in person this weekend at our retrospective of his work!