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.
Latinbeat newcomer Michael Wahrmann discusses Brazil's complicated relationship with its past and the rest of Latin America, using Super 8mm and his views on the perceived "death of film," and the recent protests he calls "hipster manifestations" in his home country.
Cinephiles rejoice! Film Society and Film Comment magazine are keeping the art of the double feature alive with two double bills of classic films directed by Jack Nicholson and Hal Ashby.