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!
Our second weekly column spotlighting emerging film talent focuses on Frances Bodomo, whose short Boneshaker stars Oscar-nominated actress Quvenzhané Wallis, premiered at Sundance, and screens this week in the 20th New York African Film Festival.
Penny Lane kicks off FilmLinc Daily's new weekly column spotlighting budding cinematic talent. Her inventive doc, which closes New Directors/New Films this weekend, offers a unique and intimate perspective on one of the most notorious politicians in American history.
Steven Spielberg, Chantal Akerman, Richard Linklater, Wong Kar-wai, Kelly Reichert, and Pedro Almodóvar are just a few of the filmmakers that have segued to major success after debuting their early work at New Directors/New Films. We take a look back at the history of the festival as the 42nd edition gets underway.