NYFF52's Birdman by Alejandro G. Iñárritu lead today's Independent Spirit Award nominations. The February event will also honor Paul Thomas Anderson's Inherent Vice and Bennett Miller's Foxcatcher.
The Australian filmmaker spoke to FilmLinc about her terrifying first film, which begins its one-week theatrical run at the Film Society on November 28.
Academy Award–winning actress Anjelica Huston will appear in conversation following a screening of the film that won her the Oscar: Prizzi's Honor. The film will close the retrospective on her father, Let There Be Light: The Films of John Huston, at the Film Society.
FilmLinc spoke with filmmakers Tina Mascara and Guido Santi about meeting Nicholas Vreeland via a newspaper article and his initial reluctance to be filmed. Their documentary Monk with a Camera screens at the Film Society of Lincoln Center for a one-week exclusive run.
The French animated classic, largely unseen by American audiences until now, begins its two-week theatrical run today. The film will screen in both dubbed and subtitled versions.
In June, 2011 a candid Mike Nichols sat down with Jason Reitman at the Walter Reade Theater to talk about his acclaimed 60s film Carnal Knowledge. Filmlinc is re-posting its coverage of that event today in honor of Nichols who sadly passed away Wednesday at 83.
We spoke with Matt Livadary about his film, which opens the Mountainfilm series at the Film Society on Friday. Queens & Cowboys: A Straight Year on the Gay Rodeo follows a year in the lives of extraordinary cowboys and cowgirls as they follow their dreams, no matter how wild or daunting.
Doug Pray's Levitated Mass captures the Los Angeles journey of a 150-million-year-old rock that made its way to become a piece of art. Along the way it received praise and scorn and ignited a collective conversation about what it all means. The film screens at the Film Society for one week starting Friday.
NYFF World Premiere CITIZENFOUR received six nominations from the Cinema Eyes, which spotlights nonfiction filmmaking. Other nominees include Steve James's Life Itself, Ben Cotner and Ryan White's The Case Against 8, Robert Greene's Actress, and many more.