NYFF to Host “The Princess Bride” Cast Reunion! image

NYFF to Host “The Princess Bride” Cast Reunion!

Director Rob Reiner and cast members Billy Crystal, Cary Elwes, Carol Kane, Mandy Patinkin, Chris Sarandon, Wallace Shawn and Robin Wright will celebrate the 25th anniversary of this much-beloved gem at the 50th New York Film Festival!

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NYFF the Musical!

Update: Video added! Documentaries about jazz drummer Chick Webb, melodious performance artist Ingrid Caven, and rock icons The Rolling Stones got our NYFF press screenings & conferences off to a raucous start!

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Acclaimed ND/NF Doc “How to Survive a Plague” Hits Theaters image

Acclaimed ND/NF Doc “How to Survive a Plague” Hits Theaters

David France's scorching Act Up doc was one of the most popular and emotional screenings at this year's New Directors/New Films. Revisit our podcast interview with France and producer Howard Gertler from the Sundance Film Festival.

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Growing Up at NYFF: The Films of Noah Baumbach

Seventeen years ago, Noah Baumbach premiered his debut feature at the New York Film Festival. His upcoming film, Frances Ha, marks the Brooklyn-born filmmaker's fourth appearance at NYFF. Here's a quick look back at his creative maturation over the years.

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Veterans at the 50th NYFF

Along with a introducing audiences to a wide variety of young talent, the 50th New York Film Festival will bring many filmmakers back for the second, third... even 11th time!

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“Hitchcock” Joins Oscar Race; Polanski to Adapt “Venus in Fur”

Fox Searchlight has moved up the release of the Anthony Hopkins-starring film about the master of suspense; Roman Polanski will take on the Broadway sensation before his anticipated D; and more cinema news.

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NYFF Critics Academy Participants Announced

Film Society and Film Comment are teaming with Indiewire to nurture eight emerging film critics through a series of workshops, mentor sessions, and discussions with working journalists, filmmakers and members of the film industry.

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HIFF Slate Revealed; Filmmaker’s “25 New Faces”

The Hamptons International Film Festival and Filmmaker Magazine celebrate 20th anniversaries with major announcements, plus hear from Ginger and Rosa director Sally Potter and indie producer Ted Hope.

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France & Canada Announce Their Oscar Submissions

The ever-growing list of entries in the Best Foreign Language Film category added two major films yesterday: Eric Tolenado and Olivier Nakache's The Intouchables and Kim Nguyen's War Witch.

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Fifty Years, Six Degrees

A search for connections between far-flung NYFF titles yields some surprise revelations—and a few epiphanies on the usefulness of film trivia. Try your hand at Six Degrees of NYFF for a chance to win a Cinephile Package worth $200!

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