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.
David O. Russell's latest wows and The Place Beyond the Pines finds distribution during a busy first weekend at Toronto; the New York Times previews the fall arts season; the first edition of the indie-focused La Di Da Film Festival approaches and more!
The directors of tonight's Indie Night film, which features a powerhouse performance by Oscar winner Melissa Leo, discuss how she became attached to the project, the transition from documentary to narrative filmmaking, and the themes of loneliness and hope.
Following a sneak preview of the latest from directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris (Little Miss Sunshine), the duo sat down with actor Paul Dano and actress/screenwriter Zoe Kazan to discuss their creative process, influences, and the complexities of love.
The Seattle-based indie director may have "boringly loving" relationships with her siblings, but that doesn't stop her from exploring the complexities of sisterhood in her fourth feature, which opens Friday at Film Society!