New York Film Festival Director and Selection Committee Chair Kent Jones chatted with FilmLinc about this year's NYFF Main Slate in a conversation ranging from veteran European auteurs, upcoming Americans, and a new tide of youth.
Jealousy, opening today, is the most recent film from Philippe Garrel. He spoke with French publication Les Inrockuptibles, and the conversation, in which he discusses his latest work and his relationship with cinema throughout the past 50 years, has been reprinted in the July/August issue of Film Comment. An excerpt appears below.
John Wojtowicz's robbery of a Brooklyn bank back in the '70s ignited a media firestorm long before the 24-hour news cycle made it de rigueur. Allison Berg and Frank Keraudren's The Dog, which debuted at last year's NYFF, will open this weekend at the Film Society.
Glass Ghost band member Eliot Krimsky shares his thoughts on music, technology, advertising, personal identity and their interplay which is at the heart of their Sound + Vision program: "Live Performance: Glass Ghost – LYFE™" Tuesday evening.
We spoke with John Waters just before the announcement that he'll be the subject of a full retrospective at the Film Society, the first in the U.S., called "Fifty Years of John Waters: How Much Can You Take?"
Filmmaker Andrea James answers questions about her first feature-length documentary, Alec Mapa: Baby Daddy, based on Mapa's titular one-man show.
Filmmaker Daniel Armando answers questions about his feature debut, What It Was, part of NewFest 2014.
FilmLinc spoke with filmmaker Dan Krauss about his documentary The Kill Team prior to its one-week exclusive theatrical run at the Film Society.
Wade Gasque's directorial debut, Tiger Orange, screens as part of the 26th NewFest, New York's LGBT Film Festival at the Film Society through July 29, followed by a Q&A with Gasque and actors Mark Stano and Frankie Valenti.
Filmmaker Hong Khaou discusses his film Lilting, which won the Cinematography Award: World Cinema at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival and screens as part of the 26th NewFest, New York's LGBT Film Festival at the Film Society through July 29.