NYFF Projections: Fern Silva’s ‘Wayward Fronds’ Brings the Everglades to the Screen image

NYFF Projections: Fern Silva’s ‘Wayward Fronds’ Brings the Everglades to the Screen

The NYFF's sidebar series Projections will kick off Friday. FilmLinc Daily viewed a number of films in the lineup and spoke to some of the directors, including Fern Silva whose Wayward Fronds is screening in the section Friday.

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‘Gone Girl’ Writer Gillian Flynn Talks Opening the NYFF and Revisiting Nick and Amy Dunne image

‘Gone Girl’ Writer Gillian Flynn Talks Opening the NYFF and Revisiting Nick and Amy Dunne

Ahead of the big screen premiere at the start of NYFF, Gone Girl author and screenwriter Gillian Flynn gave her take on David Fincher, Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, media, foul play and her experience visiting the set of her own movie.

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Video: John Waters Talks Early Production Days at ‘Celluloid Atrocity Night!’ image

Video: John Waters Talks Early Production Days at ‘Celluloid Atrocity Night!’

Waters and Paper magazine critic Dennis Dermody took the stage following a screening of Waters's first two features, Mondo Trasho and Multiple Maniacs, as well as his short The Diane Linkletter Story at the Film Society.

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Listen & Watch: Josh and Benny Safdie on Life Mirroring Art in ‘Heaven Knows What’ image

Listen & Watch: Josh and Benny Safdie on Life Mirroring Art in ‘Heaven Knows What’

Josh and Benny Safdie joined NYFF Director Kent Jones at a press and industry screening of their latest film Heaven Knows What, which will screen at the festival. Listen in on highlights of their Q&A, including Josh's telling of his chance meeting with the film's protagonist.

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Roberto Minervini Talks ‘Stop the Pounding Heart’ & Faith and Adolescent Awakening image

Roberto Minervini Talks ‘Stop the Pounding Heart’ & Faith and Adolescent Awakening

Blending elements of narrative and documentary, Stop the Pounding Heart follows the story of a rural Christian fundamentalist family through the eyes of a teenager who meets a boy who awakens her interest in the opposite sex. FilmLinc spoke with director Roberto Minervini prior to its release at the Film Society.

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Mink Stole on John Waters, Divine, and Her Dreamlander Life image

Mink Stole on John Waters, Divine, and Her Dreamlander Life

Mink Stole has acted in nearly every John Waters film since 1966's Roman Candles. Along the way, Waters christened her with her catchy moniker and has a rich history with the director to share. FilmLinc spoke with Mink Stole as the Film Society's Waters retrospective got underway.

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John Waters Looks Back and Forward Prior to His Film Society Retrospective image

John Waters Looks Back and Forward Prior to His Film Society Retrospective

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?"

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‘Canopy’ Director Aaron Wilson on Survival, the Jungle, and the Road to the Big Screen image

‘Canopy’ Director Aaron Wilson on Survival, the Jungle, and the Road to the Big Screen

Filmmaker Aaron Wilson shared some thoughts from Australia with FilmLinc about the making of Canopy and its journey to the big screen prior to this week's U.S. release. It opens for a one-week run at the Film Society Friday.

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Watch: John Waters Talks ‘Pecker,’ ‘Pink Flamingos’ & ‘Hairspray’ in Exclusive Videos image

Watch: John Waters Talks ‘Pecker,’ ‘Pink Flamingos’ & ‘Hairspray’ in Exclusive Videos

In advance of the Film Society's complete John Waters retrospective, he shared some hilarious observations about three of his most memorable features: Pecker, Pink Flamingos, and Hairspray.

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Kent Jones Talks ‘Inherent Vice,’ Godard, Resnais, Kristen Stewart, and More from NYFF52 image

Kent Jones Talks ‘Inherent Vice,’ Godard, Resnais, Kristen Stewart, and More from NYFF52

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.

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