Watch, listen to, and read interviews with the filmmakers behind the change-inspiring documentaries of this year's Human Rights Watch Film Festival, now underway at the Film Society.
Camila José Donoso and Nicolás Videla's drama Naomi Cambel takes a look at a transsexual woman in her mid-thirties who works as a spiritual guide and a tarot-card reader. The film screens Tuesday night at the Film Society as part of Art of the Real.
The Elisabeth Subrin Program, taking place Saturday, April 11 as part of the 2nd Art of the Real series at the Film Society (April 10-26), features several works, including the re-release of Shulie. Subrin gives FilmLinc some insight into her work...
Matt Porterfield's Take What You Can Carry is one of a trio of shorts that opened the 2nd Art of the Real series, taking place April 10-26 at the Film Society of Lincoln Center. The film is a delicate portrait of a young American woman in Berlin attempting to reconcile her need for a stable sense of identity with her itinerant lifestyle.
Dior and I, which opens at the Film Society this weekend, chronicles the Herculean task of creating a haute couture line for the House of Christian Dior in just eight weeks. Director Frédéric Tcheng captures the drama which is spearheaded by the media shy Raf Simons, the label's newly appointed lead designer.
Rick Alverson’s black comedy Entertainment screens as the Closing Night selection of the 44th New Director/New Films this Sunday, March 29. Alverson discusses how growing up as an introvert left him with a fascination for how people communicate.
Following its buzzed-about premiere at Sundance, Listen to Me Marlon, Stevan Riley’s intimate portrait of legendary actor Marlon Brando, screens as part of the 44th New Directors/New Films, which continues through Sunday.
Salomé Alexi’s feature-film debut, Line of Credit, is a gently humorous story about an indebted shopkeeper trying to stay afloat. In her comments about the feature, screening in the 44th New Directors/New Films, Alexi talks finding inspiration in painting, and the trials of adapting to capitalism in a Soviet society.
Chaitanya Tamhane weaves a tale of injustice in his debut film, Court, which follows the trial of a folk singer accused of assisting a suicide. In his comments to FilmLinc, Tamhane talks about creating a new kind of courtroom drama and filming up to 60 takes per scene. Court screens in New Directors/New Films, which continues through Sunday.
Actor/writer/director Benjamin Crotty makes his feature directorial debut with Fort Buchanan, a tragicomic portrait of a man stranded at a remote military post while his husband carries out a mission in Djibouti. The film screens on Wednesday, March 25 and Sunday, March 29 at the 44th New Directors/New Films, which continues through March 29.