After screening at both Cannes and the Toronto International Film Festival, Roberto Minervini's Stop the Pounding Heart now plays New Directors/New Films this weekend. Despite his current success, Minervini didn't always think filmmaking was in his future...
As Dear White People gets set to screen this weekend in New Directors/New Films, director Justin Simien looks back on his inspirations and goals in crafting this biting new satire.
Stacy Martin is at the center of one of this year's most discussed, debated, and anticipated films, directed by one of the biggest "bad boys" of the filmmaking world. She stars as young Joe in Lars von Trier's Nymphomaniac: Volume I, which begins its U.S. theatrical run at the Film Society this weekend.
Chilean director Alejandro Fernández Almendras didn't always plan on having a career in filmmaking. On the eve of the New Directors/New Films premiere screening of To Kill a Man, Fernández Almendras shares with us his journey, including the many bumps in the road.
As Anita, a new documentary on American attorney Anita Hill's all-too-public fight against sexual harassment, opens at the Film Society, we spoke with the film's director, Freida Lee Mock.
Ana Lily Amirpour's A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night opens the 43rd New Directors/New Film series Wednesday night. She shares with FilmLinc Daily how loneliness motivated her to make her first feature, and her journey to the big screen.
Receiving much praise after its World Premiere at SXSW, Buzzard will next lower its wings to screen in New Directors/New Films. We spoke with director Joel Potrykus about his latest work.
The Film Society’s Eugene Hernandez spoke with Honey (Miele) director Valeria Golino at last year’s Cannes Film Festival and we followed up with her and star Jasmine Trinca ahead of the film's release here on Friday.
Elijah Wood and filmmaker Eugenio Mira joined Film Society's ongoing Free Talks to discuss their new thriller Grand Piano, which opens this weekend. Watch full video of the discussion!