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!
Matthew McConaughey discussed his Oscar-nominated role in Dallas Buyers Club, the mysteries of True Detective, and his career and process during one of our Free Talks. We've got video!
Filmmaker Nancy Buirski debuted her latest Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq at NYFF. She spoke with FilmLinc about her discovery of Tanny, taking the story to Martin Scorsese and how founding a documentary film festival has helped inform her filmmaking.