NYFF Projections filmmaker Jean-Paul Kelly is this year's recipient of the Kazuko Trust Award, which honors experimental filmmaking. Kelly spoke with FilmLinc Daily about the prize and his latest work, The Innocents.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.