Film Comment magazine's cinephilic festival returns tomorrow for its 12th edition, featuring the usual packed and eclectic lineup of new, classic and overlooked gems, exciting in-person appearances, and an installation in the Furman Gallery by actor-cum-artist James Franco!
On the tail of a long-overdue first Academy Award nomination for his performance in "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy," the venerated actor stopped by Film Society for an illustrated discussion of his prolific and extraordinary career with Program Director Richard Peña.
Watch full video of our Q&A with the celebrated documentary filmmaker following a screening of his debut feature "Gates of Heaven" (NYFF '78), part of our ongoing series 50 Years of the New York Film Festival!
For the first time in its 17-year history, Rendez-Vous with French Cinema will include a special sidebar section that seeks to expand the annual festival’s offerings to documentaries and little-seen early features from now-acclaimed directors.
A pained sense of nostalgia has gripped many since Bingham Ray was tragically struck down at this year's Sundance festival. On Friday in New York, mourners expressed profound sadness for a lost era as they saluted him.
This once-in-a-generation restoration of the George Méliès masterpiece comes to the Film Center Amphitheater starting Friday for an extended run (at discount prices!) and will screen with "The Extraordinary Voyage," a documentary chronicling the arduous process of restoring the color version long thought lost to the world.
"Cinematic Goddess: American Sex Symbol, The Films of Raquel Welch" opens tomorrow and features 10 of Welch's most memorable performances across five days. Welch will be in person for intros and Q&As at many screenings, serving pure glamour of course!
The acclaimed documentary filmmaker will be in person at the Film Society Tuesday to discuss his debut feature, which Roger Ebert calls one of the 10 best movies of all time and which screened at the New York Film Festival in 1978!