More than good shtick: digging into the performances that give three New Directors/New Films selections some added flavor. Steven Mears reports.
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.
ND/NF filmmaker Benjamín Naishtat provides insight into his debut feature, History of Fear, which will have its North American premiere during the series that kicks off Wednesday.
Celebrated indie filmmaker Azazel Jacobs will be on hand March 18 to screen and discuss three episodes of new HBO comedy Doll & Em, which stars Emily Mortimer and Dolly Wells as troubled best friends.