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 filmmaker sat down with the Film Society's Dennis Lim at the Walter Reade Theater prior to the film's North American premiere at the 52nd New York Film Festival to discuss his approach to casting the biopic and crafting the world around its subject.
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.
Now that NYFF52 is well into its first full week, we continue our celebration of Opening Nights past with some of our favorite photographs from the book New York Film Festival Gold.
Kicking off NYFF52 Live in the Amphitheater, NYFF Director Kent Jones, Programming Director Dennis Lim, and Senior Programming Advisor Marian Masone offer insight into this year's NYFF.
Richard Gere and filmmaker Oren Moverman joined Amy Taubin on stage at the Walter Reade Theater for a pre-NYFF screening of Time Out of Mind. They talked about how the film came together and how Gere anonymously took to the streets of Manhattan.
Director Damien Chazelle and actor J.K. Simmons took to the stage of the Walter Reade Theater for a Q&A on their NYFF52 film Whiplash, discussing the autobiographical nature, production, and ethics of their brutal film set in the jazz world.
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.
Oscar-winning actress Marion Cotillard and filmmaker Albert Maysles are some highlights of the the third annual NYFF52 Live, a free in-person event taking place over 15 days at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center.
Continuing our celebration of half a century of the New York Film Festival in pictures, we bring you some of our favorite moments from the book New York Film Festival Gold.