Tom Donahue discusses his illuminating doc Casting By, which spotlights the role of the casting director and one of its greats, Marion Dougherty, featuring interviews with a huge number of stars and filmmakers from Martin Scorsese, to Robert De Niro, Glenn Close, Jon Voight, and many more.
Timed to the 110th anniversary of Yasujiro Ozu's birth (and the 50th of his death), "Ozu and His Afterlives" will feature the U.S. premieres of restorations of two of his color films and a selection of works by notable modern directors that show his influence.
Director Calin Peter Netzer discusses his leading lady Luminiţa Gheorghiu and his new film Child's Pose, which won the Golden Bear in Berlin and will have its New York Premiere at Making Waves: New Romanian Cinema in November.
Halloween is one of our favorite holidays at Film Society and we're celebrating the opening night of our Scary Movies 7 series with a party and costume contest open to everyone attending the U.S. Premiere of All Cheerleaders Die or camp zombie classic Cemetery Man starring Rupert Everett!
Recent New York Film Festival debut The Square by Jehane Noujaim and 2013 New Directors/New Films titles Stories We Tell by Sarah Polley and Joshua Oppenheimer's The Act Of Killing are among the nominees unveiled today by the International Documentary Association for its 29th annual Documentary Awards.
Five finalists are in the running for the Puma Impact Award. The prize, given in partnership with BRITDOC, honors the documentary film that "has made the most significant positive impact on society or the environment and carries with it a €50,000 prize.