Joel and Ethan Coen's Inside Llewyn Davis is among the dozens of films unveiled as part of the 51st New York Film Festival's main slate, announced Monday, but music from the film will be at the center of a benefit concert in New York September 29th with over a dozen artists set to perform.
Kent Jones, NYFF's Director of Programming and Selection Committee Chair, gives his insight on the Main Slate lineup for the 51st New York Film Festival lineup in a conversation with FilmLinc Daily.
NYFF 51 Closing Night film Her will roll out in theaters one month later than initially planned. The feature by Oscar-nominee Spike Jonze is now slated to being its release in December before going nationwide after the New Year.
Spike Jonze's anticipated new feature Her will have its World Premiere as the Closing Night Gala Presentation of the upcoming New York Film Festival. The romantic sci-fi starring Joaquin Phoenix and Scarlett Johansson will close the 51st edition of the event, which runs from September 27 – October 13.
In advance of the announcement that his new movie Her would close the 51st New York Film Festival, Spike Jonze spoke with us about the film's feminine feel, the challenges of personalizing the relationship between Joaquin Phoenix and Scarlett Johansson's characters, and how he designed his own perfect, comfortable future.
The World Premiere of Ben Stiller's The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, starring Stiller and Kristen Wiig, will screen as the Centerpiece Gala presentation at the 51st New York Film Festival.
The World Premiere of Paul Greengrass' anticipated new film Captain Phillips starring Tom Hanks will screen as the Opening Night Gala at the 51st New York Film Festival.