James Franco's Child of God, adapted from an early Cormac McCarthy novel, is an unflinching look at human depravity that is sure to establish him as a force to be reckoned with behind the camera.
Eight people have been selected to take part in the second annual New York Film Festival Critics Academy. The program, co-organized by Indiewire and the Film Society of Lincoln Center, is a workshop for aspiring film writers that takes place during NYFF (September 27 - October 13).
The latest from the Harvard Sensory Ethnography Lab is a stunning portrait of riders (human and caprine alike) on a cable car in the foothills of Nepal, which won multiple new filmmaker awards at Locarno.
Cate Blanchett has been a mainstay in front of the camera for two decades, but now she is about to assume the directorial role on an adaptation of Dutch writer Herman Koch's novel, The Dinner.
Long heralded as a beacon of the French New Wave and a treasured figure for cineastes, Film Society has announced details for its upcoming Jean-Luc Godard series. The three-week retrospective starts during the second week of NYFF51 and continues through the end of October.
Kiyoshi Kurosawa's first feature since Tokyo Sonata (NYFF '08) is a science fiction love story that explores technology, sensation, and the nebulous boundaries of reality.