In his contemplative family drama Stray Dogs, which recently won the Grand Jury Prize at the Venice Film Festival, Tsai Ming-liang makes use of a drenched, urban setting to draw powerful emotional connections between the streets and their occupants.
Acclaimed South Korean director Hong Sang-Soo returns to the New York Film Festival for the seventh time with Nobody’s Daughter Haewon, a thematically complex yet eloquently simple portrait of a young woman in search of herself.
We're welcoming in the fall with two exciting events: our last free Summer Talk with Nicole Holofcener discussing James Gandolfini and Julia Louis Dreyfus-starrer Enough Said and a celebration of 50 years of the New York Film Festival at the Jacob Burns Center.
UPDATE: Screenings of Afternoon of a Faun, Bastards, Blue Is the Warmest Color, and Jimmy P. added for October 13! Tickets to these screenings will go on sale Monday, September 9 at 10:00am.
HBO On Cinema and HBO Directors Dialogues sections return with James Gray, Paul Greengrass, Frederick Wiseman, Agnieszka Holland, and Richard Curtis; Joanna Hogg and Fernando Eimbcke highlighted in Emerging Artists; and Shorts Programs lineup announced.
The 51st New York Film Festival will kick off a retrospective of films by French New Wave master Jean-Luc Godard and Film Society's New Wave group will host a 20th anniversary screening of Richard Linklater's seminal 1993 indie Dazed and Confused.
Combining techno-thriller intrigue and interviews with bastions of the written word, Ben Lewis' Google and the World Brain is a damning portrait of the search engine giant's controversial tactics in their quest to scan every book in the world.
The annual showcase of experimental cinema includes work by Stephanie Barber, Stan Brakhage, Nathaniel Dorsky, Kevin Jerome Everson, Ernie Gehr, Miguel Gomes, Jerome Hiler, Peter Hutton, Chris Marker, Max Ophüls, Lois Patiño, Luther Price, Raúl Ruiz, John Stahl, Travis Wilkerson, and much more!
Set on a lakeshore in summer, Alain Guiraudie's Stranger By the Lake is a mix of comedy and thriller that centers on gay men sunning and finding carnal delights against the backdrop of possible murder.