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.
It's been five years since Ben Stiller's last directorial effort and his new film The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, which will World Premiere as the Centerpiece of the 51st New York Film Festival, seems poised for award season buzz.
Steve McQueen's 12 Years A Slave will have its U.S. Premiere at the 51st New York Film Festival at a screening hosted by the Film Society and Film Comment magazine.
Alexander Payne takes to the road again with his latest film Nebraska, which will screen at the upcoming 51st New York Film Festival. Bruce Dern won an acting award at Cannes for his role as an aging father who naively believes he has won $1 million in a sweepstakes.
Transmedia returns to the New York Film Festival this year with the second edition of NYFF Convergence. Spotlighting the intersection of technology and storytelling, the program offers participants the opportunity to experience a curated selection of new immersive storytelling projects.
J.C. Chandor's All Is Lost stars Robert Redford in a film that surprised audiences in Cannes and will screen in NYFF51's Official Selection. With little dialogue, the film centers on a man struggling to survive at sea.