Film Society of Lincoln Center will host NYFF: Opening Act in the week leading up to the 51st New York Film Festival, showcasing past work from directors who will debut their latest films in this year's Main Slate.
Abdellatif Kechiche's Blue Is the Warmest Color is the controversial Palme d'Or winner that shocked some at the Cannes Film Festival with its sexually explicit love story between two young women.
Director Kiyoshi Kurosawa's latest film, Real, has been added to the Main Slate of the 51st New York Film Festival. Also today FSLC unveiled the screening schedule for NYFF's Official Selection.
Actress Cate Blanchett and actor/director Ralph Fiennes will be feted with Gala Tributes at the 51st New York Film Festival. The annual celebrations recognize the work of individuals who have made "significant artistic contributions to film culture in the past and will continue to do so in the future."
Abdellatif Kechiche's controversial Blue Is the Warmest Color will screen uncut in U.S. theaters once it heads into regular distribution. The film is being rated NC-17 for "explicit sexual content." Blue will have its U.S. premiere at the upcoming New York Film Festival.
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.