A hit at this year's New York Film Festival, Asghar Farhadi's "A Separation" won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film last night. Here's the text of Farhadi's speech.
Heading into Sunday, a whopping 50 of this year's Academy Award nominations belong to movies that played at Film Society this year as part of the 49th New York Film Festival, New Directors/New Films, member and patron screenings, or in runs at our beautiful new Film Center!
Watch full video of our Q&A with the celebrated documentary filmmaker following a screening of his debut feature "Gates of Heaven" (NYFF '78), part of our ongoing series 50 Years of the New York Film Festival!
The acclaimed documentary filmmaker will be in person at the Film Society Tuesday to discuss his debut feature, which Roger Ebert calls one of the 10 best movies of all time and which screened at the New York Film Festival in 1978!
A complete retrospective of their work, obviously! Every film made by Hungarian master Béla Tarr is coming to Film Society starting Friday, leading up to the U.S. Theatrical Debut of his latest, and last, "The Turin Horse" (NYFF '11).
This Wednesday brings a Jonathan Demme double feature of "Handle with Care" a.k.a. "Citizen's Band" (NYFF '77) and "Melvin and Howard" (NYFF '80) to our 50 Years of the New York Film Festival series, with the director and actor Paul Le Mat in person for a Q&A between screenings!