Rainer Werner Fassbinder's "Ali: Fear Eats the Soul," Werner Herzog's "The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser," and Wim Wenders's "Kings of the Road" play the Walter Reade this Friday and Saturday as our year-by-year survey of the 50 year history of the New York Film Festival returns!
Three favorites from this year's New York Film Festival are now enjoying theatrical releases and continue to garner praise from critics and audiences alike. Watch our collection of video of the artists behind these films and then go support them in theaters!
Watch the award-winning director introduce and answer questions at a screening of his seminal film "Mean Streets," which played the 11th NYFF in 1973, part of Film Society's series "50 Years of the New York Film Festival!"
Steve McQueen's highly anticipated sophomore feature, also his second collaboration with actor Michael Fassbender, made a huge splash at the 49th New York Film Festival and is now titillating audiences across the nation. Watch our collection of video of the director and actor at the fest.
On December 23, Wim Wenders's stunning 3D documentary about the life and work of celebrated choreographer Pina Bausch returns to the Film Society for an extended run. The film was a hit at the 49th New York Film Festival and awards. nominations and praise for the film keep rolling in.
The influential British director's film about a 15-year-old boy trying to escape the bleak prospects of his coal mining hometown, which was a festival favorite at NYFF '70, will play Tuesday night as part of our celebration of "50 Years of the New York Film Festival."