New York Film Festival Director and Selection Committee Chair Kent Jones chatted with FilmLinc about this year's NYFF Main Slate in a conversation ranging from veteran European auteurs, upcoming Americans, and a new tide of youth.
Nonfiction took the spotlight Tuesday as the Film Society of Lincoln Center unveiled 15 documentaries, including one World Premiere and four U.S. Premieres, slated to join the lineup of the 52nd New York Film Festival.
A cross section of international filmmakers including Olivier Assayas, Nick Broomfield, David Cronenberg, Asia Argento, the Dardennes, Hong Sang-soo, and more are on tap for the Main Slate of the 2014 New York Film Festival, which the Film Society unveiled Wednesday.
The film veteran's cinematic self-portrait has garnered critical attention during its festival run, including last year's NYFF. The doc will begin its theatrical release at the Film Society Friday with a one-week exclusive engagement.
The first three selections of NYFF Convergence were announced by the Film Society, including the North American Premiere of the interactive presentation of Tommy Pallotta & Femke Wolting’s The Last Hijack, a presentation of ITVS’s online series Futurestates, and a 30th anniversary screening of Diego Echeverria’s Living Los Sures.
Birdman centers on one-time action hero Riggan Thomson, played by Michael Keaton, who attempts to be taken seriously as an artist by staging his own adaptation of Raymond Carver's What We Talk About When We Talk About Love.
Set in L.A. in the '70s, Anderson's adaptation of the novel by Thomas Pynchon stars Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin, Reese Witherspoon and Benicio Del Toro.
Fincher's Gone Girl starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike will have its World Premiere as the Opening Night of the 52nd NYFF. Tavern on the Green will once again serve as the after-party for the Gala.
The U.S. debut of a 4K restoration of Alain Resnais's debut feature Hiroshima Mon Amour will screen at the 2014 New York Film Festival prior to a theatrical run at the Film Society beginning October 17.
FilmLinc sat down with filmmaker Lisandro Alonso for a short conversation prior to Tuesday evening's official announcement that he will be this year's Filmmaker in Residence. The evening was quite a bash with some well-known veteran filmmakers and stars.