The filmmaker sat down with the Film Society's Dennis Lim at the Walter Reade Theater prior to the film's North American premiere at the 52nd New York Film Festival to discuss his approach to casting the biopic and crafting the world around its subject.
Kicking off NYFF52 Live in the Amphitheater, NYFF Director Kent Jones, Programming Director Dennis Lim, and Senior Programming Advisor Marian Masone offer insight into this year's NYFF.
Richard Gere and filmmaker Oren Moverman joined Amy Taubin on stage at the Walter Reade Theater for a pre-NYFF screening of Time Out of Mind. They talked about how the film came together and how Gere anonymously took to the streets of Manhattan.
Director Damien Chazelle and actor J.K. Simmons took to the stage of the Walter Reade Theater for a Q&A on their NYFF52 film Whiplash, discussing the autobiographical nature, production, and ethics of their brutal film set in the jazz world.
In the audio recording about their film Seymour: An Introduction with Seymour Bernstein and Ethan Hawke moderated by NYFF Director Kent Jones, the duo talk about the teacher-student dynamic, mentorship, their relationship and what Hawke wishes was in the documentary.
Josh and Benny Safdie joined NYFF Director Kent Jones at a press and industry screening of their latest film Heaven Knows What, which will screen at the festival. Listen in on highlights of their Q&A, including Josh's telling of his chance meeting with the film's protagonist.
Jeremy Saulnier won over his 2013 Cannes audience with the debut of Blue Ruin, about a vagrant who seeks vengeance for his parents' murder amid the backwoods of Virginia. The story of suspense and dark humor opens this weekend at Film Society.
Daily Buzz from the Sundance Film Festival culminated with Episode 10 from the festival, re-broadcasting highlights from last week's event in Park City, Utah. Earlier interviews from filmmakers including Documentary Premiere This May Be The Last Time, Stephanie Soechtig and Katie Couric's Fed Up and more...
In our 9th Episode, Film Society's Eugene Hernandez speaks with the filmmakers from World Cinema Documentary Competition filmmakers Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard about their Nick Cave feature 20,000 Days on Earth. And the episode recalls some of the highlights of the past week's show from Park City.
As the Sundance Film Festival begins to wind down with tomorrow night's awards, filmmakers and industry insiders continue to make their way to Daily Buzz from Park City. Episode 8 includes a diverse group of people here at the festival touting their work including Belle and Sebastian's Stuart Murdoch.