Laura Poitras discussed her new documentary about Edward Snowden, the NSA, and surveillance in two conversations following its rapturous world premiere at the 52nd New York Film Festival.
The director and cast describe the process of retelling this disturbing story of all-American ambition following a pre-screening of the award-winning film. Foxcatcher screened in the Main Slate of the 52nd New York Film Festival.
Hear Alex Ross Perry, Jason Schwartzman, Joséphine de La Baume, cinematographer Sean Price Williams, and editor Robert Greene discuss Listen Up Philip, screening at NYFF.
Amy Taubin moderated a discussion with writer-director Damien Chazelle and actor J.K. Simmons at the Walter Reade Theater about their amazing Whiplash prior to its NYFF52 premiere. Listen to the full conversation here.
The British filmmaker accompanied NYFF Director Kent Jones to discuss his realization of the great painter as a "Mike Leigh character" and capturing the influence of Turner's world on his artwork. Mr. Turner screened as part of the NYFF Main Slate.
The filmmaker and athlete discuss the history and political significance of the Soviet Union's Red Army hockey team, as seen in Polsky's documentary Red Army, which screened as part of NYFF52.
Not even a beautiful afternoon could keep crowds away from hearing Henry Jenkins speak at NYFF Convergence on the festival's first full weekend. Full audio from the Convergence Culture: Where Old and New Media Collide author is below.
Film critics and historians talked about Godard’s films and career for a NYFF Live event, presented in conjunction with NYFF Critics Academy. Panelists included The New Yorker’s Richard Brody and Goodbye to Language star Héloïse Godet. Listen to the audio here.
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.