Fassbinder’s ‘The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant’ Tops Critics Choice image

Fassbinder’s ‘The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant’ Tops Critics Choice

The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant (1972) and In a Year with 13 Moons (1978) tied for first in our poll of film critics and industry insiders. What's your favorite Fassbinder film?

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You Can’t Do That on Television: Fassbinder’s TV Work image

You Can’t Do That on Television: Fassbinder’s TV Work

Though most often associated with the big screen, Rainer Werner Fassbinder created trailblazing works for the small screen decades before TV's current so-called Golden Age.

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The Doubting of Reality in “Let’s Scare Jessica to Death” image

The Doubting of Reality in “Let’s Scare Jessica to Death”

Freshly removed from Manhattan and her doctors, no one will listen to poor Jessica when she suspects evil forces at play in her new countryside setting. That is, until the bodies start piling up. Atmospheric and surreal, "Let's Scare Jessica To Death" is an underrated gem.

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Pulling Back the “Curtains” on the Modern Slasher image

Pulling Back the “Curtains” on the Modern Slasher

A weekend casting session with a sleazy producer turns deadly for a group of young actresses in the campy, and occasionally surprisingly creepy, 1983 Canadian slasher Curtains.

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Old Becomes New in Clive Barker’s “Nightbreed” image

Old Becomes New in Clive Barker’s “Nightbreed”

This weekend marks a major event for Clive Barker fanatics: the much anticipated New York Premiere of Night Breed – The Cabal Cut, screening as Barker meant it to be seen in our Scary Movies 7 series.

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Take a Terrifying Trip with “Death Weekend”

Halloween is just a week away, which means it's time for our annual Scary Movies frightfest! In addition to premieres of new films, we're screening some overlooked classics including relentless Canadian revenge flick Death Weekend a.k.a. The House by the Lake.

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NYFF51 Spotlight: David V. Picker at NYFF Live image

NYFF51 Spotlight: David V. Picker at NYFF Live

The legendary Hollywood producer will participate in a free conversation—moderated by fellow producer Peter Saraf—in the Film Center Amphitheater about his career and his new book Musts, Maybes, and Nevers: A Book About The Movies.

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NYFF51 Spotlight: Best Friends, Better Enemies in “Omar” image

NYFF51 Spotlight: Best Friends, Better Enemies in “Omar”

Palestine’s official submission for the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film, Hany Abu-Assad’s latest is a genre-crossing thriller with love in its heart that premieres Friday at the 51st New York Film Festival.

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NYFF51 Spotlight: The Magic of “Tim’s Vermeer” image

NYFF51 Spotlight: The Magic of “Tim’s Vermeer”

All great art deserves to be preserved and, in some rare instances, recreated. Tim’s Vermeer, a new documentary from the celebrated magician/comedy duo Penn and Teller, makes a case for one such instance.

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NYFF51 Spotlight: Jean-Luc Godard – The Spirit of the Forms image

NYFF51 Spotlight: Jean-Luc Godard – The Spirit of the Forms

From cinephile and film critic to filmmaker and cinema revolutionary, Jean-Luc Godard, the French New Wave's most outspoken member, continues to inspire intense and passionate discussion, debate and fandom.

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