James Franco's Child of God, adapted from an early Cormac McCarthy novel, is an unflinching look at human depravity that is sure to establish him as a force to be reckoned with behind the camera.
The latest from the Harvard Sensory Ethnography Lab is a stunning portrait of riders (human and caprine alike) on a cable car in the foothills of Nepal, which won multiple new filmmaker awards at Locarno.
Kiyoshi Kurosawa's first feature since Tokyo Sonata (NYFF '08) is a science fiction love story that explores technology, sensation, and the nebulous boundaries of reality.
The fallout from the financial crisis, the challenges facing public education, and the idealism of youth are just some areas covered in Frederick Wiseman's latest direct cinema epic At Berkeley.
Highly acclaimed at the Sheffield Doc/Fest, where it won the Audience Award, Mark Levinson's documentary about the Large Hadron Collider and the most significant scientific experiment of a generation is both visually compelling and brilliantly informative.
In his contemplative family drama Stray Dogs, which recently won the Grand Jury Prize at the Venice Film Festival, Tsai Ming-liang makes use of a drenched, urban setting to draw powerful emotional connections between the streets and their occupants.
Acclaimed South Korean director Hong Sang-Soo returns to the New York Film Festival for the seventh time with Nobody’s Daughter Haewon, a thematically complex yet eloquently simple portrait of a young woman in search of herself.
Combining techno-thriller intrigue and interviews with bastions of the written word, Ben Lewis' Google and the World Brain is a damning portrait of the search engine giant's controversial tactics in their quest to scan every book in the world.
Set on a lakeshore in summer, Alain Guiraudie's Stranger By the Lake is a mix of comedy and thriller that centers on gay men sunning and finding carnal delights against the backdrop of possible murder.
It's been five years since Ben Stiller's last directorial effort and his new film The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, which will World Premiere as the Centerpiece of the 51st New York Film Festival, seems poised for award season buzz.