Meet the (New) Director: Shahram Mokri, ‘Fish & Cat’ image

Meet the (New) Director: Shahram Mokri, ‘Fish & Cat’

The visually adventurous Fish & Cat screens this week in New Directors/New Films! Director Shahram Mokri spoke with us about the challenges and difficulties of shooting this elaborate feature, which plays out as one continuous shot.

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Meet the (New) Director: Tom Shoval, ‘Youth’ image

Meet the (New) Director: Tom Shoval, ‘Youth’

A North American premiere at this year's New Directors/New Films series, Tom Shoval's Youth received accolades at home in Israel where it won acting and editing awards as well as Best Israeli Feature at the Jerusalem Film Festival.

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Meet the (New) Director:  Roberto Minervini, ‘Stop the Pounding Heart’ image

Meet the (New) Director:  Roberto Minervini, ‘Stop the Pounding Heart’

After screening at both Cannes and the Toronto International Film Festival, Roberto Minervini's Stop the Pounding Heart now plays New Directors/New Films this weekend. Despite his current success, Minervini didn't always think filmmaking was in his future...

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Meet the (New) Director: Justin Simien, ‘Dear White People’ image

Meet the (New) Director: Justin Simien, ‘Dear White People’

As Dear White People gets set to screen this weekend in New Directors/New Films, director Justin Simien looks back on his inspirations and goals in crafting this biting new satire.

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Meet the (New) Director: Alejandro Fernández Almendras, ‘To Kill a Man’ image

Meet the (New) Director: Alejandro Fernández Almendras, ‘To Kill a Man’

Chilean director Alejandro Fernández Almendras didn't always plan on having a career in filmmaking. On the eve of the New Directors/New Films premiere screening of To Kill a Man, Fernández Almendras shares with us his journey, including the many bumps in the road.

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Meet the (New) Director: Ana Lily Amirpour, ‘A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night’ image

Meet the (New) Director: Ana Lily Amirpour, ‘A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night’

Ana Lily Amirpour's A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night opens the 43rd New Directors/New Film series Wednesday night. She shares with FilmLinc Daily how loneliness motivated her to make her first feature, and her journey to the big screen.

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Elijah Wood Talks Classical Thriller ‘Grand Piano’ image

Elijah Wood Talks Classical Thriller ‘Grand Piano’

Elijah Wood and filmmaker Eugenio Mira joined Film Society's ongoing Free Talks to discuss their new thriller Grand Piano, which opens this weekend. Watch full video of the discussion!

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Matthew McConaughey Says Acting & Process Outstrip the Rewards image

Matthew McConaughey Says Acting & Process Outstrip the Rewards

Matthew McConaughey discussed his Oscar-nominated role in Dallas Buyers Club, the mysteries of True Detective, and his career and process during one of our Free Talks. We've got video!

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Trailers and Clips from 43rd New Directors/New Films image

Trailers and Clips from 43rd New Directors/New Films

Tickets for New Directors/New Films go on sale to Film Society and MoMA members on Monday, March 3. Spend the weekend getting to know this year's lineup!

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Video: Stephen Frears Disavows Auteur Theory During ‘Philomena’ Talk image

Video: Stephen Frears Disavows Auteur Theory During ‘Philomena’ Talk

"Curiosity is much more interesting than anything that is associated with what they now call 'auteurism,'" the director said during a conversation with Steve Coogan about their Oscar-nominated film, part of our Free Talks series.

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