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...
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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!
"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.
We're pretty much in love with these short trailers for our retrospective "The Discreet Charm of George Cukor," which runs through January 7 and includes all 50 of his films.
A trio of "Red Westerns" from over 30 years ago finally hit American screens this weekend (on brand new 35mm prints!) in Making Waves: New Romanian Cinema. Richard Peña calls them "sharply observed and hugely entertaining." Read more and watch some hilarious clips from the films!