NYFF Day 11

SURPRISE SNEAK SCREENING:
Today's the day! At 7pm in Avery Fisher Hall the New York Film Festival will present a surprise screening of a work in progress (which means this audience will be the first ever to see it) from a master filmmaker due to be released in theaters later this year! Tickets can only be purchased in person at the Alice Tully Hall or Avery Fisher Hall box offices, $16 for members and $20 for everyone else. Limit two tickets per person. More info...

FILMLINC'S DAILY PICK:
The Gold Rush, 2:00pm, Alice Tully Hall, RUSH TICKETS AVAILABLE!*
Charlie Chaplin’s personal favorite among his films—a beautifully constructed comic fable set in the icy wastes of the Alaskan gold fields—is presented in a new restoration with live orchestral accompaniment performed by members of the New York Philharmonic. (NYFF Spotlight)

TODAY IN THE MAIN SLATE:
Footnote, 9:00pm, Alice Tully Hall, RUSH TICKETS AVAILABLE!*
A clerical error awards a top prize to an obscure Talmudist instead of his son in this wryest of Jewish comedies.

TODAY'S FREE FORUM:

Sean Durkin, Elizabeth Olsen and John Hawkes, at Apple Store, 7:00pm, Apple Store

Director Sean Durkin, actor Elizabeth Olsen and actor John Hawkes of Martha Marcy May Marlene at the Apple Store, Upper West Side (corner of Broadway and 67th St).

VIEWS FROM THE AVANT GARDE:
Jean-Marie Straub, 11:30am, Walter Reade Theater

Ken Jacobs: SEEKING THE MONKEY KING, 1:45pm, Walter Reade Theater

Lewis Klahr: The Pettifogger, 3:00pm, Walter Reade Theater
Filmmaker in person!

Paul Clipson Super 8 performance, 6:30pm, Francesca Beale Theater
Filmmaker in person!

Two Years At Sea, 7:30pm, Walter Reade Theater
Filmmaker in person!

WHAT ELSE THE DAY HAS TO OFFER:
Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory, 6:00pm, Alice Tully Hall
West Memphis Three and directors in person! The third chapter in directors Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky’s epic chronicle of accused child killers the “West Memphis Three” uncovers startling new evidence that further points to a gross miscarriage of justice.

There are four films showing today as part of our special Masterworks series "Velvet Bullets and Steel Kisses: Celebrating the Nikkatsu Centennial." The Howard Gilman Theater plays host to Gate of Flesh (2:00pm, RUSH TICKETS AVAILABLE!*), Intimidation (3:50pm), Take Aim at the Police Van (5:45pm), and Pigs and Battleships (7:30pm, RUSH TICKETS AVAILABLE!*).

*One hour before showtime, a limited number of rush tickets to selected festival screenings will go on sale at the screening's corresponding box office. Rush tickets are $12 at Alice Tully Hall and $10 at the Walter Reade Theater & the Film Center's theaters. More info...

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