September 29 – October 13
Festival attendees and fans are invited to join us in person or online for NYFF LIVE, the New York Film Festival’s daily talk show! These daily Forums will feature actors, directors, film critics and industry insiders in person to talk about their films and the latest festival buzz. Partners on selects nights of NYFF LIVE will include NYWIFT, Producers Guild of America East, SAGindie, WGA East and more.
NYFF LIVE will be held throughout the festival at 7pm in the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center Amphitheater and during special events at the Apple Store, Soho. Attending is free on a space available basis and will also be streamed live online.
In This Series
Meet the NYFF Filmmakers, Part 1: Dheeraj Akolkar (Liv and Ingmar), Alan Berliner (First Cousin Once Removed), Philippe Béziat (Becoming Traviata), Tom Donahue (Casting By), Mick Gochanour (The Rolling Stones - Charlie Is My Darling - Ireland '65), Jeff Kaufman (The Savoy King: Chick Webb and the Music That Changed America), Antonio Mendez Esparza (Here and There).Read more »
Co-writer and star Greta Gerwig and supporting actor Mickey Sumner will discuss their collaboration with director Noah Baumbach on New York Film Festival's Main Slate selection Frances Ha.Read more »
Three award-winning playwrights discuss their journeys from (off) the Great White Way to the Silver Screen, including the opportunities and challenges inherent in adapting one's own work. Panelists include Lucy Alibar (Beasts of the Southern Wild), Eric Bogosian (Suburbia, Talk Radio), and John Patrick Shanley (Doubt). Moderated by David Rooney (The Hollywood Reporter).Read more »
Director Pablo Larrain and actor Gael García Bernal will discuss 50th New York Film Festival Main Slate selection No. Note: This event takes place at Apple Store Soho.Read more »
Richard Peña has served as Program Director for the Film Society of Lincoln Center and head of the New York Film Festival Selection Committee for 25 years. As he prepares to step down from these posts, Peña will look back at his career and discuss changes in the Film Society and NYFF as well as the film industry at large. Moderated by Lisa Schwarzbaum of Entertainment Weekly.Read more »