NYFF50: Cinema Reflected

September 29 – October 12

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Illuminating documentaries and essay films about movies and the men and women who make them.

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Celluloid Man

Celluloid Man

Shivendra Singh Dungarpur | 2012 | 164 mins

A celebration of Indian cinema as well as of the man who did so much to safeguard it for future generations: P.K. Nair, the founder and patron saint of India’s National Film Archive.

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Final Cut - Ladies and Gentlemen

Final Cut - Ladies and Gentlemen

György Pàlfi | 2012 | 85 mins

Alain Delon trades glances with Marilyn Monroe and Jackie Chan springs to the rescue of Jeanne Moreau in director György Pàlfi’s one-of-a-kind compilation film.

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Liv and Ingmar

Liv and Ingmar

Dheeraj Akolkar | 2012 | 81 mins

Liv Ullmann, director Dheeraj Akolkar and producer Rune Trondsen in person at October 1 screening!

An elegant look at one of the cinema’s most remarkable and fruitful creative partnerships, between director Ingmar Bergman and his muse Liv Ullmann.

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Roman Polanski: Odd Man Out

Roman Polanski: Odd Man Out

Marina Zenovich | 2012 | 88 mins

Director Marina Zenovich in person at 10/28 screening! 

Marina Zenovich follows her superb Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired with a look at the insidious ins and out of Polanski’s 2009 arrest in Zurich.

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Room 237

Room 237

Rodney Ascher | 2012 | 102 mins

Director Rodney Ascher in person at both screenings!

Director Rodney Ascher wryly fuses fact and fiction in this kaleidoscopic deconstruction of the myriad myths and possible hidden messages of Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining.

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The War of the Volcanoes

The War of the Volcanoes

Francesco Patierno | 2012 | 52 mins

Director Francesco Patierno in person at 9/29 screening!

A chronicle of a cinematic battle royale: the making of the Roberto Rossellini-Ingrid Bergman Stromboli and the competing project Volcano engineered by Rossellini’s spurned lover Anna Magnani. Screening with 101 (Luis Miñarro, 20m).

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