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, writers and industry insiders in person to talk about their films and the latest festival buzz. Partners on select nights of NYFF Live will include New York Women in Film & Television, Producers Guild of America East, and the Writers Guild of America, East.
NYFF Live will be held most nights throughout the festival beginning at 7:00pm in the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center Amphitheater, with select events at the Furman Gallery or the Apple Store, Soho. Attending is free on a space available basis and video of the talks will appear later on the Film Society YouTube channel.
In This Series
From historical investigations to deeply personal stories, the films screening the NYFF51’s Motion Portraits program present a variety of approaches to the cinematic portrait. Join Joaquim Pinto (What Now? Remind Me), Pacho Velez (Manakamana) and Mitra Farahani (Fifi Howls from Happiness) for a discussion of their films. Moderator to be announced.Read more »
Japanese director, Hirokazu Kore-eda, will discuss Like Father Like Son, winner of the 2013 Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival.Read more »
Discover NYFF51’s Emerging Artists, Fernando Eimbcke from Mexico and Joanna Hogg from England. Each director has a new film in the festival as well as previous films screening as a part of this year’s Emerging Artists program. Moderator to be announced.Read more »
This special Filmmaker in Residence panel includes director Andrea Arnold, Wuthering Heights, Fish Tank, Red Road; writer Henry Bean, The Believer, Basic Instinct 2, Internal Affairs; writer Naomi Foner, Very Good Girls, Running on Empty; and writer Larry Gross, We Don’t Live Here Anymore, True Crime, 48 Hrs.Read more »
Join Steve McQueen at the Apple Store Soho at 5:00pm on Monday, October 7th as he discusses his new film, 12 Years a Slave, which depicts the harrowing true story of Solomon Northup. 12 Years a Slave screens as a part of the Film Comment Magazine Presents program at the 51st New York Film Festival. Moderated by Eugene Hernandez.Read more »
A conversation with some of NYFF51’s documentary filmmakers, including: co-directors of The Dog, Allison Berg and Frank Keraudren; Nancy Buirski, director of Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil le Clercq; and Jehane Noujaim, director of The Square. Moderated by Laurens Grant. Presented in collaboration with New York Women in Film & Television.Read more »
Join the writers of Gravity, Life of Pi, and Open Water in a conversation about the heroes adrift in each of their films. Moderated by WGA East President Michael Winship. Presented in Collaboration with the Writers Guild of America, East.Read more »
Directors Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson will discuss American Promise. They will be joined by Debbie Almontaser, the Special Education Director of the Benjamin Banneker Academy and Dr. Lisa Yvette Waller, Director of the High School at the Dalton School. Moderated by the New York Film Festival’s Director of Programming, Kent Jones.Read more »
Michael Camerini and Shari Robertson, co-directors of the series of twelve films investigating immigration reform, ten of which will screen as a part of of the How Democracy Works Now program. Moderated by Marian Masone.Read more »
Legendary Hollywood producer and studio executive David V. Picker, in conversation with producer Peter Saraf, on the publication of Picker’s new book Must, Maybes, and Nevers. Presented in collaboration with the Producers Guild of America East.Read more »