NYFF51: Live

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

NYFF51 Live: Motion Portraits Director Panel

NYFF51 Live: Motion Portraits Director Panel

Free | 45 mins

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.

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Sunday, September 29

7:00pm
NYFF51 Live: Hirokazu Kore-eda (Like Father Like Son)

NYFF51 Live: Hirokazu Kore-eda (Like Father Like Son)

Free | 45 mins

Japanese director, Hirokazu Kore-eda, will discuss Like Father Like Son, winner of the 2013 Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival.

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Sunday, September 29

7:45pm
NYFF51 Live: Joanna Hogg and Fernando Eimbcke (Emerging Artists)

NYFF51 Live: Joanna Hogg and Fernando Eimbcke (Emerging Artists)

Free | 45 mins

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.

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Tuesday, October 01

7:00pm
NYFF51 Live: The Music of Grand Theft Auto V

NYFF51 Live: The Music of Grand Theft Auto V

Free | 45 mins

A discussion of the groundbreaking musical score in Grand Theft Auto V with the Composers: Tangerine Dream, Woody Jackson, Alchemist & Oh No and Ivan Pavlovich, Rockstar Games music supervisor.

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Tuesday, October 01

8:00pm
NYFF51 Live: Louis Garrel (Jealousy) – CANCELED

NYFF51 Live: Louis Garrel (Jealousy) – CANCELED

Free | 45 mins

Unfortunately, this NYFF Live event has been CANCELED. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Actor Louis Garrel will discuss his performance in Jealousy, directed by his father, Philippe Garrel. Moderator to be announced.

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Wednesday, October 02

7:00pm
NYFF51 Live: Story Creation and the Artistic Process

NYFF51 Live: Story Creation and the Artistic Process

Free | 45 mins

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.

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Thursday, October 03

4:30pm
NYFF51 Live: Claire Denis (Bastards)

NYFF51 Live: Claire Denis (Bastards)

Free | 45 mins

Claire Denis will discuss her daring new film, Bastards, which screened as a part of the Un Certain Regard section at Cannes. Moderated by the New York Film Festival’s Director of Programming, Kent Jones.

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Saturday, October 05

7:00pm
NYFF51 Live: Steve McQueen (12 Years A Slave)

NYFF51 Live: Steve McQueen (12 Years A Slave)

Free | 45 mins

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.

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NYFF51 Live: Isabelle Huppert (Abuse of Weakness)

NYFF51 Live: Isabelle Huppert (Abuse of Weakness)

Free | 45 mins

Join the acclaimed French actress, Isabelle Huppert as she discusses her performance in Catherine Breillat’s film, Abuse of Weakness. Moderated by the New York Film Festival's Director of Programming, Kent Jones. 

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Monday, October 07

7:00pm
NYFF51 Live: Spotlight on Documentary Filmmakers

NYFF51 Live: Spotlight on Documentary Filmmakers

Free | 45 mins

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. 

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Monday, October 07

7:45pm
NYFF51 Live: The Hero Adrift (WGA)

NYFF51 Live: The Hero Adrift (WGA)

Free | 45 mins

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. 

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Tuesday, October 08

7:00pm
NYFF51 Live: Joe Brewster & Michèle Stephenson (American Promise)

NYFF51 Live: Joe Brewster & Michèle Stephenson (American Promise)

Free | 45 mins

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.

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Tuesday, October 08

7:45pm
NYFF51 Live: agnès b. (My Name is Hmmm…)

NYFF51 Live: agnès b. (My Name is Hmmm…)

Free | 45 mins

Fashion designer, film producer, and now director, join agnes b. in a conversation about her directorial debut Je m’appelle Hmmm… Moderated by Amy Taubin.

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Wednesday, October 09

7:00pm
NYFF51 Live: Michael Camerini & Shari Robertson (How Democracy Works Now)

NYFF51 Live: Michael Camerini & Shari Robertson (How Democracy Works Now)

Free | 45 mins

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.

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Wednesday, October 09

7:45pm
NYFF51 Live: Bruce Dern (Nebraska)

NYFF51 Live: Bruce Dern (Nebraska)

Free | 45 mins

Actor Bruce Dern will discuss his role in Alexander Payne’s film, Nebraska. Moderated by Brian Brooks.

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Thursday, October 10

7:00pm
NYFF51 Live: Short Filmmakers Panel

NYFF51 Live: Short Filmmakers Panel

Free | 45 mins

A conversation with several filmmakers with short films in the 51st New York Film Festival. 

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Thursday, October 10

7:45pm
NYFF51 Live: David V. Picker (PGA)

NYFF51 Live: David V. Picker (PGA)

Free | 45 mins

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. 

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Friday, October 11

7:00pm
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