Our ongoing retrospective of Filipino master Lav Diaz continues Sunday with his layered and satrical Century of Birthing.

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Roberto Minervini's "Texas Trilogy" screens together for the first time, timed to the opening of Stop the Pounding Heart.

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Starting Friday, catch up with previous films by Leigh, Ferrara, PTA, Assayas, Fincher, Resnais, and more in NYFF Opening Acts.

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Stop the Pounding Heart opens Friday for an exclusive run, Q&As with Roberto Minervini and screenings of his entire "Texas Trilogy."

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Laura Poitras's CITIZENFOUR, a thrilling documentary portrait of Edward Snowden, will have its World Premiere at NYFF52.

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Rep Diary: The Path of Oil image

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Rep Diary: The Path of Oil

Bernardo Bertolucci's lone foray into documentary traverses many countries and formal conventions with complex results

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Roberto Minervini Talks ‘Stop the Pounding Heart’ & Faith and Adolescent Awakening

Blending elements of narrative and documentary, Stop the Pounding Heart follows the story of a rural Christian fundamentalist family through the eyes of a teenager who meets a boy who awakens her interest in the opposite sex. FilmLinc spoke with director Roberto Minervini prior to its release at the Film Society.

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NYFF52 Spotlight: Damien Chazelle’s ‘Whiplash’ is a Pedagogical Thriller

We continue our spotlight on films featured in NYFF52 with Damien Chazelle's Whiplash, the film that opened Sundance and will no doubt cement Chazelle's reputation as a force to be reckoned with.

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Film of the Week: Pride

Matthew Warchus's pop-powered story of unlikely solidarity between miners and LGBT activists is charming, but never twee

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Bombast: Blitz Package

Gods and monsters: football players on the field, the big screen, behind the camera, or caught somewhere in-between

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Kaiju Shakedown: Ilo Ilo

Domestic realms: Anthony Chen's semi-autobiographical film gets to the heart of the thorny issues surrounding guest workers in Asia

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NYFF52 Spotlight: Ed Pincus and Lucia Small’s ‘One Cut, One Life,’ A Film About Existence image

NYFF52 Spotlight: Ed Pincus and Lucia Small’s ‘One Cut, One Life,’ A Film About Existence

Watch the exclusive trailer for Ed Pincus and Lucia Small's One Cut, One Life, a documentary about existence in the wake of death and disease. The film will screen at the upcoming New York Film Festival.

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Rep Diary: Two by Richard Linklater

Outsider art: parsing the similarities between It’s Impossible to Learn to Plow by Reading Books and The Newton Boys

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Laura Poitras Film about Snowden & Surveillance Added to 52nd NYFF

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced that CITIZENFOUR, Oscar-nominated filmmaker Laura Poitras's new documentary profiling surveillance and revelations made by Edward Snowden, will have its world premiere as a Special Presentation Friday, October 10.

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