Alejandro Iñárritu's Birdman will screen as Closing Night of the 52nd New York Film Festival on October 12.

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NewFest kicks off Thursday with a slate of funny, touching, and inspiring films about the LGBT experience.

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Michel Gondry's Mood Indigo (RDV '14) starring Romain Duris and Audrey Tautou returns to Film Society starting Friday.

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Award-winning documentary The Kill Team opens Friday with director Dan Krauss is person for Q&As.

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Tickets now on sale to our scintillating retrospective This Is Softcore: The Art Cinema Erotica of Radley Metzger.

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NewFest Matures and Eyes Hetero-geneity in 26th Year image

NewFest Matures and Eyes Hetero-geneity in 26th Year

This year’s NewFest series, which opens at the Film Society July 24, is the most hopeful and exciting aspect of modern queer cinema. NewFest’s 26th's lineup spans 20 films and two collections of shorts in a seamless display of dynamic queer cinema from around the world.

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Kaiju Shakedown: Angela Mao

Destroy, she said: a look at action star Angela Mao's Golden Harvest films

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Rep Diary: Seventies Domestic Discontent

Each unhappy in its own way: Film Comment Selects Double Feature of Portnoy's Complaint and Diary of a Mad Housewife screens tonight!

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Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s ‘Birdman’ to Close 52nd New York Film Festival

Birdman centers on one-time action hero Riggan Thomson, played by Michael Keaton, who attempts to be taken seriously as an artist by staging his own adaptation of Raymond Carver's What We Talk About When We Talk About Love.

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‘Gone Girl’ Writer Gillian Flynn Talks Opening the NYFF and Revisiting Nick and Amy Dunne image

‘Gone Girl’ Writer Gillian Flynn Talks Opening the NYFF and Revisiting Nick and Amy Dunne

Gone Girl author and screenwriter Gillian Flynn provides insight into how media plays a particular role in sensational cases of foul play. She also shares her thoughts on working with director David Fincher and seeing her characters come alive via Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike.

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World Premiere of Paul Thomas Anderson’s ‘Inherent Vice’ to Screen as NYFF Centerpiece

Set in L.A. in the '70s, Anderson's adaptation of the novel by Thomas Pynchon stars Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin, Reese Witherspoon and Benicio Del Toro.

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Bombast: Ad Hominem, Ad Nauseam

The art of (flame) war: on civility and criticism

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Film of the Week: Mood Indigo

Novel ideas: is it possible to adapt Boris Vian's surreal 1946 book L’Écume des jours? Michel Gondry tries (maybe too) hard

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Critical Dialogue: Boyhood

Richard Linklater's bittersweet temporal experiment is lauded not just for what it does, but for what it doesn't do

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