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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Tsai Ming-liang's Stray Dogs was a critical darling at NYFF51 and is back for a one week exclusive run!

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The anticipated new film by Waltz with Bashir director Ari Folman, The Congress starring Robin Wright is now playing daily.

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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

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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Eight Finalists Selected for Third Annual NYFF Critics Academy

Eight finalists have been selected to take part in the third annual New York Film Festival Critics Academy. The program nurtures aspiring film critics over the course of the festival who will cover the event for Film Comment and Indiewire.

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NYFF52 Spotlight: Asia Argento’s ‘Misunderstood’ Follows a Preteen Girl in the 1980s

Watch the exclusive trailer for Asia Argento's Misunderstood, which depicts the life of a preteen girl in the '80s growing up a fringe member of the showbiz world with famous parents who all but ignore her.

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NYFF52 Spotlight: Tommy Pallotta and Femke Wolting’s ‘Last Hijack,’ A Transmedia Experience

Watch the exclusive trailer of Last Hijack, an interactive transmedia experience that investigates modern-day piracy. The film will screen as part of the New York Film Festival's Convergence section.

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Review: 20,000 Days on Earth

From him to eternity: Iain Forsythe and Jane Pollard's film about Nick Cave goes far beyond rockumentary

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NYFF52 Spotlight: Martín Rejtman’s ‘Two Shots Fired,’ A Dark Comedy About Irrational Emotions

The trailer for Martín Rejtman's Two Shots Fired is here for your viewing pleasure. The film, which will screen at the upcoming NYFF52, marks the founding father of New Argentine Cinema's triumphant return to directing after a 10-year hiatus.

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