New films by Martin Scorsese, Albert Maysles, Ed Pincus, Frederick Wiseman, and more in NYFF Spotlight on Documentary.

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NYFF52 Special Events include appearances by Christopher Guest, Richard Gere, Ethan Hawke, Bruno Dumont, and more!

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To put it simply, Joseph L. Mankiewicz matters—to cinema, and to you. Take a look at our NYFF Retrospective lineup.

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As Martin Scorsese put it, there will be no future for cinema if we don’t preserve its past. Check out our section of NYFF Revivals.

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Seventeen days, hundreds of amazing films, talks, and events... the 52nd New York Film Festival now through October 12!

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Celebrate a Half Century of the New York Film Festival in Pictures Part III

Now that NYFF52 is well into its first full week, we continue our celebration of Opening Nights past with some of our favorite photographs from the book New York Film Festival Gold.

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NYFF Diary #1: The Princess of France

Teasing out the Shakespearean language and intrigues in Argentine director Matías Piñeiro’s latest feature

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Listen: NYFF Programmers Give Their Take on This Year’s Festival

Kicking off NYFF52 Live in the Amphitheater, NYFF Director Kent Jones, Programming Director Dennis Lim, and Senior Programming Advisor Marian Masone offer insight into this year's NYFF.

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Richard Gere Goes Unrecognized in the Streets of New York for ‘Time Out of Mind’

Richard Gere and filmmaker Oren Moverman joined Amy Taubin on stage at the Walter Reade Theater for a pre-NYFF screening of Time Out of Mind. They talked about how the film came together and how Gere anonymously took to the streets of Manhattan.

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Interview: Pedro Costa

Saudade on acid (or maybe just morphine): Costa speaks about the final installment of his Fontainhas tetralogy, Horse Money

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Listen: Damien Chazelle and J.K. Simmons Talk Teachers, Jazz, and Bloody Hands in ‘Whiplash’

Director Damien Chazelle and actor J.K. Simmons took to the stage of the Walter Reade Theater for a Q&A on their NYFF52 film Whiplash, discussing the autobiographical nature, production, and ethics of their brutal film set in the jazz world.

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

Ahead of the big screen premiere at the start of NYFF, Gone Girl author and screenwriter Gillian Flynn gave her take on David Fincher, Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, media, foul play and her experience visiting the set of her own movie.

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See Marion Cotillard, Albert Maysles, Joshua Oppenheimer, & More at Free NYFF52 Live Series

Oscar-winning actress Marion Cotillard and filmmaker Albert Maysles are some highlights of the the third annual NYFF52 Live, a free in-person event taking place over 15 days at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center.

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Interview: David Fincher

The full online-exclusive Film Comment interview with the director of Gone Girl, Opening Night film of this year’s New York Film Festival

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