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By hmednick on April 12, 2017
For the fifth year, New Wave (film lovers under 40) is partnering with the James Beard Foundation Greens (foodies under 40) for a can’t-miss evening of food and film featuring a special screening of the film Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent, followed by a reception featuring bites from some of New York's finest chefs.
Katie Kitamura’s latest, A Separation, is a suspenseful account of intimacy and infidelity, unfolding in a remote Greek Village. To pair with her highly acclaimed new work, Kitamura has chosen Claude Chabrol’s seminal relationship thriller Le Boucher.
Occasioned by the release of his recent novel White Tears—a razor-sharp mystery about America’s history of greed, revenge, exploitation, and music—Hari Kunzru will present Passport to Pimlico, Henry Cornelius’s cheeky satire about secession in postwar England.
A fascinating mixture of surreal political fable and romantic crime story, Yuri Herrera’s prize-winning novel Kingdom Cons will be available in English for the first time this June from the publisher And Other Stories. For this screening, Herrera selects Robert Altman’s equally surreal Raymond Chandler adaptation The Long Goodbye.
Paul La Farge’s The Night Ocean is a spellbinding new novel about secrets and scandals, inspired by the lives of H. P. Lovecraft and his circle. La Farge has selected The Haunted Palace, the gothic horror film made by Roger Corman amid his vaunted “Poe Cycle."
By Alex Hunter on February 6, 2017
Set in a factory town with a 16:1 female-to-male imbalance, Miloš Forman’s tender, honest, and funny film mines teenage romance behind the Iron Curtain for comic, bittersweet irony. An NYFF4 selection. Presented in celebration of Forman’s 85th birthday.
By Alex Hunter on December 6, 2016
In this timely panel discussion, writer and Film Quarterly Editor B. Ruby Rich will lead a conversation about film’s past and futures under fascism, dictatorship, and times of stress.