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Special Events

An Afternoon with Barry Jenkins

  • 60 minutes

In conversation with Darryl Pinckney

Join Oscar-winner Barry Jenkins for an in-depth conversation about his filmmaking approach and the process of bringing the writing of James Baldwin to the screen in his latest feature, If Beale Street Could Talk.

The Artistic Process with Jean-Claude Carrière & Julian Schnabel

  • 60 minutes

Free and open to the public! · Presented by Warby Parker

We are thrilled to present a conversation with Schnabel and the 87-year-old Carrière about the creation of this extraordinary take on the last days of Vincent Van Gogh.

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

  • Rex Ingram
  • 1921
  • USA
  • 35mm
  • 132 minutes

Introduction by Matthew Nolan, Sean Mac Erlaine, Kevin Murphy, Adrian Crowley, and Barry Adamson

Rex Ingram’s monumental antiwar film is a devastating tale about a divided Argentine family fighting on opposite sides during World War I. Featuring the North American premiere of a new score composed and performed by Matthew Nolan, Seán Mac Erlaine, Adrian Crowley, Kevin Murphy, and Barry Adamson.


  • Jonah Hill
  • 2018
  • USA
  • 84 minutes

Q&A with writer-director Jonah Hill, Sunny Suljic, Lucas Hedges, Na-Kel Smith, Olan Prenatt, Gio Galicia, Ryder McLaughlin, Alexa Demie, and Katherine Waterston

Jonah Hill’s directorial debut is a frank, intimate, and emotionally layered reflection on an unlikely coming-of-age in the world of 90s L.A. skate culture.

The Other Side of the Wind

  • Orson Welles
  • 2018
  • USA
  • 35mm
  • 122 minutes
Almost 50 years after Orson Welles started shooting, The Other Side of the Wind, starring Welles as Jake Hannaford, an old-guard macho Hollywood director at the end of his tether, has finally been completed by Welles’s collaborators.

Out of Many, One

  • John Hoffman, Nanfu Wang
  • 2018
  • USA
  • 34 minutes

Free and open to the public! · Q&A with John Hoffman, Louise Mirrer, Allen Wernick, and Liz Robbins

The new documentary Out of Many, One is a loving profile of the Citizenship Project, the New-York Historical Society’s free program that assists green card holders in preparing for the USCIS Naturalization Exam, which tests knowledge of United States history and civics.

They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead

  • Morgan Neville
  • 2018
  • USA
  • 98 minutes
Morgan Neville’s documentary proves that the story of the making of Orson Welles’s The Other Side of the Wind is as engrossing and rich in character and incident as the film itself, and perhaps even more epic in scale.

Writing for Film: Paul Schrader and Alex Ross Perry

  • 2018
  • 60 minutes
The two filmmakers will discuss the art and process of writing for the screen in a wide-ranging and sure-to-be entertaining conversation moderated by NYFF Director Kent Jones.

Film Comment Presents


  • Ali Abbasi
  • 2018
  • Sweden/Denmark
  • 108 minutes

Q&A with actress Eva Melander and makeup artist Göran Lundström on September 30

Scandinavian mythology makes for a visceral fantastical drama on the mystery of identity in this adaptation of a story by Let the Right One In writer John Ajvide Lindqvist, about a troll-like customs inspector, Tina, who possesses the ability to sniff out contraband and moral corruption

The Wild Pear Tree

  • Nuri Bilge Ceylan
  • 2018
  • Turkey
  • 188 minutes
Against the gorgeous backdrop of rolling country and idyllic farmland, Turkish auteur Nuri Bilge Ceylan (Once Upon a Time in Anatolia) captures the wrenching struggles of a bright literary graduate trying to take flight in a world he can’t entirely accept.