Welcome to the return of the Film at Lincoln Center podcast! This Thursday, the New York Film Festival returns for a reimagined 58th edition that continues through October 11. This year’s festival offers the chance for moviegoers all around the country to experience the best in world cinema at drive-in screenings in the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens as well as virtual screenings available nationwide. The New York Film Festival has always been about bringing the community together to celebrate cinema and, whether you are joining us in our Virtual Cinema or at one of our drive-in venues, on behalf of everyone at Film at Lincoln Center we want to thank you for being a part of this historic edition. Learn more about the festival and purchase tickets here.

To celebrate the launch of this year’s festival, we are kicking off our series of free talks with a special preview from the 58th New York Film Festival programming team. Programmers Devika Girish and Maddie Whittle led a discussion with Eugene Hernandez, Dennis Lim, Florence Almozini, Rachel Rosen, Aily Nash, Tyler Wilson, and Dan Sullivan about curating the historic festival in an unprecedented year and the must-see films in this year’s lineup.

As the festival continues, we’ll be sharing Q&As and talks timed with our drive-in and virtual premieres, so whether you are on your way home from the drive in, or sitting on your couch, you’ll be able to hear from filmmakers from around the world about their latest work. To kick off the festivities, enjoy this overview from our programming team.

Watch or listen below and subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, or Stitcher for updates throughout the festival.