Free tickets for NYFF60 Talks will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis beginning one hour prior to each event at the corresponding box office. Tickets are limited to one per person, subject to availability. For those unable to attend, video from these events will be available online on Film at Lincoln Center's YouTube channel at a later date.
NYFF Talks are presented by:
Free and open to the public!Known for the political rigor and intrepid formal experimentation of her film and multimedia practice, Cauleen Smith (director of the NYFF60 selection, Drylongso) delivers this year's Amos Vogel Lecture.
In-depth dialogues with festival filmmakers & their creative collaborators.
Free and open to the public! | Moderated by actress Emily MortimerWhite Noise writer-director Noah Baumbach joins us for an in-depth conversation about the process of bringing Don DeLillo’s text—long considered unfilmable—to the screen and the challenges and revelations of adaptation.
Free and open to the public!The legendary American director and screenwriter participates in an extended conversation on Master Gardener, the latest entry in his masterful, decades-spanning oeuvre.
Free and open to the public!Join us for an intimate, career-spanning conversation with Nan Goldin about the personal and political roots of her creative practice, the radical humanism of her photography, and the defiant intertwinings of her art and activism.
Free and open to the public! | Moderated by critic Farran Smith NehmePark Chan-wook participates in an extended conversation on NYFF60 Main Slate selection, Decision to Leave, the film for which he won the Best Director award at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.
Free and open to the public! | Moderated by novelist Elif BatumanFrench writer and 2022 Nobel Prize awardee Annie Ernaux discusses her singular writing career, her venture into the moving image, and the literary and cinematic influences that underpin her intensely personal lyricism.
Conversations between filmmakers across festival sections, genres, and styles.
Free and open to the public!Join Alice Diop and Frederick Wiseman for a conversation about the turn to narrative cinema, the cultural and generational distinctions of filmmaking in France and the United States, their respective approaches to cinema as a mode of systemic critique, and more.
Free and open to the public!Join Mia Hansen-Løve (One Fine Morning) and Charlotte Wells (Aftersun) for an extended conversation about the process of making art out of one’s life, giving filmic shape to the workings of memory and time, reimagining the contours of “women’s cinema,” and more.
Free and open to the public!Joanna Hogg (The Eternal Daughter) and Kelly Reichardt (Showing Up) discuss their singular career trajectories, their distinctive approaches to writing and directing, and the process of translating personal experience into universally resonant stories of women on the verge of creative transcendence.
Panel discussions that connect the festival to the themes of the moment.
Free and open to the public!Joao Pedro Rodrigues (Will-o'-the-Wisp), Ruth Beckermann (Mutzenbacher), Elisabeth Subrin, and Isabel Sandoval (Maria Schneider, 1983) to discuss the ways in which their work gives subversive and radical form to sex, eroticism, and embodiment.
Free and open to the public!Missing Movies board members and advisors Amy Heller, Dennis Doros, Nancy Savoca, Rich Guay, Ira Deutchman, and Maya Cade present a special presentation and workshop aimed at empowering the filmmaking community with the tools to liberate lost films and to ensure that the cinema of the present avoids the same fate.
Free and open to the public!Film Comment Co-Deputy Editors Devika Girish and Clinton Krute host Laura Poitras (All the Beauty and the Bloodshed), Elvis Mitchell (Is That Black Enough for You?!?), Tiffany Sia (What Rules the Invisible), and Alain Gomis (Rewind & Play), whose films are as stunning as works of art as they are incisive as critiques—whether of history, society, or art itself.
Free and open to the public!As the festival draws to a close, a group of critics will gather together for a spirited wrap-up discussion with Film Comment Co-Deputy editors Devika Girish and Clinton Krute about the movies they’ve seen in the NYFF60 lineup. Panelists include critics Kelli Weston, Phoebe Chen, Molly Haskell, and more.
Interactive events, industry collaborations, and one-of-a-kind experiences.
Free and open to the public!Join Screen Talk host Eric Kohn and special surprise guests for this live podcast recording in what promises to be an unforgettable conversation.
Free and open to the public!A discussion with Effie T. Brown (a producer of NYFF60 Closing Night film The Inspection), the CEO of Gamechanger Films, which produces, develops, and finances content by and about women, POC, LGBTQ+, and people with disabilities.
Free and open to the public!Celebrate 60 years of New York Film Festival with special editions of Cinephile Game Night during the festival at the EBM Amphitheater! The event will feature multiple trivia rounds including NYFF history and beyond, with chances to win tickets to this year’s edition and more prizes.
Free and open to the public!Taking audio description practices and the experiences of blind and low-vision consumers as a case study, this panel will bring together advocates, cinephiles, and post-production technicians to examine the tools and structures that can allow for a more democratic and inclusive film culture. Followed by a one-of-a-kind blind wine-tasting presentation by Dr. Hoby Wedler. Hosted by Michele Spitz.