Twelve NYFF films will screen one more time on the final day of the festival, Sunday, October 12. Don't miss your chance to see previously sold out films from the 52nd New York Film Festival lineup. Binge viewing is encouraged! Sponsored by Citibank®.
Jeanne Crain, Ann Sothern, and Linda Darnell play the three wives who receive a letter from their mutual enemy Addie Ross (an unseen Celeste Holm) informing them that she will run away with one of their husbands in this intricately structured comic melodrama with a satirical eye on suburban striving.
The latest film by the great documentarian Albert Maysles is a portrait of fashion- and interior-design maven Iris Apfel as she celebrates the late wave of popularity she enjoyed on the heels of a 2006 exhibition of her collection, advises young women on their fashion choices, and cheerfully bargains with store owners.
Kwon is given a packet of undated letters from Mori, who has come to Seoul to propose to her. As she walks down a flight of stairs, they are dropped and scattered. While reading them, she must make sense of the chronology.
The final film from Ed Pincus, one of the key figures in the history of documentary cinema, made with his creative partner Lucia Small, is not a film about death but a joyous demonstration of the necessity of love, work, and beauty.
This documentary portrait of biker and Vietnam vet Ron “Stray Dog” Hall is a moving film about community and the bonds that hold it together, and, in its surprising second half, a vivid snapshot of a changing America.
This thrilling new film from J.P. Sniadecki, shot over three years during a series of train journeys across China, is a great work of ethnographically grounded cinema.
Cinematography by Hélène Louvart
Alice Rohrwacher’s sophomore feature, a vivid yet mysterious story of teenage yearning and confusion, conjures a richly concrete world that is subject to the magical thinking of adolescence.
As George, a man forced onto the streets, Richard Gere may be the “star” of Oren Moverman’s haunting new film, but he allows the world around him to take center stage, and himself to simply be.
Marah Strauch’s evocative movie, which tells the incredible story of Carl Boenish, the exuberant inventor of BASE jumping (parachuting from a fixed object), is in the end a film about joy and freedom.
Matías Piñeiro’s dazzling fifth feature, which follows a group of young people involved in a radio production of Love’s Labour’s Lost, doesn’t transplant Shakespeare to the present day so much as summon the spirit of his polymorphous comedies.
Screening with: The Old Man of Belem (Manoel de Oliveira, 19m)
U.S. Premiere<p>Abel Ferrara’s new film compresses the many contradictory aspects of his subject’s life and work into a distilled, prismatic portrait, with a brilliant Willem Dafoe in the title role.
Ethan Hawke’s warm, lucid portrait of pianist and teacher Seymour Bernstein is also a film about the patience, concentration, and devotion that are fundamental to the practice of art and life.
Encore screening added October 12 at 9:30pm!
Paul Thomas Anderson’s wild and entrancing new movie, the very first adaptation of a Thomas Pynchon novel, is a time machine, placing the viewer deep within the world of the paranoid, hazy L.A. dope culture of the early ’70s.