Festivals & Events


Why the Kickstarter Film Festival is Expanding to 32 Screens for its Fifth Edition

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Previously, the Kickstarter Film Festival showcased everything from feature film excerpts to apps funded on the site over the course of one evening in Brooklyn, Los Angeles and London. For the 5th edition, Kickstarter has pared down the lineup to include…  Read more


“We Couldn’t Do Our Jobs If We Weren’t Social People”: Diane Henderson on Festival Programming

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I’m chastising two filmmakers for walking out of Nanni Moretti’s My Mother, the closing night film at the New Horizons Film Festival in Wroclaw. I make some argument about how films, even bad ones, deserve the attention of at least…  Read more


NYFF Announces Spotlight on Documentary Lineup

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The latest slate announcement from the Film Society of Lincoln Center for this year’s New York Film Festival covers the documentary sidebar. There are several world premieres, including new work from Laura Poitras and New Yorkers’ first chance to see In…  Read more


NYFF 2015 Announces Special Events and Revivals Screenings


This morning, the New York Film Festival announced a characteristically impressive supplement to their Main Slate line-up, with their Special Events and Revivals screenings. Included in the Special Events sections are Athina Rachel Tsangari’s Chevalier and Laszlo Nemes’ Son of Saul, which were…  Read more