Festivals & Events

Festivals & Events


Jane Campion to Receive Director’s Tribute at the 2021 Gotham Awards

Photo: Kirsty Griffin, Courtesy Netflix

Jane Campion, whose The Power of the Dog is one of the major fall releases, will receive the Director’s Tribute at the 2021 Gotham Awards, The Gotham Film & Media Institute announced today. The first female director to win a…  Read more

By Oct 20, 2021

NYFF Critic’s Notebook: The Velvet Underground and The Girl and the Spider

Lou Reed in The Velvet Underground (Photo: Apple TV+)

Peter Buck, the guitarist for R.E.M., is often quoted as saying, “The first Velvet Underground album only sold 10,000 copies, but everyone who bought one formed a band.” Now it seems, all those bands are the subjects of documentaries. Finally,…  Read more

By Oct 14, 2021

Critic’s Notebook: The 2021 Camden International Film Festival

Listening to Kenny G

Nothing quite conjures good storytelling like a campfire (and maybe a bottle of whiskey to pass around). This knowledge is not lost on the Camden International Film Festival. Among its many strengths, which have carried the autumnal non-fiction showcase into…  Read more

By Oct 14, 2021

San Sebastián International Film Festival 2021: Three Films from the Spanish-Speaking World


Despite the accolade of being an “A category” festival, whatever that may mean, San Sebastián International Film Festival is not necessarily somewhere many major filmmakers choose to launch their film. Though it does host some premieres as well as significant…  Read more

By Oct 5, 2021

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