Category: Film Fest News

Accredited for the 57th NY Film Festival

You are accredited to cover the upcoming 57th New York Film Festival. Screenings to begin September 16, and the P&I screening information and schedule will be sent out in early September. Your accreditation permits you to attend (solo) the advance Press & Industry screenings, as well as any scheduled press conferences.

Film at Lincoln Center
Noah Baumbach’s MARRIAGE STORY

By Gregg W. Morris – About the rapid tangling and gradual untangling of impetuosity, resentment, and abiding love between a married couple negotiating their divorce and the custody of their son. Starring Adam Driver as Charlie, a 100-percent New York experimental theater director; Scarlett Johansson as Nicole, his principal actress and soon-to-be LA-based ex-wife. Siding with Nicole is Nora Fanshaw played by Laura Dern and on Charlie’s side is a “nice” character played Alan Alda and “not-so-nice” character played by Ray Liotta.

57th New York Film Festival
Opening Night: World Premier of Martin Scorsese’s THE IRISHMAN

The roster of rich talent behind and in front of the camera and at the core of THE IRISHMAN are four great artists: Joe Pesci as Pennsylvania mob boss Russell Bufalino, Al Pacino as Teamsters president Jimmy Hoffa, and Robert De Niro as their right-hand man, Frank Sheeran, each working in the closest harmony imaginable with the film’s incomparable creator, Martin Scorsese.THE IRISHMAN will be released in select theaters and on Netflix later this year.

Breaking NYAFF News
Jade Leung and Michael Tong Present THE FATAL RAID 辣警霸王花 2 不義之戰 …

An ultraviolent cops vs. gangsters bloodbath with casualties on both sides. Fast forward 20 years, a surviving cop team member Madam Fong (Jade Leung, Black Cat) leads a new squad in pursuit of freckless young anarchists terrorizing Macao. An apparition from that fatal day shows up – bringing everything full circle. With badass modern women warriors at the forefront, director Jacky Lee showcasing his hyperbolic styling of classic Hong Kong action, bringing back irrepressible ‘girls with guns’ sub-genre in full bombastic force.

NYAFF 2019 Trailer