The festival has expanded to 12 programs, including nine screening sessions on Saturday and Sunday, March 14-15, and three special seminars: Stykz Digital Animation for Kids, Sound Design for Documentary Filmmaking, and Filmmaking A to Z. Don’t miss the Party hearty: On both Saturday 10 p.m. & Sunday 9 p.m., Indian Road Café will host after-parties where you can join filmmakers, film aficionados, and the Inwood Art Works team at Indian Road to raise a glass to our Inwood community and its vibrant arts scene.
By Gregg W. Morris
Winners were announced at the conclusion of the Festival Sunday, August 18: Best Webseries, UNO POR UNO: THE CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS; Best Documentary, CLEAN HANDS; Best U.S. Feature, PAPER BOATS; Best Short Film, EL BALSERO; Honorable Mention (Best Short Film),SENECA; Latinos Stand-Up” competition Winners, ALEX CARABANO and MARK VIERA.
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.
By Gregg W. Morris – This year’s Main Slate showcases films from 17 different countries, including new titles from celebrated auteurs, extraordinary work from directors making their NYFF debuts, and captivating features that earned acclaim at international festivals.
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.
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.
NYLFF 2019 will feature more than 83 films representing 10 countries, spanning all genres including features, shorts, documentaries, web series and experimental films starring, about and for the U.S. Latino community.
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.
Pictures of opening night. Film review in the works for opening night movie, SAMURAI MARATHON.