Category: Film Fest News

Russian Film Week in New York City, December 8-14

This year’s diverse program of 14 films includes Russia’s submission for the 2019 Academy Awards®, SOBIBOR, directed by, and starring, Konstantin Khabensky; ANNA KARENINA: VRONSKY’S STORY, directed by Karen Shakhnazarov; a dramatic biopic THE STORY OF ONE APPOINTMENT, directed by Avdotya Smirnova. Visiting filmmakers and actors include filmmaker Alexey Uchitel, founder of Rock Studio Films; directors Karen Shakhnazarov, Olya Zueva, Susanna Alperina, and many others.

Kinetically Charged Red Carpet @ 2018 Nordic International Film Festival

One of the missions for this publication, its editor and correspondents covering red carpets in the New York City metro area – such as, and definitely not limited to, Tribeca Film Festivals (TFF), New York Film Festivals NYFF), New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF), DOC NYC – is to capture kinetically charged moments of, if things go well, a carefully crafted feeding frenzy of photojournalists trying to get their $$$ money shots, broadcast reporters angling for their interviews as well as celebrities and PR reps and red carpet staff moshing, jostling to accomplish their goals.

Shorts and Talks, 56th New York Film Festival

Featuring films from nine countries as well as from burgeoning talent here in New York, the shorts section presents 21 films in four different programs. NYFF Talks will bring wide-ranging conversations with directors featured in NYFF56 to the public.