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Events of the Week: ‘The Tender Bar,’ Women in Film Honors and More

As Hollywood events return to full force in New York and Los Angeles amid the coronavirus pandemic, here’s a look at the week’s biggest premieres, parties and openings, including The Tender Bar, Dopesick, Women in Film Honors and the New York Film Festival. The Tender Bar Ben Affleck and George Clooney reunited at Sunday’s L.A. […]

Events of the Week: ‘No Time To Die,’ Academy Museum Kick Off and More

As Hollywood events return to full force in New York and Los Angeles (and this week, in London) amid the coronavirus pandemic, here’s a look at the week’s biggest premieres, parties and openings, including No Time To Die, the Academy Museum’s premiere party and the New York Film Festival. No Time To Die world premiere […]

‘The Tale of King Crab’: Film Review | NYFF 2021

A drunken wastrel runs afoul of a ruling prince in 19th century Italy in this surreal fable directed by Alessio Rigo de Righi and Matteo Zoppis.

Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand in Joel Coen’s ‘The Tragedy of Macbeth’: Film Review | NYFF 2021

A first-rate cast and stunning craftsmanship bring surging vitality to Shakespeare’s political thriller about an ambitious couple whose murderous power grab sends them spiraling into madness.

New York Film Festival: Third Time’s the Charm for Corey Hawkins and ‘Macbeth’

Despite heading into a night shoot half a world away in Malta, Corey Hawkins is energized when he talks about The Tragedy of Macbeth and its Sept. 24 premiere at the New York Film Festival. A William Shakespeare adaptation by way of Joel Coen, Macbeth sees Hawkins, whose star has been steadily on the rise […]

Penélope Cruz in Pedro Almodóvar’s ‘Parallel Mothers’ (‘Madres Paralelas’): Film Review | Venice 2021

The paths of two women cross in a maternity ward and remain intertwined, as traumas of past and present are unearthed in the Spanish auteur’s sumptuous melodrama.

NY Film Festival Adds ‘Dune,’ ‘French Dispatch’ to Lineup

The 2021 New York Film Festival has added Denis Villeneuve’s highly anticipated Dune and Wes Anderson’s star-studded latest, The French Dispatch, to its lineup, adding screenings of both titles as part of its Spotlight section. In addition, the annual fall event, set to take place this year from Sept. 24-Oct. 10, has added screenings of […]

NY Film Festival Unveils Main Slate, Sets Vaccination Requirement for 2021 Edition

The 2021 New York Film Festival has unveiled its main slate and will require proof of vaccination for all audiences, filmmakers and staff members at venues for the annual fall event. The NYFF, presented by Film at Lincoln Center, will screen 32 films, produced in 31 different countries, as its main slate, including Cannes Palme […]

NY Film Festival Sets Pedro Almodovar’s ‘Parallel Mothers’ as Closing Night Screening

Pedro Almodóvar’s Parallel Mothers (Madres Paralelas) will receive its North American premiere as the closing night screening at the 2021 New York Film Festival, it was announced today. The film is set to screen on Oct. 8 at Alice Tully Hall. The film, set to be released by Sony Pictures Classics on Dec. 24, is […]

NY Film Festival Set to Open With World Premiere of Joel Coen’s ‘Tragedy of Macbeth’

The 2021 New York Film Festival is set to open with the world premiere of Joel Coen’s The Tragedy of Macbeth, it was announced today. The Apple/A24 film starring Frances McDormand and Denzel Washington will serve as the opening night screening on Sept. 24. The black-and-white film is the latest take on the classic Shakespeare […]

Jessie Fairbanks Named Director of Programming at San Francisco Film Festival

Fairbanks comes to SFFILM after programming stints at DOC NYC, Tribeca and more recently the Hot Springs documentary festival.

Sundance Fest Unveils Online Hub, Indie Cinema Network for 2021 Edition

After the Sundance Film Festival physically staged its 2020 edition pre-pandemic, Tabitha Jackson, in her first year as festival director, has followed six months of gaming a pandemic-era 2021 event by finally unveiling details on an upcoming online hub and U.S. industry partnerships.