Category Archives: New York Film Festival

NYFF Review: Ousmane Sembene’s BLACK GIRL (1965)

The more films I watch, the more films I realize I need to watch. This sobering realty usually strikes me during the annual New York Film Festival, now in the home stretch of its densely packed, 17-day schedule. Because of my proclivity for … Continue reading

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Classics are Born Again at the 53rd New York Film Festival

Audrey Hepburn kicked off the 53rd edition of the New York Film Festival in style on Friday, as the Film Society of Lincoln Center screened Stanley Donen’s TWO FOR THE ROAD (1967) as part of a day of free classics … Continue reading

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Nicholas Ray Goes Home

Nicholas Ray made an appearance at the New York Film Festival on Saturday night. At least, according to his widow. “I brought you Nick tonight, because I figured he could probably speak better about this film than anybody else,” Susan … Continue reading

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