An Evening with Ava DuVernay and... event cancelled at NYFF

Edward Lachman and Vittorio Storaro master class on schedule

by Anne-Katrin Titze

An Evening with Ava DuVernay and . . . has been cancelled
An Evening with Ava DuVernay and . . . has been cancelled "due to scheduling conflicts". Photo: Anne-Katrin Titze

An Evening with Ava DuVernay and... in the Special Event programme that was to take place on October 6 at 6:00pm at Alice Tully Hall has been cancelled "due to scheduling conflicts". The sneak preview screening of Paul Schrader's First Reformed has been slotted in for that time. Ava DuVernay's Oscar-nominated and BAFTA winning documentary 13th was the Opening Night Gala selection for last year's New York Film Festival.

Cinematographers Edward Lachman (Todd Haynes' Wonderstruck) and Vittorio Storaro (Bernardo Bertolucci, Carlos Saura, and Francis Ford Coppola) will participate in a Master Class conversation with New York Film Festival Director Kent Jones on Wednesday, October 11 at 6:15pm - Walter Reade Theater.

A Conversation with Kate Winslet, who stars in Woody Allen's Wonder Wheel (Closing Night selection of the festival) will go on as scheduled: Friday, October 13 at 6:00pm - Francesca Beale Theater

The 2017 New York Film Festival runs through October 15.

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