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The New York Film Festival celebrated its 55th year in 2017. The festival opened on September 28 with Richard Linklater's Last Flag Flying and closed on October 15 with Woody Allen's Wonder Wheel. This year's centrepiece gala was Wonderstruck, directed by Todd Haynes.
The retrospective programme this year paid tribute to the films of Robert Mitchum, including The Night Of The Hunter. Titles are still being announced, check back for updates.
View Films by Strand:
- Main Slate
- Robert Mitchum Retrospective
- Special Events
- Spotlight on Documentary
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New York Latest Reviews
A filmmaker's life is sent into a tailspin by the return of a former lover just as he is about to embark on the shoot of a new film.
Teenage traumas in Sacramento, Cal, for 17-year-old Lady Bird who has love issues, sex issues, mom issues, when what she wants most is to be out of there, anywhere, especially New York because it's a long way away and packed with artistic promise.
Narumi and her husband Shinji are going through a rocky patch when Shinji suddenly vanishes, returning several days later, utterly transformed. At the same time, a family is brutally murdered, and the town beset by strange phenomena. Journalist Sakurai begins to investigate the mystery…
A Vietnam veteran goes to collect the body of his son, who has been killed in war in Iraq.
Story of a singer who finds herself in desperate circumstances after her son has an accident.
The director and photgrapher travel through France as their friendship blossoms.
A documentary exploring the life and work of Arthur Miller.
Documentary about primatologist Jane Goodall.
A film that reflects on the discomfiting significance of cannibalistic desire in human history and culture through the prism of one Japanese man, Issei Sagawa, and his unsettling relationship with his brother.
A documentary about the rape of a black Alabama woman by six white men in 1944, and its consequences.
New York Film Festival Features
New York Film Festival News
Casey Affleck liberated by ghosts Star talks Oscars, Rooney Mara and hiding under a sheet
In the city of the world's desire Ceyda Torun on KEDi, cats, femininity and the soul of Istanbul.
A nice cup of tea and a murder Jamie McKeller on The Book Club, legalising murder, serial killers and cake.
Completing the trip Bertrand Tavernier on Jacques Becker, Claude Sautet, Jean-Pierre Melville and his Journey Through French Cinema.
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