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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.

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A documentary about the sky above the Andes and the Atacama Desert in northern Chile, and those who live under it.
A Skin So Soft
A Skin So Soft
Documentary about bodybuilders.
Pandora's Box
Pandora's Box
A beautiful young woman exploits her sexuality to enjoy freedom and power in 1880s London.
The Old Dark House
The Old Dark House
A couple run into trouble after they are stranded by a storm.
A 17th century army officer in Ascuncion, awaits transfer to Buenos Aires.
Let The Sunshine In
Let The Sunshine In
Isabelle, single mum, divorced artist with one child, is looking for love. True love at last.
A group of German construction workers on a job in Bulgaria begin to compete for the approval of the locals.
Ismael's Ghosts: Director's Cut
Ismael's Ghosts: Director's Cut
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.
Lady Bird
Lady Bird
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.
Before We Vanish
Before We Vanish
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…
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New York Film Festival Features

A sixth sense
David Frenkel discusses the subjects of Claude Lanzmann's The Four Sisters
David Frenkel on Claude Lanzmann and The Four Sisters
Kubrick in the spotlight
Leon Vitali on Stanley Kubrick, Filmworker and working with children and animals
In Focus
Leon Vitali on Stanley Kubrick and Filmworker
Actors’s pride for 120 Beats Per Minute
Award-winner Biscayart on sexuality, activism and the pink condom
Dancing with the past
Arnaud Desplechin and Mathieu Amalric on music and dancing in Ismael’s Ghosts: Director’s Cut
The optimism of tragedy
Rebecca Miller on family, wisdom and Arthur Miller: Writer
Campillo’s beat goes on
Director on AIDS drama 120 BPM, writing from the heart and collaboration
Varda hits the road again
New Wave icon on Faces Places, honours, outsiders and Demy
The apple of his eye
Arnaud Desplechin on Lacan, Rilke, Hitchcock, Philip Roth, and Ismael’s Ghosts: Director’s Cut
A complicated woman
Isabelle Huppert on torturing teachers and playing Mrs Géquil and Mrs Hyde
Among the apes
Jane Goodall and Brett Morgen on documenting chimpanzees
The dreamers of dreams
Arnaud Desplechin and Mathieu Amalric on Ismael’s Ghosts: Director’s Cut
Reformed character
Paul Schrader on First Reformed and asking "What would Tarkovsky do?"
Inside The Process
Rebecca Miller talks about her father and Arthur Miller: Writer
Dressing the decades
Luca Guadagnino on Call Me By Your Name and the art of costuming
New York Film Festival encore highlights
Mrs. Hyde, Thelma, Ismael’s Ghosts and The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)
Dimensions of character
Gay Talese on Voyeur and the difference between reading and viewing
New York Film Festival Early Bird highlights
The Rider, Arthur Miller: Writer, The Other Side Of Hope and Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold
Visualising Voyeur
Gay Talese on how Josh Koury and Myles Kane's film came together
Reluctant Dustin resists the passing years
Hoffman, Stiller and Sandler at heart of Baumbach’s family saga.
Östlund’s Monkey business
The Square director goes animal crackers.
Redgrave confronts refugee crisis
Veteran actress makes directing debut in Cannes.
Long and short of Ismael's Ghosts
Desplechin on choices, Cotillard, Amalric and Gainsbourg.
Hoffman and Baumbach
The star and director go head to head.

New York Film Festival News

Extra screenings of Wonder Wheel announced for NYFF
Sunday Encore films also revealed
An Evening with Ava DuVernay and... event cancelled at NYFF
Edward Lachman and Vittorio Storaro master class on schedule
First Reformed preview added to New York slate
Festival to screen eagerly anticipated Paul Schrader film
Keeping Cultural Borders Open at the New York Film Festival
Sara Driver and Barbet Schroeder to attend Federation launch
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces NYFF Live
Daily free talk series taking place at festival.
NYFF free HBO Directors Dialogues announced
Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center Amphitheater to host talks
NYFF special events announced
Robert Mitchum documentary added to Retrospectives
New York Film Festival to screen Ismael's Ghosts
Director's cut to feature in Main Slate
NYFF Spotlight on Documentary selections announced
Mathieu Amalric, Barbet Schroeder and Vanessa Redgrave among directors with work to screen
55th New York Film Festival Projections choices announced
Tonsler Park and Dragonfly Eyes among this year's choices
New York Film Festival announces Main Slate
The Square, BPM and The Other Side Of Hope join line-up
Woody Allen's Wonder Wheel set for New York
Kate Winslet film to close 55th edition of festival
Wonderstruck heads to NYFF
Todd Haynes' latest will be festival centrepiece
55th New York Film Festival poster revealed
Richard Serra design references the camera eye.
Richard Linklater's Last Flag Flying to open 55th New York Film Festival
Festival director calls it "infectiously funny, quietly shattering."

Portrait of a lady and a city Fabien Constant on Sarah Jessica Parker and the team behind Blue Night

Style and grace Kate Novack and Andrew Rossi on The Gospel According To André

On the road again Kent Jones on Tribeca award winner Diane

Putting island in doc Gabrielle Brady on the challenges of shooting Island Of The Hungry Ghosts

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