The 57th edition of the New York Film Festival runs from September 27 to October 13, 2019. It opened with the world premiere of Martin Scorsese's The Irishman and closed with Edward Norton's Motherless Brooklyn.

The centre-piece gala was Noah Baumbach's Marriage Story.

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The Moneychanger
The Moneychanger
A money launderer sees the Uruguayan dictatorship as an opportunity to make a killing.
A Girl Missing
A Girl Missing
Ichiko works as a private nurse for a family she has almost become a part of. But when the youngest member of the family disappears, the kidnapper's identity causes trouble.
Atlantics
Atlantics
Love and loss in Dakar are given a supernatural twist.
Parasite
Parasite
All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.
Marriage Story
Marriage Story
A couple find themselves in a messier divorce than they imagined.
Cunningham
Cunningham
Profile of choreographer Merce Cunningham.
Motherless Brooklyn
Motherless Brooklyn
A lonely private detective with Tourette's attempts to solve his friend's murder.
Oh Mercy!
Oh Mercy!
A police chief in northern France tries to solve a case where an old woman was brutally murdered.
Joker
Joker
Origin story of Batman's arch nemesis.
The Irishman
The Irishman
Story of the union official with mob ties, Frank Sheeran, and the part he claims to have played in the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa.
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New York Film Festival Features

Tied together by the moon
Marco Bellocchio on the soundtrack, locations, nature and the moons in The Traitor
Precise construction
Bertrand Bonello on Jacques Tourneur, George Romero and Zombi Child
Exploring human complexity
Kôji Fukada on A Girl Missing, Alfred Hitchcock’s colour palette and Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker
Ambiguity of the time
Federico Veiroj on The Moneychanger and Alain Delon in Monsieur Klein
A heightened state
Kleber Mendonça Filho and Juliano Dornelles on Mad Max, Blade Runner and the politics of water in Bacurau
Other dimensions
Rashaun Mitchell and Silas Riener in conversation on the choreography of Merce Cunningham
Immerse yourself
Alla Kovgan on Merce Cunningham, Robert Rauschenberg, Rei Kawakubo and the 3D for Cunningham
The timing was breathtaking
Michael Apted at the Film Forum US theatrical première of 63 Up
Being unstoppable
Michael Apted on growing up, Wild Strawberries, Coronation Street, Paul Almond and getting to 63 Up
Keeping his word
Michael Apted in conversation on 63 Up
In directions nobody goes
Kleber Mendonça Filho and Juliano Dornelles on Bacurau
Engaging Martin Scorsese
Gay Talese on Martin Scorsese and The Irishman
Recording the soul
Arnaud Desplechin on editing, Oh Mercy! and Cries And Whispers
A contemporary character
Pietro Marcello on his film of Martin Eden and Jack London’s novel
The making of a hybrid
Bertrand Bonello on histories and Zombi Child
An enigma
Jean-Pierre Dardenne and Luc Dardenne on Young Ahmed
Kisses from the baby
Penélope Cruz, Édgar Ramírez and Olivier Assayas on baby kisses and Wasp Network
Fulfilling their destiny
Sônia Braga on Kleber Mendonça Filho and Juliano Dornelles' Bacurau
The life they're in
Martin Scorsese on moral choices, human nature and The Irishman
Pedro centre stage in Cannes
New film with Cruz and Banderas his most personal to date
Final fade-out for Varda - a force of nature
New Wave pioneer 'never bankable' but much treasured

New York Film Festival News

Free events added to NYFF line-up
Ben Barenholtz tribute and Lynne Ramsay screening scheduled
Uncut Gems to sparkle at NYFF
Film at Lincoln Center announces sneak preview
NYFF reveals special events line-up
Joaquin Phoenix, Francis Ford Coppola and Bong Joon-ho among guests
Film at Lincoln Center announces New York Main Slate
"Cinema is the domain of freedom" says Kent Jones
Motherless Brooklyn to close New York Film Festival
"A dream come true" says Edward Norton
Marriage Story to be New York Film Festival Centerpiece
"I couldn't be more thrilled," says Noah Baumbach
The Irishman to open 57th New York Film Festival
Martin Scorsese film will screen at Alice Tully Hall
News

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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