New York Film Festival 2012

View other New York Film Festival Films by strand: Cinema Reflected, Main Slate, Masterworks, Men Of Cinema, Midnight Movies, Special Screenings

Becoming Traviata (Country: France; Year: 2012; Director: Philippe Béziat)
A behind the scenes documentary about the staing of La Traviata at the Aix-en-Provence Festival.
Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries And Mentors Of Ricky Jay (Country: US; Year: 2012; Director: Molly Bernstein, Alan Edelstein)
A portrait of the world's greatest magician.
Ingrid Caven: Music And Voice (Ingrid Caven, musique et voix) (Country: France; Year: 2012; Director: Bertrand Bonello; Stars: Ingrid Caven)
The actress captured in concert.
Punk In Africa (Country: South Africa, Czech Republic, Zimbabwe, Mozambique; Year: 2012; Director: Keith Jones, Deon Maas)
A look at the role of punk in demolishing Apartheid and the effect it is having in African countries today.
The Savoy King: Chick Webb And The MusicThat Changed America (Country: US; Year: 2012; Director: Jeff Kaufman)
The story of the legendary jazz drummer who helped to revolutionise US music and culture.

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

More news and features

Playing Now

Eye For Film continues to support festivals both locally and across the world. At the moment, we're covering:

Glasgow Short Film Festival
The second online edition of the popular festival


South by Southwest
SXSW is running online for 2021

New York's Rendez-Vous With French Cinema
Gallic film celebration

Berlin International Film Festival
European red carpet event

In the Archive

Archive of festival coverage.

Daily diary and reviews from 2005-2018.

Coverage of the lynchpin German festival.