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The 54th edition of the festival opened with Ava DuVernay's The 13th on September 30 and closed with James Gray's The Lost City Of Z on October 16. This year's retrospective programme included a celebration of director Henry Hathaway, with films including Kiss Of Death.

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Abacus: Small Enough To Jail
Abacus: Small Enough To Jail
Chronicle of the legal battle between the Manhattan DA’s Office and Abacus Federal Savings of Chinatown, the only bank that was actually prosecuted in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis.
The Cinema Travellers
The Cinema Travellers
A documentary about travelling cinemas in India.
The Lost City Of Z
The Lost City Of Z
The story of British explorer Percy Fawcett, whose search for a lost city in the Amazon grew into an obsession.
The Ornithologist
The Ornithologist
An ornithologist searching for black storks is swept away by rapids and awakens in a mysterious, dark forest.
Faust meets Arabic myth in the Moroccan desert.
I Am Not Your Negro
I Am Not Your Negro
Essay film based on James Baldwin's writing about the story of race in modern America.
Journey Through French Cinema
Journey Through French Cinema
A personal look at French cinema, the films, directors and composers.
Story of the Nobel prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda, who becomes a fugitive in his homeland.
Gimme Danger
Gimme Danger
The story of The Stooges.
Three-part narrative about the life of a gay African-American.
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New York Film Festival Features

Looking for trouble
Oliver Laxe on making life difficult for himself when filming Mimosas.
Feeling as others do, part 3
Terence Davies on A Quiet Passion and what he's working on now.
Gentleman of letters
Gay Talese on the importance of James Baldwin and films in I Am Not Your Negro.
Huppert - the actress who knows no fear
Elle star on working with Verhoeven, awards and the gift of confidence
Recollections of James Baldwin
Gay Talese on the man behind the legend and I Am Not Your Negro.
The view from the mountain
Cristian Mungiu talks about honesty, guilt and Graduation.
A European success
Maren Ade and Sandra Hüller on award winner Toni Erdmann.
"These are not normal circumstances"
Peter Sarsgaard on toughness, regret and playing Bobby Kennedy in Jackie.
The visitor
Maren Ade and Sandra Hüller discuss work, meerkats and Toni Erdmann.
Mysterious island
Gianfranco Rosi on the Lampedusa crisis and uniting two worlds in Fire At Sea.
Behind the scenes
Alex Horwitz, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Ron Chernow at the Hamilton's America première.
Finding Jackie
Natalie Portman on playing the First Lady in public and in private.
Legendary lady
Pablo Larraín on Jackie, Camelot and the uncontrollable.
Finding faith
Eugène Green on fathers, donkeys and Son Of Joseph.
Feeling as others do, part 1
Terence Davies on innocence, sin, half smiles and A Quiet Passion.
Inside and out
Kleber Mendonça Filho on Aquarius and a changing world.
Stopping for Death
Albert Serra and Jean-Pierre Léaud on The Death Of Louis XIV.
In-between moments
Kristen Stewart and Kelly Reichardt on Certain Women.
A study of clumsiness
Kenneth Lonergan on Manchester By The Sea and moments when life doesn't cooperate.
Meet Uncle Howard
Sara Driver on the man who shot William Burroughs.
Bertrand Tavernier's odyssey
The director discusses My Journey Through French Cinema.
New York Film Festival encore highlights
My Journey Through French Cinema, Fire At Sea, Julieta and Neruda.
New York Film Festival Early Bird Highlights
Things To Come, Graduation, Elle, and I, Daniel Blake.
Story of The Settlers
Shimon Dotan on the history and potential future of Israeli settlers in the West Bank.
Kristen - spirited away by Assayas
Twilight star on ghosts, communication and energies.
Almodóvar enters his golden age
Julieta director on regrets for his youth, maturity and the Panama Papers.
Loach back on the barricades
Director’s Cannes return blasts welfare system and says we must fight from within Europe.

New York Film Festival News

Broadway remembers Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher
Bright lights dim for fallen stars.
Jim Jarmusch prepares for screenings at the New York Film Festival
Director to present Gimme Danger and Paterson.
Pablo Larraín's Jackie to screen at New York Film Festival
Special US première presentation announced.
New York Film Festival Spotlight on Documentary selections announced
Steve James, Alexis Bloom and Petra Epperlein among filmmakers with work showing.
New York Film Festival Special Events announced
Stephen Sondheim, Iggy Pop, Cynthia Nixon and Kristen Stewart among expected guests.
Ang Lee's latest to première at New York Film Festival
Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk will feature in a special presentation.
Isabelle Huppert prepares for New York
French star has two films at the festival and will also be on stage.
54th New York Film Festival poster revealed
2016 design is by Apichatpong Weerasethakul.

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