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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
Documentary about the working relationship between actor Leon Vitali and Stanley Kubrick.
A documentary exploring the pre-fame years of the celebrated American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, and how New York City shaped his vision.
After a teacher is struck by lightning, she discovers a powerful and dangerous alter ego.
A documentary about the sky above the Andes and the Atacama Desert in northern Chile, and those who live under it.
Documentary about bodybuilders.
A beautiful young woman exploits her sexuality to enjoy freedom and power in 1880s London.
A couple run into trouble after they are stranded by a storm.
A 17th century army officer in Ascuncion, awaits transfer to Buenos Aires.
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.
New York Film Festival Features
New York Film Festival 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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