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The 59th edition of NYFF will run from September 24 to October 10 and will feature in-person screenings, as well as select outdoor and virtual events. The festival will open with The Tragedy Of Macbeth and close with Parallel Mothers.

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Returning To Reims (Fragments)
Returning To Reims (Fragments)
An intimate and political story of the French working class from the beginning of the 1950s to today.
A Night Of Knowing Nothing
A Night Of Knowing Nothing
A poetic record of the experience of being a young Indian in a land of violence.
A group of people on a humanitarian mission arrive in a remote area of Transylvania to offer the inhabitants various goods, but when they try to help a disorientated local, things take a turn for the worse.
The Girl And The Spider
The Girl And The Spider
Tensions ebb and flow as a young woman moves apartment.
Wheel Of Fortune And Fantasy
Wheel Of Fortune And Fantasy
An unexpected love triangle, a failed honey trap and an encounter that results from a misunderstanding are the three episodes, told in three movements to depict three female characters and trace the trajectories between their choices and regrets.
What Do We See When We Look At The Sky?
What Do We See When We Look At The Sky?
A couple who fall in love at first sight, wake the next day with different appearances and struggle to find one another.
A River Runs, Turns, Erases, Replaces
A River Runs, Turns, Erases, Replaces
A Wuhan-set documentary that focuses on the Yangtze River.
Social Hygiene
Social Hygiene
Hedonistic philosopher-cum-delinquent, Antonin gets stuck between five women.
The Souvenir
The Souvenir
A quiet film student begins finding her voice as an artist while navigating a turbulent courtship with a charismatic but untrustworthy man.
Assault On Precinct 13
Assault On Precinct 13
A police precinct comes under attack from a merciless street gang.
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New York Film Festival Features

'I’m always amazed people are shocked by sex in movies'
Benedetta director Paul Verhoeven on religion, nudity, and sexuality
Team Tilda make a splash
Mother and daughter reunion for a Cannes ovation
On the threshold
Laura Dern, Joyce Chopra and Joyce Carol Oates on Smooth Talk
Dressing up
Joanna Hogg, Tilda Swinton and Honor Swinton Byrne on the costumes in The Souvenir
Reinventing herself
Mia Hansen-Løve on Bergman Island, ghosts and Maya

New York Film Festival News

NYFF 2021 poster revealed
Designer Kara Walker explains her idea
NYFF reveals Spotlight selections
New Maggie Gyllenhaal and Mamoru Hosoda films in line-up
NYFF Revivals announced
Ratcatcher and Bluebeard’s Castle among highlights
NYFF Main Slate announced
Selections "a reminder of cinema’s world-making possibilities."
Parallel Mothers to close NYFF
Festival continues to celebrate Pedro Almodóvar
The Power Of The Dog to be NYFF Centerpiece
Jane Campion looks forward to "emotional and joyous experience."
The Tragedy Of Macbeth to open NYFF
Joel Coen film stars Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand
Japanese animation added to Cannes mix
Belle is the culmination of a dream for director Mamoru Hosoda

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