NYFF special events announced

Robert Mitchum documentary added to Retrospectives

by Anne-Katrin Titze

Claude Lanzmann's Four Sisters to screen as a New York Film Festival Special Event
Claude Lanzmann's Four Sisters to screen as a New York Film Festival Special Event Photo: Anne-Katrin Titze

The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced the 55th New York Film Festival Special Events section which will include a conversation with Woody Allen's Wonder Wheel star Kate Winslet. Other highlights include Film Comment Presents: A Gentle Creature directed by Sergei Loznitsa; Susan Lacy's Spielberg on Steven Spielberg (with interviews of Francis Coppola, Brian De Palma, George Lucas, Martin Scorsese, Tom Hanks, John Williams, Janusz Kamiński); Rory Kennedy's Without a Net; Susan Froemke's The Opera House, and Claude Lanzmann’s Four Sisters.

Bruce Weber's documentary on Robert Mitchum, Nice Girls Don’t Stay For Breakfast, has been added to the Retrospective Section honouring Robert Mitchum’s centenary.

As previously announced, the Opening Night is Richard Linklater’s Last Flag Flying, Todd Haynes’s Wonderstruck is Centerpiece, and Woody Allen’s Wonder Wheel is Closing Night.

The 2017 New York Film Festival runs from September 28 through October 15.

Tickets for the 55th New York Film Festival will go on sale September 10.

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