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Pedro Costa: The "Unknown" Auteur Deals Out Horse Money

Brandon Judell | Posted 07.30.2015 | Arts
Brandon Judell

In 1997, Pedro Costa, at the age of 38, began a trilogy exploring Portugal's impoverished, an undertaking that would continuously draw raves from the more erudite critics around the world.

2012 Rendez-Vous With French Cinema: A Preview

Farihah Zaman | Posted 05.02.2012 | Entertainment
Farihah Zaman

2012-03-02-Screenshot20120302at3.54.21PM.jpgIf you can't take advantage of the festival's NYC-based screenings, many of these films have a good shot at being picked up for U.S. theatrical and online distribution.

2011's Doomsday Cinema, Part I: Melancholia @ 49th NYFF plus Gainsbourg on Von Trier & Lars' NYFF 47 Press Conference (VIDEO)

Michael Vazquez | Posted 03.14.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

In anticipation of 12/21/12, this past year saw a return of the doomsday film. Melancholia was an okay end-of-the-world movie, but for this fan, it was not a very good Lars Von Trier film. Perhaps a third viewing is in order.

Weekend Film: My Piece of the Pie

Michael Vazquez | Posted 02.08.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

My Piece of The Pie should rightly enjoy a very wide audience, and is certainly a great foreign film for those who want to see how some of the 99% in Europe live.

The Human Rights Watch Film Festival Digs Deep, Asks the Hard Questions

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 08.15.2011 | New York
E. Nina Rothe

I have always found cinema to be the best avenue for becoming better educated, and learning about human rights is no exception to that rule.

Norwegian Films Offer Creative Sturm Und Drang for New York Cinephiles

Brad Balfour | Posted 07.05.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

Culminating in last night's screening of the Marvel Comics based Thor films inspired by or created in the very chilly Scandinavian country of Norway have been in the NYC spotlight lately.

Spanish Cinema's Best on View in New York

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Brad Balfour

This series not only highlights some of Spain's best of the last year, but also offers an opportunity to see a masterpiece of "exiled" Spanish cinema.

Remembering Jennifer Jones and A Perfect Afternoon at the Movies

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Penelope Andrew

Jennifer Jones always defied easy analysis, so much the better for us to simply surrender to her films themselves.