For New York City’s movie lovers, the annual New York Film Festival is a highly anticipated chance to watch some of the year’s best films, listen to Q&As with filmmakers and stars, and enjoy the company of other cinephiles. Hosted by Film at Lincoln Center, the NYFF includes world and New York premieres along with films that made waves at the year’s most important festivals, including Cannes, Berlin, Sundance, and Toronto. It’s one of the longest-running and most prestigious festivals in the United States.
The 57th edition of the festival began September 27 and runs thru October 13, 2019. It opened with Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman and will close with Edward Norton’s Motherless Brooklyn. See the interviews with Adam Driver and Scarlett Johannson in Noah Baumbach’s Marriage Story Highlights include films like Kelly Reichardt’s First Cow, Kantemir Balagov’s Beanpole, Pedro Almodóvar’s Pain and Glory, Celine Sciamma’s Portrait of a Lady on Fire, Mati Diop’s Atlantics, and Cannes Palme d’Or winner Parasite.
Magda Katz was on the scene and here are some of the interviews: