Cannes Jury Prize winner Mommy from French-Canadian director Xavier Dolan is now playing daily!

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First nine titles announced for New Directors/New Films, which runs March 18 – 29 at the Film Society and MoMA.

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Abdellah Taïa's bracing, deeply personal account of growing up gay in Morocco, Salvation Army (ND/NF '14) is now playing daily.

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The 24th New York Jewish Film Festival runs through January 29 with premieres, classics, Q&As, panels, and much more!

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Dance on Camera (January 30 – February 3) gives a whole new meaning to the phrase "motion picture."

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Interview: Abderrahmane Sissako

Of time and the city: the director of Timbuktu and Bamako talks about framing Africa on screen

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Bombast: True Enough

Honesty is the best policy: on the urge to reconcile history and fiction in American Sniper and Selma

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‘The Big Beat’ Director Joe Lauro on the Outsized Impact of Fats Domino

The Big Beat: Fats Domino and the Birth of Rock ’n' Roll looks at legendary musician Fats Domino's humble New Orleans beginnings and his meteoric rise to cultural icon. The documentary screens January 24 as part of a Sound + Vision double bill.

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Film of the Week: The Duke of Burgundy

Peter Strickland reimagines Seventies Euro erotica in his latest meticulous pastiche

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Deep Focus: The Humbling

Always on: Al Pacino's bravura performance as an actor of a certain age fuels the offbeat humor in Barry Levinson's Philip Roth adaptation

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The Close-Up: Xavier Dolan on ‘Mommy,’ Filmmaking, Music, and Relationships image

The Close-Up: Xavier Dolan on ‘Mommy,’ Filmmaking, Music, and Relationships

French-Canadian filmmaker Xavier Dolan recently visited the Film Society to talk about his latest film, Mommy, his fourth feature to screen at Cannes by the ripe age of 25. The filmmaker charmed a crowd of folks in the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center, and the conversation is featured in this week's edition of The Close-Up.

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Initial 9 Titles Set for 44th New Directors/New Films Festival

The first nine selections of the 44th New Directors/New Films (ND/NF) were unveiled today by the Museum of Modern Art and the Film Society of Lincoln Center. The festival, taking place March 18-29, is dedicated to the "discovery of new works by emerging and dynamic filmmaking talent."

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Interview: Shlomi Elkabetz

Legally bound: the co-director of Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem reveals the secrets to making rabbinical law cinematic

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Review: Cake

Jennifer Aniston's turn as a cheerless, scarred woman pushes expectations of both her career and female performances

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