Written by on 19.09.22

The movie theater and entertainment industry has suffered greater than most industries due to the covid pandemic.  Now that venues have reopened, it’s the perfect time to celebrate by attending new films at one of the most popular film fests going. Early October is a time when cinephiles gather for the annual New York Film Festival, held yearly since 1963.

This year brings the 60th edition back to Lincoln Center to see the best in cinema from around the world. Hundreds of movies have been launched into popularity over the years from this world renowned event. Films this year include Noah Baumbach’s White Noise, based on the 1985 novel by Don De Lillo, Matthew Amalric’s Hold Me Tight and a retrospective of work from director, producer, and screenwriter King Vidor. Also featured is Laura Poitras’ All the Beauty and the Bloodshed, a film that weaves two narratives: the life of artist Nan Goldin, and the downfall of the Sackler family and its pharmaceutical dynasty.  Also expected  is a documentary from New York’s finest, Martin Scorcese, on the performing life of downtown singer, actor and bon vivant David Johansen. Personality Crisis: One Night Only showcases footage from a recent show at Cafe Carlyle.and traces Johansen’s work back to the 1970’s glam rock era New York Dolls, up to his solo work, and that of his nom de plume, Buster Poindexter. The festival runs from Sept. 30 -Oct.16 2022.

The main location is Alice Tulley Hall at Lincoln Center located at 1941 Broadway between 65th and 66th Sts. Other venues include the Walter Reade Theater at 165 W. 65th St., and the Elinor Bunin Monroe Film Center at 144 W. 65th St. Since the festival is in its 60th year, events are scheduled through all five boroughs. Locations include the Brooklyn Academy of Music, the Bronx Museum of the Arts, and the Museum of the Moving Image in Queens. Tickets can be purchased at the festival website starting at $12 and up. Check for any covid requirements. At this time, masks are required.


Topics: NYC Arts & Culture , NYC Things to Do