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    RIP Ziegfeld: Martin Scorsese, Ava DuVernay, Spike Lee and More Pay Their Respects

    With the doors now closed on New York City's iconic theater, some of the industry's most influential filmmakers and executives share their fondest memories.

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    'Hitchcock/Truffaut': Directors from Fincher to Scorsese Revisit Truffaut's Famous Interview

    Kent Jones' documentary is a must-see for film wonks, expanding the original conversation to some insightful next-generation directors.

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    Chantal Akerman Remembered at Emotional NYFF Premiere of Final Film 'No Home Movie'

    NYFF Director Kent Jones and film critic Amy Taubin introduced the screening in honor of Akerman, the legendary Belgian filmmaker who died earlier this week at 65 years old.

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    Wes Anderson, Noah Baumbach, Brian De Palma Form Legendary Meet-Up for Arnaud Desplechin's 'My Golden Days'

    The directors were in attendance for the U.S. premiere of Desplechin's latest film at NYFF last weekend.

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    53rd New York Film Festival to Host "An Evening With..." Oscar Winner Kate Winslet

    The star of the Centerpiece Gala selection "Steve Jobs" will be celebrated on October 6 at the 2015 New York Film Festival.

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    Kent Jones Honors the Late Misty Upham

    The critic and co-writer of "Jimmy P," which starred Upham, writes about the actress' talents and her disappointment in the promotion of "August: Osage County."

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    'TV Commercials Dehumanize Us' and More Bits of Wisdom from Albert Maysles

    Albert Maysles may be 87, but he has plenty to say. In a presentation with NYFF and the Maysles Cinema in Harlem, the legendary filmmaker discussed his past films, his views on modern culture and the forthcoming doc "Iris."

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    From the Wire: Defending John Ford

    Kent Jones responds to Quentin Tarantino's charges of racism in the films of John Ford with a long and thoughtful essay.

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    Celebrating Its 50th Anniversary, the New York Film Festival Is Bigger and Bolder Than Ever. Here's What the Future Holds.

    A gateway for New Yorkers to world cinema, and a major waystation for international auteurs to show their work to American audiences, the Film Society of Lincoln Center and the NYFF have played an essential role in the history of film. New heads Kent Jones and Bob Koehler take on that daunting task.

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