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NYFF Live Releases Full Schedule, Including Talks With Michel Gondry, Laura Poitras and ‘Son of Saul’ Director László Nemes

NYFF Live Releases Full Schedule, Including Talks With Michel Gondry, Laura Poitras and 'Son of Saul' Director László Nemes

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The Film Society of Lincoln Center has released the full schedule for their NYFF Live talks, a series of free discussions between filmmakers, moderators and the audience that will run from September 28th through October 9th.

Some of the program’s discussions include such directors as Arnaud Desplechin, Michel Gondry and “Son of Saul” director László Nemes. There will also be a live version of  “Screen Talk,” the popular podcast created by Thompson on Hollywood’s Anne Thompson and Indiewire’s own Eric Kohn, which will discuss the opening weekend of the 53rd New York Film Festival and other indie happenings. 

The full schedule is as follows:

Monday, September 28
7:00PM     Laura Poitras, Charlotte Cook & AJ Schnack (“Field of Vision: New Episodic Fiction”)
7:45PM     Indiewire’s Screen Talk with Eric Kohn & Anne Thompson

Tuesday, September 29
7:00PM     Meet the Shorts Filmmakers
Wednesday, September 30
7:00PM     Meet the Documentary Filmmakers

Thursday, October 1
7:00PM     Walter Salles (“Jia Zhangke,” “A Guy from Fenyang”)

Friday, October 2
7:00PM     Miguel Gomes (“Arabian Nights” trilogy)
7:45PM     Nathaniel Dorsky & Jerome Hiler (Retrospective)

Saturday, October 3
7:00PM     Arnaud Desplechin (“My Golden Days”)

Sunday, October 4
7:00PM     New Hollywood? (Effie T. Brown, Mark Harris & more guests TBA)

Monday, October 5
7:00PM     Michel Gondry (“Microbe & Gasoline”)

Tuesday, October 6
7:00PM     From Script to Screen: “Maggie’s Plan” (director/co-writer Rebecca Miller, producers Damon Cardasis and Rachael Horovitz, cinematographer Sam Levy & editor, Sabine Hoffmann), co-presented with New York Women in Film and Television
Wednesday, October 7
7:00PM     László Nemes & Geza Rohrig (“Son of Saul”)
7:45PM    Filmmaker in Residence, Athina Rachel Tsangari (“Chevalier”), presented with Jaeger-LeCoultre

Thursday, October 8
7:00PM     Focus on Film with Cinematographer Ed Lachman (“Carol”)

Friday, October 9
7:00PM     The Film Comment Roundtable

Tickets to each of the free events will be handed out on a first-come, first-served basis one hour before the scheduled talks. For more information visit the New York Film Festival’s official website.

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