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Despite COVID-19, how major international film festivals delivered robust versions of themselves
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Despite COVID-19, how major international film festivals delivered robust versions of themselves

A touch of foresight — as well as passion, planning and a willingness to scrap just about everything — is what prevented some of the major international film festivals to become casualties of the unpredictable pandemic.

Steve McQueen's Small Axe anthology is both a record and a celebration of the British black community
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Steve McQueen's Small Axe anthology is both a record and a celebration of the British black community

Steve McQueen's Small Axe anthology, with three films – Lovers Rock, Mangrove and Red, White and Blue – premiered at the 58th New York Film Festival.

Chaitanya Tamhane's The Disciple to continue festival run with New York Film Fest 2020
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Chaitanya Tamhane's The Disciple to continue festival run with New York Film Fest 2020

The Disciple premiered at the Venice Film Festival, where it won the FIPRESCI award, and later went to Toronto Film Festival and bagged the Amplify Voices Award.

Venice Film Festival: Pedro Almodóvar says he is working on two shorts and a Western feature
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Venice Film Festival: Pedro Almodóvar says he is working on two shorts and a Western feature

Pedro Almodóvar described the western as "different" and very colourful… very theatrical."

New York Film Festival 2020 unveils lineup featuring films by Chloe Zhao, Steve McQueen, Azazel Jacobs
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New York Film Festival 2020 unveils lineup featuring films by Chloe Zhao, Steve McQueen, Azazel Jacobs

Many of the films selected by Film at Lincoln Center, which presents the New York Film Festival, will also play at the Venice and Toronto festivals

Francis Ford Coppola clarifies his comment against Marvel films, says franchises have a formulaic approach and lack artistic risk
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Francis Ford Coppola clarifies his comment against Marvel films, says franchises have a formulaic approach and lack artistic risk

Francis Ford Coppola in a new interview said that his comments on Marvel films had been mistranslated.

James Gunn is 'saddened' by Martin Scorsese comparing Marvel movies to theme parks: 'Not fond of people judging things'
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James Gunn is 'saddened' by Martin Scorsese comparing Marvel movies to theme parks: 'Not fond of people judging things'

James Gunn calls Martin Scorsese as his favorite directors, and is grateful for his contribution to cinema, adding that he can't wait to see The Irishman

The Irishman director Martin Scorsese says Marvel films are not cinema, compares them to theme parks
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The Irishman director Martin Scorsese says Marvel films are not cinema, compares them to theme parks

“I don’t see them. I tried, you know?," says Martin Scorsese on films of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

The Irishman: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese discuss upcoming Netflix gangster drama
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The Irishman: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese discuss upcoming Netflix gangster drama

The Irishman had its premiere on 27 September at the 57th New York Film Festival.

The Irishman review round-up: Martin Scorsese's mafia epic is a 'coldly enthralling, long-form knockout'
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The Irishman review round-up: Martin Scorsese's mafia epic is a 'coldly enthralling, long-form knockout'

The Irishman premiered as the opening night film at the 57th New York Film Festival at Lincoln Center on Friday.

The Irishman new trailer sees Robert De Niro's Frank Sheeran reflect on his days as a hitman
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The Irishman new trailer sees Robert De Niro's Frank Sheeran reflect on his days as a hitman

The Irishman sees Robert De Niro play Frank Sheeran through his youth and old age, which was made possible with the use of VFX technology.

Joker early reactions: Joaquin Phoenix shines in 'Todd Phillips' grippingly atmospheric supervillain origin story'
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Joker early reactions: Joaquin Phoenix shines in 'Todd Phillips' grippingly atmospheric supervillain origin story'

Joker will also be screened at the Toronto International Film Festival, before releasing in the US on 4 October.

Shailene Woodley joins cast of Robert De Niro, Shia LaBeouf's crime drama After Exile
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Shailene Woodley joins cast of Robert De Niro, Shia LaBeouf's crime drama After Exile

Shailene Woodley's last feature film was director Baltasar Kormákur's Adrift.

New York Film Festival slate to include Pedro Almodovar's Pain and Glory, Bong Joon-ho's Parasite
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New York Film Festival slate to include Pedro Almodovar's Pain and Glory, Bong Joon-ho's Parasite

Other selections at the New York Film Festival include Mati Diop's Atlantics: A Ghost Love Story, Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne's Young Ahmed, Olivier Assayas' Wasp Network and Kelly Reichardt's First Cow

The Irishman trailer: Robert DeNiro, Al Pacino reunite as mobsters in Martin Scorsese's mafia epic
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The Irishman trailer: Robert DeNiro, Al Pacino reunite as mobsters in Martin Scorsese's mafia epic

The Irishman reunites Martin Scorsese with his long time collaborator Robert De Niro.

The Irishman, Martin Scorcese's big-budget mafia epic, to open New York Film Festival on 27 September
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The Irishman, Martin Scorcese's big-budget mafia epic, to open New York Film Festival on 27 September

Martin Scorsese’s big-budget mafia epic The Irishman will premiere as the opening night film at the 57th New York Film Festival, Film at Lincoln Center announced on 29 July

Priyanka Chopra's production Ventilator to be screened at New York film festival
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Priyanka Chopra's production Ventilator to be screened at New York film festival

The film which is also set to make its national premiere at the MAMI festival also marks Priyanka Chopra's debut as a producer.

New documentary 'Citizenfour' captures Snowden's leak of NSA documents
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New documentary 'Citizenfour' captures Snowden's leak of NSA documents

A new documentary 'Citizenfour' captures Edward Snowden's leak of National Security Agency documents as it unfolded in a Hong Kong hotel room.

Anurag Kashyap's Ugly to open New York Indian film fest
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Anurag Kashyap's Ugly to open New York Indian film fest

The New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) will open with Anurag Kashyap's Ugly, a sensational tale of corruption, indifference, and systemic violence that begins with the disappearance of an aspiring actor's 10-year-old daughter.