New York Film Festival sets lineup for 60th edition
The New York Film Festival will celebrate its 60th anniversary with a robust 32-film main slate and a number of hometown tales, including James Gray’s Queens coming-of-age drama “Armageddon Time” and Laura Poitras’ documentary “All the Beauty and the Bloodshed,” about artist Nan Goldin’s battle against the Sackler family.
Noah Baumbach's 'White Noise' to open New York Film Festival
Venice Film Festival White Noise FILE - Noah Baumbach arrives at the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif., Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020. Director Noah Baumbach’s adaptation of Don DeLillo’s 1985 novel “White Noise” has been selected to open the Venice International Film Festival in August, festival director Alberto Barbera said Monday, July 25, 2022. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File) (Jordan Strauss)NEW YORK — (AP) — In addition to opening this month's Venice Film Festival, Noah Baumbach's adaptation of Don DeLillo's “White Noise” will also kick off the 60th New York Film Festival. But Baumbach, a New York native, has a long history with the New York Film Festival, which he regularly attended as a kid. The New York Film Festival runs Sept. 30-Oct. 16.wftv.com
Aronofsky, Iñarritu films set for Venice Film Festival
Darren Aronofsky’s “The Whale,” the Marilyn Monroe drama “Blonde,” Alejandro González Iñárritu’s “Bardo, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths” and Guadagnino’s “Bones and All,” with Timothée Chalamet, will all have their world premieres in competition at the Venice International Film Festival this fall.
Author Joy Williams honored by Library of Congress
NEW YORK — (AP) — The Library of Congress awarded a lifetime achievement prize to Joy Williams, a fiction writer known for her spare prose and dark and incisive worldview. Williams is this year's recipient of the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction, an honor previously given to Toni Morrison, Philip Roth and Don DeLillo among others. “Her work reveals the strange and unsettling grace just beneath the surface of our lives. “This is a wonderful award and one that inspires much humility,” Williams said in a statement about the Library of Congress prize. She writes strong, steady and ever-unexpected narratives, word by word, sentence by sentence.wftv.com