In the NYFF Live show-and-tell session Cinematography Now, some of the greatest working cinematographers discussed their craft, offering an insider’s view of the field today. The special guests are Rodrigo Prieto, whose credits include Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman, Silence, and The Wolf of Wall Street, as well as Brokeback Mountain and Amores Perros; Ashley Connor, one of the best emerging cinematographers, whose films include Josephine Decker’s Madeline’s Madeline, Thou Wast Mild and Lovely, and Butter on the Latch, and Sundance-winner The Miseducation of Cameron Post; and Chris Teague, whose work includes the TV series Russian Doll, GLOW, and Broad City, and the independent films The Mend and Obvious Child. Moderated by David Schwartz, former Chief Curator, Museum of the Moving Image.
57th New York Film Festival is presented by Film at Lincoln Center from Friday, September 27 – Sunday, October 13. See ticket info, the schedule, and more:
The Irishman is a richly textured epic of American crime, a dense, complex story told with astonishing fluidity. Based on Charles Brandt’s nonfiction book I Heard You Paint Houses, it is a film about friendship and loyalty between men who commit unspeakable acts and turn on a dime against each other, and the possibility of redemption in a world where it seems as distant as the moon. The roster of talent behind and in front of the camera is astonishing, and at the core of The Irishman are four great artists collectively hitting a new peak: Joe Pesci as Pennsylvania mob boss Russell Bufalino, Al Pacino as Teamsters president Jimmy Hoffa, and Robert De Niro as their right-hand man, Frank Sheeran, each working in the closest harmony imaginable with the film’s incomparable creator, Martin Scorsese. A Netflix release. Presented by Campari.
A centerpiece of New York culture since 1963, the New York Film Festival will introduce the most essential new cinematic works from around the world to U.S. audiences in its Main Slate. NYFF will also continue to feature a variety of titles in different sections and sidebars, including Spotlight on Documentary, newly rejuvenated classics in Restorations and Revivals, a diverse selection of international and locally made Shorts, the ever-expanding experimental showcase Projections, and the immersive storytelling experiences of the cutting-edge Convergence. Additionally, there will be an exciting lineup of special events, free filmmaker talks and panel discussions, and the latest editions of our annual Industry and Critic Academies.
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