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Richard Pena stepping down as NYFF program director

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: In related New York Film Festival news, Dan Stern, President of FSLC’s Board of Directors, too kthe stage prior to Sunday’s “The Descendants” screening and announced that veteran program director and head of the New York Film Festival selection committee will step down following next year’s[...]

Pics: Stanley Donen & Mike Nichols at Tribute

ScottFeinberg.com: Last week, I posted a piece about the legendary director Stanley Donen, 86, to whom the Film Society of Lincoln Center is paying tribute over the next week, featuring audio clips from my recent interview with Donen as well as video clips of the most memorable song-and-dance numbers that[...]

Clint Eastwood’s “Hereafter” concludes New York Film Fest this weekend

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The 48th annual New York Film Festival draws to a close this weekend with screenings of “Meek’s Cutoff,” Joe Dante’s “The Hole 3D,” and Sunday’s gala screening of Clint Eastwood’s “Hereafter,” with Matt Damon in the lead. Before the curtain falls on the Gotham fest, several[...]

Production Designer Nitin Chandrakant Desai to be honored by the ADG Film Society

HollywoodNews.com: The Art Directors Guild (ADG) Film Society and American Cinematheque will honor Production Designer Nitin Chandrakant Desai with a screening of the film “Devdas” (2002) on Sunday, August 29, at 5:30 pm at the Egyptian Theatre (6712 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood). Sponsored by Variety, this film is the fourth of[...]

David Fincher’s ‘The Social Network’ to open New York Film Festival

HollywoodNews.com: The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today that David Fincher’s “The Social Network” has been selected as the Opening Night film for their upcoming 48th Annual New York Film Festival, kicking off at Alice Tully Hall on Friday September 24th. Directed by Fincher from a screenplay by Aaron[...]