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Ang Lee’s “Life of Pi” will open the New York Film Festival

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Now the New York Film Festival can claim it will open AND close with anticipated world premieres. Days after fest organizers announced that Robert Zemeckis’ “Flight” would close this year’s event on Oct. 14, executives confirmed that Ang Lee’s “Life of Pi” will kick off the[...]

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[...]

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[...]