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NYFF 2017: ‘The Square’ is Magnificently Enigmatic

NYFF 2017: ‘The Square’ is Magnificently Enigmatic

By Daniella Nichinson, Film Editor

October 2, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

"The Square" is a satirical film about a Swedish museum, dealing with the nature of good in society.

NYFF 2017: Family, Frustrations and Fine Art in ‘The Meyerowitz Stories’

NYFF 2017: Family, Frustrations and Fine Art in ‘The Meyerowitz Stories’

By Daniella Nichinson, Film Editor

September 29, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

Our film editor reviews The Meyerowitz Stories, as a part of the New York Film Festival.

NYFF 2017: Magic of Childhood in ‘The Florida Project’

NYFF 2017: Magic of Childhood in ‘The Florida Project’

By Daniella Nichinson, Film Editor

September 27, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

In Sean Baker's "The Florida Project," the darkness of the state is revealed.

NYFF Week 4: Toiling Along

NYFF Week 4: Toiling Along

By Ethan Sapienza, Film Editor

October 19, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

The New York Film Festival drew to a close with a week of films that ranged from shocking depictions of recovery from violence to British explorations in the Amazon forest in the early 1900s.

NYFF Week 3: Comedies Within Dramas

NYFF Week 3: Comedies Within Dramas

By Ethan Sapienza, Film Editor

October 12, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

WSN's wrap-up of the third week of the New York Film Festival covers figures from Iggy Pop to the iconic Chilean poet Pablo Neruda whose narratives are told with comedic artistry within their own dramatic tales.

NYFF Week 2: The Contrasting Reasons for Sadness in Daily Life

NYFF Week 2: The Contrasting Reasons for Sadness in Daily Life

By Ethan Sapienza, Film Editor

October 5, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

Between Ava DuVernay's "13th" and Kenneth Lonergan's "Manchester By the Sea," this week's films at New York Film Festival exhibited the varying flavors of sorrow.

New York Film Festival: Week One

New York Film Festival: Week One

By Ethan Sapienza, Film Editor

September 26, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

WSN gives a brief preview of the first week of the New York Film Festival, including reviews of "Moonlight," "The Son of Joseph" and "I, Daniel Blake."

‘Son of Saul’ captures hell on screen

‘Son of Saul’ captures hell on screen

By Ethan Sapienza, Staff Writer

October 15, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

Experience the horror of the Holocaust as never before in the brutally dark "Son of Saul," following Saul's attempts to find a rabbi in Auschwitz for his dead son.

Seven movies to look forward to at this year’s NYFF

Seven movies to look forward to at this year’s NYFF

By Zach Martin, Film Editor

September 24, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

The New York Film Festival showcases some of the most promising Oscar-winning movies. Here's what to look forward to in this year's festival:

Director, star actor discuss NYC film

Director, star actor discuss NYC film

By James Muntisov, Contributing Writer

October 16, 2014


Filed under Arts, Film

Jason Schwartzman and writer-director Alex Ross Perry discuss "Listen Up Philip"

Staff Recommendations: Sept. 24

By WSN Staff

September 24, 2014


Filed under Arts

In honor of the New York Film Festival, WSN staff recommends past films by NYFF directors

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