New York Film Festival

New York Film Festival

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New York Film Festival Summary

Event Overview: NY Film Festival is an annual event that celebrates the best in new cinema around the world. It is managed each year by the Film Society of Lincoln Center, which hosts frequent screenings of new and classic films at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts throughout the year. The NYC film festival showcases independent films, short films, foreign films, and headlining movies from renowned directors.

What to Expect: The NYC Film Festival is over two weeks long and features a large number of films ranging from independent films, foreign films, and feature films.

  • Cheap or Expensive: The NY Film Festival can be as cheap or as expensive as you want it to be. The cost to attend film screenings ranges from $7 to $25, with the most expensive screenings being highly publicized feature presentations. In 2010, the big films at the Film Festival NYC included 'Social Network', 'The Tempest', and 'Hereafter'.
  • Film Fans from Everywhere: Film Festival NYC is host to movie fans, students, and professionals in the film industry from all over the world. You can see many of the best actors, directors, and writers from Hollywood and outside of the USA in attendance.
  • Long Running: The NY Film Festival has been hosted annually since 1963. It is one of New York's longest running and most popular film festivals.

Inside Knowledge: The New York Film Festival first began in 1963. It is a non-competitive film festival, meaning it is just a showcase of works from artists all around the world.

Event Hints:

  • Order Tickets for Screenings Ahead of Time: The most popular shows for the NY Film Festival will sell out. Count on that. Do not wait on ordering your tickets once the screening schedule is out or you may miss out.
  • Put Your Networking Skills to Work: With so many professionals from the film industry in attendance for the NY Film Festival, do not waste your opportunity. Get to know some of them and make some connections, but don't pester them with questions about getting hired. Be good about it.
  • See the Biggest Films: You won't find a better screening for the headlining films except for their premiere location. Take advantage of having an audience that truly appreciates movies and get a ticket for the biggest film screenings.



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Overall:
4.25
Event:
5
Location:
4
Staff:
4
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Overall:
4.25
Event:
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Location:
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Take in a Flick at the New York Film Festival

You shouldn't think that film festivals are only for the movie stars.  You can partake in the fun by heading to the New York Film Festival.  This annual film festival is attended by celebrities and common folk alike.  At the NY Film Festival, you may be able to see some movies that will eventually be big box office hits.  Several movies that have premiered at the New York Film Festival go on to be very famous movies.  Plus, you'll also have the opportunity to hobnob with some celebrities.

 

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New York Film Festival

Sep
27
Until Oct 13

Location

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
70 Lincoln Center Plz
New York, US
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Event Dates

Sep 27,2013 - Oct 13,2013

Event Cost

$7 - $25

The New York Film Festival is one of New York's longest running showcases of movies

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Event Quick Facts

Phone:
212.875.5610

Website:
http://www.filmlinc.com/pages/new-york-film-festival

Nearest Transit:
66th St (1); 59th St-Columbus Circle (1, A, C, B, D)


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