Horvát’s enigmatic meditation on the psychological unmooring of romantic yearning takes inspiration from Sylvia Plath's “Mad Girl’s Love Song.”
A lyrical, suspenseful slow burn about a mother’s dangerous journey to find her son after he disappears on his trip across the Mexico-U.S. border.
An immersive nighttime ramble through a region of the world rocked and shattered by catastrophe and violence.
NYJFF presents the finest documentary, narrative, and short films from around the world that explore the Jewish experience.
Join us for a retrospective tribute to Sam Pollard, among cinema’s most dedicated chroniclers of the Black experience in America.
A career-spanning retrospective of one of the greatest auteurs working in world cinema today, with brand new restorations. Presented with Janus Films.
This star-studded documentary pays tribute to one of the most vibrant legacies of New York: the magic of Broadway.
A poignant and personal film about the connections between love and the objects we accumulate and pass on. Screening with a new short by Helfand.
The son of the psychotherapist Alice Miller—a famed advocate of children’s rights—embarks on a trip to uncover the family’s transgenerational trauma.
A powerful documentary about the experiences of four Jewish people who were sent to Sweden as children before the outbreak of World War II.
World premiere of the new restoration of Ulmer’s 1939 classic, known as one of the greatest Russian shtetl films.
Irmi Selver lost her family to a ship accident while escaping from Nazi Germany. After a period of grieving, she announced, “I choose to live.”
Celebrating the voices of the women who push the culture forward while preserving treasured traditions.
18-year-old Laura Dern gave one of her most stirring, layered performances in this powerful adaptation of a Joyce Carol Oates’s short story.
Pietro Marcello's NYFF favorite is "everything I love in movies," says A.O. Scott at The New York Times. Critic's Pick!
Francisca is an exacting, sumptuous and utterly inimitable cinematic experience, and one of Oliveira’s crowning achievements.