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NYFF Red Carpet: Heloise Godet On Getting Naked in Godard’s ‘Goodbye to Language’

Goodbye to Language

Paula Schwartz reports on the NYFF screening of "Goodbye to Language" and star Heloise Godet's thoughts on getting naked for the film.

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NYFF: Miles Teller On Playing a Tormented Drummer in ‘Whiplash’

"Whiplash" Q&A at the New York Film Festival | Paula Schwartz Photo

Paula Schwartz reports on the "Whiplash" red carpet and Q&A with Miles Teller and crew. "He'd slap me and I'd start laughing," he said of J.K. Simmons.

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Julianne Moore Shines at NYFF Screening of Cronenberg’s ‘Maps to the Stars’

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Paula Schwartz reports on the New York Film Festival Q&A with Julianne Moore and David Cronenberg, who chatted about their new film, "Maps to the Stars."

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NYFF: Ben Affleck, David Fincher & Cast Talk “Gone Girl”

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Ben Affleck, director David Fincher, Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry, & Rosamund Pike talk "Gone Girl" at the 2014 NY Film Festival.

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NYFF: How Far Do You Go for Artistic Perfection? Damien Chazelle, J.K. Simmons Talk ‘Whiplash’

J.K. Simmons at the New York Film Festival screening of "Whiplash" | Paula Schwartz Photo

Paula Schwartz reports on a Q&A with J.K. Simmons and Damien Chazelle about their new film, "Whiplash," which screened at the New York Film Festival.

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NYFF: Richard Gere Talks Playing a Homeless Man in ‘Time Out of Mind’

Richard Gere as a homeless man in "Time Out of Mind"

At the NYFF, Richard Gere and Owen Moverman talk about their new film, "Time Out of Mind," in which Richard plays a homeless man on the streets of New York.

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NYFF: Ethan Hawke Talks First Documentary, ‘Seymour: An Introduction’

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Paula Schwartz reports on Ethan Hawke's first documentary, "Seymour: An Introduction," about the acclaimed pianist Seymour Bernstein.

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NYFF Offers Free Screenings of ‘Last Days,’ Kathryn Bigelow’s Short Film About Elephant Poaching

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New York Film Festival is offering free screenings to Kathryn Bigelow's short film about elephant poaching, titled "Last Days."

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Toronto Film Fest: Director Jean-Marc Vallée Goes ‘Wild’ With Reese Witherspoon

TIFF Wild Press Conference

Our roving film festival reporter Valentina Valentini reports on the Toronto Film Festival press conference for "Wild," with Reese Witherspoon.

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Toronto Film Fest: Tom Hardy on The Drop – ‘I Fake It To Make It’

TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 06:  (L-R) Actors Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, director Michael R. Roskam, actors Matthias Schoenaerts and Dennis Lehane of "The Drop" pose at "The Drop" Press Conference during the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival at TIFF Bell Lightbox on September 6, 2014 in Toronto, Canada.  (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Our roving film fest reporter Valentina Valentini reports in from the Toronto Film Festival and "The Drop" press conference with Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace.

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Berlin Troika, The Landing Among Winners at LA Shorts Fest

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"Berlin Troika" and "The Landing" scored wins at the LA Shorts Fest. Deborah Stambler reports.

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Foxcatcher, Maps to the Stars Highlight NY Film Fest Main Slate


Paula Schwartz reports on the New York Film Festival's main slate of films, including Foxcatcher, Beloved Sisters and Maps to the Stars.

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