From the archives: The New York Film Festival from A-Z

Just a tiny sampling of the films that have played during the festival’s four decade-long history.

A: About Schmidt (Alexander Payne, USA, 2002) – NYFF40 (2002)

B: The Belly of an Architect (Peter Greenaway, UK/Italy, 1987) – NYFF25 (1987)

C: Chloe in the Afternoon (Eric Rohmer, France, 1972) – NYFF10 (1972)

D: Down By Law (Jim Jarmusch, USA, 1986) – NYFF24 (1986)

E: Exotica (Atom Egoyan, Canada, 1994) – NYFF32 (1994)

F: The Fog of War (Errol Morris, USA, 2003) – NYFF41 (2003)

G: The Great City (Satyajit Ray, India, 1963)

H: Harlan County U.S.A. (Barbara Kopple, USA, 1976)

I: In the Mood For Love (Wong Kar-wai, Hong Kong 2000)

J: Julien Donkey-Boy (Harmony Korine, USA, 1999)

K: Koyaanisqatsi (Godfrey Reggio, USA, 1982)

L: Last Tango in Paris (Bernardo Bertolucci, Italy/France, 1972)

M: My Name is Joe (Ken Loach, UK, 1998)

N: No Country for Old Men (Joel and Ethan Coen, US, 2007)

O: An Old Fashioned Woman (Martha Coolidge, USA, 1974)

P: Persepolis (Marjane Satrapi & Vincent Paronaud, France, 2007)

Q: Quilts in Women’s Lives (Pat Ferrero, USA)

R: The Ritual (Ingmar Bergman, Sweden, 1969)

S: Salaam Bombay! (Mira Nair, India, 1987)

T: The Trial of Joan of Arc (Robert Bresson, France, 1962)

U: Underground (Emir Kusturica, France/Germany, 1995)

V: Vera Drake (Mike Leigh, UK, 2004)

W: Washington Square (Agnieszka Holland, USA, 1997)

X: Xala (Ousmane Sembene, Senegal, 1974)

Y: Tu Mama Tambien (Alfonso Cuaron, Mexico, 2001) – NYFF39 (2001)

Z: Zebrahead (Anthony Drazan, USA, 1992)

Find your favorites.

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3 Comments on “From the archives: The New York Film Festival from A-Z”

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  2. Maria Luisa Says:

    Caro Diario by Nanni Moretti: funny and thoughtful movie; introduced me to Mpretti’s work who is currently one of the best directors in Italy

  3. Lenore Pemberton Says:

    Salaam Bombay directed by Mira Nair…was such an exciting introduction to this beguiling culture and this innovative director.

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