Guide to New York Film Festival 2016

Guide to New York Film Festival 2016

The 54th annual New York Film Festival is approaching and this year’s theme is quite appropriate for NYC – Studio 54. From documentaries and avant-garde poetics to contemporary cinema and experimental narratives, the critics cannot stop talking about this year’s lineup. Here are some helpful tips for navigating the 2016 New York Film Festival:

When is the New York Film Festival?

This year’s festival starts Friday, September 30, 2016 and ends Sunday, October 16, 2016. During the week, screenings begin at 6:00pm and end at 9:30pm. On the weekend, show times start anywhere between 11:00am to 12:30pm and end between 9:00pm to 9:30pm depending on the day.

Where is the New York Film Festival?

All Main Slate titles have initial screenings at the Lincoln Center’s upscale Alice Tully Hall, located at 1941 Broadway. Other venues include the Walter Reade Theatre, located at 165 West 65th Street, as well as the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center, located a few blocks away at 144 West 65th Street.

How do you get tickets?

For most screenings, anyone can purchase tickets from the official website. Rush tickets are released daily so if you’re the cost conscious buyer be sure to check the website every morning.

What should you see?

See it all! We’re kidding – you’d have to quit your day job for two weeks. Critics are raving about the following movies: Eric Kohn’s The Human Surge, The Illinois Parables by Deborah Stratman and Dane Komljen’s All the Cities of the North.

Whether you’re interested in how Adam Driver is taking on a new role or curious about Kristen Stewart’s latest debut – there’s plenty to see at the New York Film Festival. For more information about show times and screening previews, visit their official website.