CRAZY LADIES AND OTHER IMAGES OF WOMEN FROM THE NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL

October 1, 2014 4:58 PM

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With the New York Film Festival in full swing it feels like New York's cultural season has officially launched. Helmed by the amiable Kent Jones in year #2 as Director of Programming, the Film Society has put together a stunning lineup of must-see films, ranging from studio biggies, to art films, to cross-overs. Also on tap from the ever evolving fest are "Evenings With" actors/directors, revivals of classics, a Spotlight on Documentary, and the newly named Projections offering cutting edge fare. This only skims the surface -- there's much much more to the NYFF 2014. If the organizers aim to make midtown a cinephile's mecca, they're well on their way.

That said ... Sometimes in a fest there emerges a confluence of similar themes and images. This is generally coincidence, as a line-up depends to some degree on which films are available, etc. When movies do "talk to each other," says Kent Jones, "that's always great." Certainly it's fair to say tha...

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