The New York Film Festival Is Back, and Our Critics Have Favorites

Their notable titles include the opening-night movie, “The Tragedy of Macbeth,” directed by a solo Joel Coen and starring Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand.

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Red Carpet or Not, Film Festivals Roll On

Fresh leadership and veteran instincts helped keep film festivals running during the pandemic. The leaders of the major festivals speak about how.

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Things to Do This Week

This week, meet the singer Tashera Robertson, hit a photo show and try your hand at making snow fluff.

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New York Film Festival Gives New Life to ‘The Spook Who Sat by the Door’

“The Spook Who Sat by the Door,” a 1973 parable about institutional racism, was pulled from theaters after only a few weeks. The New York Film Festival is giving new life to the cult film.

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New York Film Festival: 10 Great Movies You Can (Mostly) Stream Online

This year’s edition of the Lincoln Center staple is going virtual and to the Bronx — but there is still plenty to watch.

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When a Film Festival Goes Virtual, What Do We Lose? Or Gain?

With the Venice, Toronto and New York events much changed this year, a look at why the in-person experience matters to our love of movies.

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