A while ago, Laura Poitrasof all beauty and blood Selected as one of the highlights of the 60th New York Film Festival. Some of his previous NYFF headlines include: Jane Campionof dog power Last year, along with other previous titles such as Chloe Zhaoof Nomadland, Alfonso Cuaronof Rome, Mike Mills‘ 20th century women, Danny Boyleof Steve JobsWhen Paul Thomas Andersonof inherent viceWhat do these movies have in common? Each was nominated for at least one Academy Award (and a few went home). all beauty and blood Oscar potential for sure.
This is the press release from the New York Film Festival making the announcement.
Lincoln Center Film Announces Laura Poitras Appearance all beauty and blood Photographer and documentary subject Nan Goldin will present the poster for the upcoming 60th New York Film Festival as part of the featured selection for the 60th New York Film Festival on October 7th at Alice Tully Hall. Design
Participant, Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Laura Poitrascitizen four, NYFF52 main slate selection) interweaves two stories: the legendary life and career of era-defining artist Nan Goldin, and the downfall of the Sackler family, Goldin of the pharmaceutical dynasty, during the deadly opioid epidemic. After a personal struggle with opioid addiction, she stepped out of New York’s “No Wave” underground to find one of the great photographers of the late 20th century. Alone, Goldin put himself at the forefront of the fight against the Sacklers. As an activist for arts institutions around the world that have embraced millions from their families and an advocate for the drug addiction stigma. Illustrated with a rich trove of photographs by Goldin, who enthralls her own stories, including her community’s fight against AIDS, Poitras’ film is both engaging and empowering. Combining personal tragedy, political awareness and artistic expression.
“Her art and activism are deeply rooted in the city,” said director Laura Poitras. It makes a lot of sense to do this together.”
“As soon as I saw Laura Poitras’ edgy new film, I knew Nan Goldin was the right artist to design the official poster for the New York Film Festival’s 60th anniversary,” said the executive director of the New York Film Festival. said Eugene Hernandez. “Nan’s unwavering courage in life and work has made her one of the most sought-after visual artists of our time. In designing this year’s poster, she began with Larry Rivers in 1963 and last year’s. It joins a roster of renowned artists who have contributed work to the festival, down to poster artist Kara Walker.”
Denise Lim, Artistic Director of the New York Film Festival said: “We are delighted to welcome Poitras to the Festival. all beauty and bloodGoldin’s fascinating account of his work and activities shows just how important they are.
The NYFF Main Slate selection committee chaired by Dennis Lim also includes Eugene Hernandez, Florence Almozini, K. Austin Collins and Rachel Rosen.
Presented by Films at Lincoln Center, the New York Film Festival runs September 30-October 16, 2022 and highlights the world’s greatest films. A tradition of introducing audiences to fresh new talent as well as bold and noteworthy work from renowned filmmakers.
Source: Press release