The festival in October brings native performers home (such as Patti LuPone and Blue Öyster Cult) and creates a new regional arts and culture website.
The city is boasting prevention programs and job training, while City Council members say rental subsidies are needed.
Richard Peña looks back at his 25-year tenure, high points of the NYFF and how technology has changed and challenged film.
When it premiered in 1976, the world of opera was turned on its head. Here are some of the unusual creative details of this collaboration between Robert Wilson, Philip Glass and Lucinda Childs.
The explorer welcomes visitors to his living room high above Columbus Circle, brought to NYC by the artist Tatzu Nishi and Public Art Fund.
National and local gun politics, and interviews with the former NYC Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe, Israel’s Consul General and journalists Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn.
A New York Times video profile of the Refugee Youth Summer Academy and a Q&A with the IRC education advisor on what happens next for school-age immigrants.
In an interview with MetroFocus, the husband and wife team share what motivated them to take on the difficult subject of violence against women and girls.