The world-famous festival brings the international film community to Manhattan, and each year it’s a massive Hollywood-infused affair: The 2014 festival drew a total of 400,000 attendees celebrating 89 features and 57 short films from 40 countries. This year’s festival opens with the world premiere of the Saturday Night Live documentary Live From New York! All-access passes allowing for potential hobnobbing with industry stars are a whopping $1,200, but there are lots of more affordable tickets: $10 for matinee screenings, $35 for panel discussions, $50 for an awards day pass, and more. Various locations.
April 15-26, 8 p.m., 2015
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on April 22, 2015