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Scorsese, Wiseman and Ferguson docs among films in 2010 NYFF line-up

The New York Film Festival unveiled the final additions to this year's line-up Wednesday, including Martin Scorsese and Kent Jones' personal homage to filmmaker Elia Kazan, A Letter to Elia; Frederick Wiseman's latest doc Boxing Gym and the U.S. premiere of the restored 1948 US government film Nuremberg.
August 23, 2010

The New York Film Festival unveiled the final additions to this year’s line-up Wednesday, including Martin Scorsese and Kent Jones’ personal homage to filmmaker Elia Kazan, A Letter to Elia; Frederick Wiseman’s latest doc Boxing Gym and the U.S. premiere of the restored 1948 US government film Nuremberg. New York will also host the world premiere of Michael Epstein’s LennonNYC, a film about John Lennon’s family life during his time in New York. The film will air on PBS on November 22. Other documentaries screening at the 48th festival include Charles Ferguson’s Cannes hit Inside Job and Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff. The New York Film Festival takes place Sept. 24 to Oct. 10. For more info visit www.filmlinc.com/nyff/

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Andrew Tracy joined Realscreen as associate editor in 2021, following 17 years as managing editor of the award-winning international film magazine Cinema Scope. From 2010 to 2020 he also held the position of senior editor at the Toronto International Film Festival, where he oversaw the flagship publication for the organization’s year-round Cinematheque programming and edited its first original monograph in a decade, Steve Gravestock’s A History of Icelandic Film. He was a scriptwriter and consultant on the first season of the Vice TV series The Vice Guide to Film, and his writing and reporting have been featured in such outlets as Cinema Scope, Reverse Shot, Sight & Sound, Cineaste, Film Comment, MUBI Notebook, POV, and Montage.

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