Two New Yorker Films Receive 2022 Academy Award Nominations
The short films “Affairs of the Art” and “On My Mind” will compete in the Best Animated Short and Best Live Action Short categories at the March 27th ceremony.
February 8, 2022
Shaking the Foundations of the American Dream
In “The Game God(S),” Adrian L. Burrell pries open myths of modern Blackness and ties one of America’s greatest beliefs back to its greatest sin.
February 2, 2022
The Complicated Music of Fathers and Sons in “Stenofonen”
In Nicolaj Kopernikus’s short film, an old family story reveals a child’s otherworldly talent.
January 27, 2022
When a Cruise Ship Is as Big as Its Port
With “View,” the filmmaker Odveig Klyve offers a sensory look at the ill effects of cruise tourism on a Norwegian port city.
January 26, 2022
Grappling with Mental Illness in Secret, in “Tallahassee”
In this short film, a woman covers up her struggles, and finds herself disconnected at a family celebration.
January 13, 2022
Art and Experimentation in “The Vandal”
To capture the fragmented quality of life after a lobotomy, the filmmaker Eddie Alcazar uses a sly combination of stop-motion and live action.
December 13, 2021
An Illustrated Family of Obsessives
In the animated short “Affairs of the Art,” Joanna Quinn and Les Mills revisit an idiosyncratic character to explore the nature of compulsion.
December 9, 2021
Watch Highlights: The Return of Broadway at The New Yorker Live
David Byrne and Ruben Santiago-Hudson shared their visions for a post-lockdown, post-George Floyd Broadway in the latest edition of our subscriber-only event series.
August 25, 2021
Lizzie Armanto’s Artful Approach to Olympic Skateboarding
Preparing for Tokyo, where the sport will feature in the Olympic Games for the first time, means conquering fears of gravity and of failure.
July 20, 2021
A Dancer’s Disruption of Conservative Flamenco Culture
In “Flamenco Queer,” Manuel Liñán plays with gender, transforming both his appearance and a traditional art.
June 2, 2021