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Our Nastassja Kinski retrospective runs through December 3 with James Toback and Kinski, herself, in person for Q&As!

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Jennifer Kent's fairytale horror The Babadook, a hit at Sundance and New Directors/New Films, opens Friday!

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We pay tribute to Mike Nichols with a special, two-part episode of our podcast The Close-Up featuring material from 1999 – 2011.

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The King and the Mockingbird is a NYT Critics' Pick: "classical but inventive, even surreal." Now playing daily!

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Film of the Week: The Babadook

Maternal instincts: Jennifer Kent's debut horror feature makes allusions to the best of Gothic horror

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Deep Focus: The Imitation Game

Secret life: Morten Tyldum's multilayered film about Alan Turning is a superbly, and subtly, wrought accomplishment

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Mike Nichols Live at the Film Society in a Two-Part Episode of The Close-Up

This two-part episode of the Film Society's weekly podcast, The Close-Up, features two conversations with the late Mike Nichols, including a 2007 event with Elaine May at the Walter Reade and a wide-ranging talk with Wendy Keys in 2004.

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Fassbinder Diary #2: In a Year of 13 Moons

Someone else's boy: tracing the complex interplay between grief and self-loathing in one of the auteur's finest films

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Dance on Camera Unveils Lineup for 43rd Edition

The U.S. premiere of Meredith Monk's Girlchild Diary and Richard Raymond's musical Desert Dancer will bookend the 43rd Dance on Camera series taking place at the Film Society January 30 – February 3.

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Interview: Chienn Hsiang

Pretty hurts: the director of Exit speaks about working-class existential crises and working with Golden Horse winner Chen Shiang-chyi

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Festivals: Scary Movies 8

Killer instincts: this year's edition featured new and old horror films that didn't hold back

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‘The Babadook’ Director Jennifer Kent Discusses Her Nail-Biting Directorial Debut

The Australian filmmaker spoke to FilmLinc about her terrifying first film, which begins its one-week theatrical run at the Film Society on November 28.

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Oscar-Winning Actress Anjelica Huston to Join John Huston Retrospective

Academy Award–winning actress Anjelica Huston will appear in conversation following a screening of the film that won her the Oscar: Prizzi's Honor. The film will close the retrospective on her father, Let There Be Light: The Films of John Huston, at the Film Society.

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