"50 Years of John Waters: How Much Can You Take?" is a complete retrospective of the legendary filmmaker's work, this September!

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NewFest kicks off Thursday with a slate of funny, touching, and inspiring films about the LGBT experience.

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Freaky Fridays continues this week with Stan Winston's Pumpkinhead (1987)... screening on 35mm, naturally.

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Michel Gondry's Mood Indigo (RDV '14) starring Romain Duris and Audrey Tautou returns to Film Society starting Friday.

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Award-winning documentary The Kill Team opens Friday with director Dan Krauss is person for Q&As.

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Film of the Week: A Master Builder

Jonathan Demme's adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's play is "filmed theater" done right

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Festivals: NewFest

It's not just gay, white, metropolitan guys: the 26th edition of NewFest spans the past and present of the LGBT experience

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The Film Society to Present Complete John Waters Retrospective in September

"Fifty Years of John Waters: How Much Can You Take?" will include all 12 of the legendary director's features alongside a selection of films curated by Waters, conversations, shorts, and more.

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NewFest: ‘The Foxy Merkins’ Director Madeleine Olnek on Hustlers, Comedy, and Housewives

The Foxy Merkins director Madeleine Olnek shares her thoughts on adapting male-hustler movies, comedy, and catching the attention of Artforum prior to its Manhattan bow as part of NewFest this week.

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NewFest: ‘Age of Consent’ Gets Down and Uninhibited

Co-director Charles Lum shared with FilmLinc Daily how Age of Consent became a full-blown feature, owing some influence to a 1981 film set in Berlin. He also reveals his and fellow filmmaker Tom Verow's experience diving into hardcore London and finding an audience for their film.

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NewFest Matures and Eyes Hetero-geneity in 26th Year

The diversity of this year’s NewFest, which opens at the Film Society on July 24, is the most hopeful and exciting aspect of modern queer cinema. The 26th edition spans 20 films and three collections of shorts from around the world.

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Kaiju Shakedown: Angela Mao

Destroy, she said: a look at action star Angela Mao's Golden Harvest films

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Rep Diary: Seventies Domestic Discontent

Each unhappy in its own way: Film Comment Selects Double Feature of Portnoy's Complaint and Diary of a Mad Housewife screens tonight!

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Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s ‘Birdman’ to Close 52nd New York Film Festival

Birdman centers on one-time action hero Riggan Thomson, played by Michael Keaton, who attempts to be taken seriously as an artist by staging his own adaptation of Raymond Carver's What We Talk About When We Talk About Love.

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