Kathryn Bigelow's blood-sucking classic Near Dark caps off our summer of Freaky Fridays tonight at 11pm.

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Our James Brown retrospective is now under way, featuring a Q&A with Larry Cohen and a dance party with free beer!

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NYTimes calls Canopy "an immersive experience akin to All Is Lost and Gravity." Now playing with filmmaker Q&As!

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Starred Up is a NYT Critics' Pick: "a ferocious psychodrama that locks you in and refuses to let you go." Now playing daily!

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The lineup has been revealed for Projections, the New York Film Festival's revamped avant-garde section.

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Interview: Pedro Costa

Saudade on acid (or maybe just morphine): Costa speaks about the final installment of his Fontainhas tetralogy, Horse Money

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Watch: Six Moments from the James Brown: The Hardest Working Man in Show Business Series

In anticipation of an exhilarating Labor Day weekend, here are six of the best James Brown moments from our chosen movies. James Brown: The Hardest Working Man in Show Business takes place August 29 - September 1 at the Film Society.

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Bombast: Kim’s Video

On the life and legacy of one of New York City's most frustrating, awe-inspiring video store chains

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Rep Diary: Marcel Hanoun

On the radical, influential, and diverse work of a filmmaker who was all too rarely screened (or written about)

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‘Canopy’ Director Aaron Wilson on Survival, the Jungle, and the Road to the Big Screen

Filmmaker Aaron Wilson shared some thoughts from Australia with FilmLinc about the making of Canopy and its journey to the big screen prior to this week's U.S. release. It opens for a one-week run at the Film Society Friday.

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The Film Society to Tribute Lauren Bacall and Sneak ‘Eleanor Rigby’ in September

Join us for screenings of two of the late screen legend's most memorable movies and a sneak preview of an anticipated Cannes film with filmmaker Q&A.

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Watch: John Waters Talks ‘Pecker,’ ‘Pink Flamingos’ & ‘Hairspray’ in Exclusive Videos

In advance of the Film Society's complete John Waters retrospective, he shared some hilarious observations about three of his most memorable features: Pecker, Pink Flamingos, and Hairspray.

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Kaiju Shakedown: Wild World of Bollywood

It's never the same old song and dance: a look at four crazy, entertaining, and poignant films from the world's second-largest film industry

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Watch: The Unforgiving World of Tsai Ming-liang’s ‘Stray Dogs’

The acclaimed film, which screened as part of the 51st New York Film Festival last fall, receives its first full-length trailer prior to its theatrical release at the Film Society on September 12.

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