In memory of Michael Glowagger, we've added a screening of Workingman's Death and rare short Haiku to Art of the Real

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Tickets now on sale for the first half of our comprehensive, two-part retrospective of the films of Rainer Werner Fassbinder!

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Leading up to our Chaplin Award Gala honoring Rob Reiner, see four of his classic films on Sunday and Monday

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Starting Friday, stop by the Furman Gallery to see "Chaplin Forever," a photo exhibit celebrating 100 years of his character The Tramp

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An award winner at last year's Cannes, Blue Ruin opens Friday with filmmaker Jeremy Saulnier and actor Macon Blair in person for Q&A!

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Dennis Lim Remembers Filmmaker Michael Glawogger image

Dennis Lim Remembers Filmmaker Michael Glawogger

Film Society's Director of Programming Dennis Lim reflects on his time spent with Austrian filmmaker Michael Glawogger. Known for his documentaries that often featured the desperately poor, Glawogger died recently in Africa while working on his latest project.

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Kaiju Shakedown: Lau Kar-leung

Grandmaster: remembering the director who defined the kung fu film

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Takashi Murakami to Bring ‘Jellyfish Eyes’ to the Film Society image

Takashi Murakami to Bring ‘Jellyfish Eyes’ to the Film Society

The world-renowned visual artist will be on hand June 1 to present his feature film debut as part of a U.S. screening tour. Watch a new trailer for the film and stay tuned for more details.

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Film of the Week: Blue Ruin

Jeremy Saulnier’s grubby, atmospheric revenge pic follows an unlikely—but persistent—vigilante

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Chaplin Award: Rob Reiner Recalls the Early Days and Getting in the Biz image

Chaplin Award: Rob Reiner Recalls the Early Days and Getting in the Biz

In the first part of a two-part interview with Chaplin Award honoree Rob Reiner, the director/producer/actor looks back at his early start in theater and television and his sometimes rocky start as filmmaker. The 41st Chaplin Award Gala takes place Monday April 28 at Lincoln Center.

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Film Comment News Digest: 4/22/14

The Yes Men get back to work! Peter Greenaway deathwatch! Bryan Cranston and Helen Mirren reunion! And more...

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Interview: Marianne Pistone and Gilles Deroo

The directors of Mouton describe their hybrid aesthetics

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Book Review: John Wayne: The Life and Legend

Scott Eyman's thorough biography shows us another side of The Duke

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‘Castanha’ Director Davi Pretto Explains the Merger of Real & Fiction image

‘Castanha’ Director Davi Pretto Explains the Merger of Real & Fiction

Castanha director Davi Pretto spoke with FilmLinc about his chance meeting of João Carlos Castanha, a 52 year-old transvestite/drag queen with a fear of death and a zest for life and his rule-breaking narrative/documentary that reinterprets genre.

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