In June, 2011 a candid Mike Nichols sat down with Jason Reitman at the Walter Reade Theater to talk about his acclaimed 60s film Carnal Knowledge. Filmlinc is re-posting its coverage of that event today in honor of Nichols who sadly passed away Wednesday at 83.
We spoke with Matt Livadary about his film, which opens the Mountainfilm series at the Film Society on Friday. Queens & Cowboys: A Straight Year on the Gay Rodeo follows a year in the lives of extraordinary cowboys and cowgirls as they follow their dreams, no matter how wild or daunting.
Doug Pray's Levitated Mass captures the Los Angeles journey of a 150-million-year-old rock that made its way to become a piece of art. Along the way it received praise and scorn and ignited a collective conversation about what it all means. The film screens at the Film Society for one week starting Friday.
NYFF World Premiere CITIZENFOUR received six nominations from the Cinema Eyes, which spotlights nonfiction filmmaking. Other nominees include Steve James's Life Itself, Ben Cotner and Ryan White's The Case Against 8, Robert Greene's Actress, and many more.
Available via iTunes, SoundCloud, and Stitcher, The Close-Up will feature conversations with filmmakers, actors, and others who regularly visit the Film Society throughout the year, in addition to featuring talks with guests from past decades.
Robert Greene's Actress and Doug Pray's Levitated Mass are among the other films that will be opening at the Film Society in the coming weeks. Check out the theatrical runs we have on tap for the rest of the year...
FilmLinc spoke with Robert Greene about his 2014 Gotham-nominated Actress, which he hopes will "challenge audiences" intellectually and emotionally. The film begins a one-week exclusive run at the Film Society starting Friday.
It is with great sadness that the Film Society say goodbye to our friend and colleague Donald Schul, who died earlier this week. Don was instrumental in making the Walter Reade Theater one of the city's premier exhibition spaces and served as our Chief Projectionist since 1991.
The acclaimed director of 'Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer' discusses organ harvesting, the film industry, and his new film 'The Harvest,' which screens tonight as part of the Film Society's Scary Movies series.