The Film Society of Lincoln Center's weekly podcast series, The Close-Up, goes haute couture this week, spotlighting the new documentary, Dior and I, with an interview with filmmaker Frédéric Tcheng, whose film began its theatrical run at the Film Society of Lincoln Center last weekend.
Camila José Donoso and Nicolás Videla's drama Naomi Cambel takes a look at a transsexual woman in her mid-thirties who works as a spiritual guide and a tarot-card reader. The film screens Tuesday night at the Film Society as part of Art of the Real.
The Film Society of Lincoln Center will celebrate Argentine minimalist filmmaker Martín Rejtman with a retrospective, Sounds Like Music: The Films of Martín Rejtman, that will run May 13-19.
The Elisabeth Subrin Program, taking place Saturday, April 11 as part of the 2nd Art of the Real series at the Film Society (April 10-26), features several works, including the re-release of Shulie. Subrin gives FilmLinc some insight into her work...
Matt Porterfield's Take What You Can Carry is one of a trio of shorts that opened the 2nd Art of the Real series, taking place April 10-26 at the Film Society of Lincoln Center. The film is a delicate portrait of a young American woman in Berlin attempting to reconcile her need for a stable sense of identity with her itinerant lifestyle.
Dior and I, which opens at the Film Society this weekend, chronicles the Herculean task of creating a haute couture line for the House of Christian Dior in just eight weeks. Director Frédéric Tcheng captures the drama which is spearheaded by the media shy Raf Simons, the label's newly appointed lead designer.
French filmmaker Olivier Assayas takes the spotlight in this week's edition of the Film Society's podcast series, The Close-Up. In this two-part episode, Assayas is joined by actresses Juliette Binoche and Kristen Stewart to discuss their latest film, Clouds of Sils Maria. The NYFF52 selection opens in theaters this coming weekend.
The Film Society of Lincoln Center will present sneak-preview screenings of Sundance winner The Wolfpack by Crystal Moselle, Brett Morgen's powerful documentary Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, and the new romantic period piece by Thomas Vinterberg, Far from the Madding Crowd. All screenings will be accompanied by Q&As with the filmmakers.
The six-day event, I Put a Spell on You: The Films of Bertrand Bonello (April 29 - May 4) will include a a sneak preview of his latest, Saint Laurent. Both Bonello and the films star Gaspard Ulliel will be in attendance.
Walerian Borowczyk is the Polish director whose unrepentant eroticism lead to his elimination from the pages of history. Film Society of Lincoln Center’s upcoming series, Obscure Pleasures: The Films of Walerian Borowczyk (April 2-9), seeks to remedy that omission. (Viewer discretion is advised).