Uber-critic Roger Ebert is reducing his workload while he deals with a recurrence of cancer; Provincetown Film Society's Gabrielle Hanna resigns; Clinton to receive GLAAD honors; Howard's End writer dies at 85; and the $100K broken and battered Oscar sells.
Film Society's group for film supporters in their 20s and 30s teamed up with our showcase of emerging cinematic talent to throw this year's ND/NF Closing Night party! Check out photos from the screening of Our Nixon and fete in the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center.
FilmLinc Daily begins a new column spotlighting upcoming films at the Film Society of Lincoln Center. This week's snapshot includes the Opening Night film of the 20th New York African Film Festival, unique holocaust documentary No Place On Earth (opens Friday), and more.
Film Society of Lincoln Center is proud to announce some of the presenters and musical performers for the 40th Anniversary Chaplin Award Gala honoring Barbra Streisand. Participants in the April 22 event include Liza Minnelli, Tony Bennett, Pierce Brosnan, Kristin Chenoweth, Wynton Marsalis, and many more!
Frequent Sacha Baron Cohen collaborator Dan Mazer's directorial debut I Give It a Year is headed to U.S. theaters, as is Dan Mirvish's Between Us. Also, Tribeca listed seven titles it will screen online; Korean films are on the upswing; and My French Film Festival selects five winners.
In honor of its 30th anniversary, a restoration of Martin Scorsese's The King of Comedy will close the 12th Tribeca Film Festival. Also in today's FilmLinc Digest: SXSW winner Short Term 12 picked up, Scorsese to give Kennedy Center address, Sarasota to tribute Frances Ha star Mickey Sumner, and Wes Anderson's latest set for theaters.
Penny Lane kicks off FilmLinc Daily's new weekly column spotlighting budding cinematic talent. Her inventive doc, which closes New Directors/New Films this weekend, offers a unique and intimate perspective on one of the most notorious politicians in American history.
Penny Lane's documentary on Richard Nixon and his close aides wins a big festival prize just before it's set to close New Directors/New Films. Also in today's FilmLinc Digest: MoMA unveils films for its annual German showcase and the Havana Film Festival NY and Buenos Aires Film Festival announce their lineups.