Flaunting It: The Rise and Fall of Hollywood’s “Nice” Jewish (Bad) Boys (Part 3) image

Flaunting It: The Rise and Fall of Hollywood’s “Nice” Jewish (Bad) Boys (Part 3)

Part three of critic J. Hoberman's look at the unprecedented Jewish content in Hollywood filmmaking from the late '60s to the early '70s.

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Flaunting It: The Rise and Fall of Hollywood’s “Nice” Jewish (Bad) Boys (Part 2) image

Flaunting It: The Rise and Fall of Hollywood’s “Nice” Jewish (Bad) Boys (Part 2)

In part two of J. Hoberman's essay, he looks at post-Graduate cinema including Bye Bye Braverman, The Producers and I Love You, Alice B. Toklas!

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Family Films and the Stories of Roald Dahl image

Family Films and the Stories of Roald Dahl

This weekend Film Society invites the young and old alike to join us in the Amphitheater of the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center for the kick-off of our brand new program of Family Screenings! Special discounted ticket price: $6... for everyone!

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Flaunting It: The Rise and Fall of Hollywood’s “Nice” Jewish (Bad) Boys image

Flaunting It: The Rise and Fall of Hollywood’s “Nice” Jewish (Bad) Boys

Hollywood's Jewish “new wave” (a subset of the larger new wave that refreshed Hollywood content and personnel in the late sixties) had its moment between 1967 and 1973, roughly between Israel's Six Day and Yom Kippur wars or Barbara Streisand's appearances in Funny Girl (Columbia, 1968) and The Way We Were (Columbia, 1973).

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Q&A: Meet J.C. Chandor, Director of “Margin Call” image

Q&A: Meet J.C. Chandor, Director of “Margin Call”

Critically-acclaimed Wall Street drama "Margin Call" has people talking. Filmmaker J.C. Chandor recently sat down for an extended Q & A at the Film Center!

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Immersed With Frank Rose, Nate Goldman & Fanfan 2 image

Immersed With Frank Rose, Nate Goldman & Fanfan 2

Live from the Film Society last night, a conversation about immersive cinema.

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White Light Festival: The Passion of Joan of Arc image

White Light Festival: The Passion of Joan of Arc

Members of Goldfrapp and Portishead will perform a live score to the silent film classic The Passion of Joan of Arc.

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NYFF: “20 Years of Art Cinema: A Tribute to Sony Pictures Classics” image

NYFF: “20 Years of Art Cinema: A Tribute to Sony Pictures Classics”

A Q&A with Sony Pictures Classics executives Michael Barker, Marcie Bloom, and Tom Bernard in celebration of the company's 20-year history of introducing foreign and independent films to American audiences.

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NYFF3: Marco Bellocchio’s “Fists in the Pocket” image

NYFF3: Marco Bellocchio’s “Fists in the Pocket”

Bellocchio's explosive debut feature, sometimes known by its alternate title "Between Two Worlds," appeared in the third NYFF in 1965 and continues our year-long look back at the history of the festival.

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UPDATE: J.C. Chandor’s “Margin Call” Captures the Cultural Relevance of Occupy Wall Street image

UPDATE: J.C. Chandor’s “Margin Call” Captures the Cultural Relevance of Occupy Wall Street

With the movement garnering more popular support & media attention every day, critics agree that the release of "Margin Call," could not be more timely. Added screening tonight!

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