Robert Redford will receive the 42nd Chaplin Award from fellow Chaplin honoree Barbra Streisand on April 27 at Lincoln Center. Chaplin honoree Jane Fonda as well as filmmaker-actor John Turturro and director J.C. Chandor will also take part in the ceremony.
French actresses Mélanie Laurent and Nathalie Baye are featured in this week's edition of The Close-Up. The two were at the Film Society in support of their films Breathe and SK1, respectively, which screened as part of the 20th Rendez-Vous with French Cinema series over the weekend.
David Robert Mitchell's It Follows, his follow-up to his 2010 debut, The Myth of the American Sleepover, returns to a story about group of teenagers in the suburbs. This time, however, the outcome is potentially much more sinister. FilmLinc spoke with Mitchell about his film, which opens at the Film Society Friday.
In honor of the late, great director Albert Maysles, we're re-posting a press conference he took part in during the 52nd New York Film Festival with Iris Apfel, subject of his film Iris, which had its World Premiere at the festival.
Jenni Olson's The Royal Road will close the second installment of Art of the Real, taking place April 10-26. The festival includes a number of North American premieres as well as previously announced sidebars spotlighting Agnès Varda and the use of reenactments.
Obscure Pleasures: The Films of Walerian Borowczyk (April 2-9) will feature seldom-seen work from the controversial filmmaker on the big screen.
Nicolas Winding Refn and Liv Corfixen are featured in this week's edition of the Film Society's podcast, The Close-Up. In part one of the episode the couple discuss Corfixen's documentary, My Life Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn, and part two spotlights a 2013 conversation with Refn.
Rendez-Vous with French Cinema titles Love at First Flight and Hippocrates were honored at the annual César Awards recently in Paris. The films will screen in the 20th annual series which spotlights French film. Rendez-Vous opens this Friday.