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Interview: Bruce Checefsky on Franciszka and Stefan Themerson

Bruce Checefsky of the Cleveland Institute of Art discusses Poland's first avant-garde filmmakers, how their work expresses the fraught situation in Warsaw in the late 1920s and early 1930s, and his recreation of Themerson films lost during the Nazi occupation and World War II.

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Daily Buzz: Sundance Episode 2

Each year in Utah, the Sundance Film Festival offers an introduction to new crop of young filmmakers. In the case of Fruitvale director Ryan Coogler, the festival has found a director with quite a backstory.

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Barbra Streisand to Receive 40th Annual Chaplin Award

Film Society is thrilled to announce that we will be honoring the two-time Academy Award winner at this year's landmark 40th Chaplin Award Gala on Monday, April 22, 2013!

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Daily Buzz: Sundance Episode 1

The Sundance Film Festival typically begins with a question. Which film on this year's slate will achieve the level of success found by one of last year's hits. And so, Sundance 2013 begins with festival goers asking: "What will be this year's Beasts of the Southern Wild?"

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“Upstream Color” & Six More Films Set for 42nd ND/NF

Check out the first seven films slated for the 42nd New Directors/New Films Festival, including new work by Sarah Polley and Shane Carruth, a Bulgarian feature (the first one at the festival in 35 years), and more!

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The Return of Film Society’s Daily Buzz!

We are happy to announce that our daily podcast hosted by Film Society's Eugene Hernandez will begin dispatching from the Sundance Film Festival tomorrow, and will be continuing at other major festivals throughout the year! Subscribe to our podcast on iTunes...

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A New Year in Film Festivals

Today's FilmLinc Digest heralds the New Year in cinema with major news regarding the Sundance Film Festival, SXSW, and our very own New Directors/New Films festival!

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Interview: Zuzanna Solakiewicz, “Yorzeit”

Director Zuzanna Solakiewicz reveals a little-known piece of Jewish history: a gravesite in Poland of three holy masters, covered up during World War II. Travel to Poland with Meir Moszkowicz on Yorzeit (the anniversary of the death of Master Zvi) in this beautiful documentary.

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Nagisa Oshima: The Man Who Left His Will on Film

Film Society Director of Programming Robert Koehler reflects on the life and legacy of the provocative filmmaker and the transgressive cinema moment he helped create in 1960s Japan.

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Shlocky Horror Picture Show

Critic J. Hoberman gives an overview of the history of Jewish horror in a piece that served as the inspiration for his upcoming New York Jewish Film Festival program The Black Cat (and Other Tales).

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