The series Tell It Like It Is: Black Independents in New York, 1968-1986 will take place at the Film Society February 6-19. It opens with William Greaves’s seminal Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One and closes with Spike Lee’s first feature, She’s Gotta Have It.
The New York Jewish Film Festival is returning for its 24th year next month with a roster that includes 47 features and shorts from 11 countries, with 21 screening as World, U.S., or New York premieres January 14-29.
Antonio Gaudí by Japanese auteur Hiroshi Teshigahara returns to the Film Society in tandem with the opening of Stefan Haupt's Sagrada: The Mystery of Creation on Friday, December 19.
Academy Award–winning actress Anjelica Huston will appear in conversation following a screening of the film that won her the Oscar: Prizzi's Honor. The film will close the retrospective on her father, Let There Be Light: The Films of John Huston, at the Film Society.
Available via iTunes, SoundCloud, and Stitcher, The Close-Up will feature conversations with filmmakers, actors, and others who regularly visit the Film Society throughout the year, in addition to featuring talks with guests from past decades.
Robert Greene's Actress and Doug Pray's Levitated Mass are among the other films that will be opening at the Film Society in the coming weeks. Check out the theatrical runs we have on tap for the rest of the year...
The December 2 event will kick off with Fred Zinnemann's last movie Five Days One Summer starring Sean Connery and Betsy Brantley at 6:30pm followed by the filmmaker's 1977 feature Julia starring Jane Fonda, Vanessa Redgrave, and Jason Robards.
The Film Society of Lincoln Center will present 'Let There Be Light: The Films of John Huston," December 19 - January 11. The series will feature Huston's iconic work, mostly as director, but also as a screenwriter and actor.
Black comedy, surrealism, and politics all mix together in the series, which displays the recurring grotesque humor throughout the nation’s film history. The Last Laugh: An Alternate History of Spanish Comedy runs December 12-18.