Forty-nine features and shorts are on tap for the 23rd annual New York Jewish Film Festival. The U.S. Premiere of Anne Weil and Philippe Kotlarksi's Friends From France will open the festival, which is presented by the Jewish Museum and Film Society of Lincoln Center.
Audiences will have a chance to kick up their heels once again as the 2014 Dance on Camera series takes shape. Film Society of Lincoln Center and Dance Films Association unveiled the lineup for the 42nd annual festival, which will take place January 31 - February 4.
Our massive George Cukor retrospective just got a new descriptor: complete! With the addition of Winged Victory (1944), we will now be showing all 50 of Cukor's films!
Ben Stiller will return to Film Society for a three-day survey of his work as a filmmaker. Ben Still Directs, taking place December 6 - 8, will spotlight Stiller's work behind the camera including a sneak preview of his new film The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (Centerpiece, NYFF51) with Q&A!
Timed to the 110th anniversary of Yasujiro Ozu's birth (and the 50th of his death), "Ozu and His Afterlives" will feature the U.S. premieres of restorations of two of his color films and a selection of works by notable modern directors that show his influence.
Making Waves: New Romanian Cinema returns for its 8th edition, opening with the World Premiere of Closer to the Moon and featuring the New York Premiere of Golden Bear winner Child's Pose starring fest special guest Luminița Gheorghiu.
AFI Fest gave details of the remainder of its 2013 program Tuesday, listing films that will screen in its World Cinema, American Independents, Breakthrough, Midnight, Cinema's Legacy and Presentations sections.
Big screen thrills are on tap for the fourth annual Mountainfilm series at the Film Society of Lincoln Center. The program, taking place next month, will travel from the heights of the Himalayas to the frigid Arctic Circle and tackle the open seas in an around-the-world documentary odyssey.