Marielle Heller's Sundance hit The Diary of a Teenage Girl will open the annual festival on March 18. New Directors/New Films is a co-presentation of the Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Museum of Modern Art.
The 15th Film Comment Selects series, taking place February 20 - March 5 opens Friday with Mark Hartley's Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films.
Free Talks with Nathalie Baye, Mélanie Laurent, and Guillaume Canet are among the highlights of the Special Events set to take place during the upcoming 20th anniversary of Rendez-Vous with French Cinema.
Creator Matthew Weiner and stars Jon Hamm, January Jones, Christina Hendricks, and John Slattery will look back at some of their favorite scenes from the series in Mad Men: The End of An Era on March 21 at Alice Tully Hall, plus a free marathon of must-see episodes curated by Weiner.
Celebrating an expansive view of the documentary form, Art of the Real is returning for a second year April 10-26. Among this year's highlights is sidebar The Actualities of Agnès Varda, focusing on the filmmaker's career-long work merging fact and fiction.
Funded from a $200,000 grant from the William Randolph Hearst Foundation, CineKids has launched in three local public elementary schools, tapping the creative expression and talent of students from kindergarten to the 5th grade, culminating in the first CineKids Film Festival in June.
The U.S. premiere of Benoît Jacquot's 3 Hearts with Charlotte Gainsbourg, Chiara Mastroianni, and Catherine Deneuve will open Rendez-Vous with French Cinema, taking place March 6-15.
The first nine selections of the 44th New Directors/New Films (ND/NF) were unveiled today by the Museum of Modern Art and the Film Society of Lincoln Center. The festival, taking place March 18-29, is dedicated to the "discovery of new works by emerging and dynamic filmmaking talent."
Stéphanie Valloatto's Cartoonists, Foot Soldiers of Democracy will have its North American premiere at the Walter Reade Theater on January 23, with proceeds going to Reporters Without Borders.
The British author and artist will introduce and discuss a double bill of Dial H-I-S-T-O-R-Y, Johan Grimonprez’s essay film on the history of airplane hijackings, and Antony Balch and William S. Burroughs’s seminal Towers Open Fire on February 25.