Film Society of Lincoln Center is proud to announce some of the presenters and musical performers for the 40th Anniversary Chaplin Award Gala honoring Barbra Streisand. Participants in the April 22 event include Liza Minnelli, Tony Bennett, Pierce Brosnan, Kristin Chenoweth, Wynton Marsalis, and many more!
With 222 films set to screen at the fest, it is one of the largest regional events of its kind. This year's lineup features new work from a cross-section of international filmmakers including Olivier Assayas, Andrew Bujalski, Xavier Dolan, Sophie Fiennes, Ken Loach, Lucy Walker and Thomas Vinterberg.
Film Society of Lincoln Center will highlight the emerging cinema of Cambodia as part of city-wide cultural event "Season of Cambodia." Highlights include films by acclaimed documentarian Rithy Panh, who is collaborating with Film Society on the series.
The Tribeca Film Festival released details of its non-competition offerings, including the latest from Richard Linklater, David Gordon Green and even Whoopi Goldberg, plus more screening in its Spotlight section. Also announced were the re-branded Midnight and new transmedia Storyscapes sections.
Selections screening in the Tribeca Film Festival's narrative and documentary competitions were unveiled Tuesday. The festival also announced titles in its out of competition Viewpoints section.
Organizers of the 56th San Francisco International Film Festival unveiled 10 Narrative Features and 12 Documentaries that will compete in the 2013 edition of the event taking place April 25 – May 9. The selection includes several North American and U.S. debuts.
Critic, programmer, and former NYFF Selection Committee member Dennis Lim has been named the new Director of Cinematheque Programming for the Film Society of Lincoln Center. He's stepping in to replace Robert Koehler.