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.
Canadian artist Peter Mettler will be the subject of a five-day "mid-career" retrospective at Film Society in November, spotlighting his 30-year career with screenings, live performances, Q&As, and the New York Premiere of his new film The End of Time as part of Lincoln Center's White Light Festival.
Here at Film Society, we think a surprise isn't a surprise unless it's surprising. So this year, we're looking back instead of forward and are thrilled to announce an amazing treat for film lovers: a screening of Jean-Luc Godard's 1962 masterpiece Vivre sa vie on Alice Tully Hall's giant screen in 35mm... for just $10!