The Italians are returning to Film Society this June with the latest edition of Open Roads: New Italian Cinema. The annual showcase has spotlighted contemporary Italian cinema for the past 13 years.
The New York African Film Festival is on tap for May with eleven features and eight shorts originating from a number of African countries and the African diaspora set to screen at the 21st edition of the event at the Film Society.
This spring, the Film Society of Lincoln Center will celebrate Charlie Chaplin with a photographic exhibit—an event that encourages us to reminisce about an artist very much made for modern times.
Celebrated indie filmmaker Azazel Jacobs will be on hand March 18 to screen and discuss three episodes of new HBO comedy Doll & Em, which stars Emily Mortimer and Dolly Wells as troubled best friends.
Eleven films are confirmed to start their theatrical runs at Film Society in the coming months, including both parts of Lars von Trier's salacious new film and Jim Jarmusch's NYFF51 hit Only Lovers Left Alive.
Another season of "Through Our Eyes: Three Decades of EVC Youth Documentaries" is on tap at Film Society. The third installment of the award-winning retrospective series created by teens is slated to begin March 4.
Opening the fest is Ana Lily Amirpour's A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, while Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard's unconventional Nick Cave "documentary" 20,000 Days On Earth will close out the event, which runs March 19 - 30 at the Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Museum of Modern Art.
The eight-day retrospective, Permanent Vacation: The Films of Jim Jarmusch (April 2 - 10), includes all 11 of his features, a selection of short films and music videos, and the theatrical release of Only Lovers Left Alive.