Doug Pray's Levitated Mass captures the Los Angeles journey of a 150-million-year-old rock that made its way to become a piece of art. Along the way it received praise and scorn and ignited a collective conversation about what it all means. The film screens at the Film Society for one week starting Friday.
NYFF World Premiere CITIZENFOUR received six nominations from the Cinema Eyes, which spotlights nonfiction filmmaking. Other nominees include Steve James's Life Itself, Ben Cotner and Ryan White's The Case Against 8, Robert Greene's Actress, and many more.
Available via iTunes, SoundCloud, and Stitcher, The Close-Up will feature conversations with filmmakers, actors, and others who regularly visit the Film Society throughout the year, in addition to featuring talks with guests from past decades.
Robert Greene's Actress and Doug Pray's Levitated Mass are among the other films that will be opening at the Film Society in the coming weeks. Check out the theatrical runs we have on tap for the rest of the year...
FilmLinc spoke with Robert Greene about his 2014 Gotham-nominated Actress, which he hopes will "challenge audiences" intellectually and emotionally. The film begins a one-week exclusive run at the Film Society starting Friday.
It is with great sadness that the Film Society say goodbye to our friend and colleague Donald Schul, who died earlier this week. Don was instrumental in making the Walter Reade Theater one of the city's premier exhibition spaces and served as our Chief Projectionist since 1991.
The acclaimed director of 'Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer' discusses organ harvesting, the film industry, and his new film 'The Harvest,' which screens tonight as part of the Film Society's Scary Movies series.
The December 2 event will kick off with Fred Zinnemann's last movie Five Days One Summer starring Sean Connery and Betsy Brantley at 6:30pm followed by the filmmaker's 1977 feature Julia starring Jane Fonda, Vanessa Redgrave, and Jason Robards.
The Film Society of Lincoln Center will present 'Let There Be Light: The Films of John Huston," December 19 - January 11. The series will feature Huston's iconic work, mostly as director, but also as a screenwriter and actor.
The recent New York Film Festival formed a backdrop for topics ranging from how NYFF Director Kent Jones approaches interviews with personalities like David Fincher and Kristen Stewart, to recent (and not-so-recent) film history and the intersection of art and commerce.