Woody Allen's 1994 film Bullets Over Broadway screened at the Film Society Monday night followed by a conversation with Tony-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman and lead producers Letty Aronson and Julian Schossberg about its leap to Broadway.
Richard Ayoade's The Double, starring Jesse Eisenberg and Mia Wasikowska, opens in limited release on Friday. The film, based on a novella by Fyodor Dostoevsky, played New Directors/New Films back in March and we've got video of Ayoade's lively Q&A.
Over 2,000 people packed three tiers of Avery Fisher Hall Monday night for the 41st Chaplin Award honoring director-writer-producer Rob Reiner. Here are some photos and highlights from the event that made for a starry evening.
James Gray, director of The Immigrant, will take part in a discussion at the Film Society on May 7 about his latest feature, which screened at last year's New York Film Festival, while Night Movies filmmaker Kelly Reichardt will be the focus of an informal discussion about her film Night Moves on May 28.
FilmLinc spoke with Robert Greene ahead of this weekend's screening of Actress, which he hopes will "challenge audiences" intellectually and emotionally. The film closes Film Society's Art of the Real series.
In Part 2 of his conversation with FilmLinc Daily, Chaplin Award honoree Rob Reiner gives his thoughts on Hollywood and why he believes his films couldn't be made by studios today. He also talks about hope for filmmakers, his activism, and who he thinks needs to have a "mea culpa" moment.
Jeremy Saulnier won over his 2013 Cannes audience with the debut of Blue Ruin, about a vagrant who seeks vengeance for his parents' murder amid the backwoods of Virginia. The story of suspense and dark humor opens this weekend at Film Society.
Film Society's Director of Programming Dennis Lim reflects on his time spent with Austrian filmmaker Michael Glawogger. Known for his documentaries that often featured the desperately poor, Glawogger died recently in Africa while working on his latest project.