Bruce Checefsky of the Cleveland Institute of Art discusses Poland's first avant-garde filmmakers, how their work expresses the fraught situation in Warsaw in the late 1920s and early 1930s, and his recreation of Themerson films lost during the Nazi occupation and World War II.
Film Society is thrilled to announce that we will be honoring the two-time Academy Award winner at this year's landmark 40th Chaplin Award Gala on Monday, April 22, 2013!
The Sundance Film Festival typically begins with a question. Which film on this year's slate will achieve the level of success found by one of last year's hits. And so, Sundance 2013 begins with festival goers asking: "What will be this year's Beasts of the Southern Wild?"
Check out the first seven films slated for the 42nd New Directors/New Films Festival, including new work by Sarah Polley and Shane Carruth, a Bulgarian feature (the first one at the festival in 35 years), and more!
We are happy to announce that our daily podcast hosted by Film Society's Eugene Hernandez will begin dispatching from the Sundance Film Festival tomorrow, and will be continuing at other major festivals throughout the year! Subscribe to our podcast on iTunes...
Director Zuzanna Solakiewicz reveals a little-known piece of Jewish history: a gravesite in Poland of three holy masters, covered up during World War II. Travel to Poland with Meir Moszkowicz on Yorzeit (the anniversary of the death of Master Zvi) in this beautiful documentary.