FilmLinc spoke with Argentine filmmaker Lisandro Alonso last summer shortly after he was named the Film Society's second Filmmaker In Residence. His latest movie, Jauja, which screened at NYFF52, began its theatrical run at the Film Society yesterday.
The Venice prize winner will open at the Film Society of Lincoln Center on April 17, coinciding with our retrospective of Rohmer's Comedies and Proverbs cycle.
Obscure Pleasures: The Films of Walerian Borowczyk (April 2-9) will feature seldom-seen work from the controversial filmmaker on the big screen.
The 15th Film Comment Selects series, taking place February 20 - March 5 opens Friday with Mark Hartley's Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films.
Spike Lee's latest film, Da Sweet Blood of Jesus, opens at the Film Society of Lincoln Center today. One critic described as a "ghoulish vampire story" and "an evident labor of love."
Funded from a $200,000 grant from the William Randolph Hearst Foundation, CineKids has launched in three local public elementary schools, tapping the creative expression and talent of students from kindergarten to the 5th grade, culminating in the first CineKids Film Festival in June.
The Big Beat: Fats Domino and the Birth of Rock ’n' Roll looks at legendary musician Fats Domino's humble New Orleans beginnings and his meteoric rise to cultural icon. The documentary screens January 24 as part of a Sound + Vision double bill.
The first nine selections of the 44th New Directors/New Films (ND/NF) were unveiled today by the Museum of Modern Art and the Film Society of Lincoln Center. The festival, taking place March 18-29, is dedicated to the "discovery of new works by emerging and dynamic filmmaking talent."