Laura Poitras Film about Snowden & Surveillance Added to 52nd NYFF image

Laura Poitras Film about Snowden & Surveillance Added to 52nd NYFF

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced that CITIZENFOUR, Oscar-nominated filmmaker Laura Poitras's new documentary profiling surveillance and revelations made by Edward Snowden, will have its world premiere as a Special Presentation Friday, October 10.

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Eight Finalists Selected for Third Annual NYFF Critics Academy

Eight finalists have been selected to take part in the third annual New York Film Festival Critics Academy. The program nurtures aspiring film critics over the course of the festival who will cover the event for Film Comment and Indiewire.

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Anderson, Leigh, Costa, Amalric, and Miller Set for NYFF Talks image

Anderson, Leigh, Costa, Amalric, and Miller Set for NYFF Talks

Paul Thomas Anderson will host this year's On Cinema while Mathieu Amalric, Pedro Costa, Mike Leigh, and Bennett Miller will take part in the HBO Directors Dialogues during the upcoming New York Film Festival, the Film Society of Lincoln Center said Saturday.

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NYFF Opening Acts Returns with a Celebration of Filmmakers’ Previous Work image

NYFF Opening Acts Returns with a Celebration of Filmmakers’ Previous Work

The weeklong series spotlights past work by filmmakers who will be showcasing their new films at the 52nd New York Film Festival. In addition to screenings at the Film Society of Lincoln Center select Opening Acts films will screen at Maysles Cinema, Nitehawk Cinema and UnionDocs.

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Watch: Six Moments from the James Brown: The Hardest Working Man in Show Business Series image

Watch: Six Moments from the James Brown: The Hardest Working Man in Show Business Series

In anticipation of an exhilarating Labor Day weekend, here are six of the best James Brown moments from our chosen movies. James Brown: The Hardest Working Man in Show Business takes place August 29 - September 1 at the Film Society.

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‘Canopy’ Director Aaron Wilson on Survival, the Jungle, and the Road to the Big Screen image

‘Canopy’ Director Aaron Wilson on Survival, the Jungle, and the Road to the Big Screen

Filmmaker Aaron Wilson shared some thoughts from Australia with FilmLinc about the making of Canopy and its journey to the big screen prior to this week's U.S. release. It opens for a one-week run at the Film Society Friday.

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Watch: The Unforgiving World of Tsai Ming-liang’s ‘Stray Dogs’ image

Watch: The Unforgiving World of Tsai Ming-liang’s ‘Stray Dogs’

The acclaimed film, which screened as part of the 51st New York Film Festival last fall, receives its first full-length trailer prior to its theatrical release at the Film Society on September 12.

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NYFF Unveils Special Events, 30th Anniversary of ‘This Is Spinal Tap,’ and More image

NYFF Unveils Special Events, 30th Anniversary of ‘This Is Spinal Tap,’ and More

The 30th Anniversary Screening of This Is Spinal Tap, the selection of Film Comment Presents, Special Screenings, and more for the 52nd New York Film Festival were announced yesterday.

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R.I.P. George Munroe (1922 - 2014)

George Barber Munroe, a prominent friend of the Film Society, former professional athlete, Rhodes scholar, lawyer, and CEO passed away August 19.

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The Film Society Joins International Festivals in Support of the Beijing Independent Film Festival image

The Film Society Joins International Festivals in Support of the Beijing Independent Film Festival

The Film Society's Kent Jones and Dennis Lim co-signed a growing list of international film festival staff in support of the Beijing Independent Film Festival, which was not allowed to open recently. The statement, co-signers, and background information are included here.

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