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.
Castanha director Davi Pretto spoke with FilmLinc about his chance meeting of João Carlos Castanha, a 52 year-old transvestite/drag queen with a fear of death and a zest for life and his rule-breaking narrative/documentary that reinterprets genre.
Acclaimed German filmmaker Rainer Werner Fassbinder will be the subject of a comprehensive two-part retrospective taking place at the Film Society of Lincoln Center this year. Details for "Fassbinder: Romantic Anarchist (Part I)," set for May 16 - June 1, were announced today.
The Silent Majority Speaks, screening in Art of the Real, is a pioneering example of the information age. Bani Khoshnoudi, who only recently revealed herself as its director, talks about the film and Iran's recent history.
Screenings, dramatic readings, and other special events are on tap for the 27th annual Columbia University Film Festival, co-sponsored for the third year by the Film Society of Lincoln Center.
Film Society will host "From Screen to Stage: Bullets Over Broadway," including a screening of Woody Allen's multi-Oscar-nominated film and a discussion with principles behind the upcoming staged version
As our "Permanent Vacation: The Films of Jim Jarmusch" retrospective concludes (and Only Lovers Left Alive gets set to open) at the Film Society, Jim Jarmusch was on hand last night to join us in celebrating his career.
The Italians are returning to Film Society this June with the latest edition of Open Roads: New Italian Cinema. The annual showcase has spotlighted contemporary Italian cinema for the past 13 years.