Nonfiction took the spotlight Tuesday as the Film Society of Lincoln Center unveiled 15 documentaries, including one World Premiere and four U.S. Premieres, slated to join the lineup of the 52nd New York Film Festival.
Marguerite Duras will be spotlighted at the Film Society of Lincoln Center this October. The week-long retrospective, which will celebrate the film work by the novelist, essayist, and playwright, will mark her centennial and the re-release of Alain Resnais's Hiroshima Mon Amour.
Watch the Oscar-winning favorite on Lincoln Plaza as a special tease for the Metropolitan Opera’s 10-day "Summer HD Festival," which begins on Saturday, August 23.
A cross section of international filmmakers including Olivier Assayas, Nick Broomfield, David Cronenberg, Asia Argento, the Dardennes, Hong Sang-soo, and more are on tap for the Main Slate of the 2014 New York Film Festival, which the Film Society unveiled Wednesday.
The director and selected cast of Love Is Strange will discuss the film August 19, while Ari Folman will be a guest at the Film Society August 20 to discuss his upcoming The Congress.
The film veteran's cinematic self-portrait has garnered critical attention during its festival run, including last year's NYFF. The doc will begin its theatrical release at the Film Society Friday with a one-week exclusive engagement.
John Wojtowicz's robbery of a Brooklyn bank back in the '70s ignited a media firestorm long before the 24-hour news cycle made it de rigueur. Allison Berg and Frank Keraudren's The Dog, which debuted at last year's NYFF, will open this weekend at the Film Society.
Glass Ghost band member Eliot Krimsky shares his thoughts on music, technology, advertising, personal identity and their interplay which is at the heart of their Sound + Vision program: "Live Performance: Glass Ghost – LYFE™" Tuesday evening.
Trash maestro John Waters and acclaimed actress Isabelle Huppert joined in conversation following an exclusive screening of Catherine Breillat's Abuse of Weakness.