Well known for his title sequences and posters for other directors' movies, the film work of the legendary Saul Bass is screening this week as part of the 23rd New York Jewish Film Festival. We delve in to some of the notable highlights.
As we focus on Hollywood great Otto Preminger during this year’s New York Jewish Film Festival, we’ll also be highlighting the work of graphic designer Saul Bass, who designed some of the most influential film title sequences of the 1950s and 60s.
"Edgar G. Ulmer: Back From the Margins," our seven-film retrospective celebrating the work of the Hungarian-born director, takes over the Film Society for the next two weekends with critics, scholars, and Ulmer's daughter in person to discuss his under-appreciated work.
We're pretty much in love with these short trailers for our retrospective "The Discreet Charm of George Cukor," which runs through January 7 and includes all 50 of his films.
On the occasion of the opening of Liv & Ingmar (NYFF50) on December 13, we're screening nine Bergman/Ullmann collaborations in "Liv and Ingmar: The Films," which will run concurrently with the brand new documentary.
Our massive George Cukor retrospective just got a new descriptor: complete! With the addition of Winged Victory (1944), we will now be showing all 50 of Cukor's films!
Ben Stiller will return to Film Society for a three-day survey of his work as a filmmaker. Ben Still Directs, taking place December 6 - 8, will spotlight Stiller's work behind the camera including a sneak preview of his new film The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (Centerpiece, NYFF51) with Q&A!
Timed to the 110th anniversary of Yasujiro Ozu's birth (and the 50th of his death), "Ozu and His Afterlives" will feature the U.S. premieres of restorations of two of his color films and a selection of works by notable modern directors that show his influence.