We spoke with John Waters just before the announcement that he'll be the subject of a full retrospective at the Film Society, the first in the U.S., called "Fifty Years of John Waters: How Much Can You Take?"
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.
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.
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.
Join us for screenings of two of the late screen legend's most memorable movies and a sneak preview of an anticipated Cannes film with filmmaker Q&A.
In advance of the Film Society's complete John Waters retrospective, he shared some hilarious observations about three of his most memorable features: Pecker, Pink Flamingos, and Hairspray.
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.
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.
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.