NYFF33: Gianni Amelio’s “Lamerica” image

NYFF33: Gianni Amelio’s “Lamerica”

What's in a face? Amelio's devastating drama, which made its US debut at NYFF '95, proudly carries on the legacy of the Italian social cinema. It screens June 12 at 6:15pm as part of our ongoing 50 Years of the New York Film Festival series.

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50 Years of NYFF Q&A: “Hoop Dreams” image

50 Years of NYFF Q&A: “Hoop Dreams”

Last week's screening of the legendary basketball doc, the closing-night sensation at NYFF '94, featured a Q&A with all three filmmakers and subject Arthur Agee. It felt alternately like a victory lap and a reflection on the film's influence, both positive and negative.

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Interview with Ferzan Özpetek, “Magnificent Presence” image

Interview with Ferzan Özpetek, “Magnificent Presence”

The award-winning Italian-Turkish director on poltergeists, acting, and Italian Unification. Magnificent Presence screens Friday and Monday as part of our Open Roads: New Italian Cinema festival.

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UFOs, Ghosts and DJs: Open Roads’ Genre Fare image

UFOs, Ghosts and DJs: Open Roads’ Genre Fare

Three science fiction mysteries and two Vincent Gallos in the number one showcase of new Italian cinema in North America. Director Q&As after each screening!

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The Humanist’s Burden: “The Cardboard Village” image

The Humanist’s Burden: “The Cardboard Village”

Legendary Italian filmmaker Ermanno Olmi's latest, screening in our Open Roads: New Italian Cinema festival on Friday and Tuesday, finds the director torn between faith and action, men and God.

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High and Low Art Meet at Midnight: “The Texas Chain Saw Massacre” image

High and Low Art Meet at Midnight: “The Texas Chain Saw Massacre”

We continue our summer-long Midnight Movies series this Friday with a screening of Tobe Hooper's independent horror classic, arguably one of the greatest American slashers of all time.

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Remembering Ulu Grosbard (1929 – 2012) image

Remembering Ulu Grosbard (1929 – 2012)

Though he only made seven films, Grosbard left an indelible mark on cinema through his work with actors, who garnered four Oscar nominations and one win under his direction. We celebrate this Film Society friend tonight with a double feature of two of his finest films.

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Indie Night: Todd Solondz’s “Dark Horse” image

Indie Night: Todd Solondz’s “Dark Horse”

The latest from America's master of bleak comedy Todd Solondz (Welcome to the Dollhouse, Happiness) screens tonight as part of our monthly series celebrating the best new independent film. Director and stars in person for Q&A!

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Spend an Evening with Film Legend Jane Fonda image

Spend an Evening with Film Legend Jane Fonda

The two-time Oscar-winning actress comes to Film Society tonight (June 6) for an extended conversation about her storied career with New Yorker theater critic Hilton Als followed by a screening of her latest film, Peace, Love & Misunderstanding!

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Convergence: “Guidestones” Raises the Bar image

Convergence: “Guidestones” Raises the Bar

The mysterious web series and its usefulness as a handbook for transmedia storytelling was the topic of discussion at a recent Story Forum in the Film Center Amphitheater, part of our series "Convergence: Immersive Media at Lincoln Center."

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