NYFF52 Spotlight: Matías Piñeiro’s “The Princess of France,” A Shakespeare-Inspired Tale image

NYFF52 Spotlight: Matías Piñeiro’s “The Princess of France,” A Shakespeare-Inspired Tale

Matías Piñeiro's The Princess of France, a contemporary reworking of Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost in which the protagonist translates the play into an Internet-radio opus. A clip from the NYFF North American premiere is featured here.

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John Waters Looks Back and Forward Prior to His Film Society Retrospective image

John Waters Looks Back and Forward Prior to His Film Society Retrospective

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?"

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NYFF Opening Acts Returns with a Celebration of Filmmakers’ Previous Work image

NYFF Opening Acts Returns with a Celebration of Filmmakers’ Previous Work

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.

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Watch: Six Moments from the James Brown: The Hardest Working Man in Show Business Series image

Watch: Six Moments from the James Brown: The Hardest Working Man in Show Business Series

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.

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‘Canopy’ Director Aaron Wilson on Survival, the Jungle, and the Road to the Big Screen image

‘Canopy’ Director Aaron Wilson on Survival, the Jungle, and the Road to the Big Screen

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.

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The Film Society to Tribute Lauren Bacall and Sneak ‘Eleanor Rigby’ in September image

The Film Society to Tribute Lauren Bacall and Sneak ‘Eleanor Rigby’ in September

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.

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Watch: John Waters Talks ‘Pecker,’ ‘Pink Flamingos’ & ‘Hairspray’ in Exclusive Videos image

Watch: John Waters Talks ‘Pecker,’ ‘Pink Flamingos’ & ‘Hairspray’ in Exclusive Videos

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.

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Watch: The Unforgiving World of Tsai Ming-liang’s ‘Stray Dogs’ image

Watch: The Unforgiving World of Tsai Ming-liang’s ‘Stray Dogs’

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.

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NYFF Unveils Special Events, 30th Anniversary of ‘This Is Spinal Tap,’ and More image

NYFF Unveils Special Events, 30th Anniversary of ‘This Is Spinal Tap,’ and More

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.

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R.I.P. George Munroe (1922 - 2014) image

R.I.P. George Munroe (1922 - 2014)

George Barber Munroe, a prominent friend of the Film Society, former professional athlete, Rhodes scholar, lawyer, and CEO passed away August 19.

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