Birdman triumphed at the Oscars, culminating this year's Awards Season.
Walerian Borowczyk is the Polish director whose unrepentant eroticism lead to his elimination from the pages of history. Film Society of Lincoln Center’s upcoming series, Obscure Pleasures: The Films of Walerian Borowczyk (April 2-9), seeks to remedy that omission. (Viewer discretion is advised).
This week's edition of the Film Society's weekly podcast, The Close-Up, features a two-part conversation with Oscar-nominated filmmaker Noah Baumbach. He returned to the Film Society of Lincoln Center in March for a mini-retrospective entitled Growing Up Baumbach, which included his latest film, While We're Young.
Rick Alverson’s black comedy Entertainment screens as the Closing Night selection of the 44th New Director/New Films this Sunday, March 29. Alverson discusses how growing up as an introvert left him with a fascination for how people communicate.
Following its buzzed-about premiere at Sundance, Listen to Me Marlon, Stevan Riley’s intimate portrait of legendary actor Marlon Brando, screens as part of the 44th New Directors/New Films, which continues through Sunday.
Salomé Alexi’s feature-film debut, Line of Credit, is a gently humorous story about an indebted shopkeeper trying to stay afloat. In her comments about the feature, screening in the 44th New Directors/New Films, Alexi talks finding inspiration in painting, and the trials of adapting to capitalism in a Soviet society.
As New Directors/New Films heads into its final stretch, FilmLinc takes a look at images from the past week. For 44 years, ND/NF, presented by the Film Society and MoMA, has been a beacon for audiences to see some of the best work by emerging filmmakers. The festival continues through Sunday.
Chaitanya Tamhane weaves a tale of injustice in his debut film, Court, which follows the trial of a folk singer accused of assisting a suicide. In his comments to FilmLinc, Tamhane talks about creating a new kind of courtroom drama and filming up to 60 takes per scene. Court screens in New Directors/New Films, which continues through Sunday.
Actor/writer/director Benjamin Crotty makes his feature directorial debut with Fort Buchanan, a tragicomic portrait of a man stranded at a remote military post while his husband carries out a mission in Djibouti. The film screens on Wednesday, March 25 and Sunday, March 29 at the 44th New Directors/New Films, which continues through March 29.
On this week's episode of the Film Society's podcast, The Close-Up, we're featuring Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner and stars Jon Hamm, January Jones, Christina Hendricks, and John Slattery, who joined moderator Chuck Klosterman in a lively conversation about the Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning series, which ends its run this summer.