The premier French cinema festival in New York opens tonight with "The Intouchables" and really gets going this weekend with a packed slate of provocative films, in-person appearances and the debut of our first-ever sidebar series, Rendez-Vous+!
Taika Waititi's "Boy," inspired by his Oscar-nominated short "Two Cars, One Night," makes its U.S. theatrical debut this weekend, and we’re excited to present an advanced screening tonight in the Walter Reade featuring an in-depth conversation with the director!
Film Society is proud to present a complete, six-film retrospective of the accomplished but under-appreciated Russian director whose nearly impossible-to-find work ranks with that of Tarkovsky but has suffered at the hands of censorship, prohibition and neglect.
Watch video of Franco's conversation with Film Comment editor Gavin Smith about his reworking of Gus Van Sant's New Queer Cinema touchstone "My Own Private Idaho" after a screening at this year's Film Comment Selects festival.
Two ongoing programs will highlight the best new independent narrative and documentary films, respectively, and further Film Society's commitment to discovering emerging cinematic talent. "Indie Night" will be guest curated by producer Ted Hope in 2012.
A hit at this year's New York Film Festival, Asghar Farhadi's "A Separation" won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film last night. Here's the text of Farhadi's speech.
Heading into Sunday, a whopping 50 of this year's Academy Award nominations belong to movies that played at Film Society this year as part of the 49th New York Film Festival, New Directors/New Films, member and patron screenings, or in runs at our beautiful new Film Center!
Documentary's most recognizable filmmaker reflected on the impact of non-fiction film last night at the annual pre-Oscar celebration for non fiction nominees in Los Angeles.