Apr 11 - Apr 26
Our new annual series Art of the Real is a nonfiction showcase founded on the most expansive possible view of documentary film. The inaugural edition features new work from around the world alongside retrospective selections by both known and unjustly forgotten filmmakers. It is a platform for filmmakers and artists who have given us a wider view of nonfiction cinema and at the same time brought the form full circle, back to its early, boundary-pushing days.
Apr 15 - May 10
The Metropolitan Opera's Peabody and Emmy Award-winning series Met Opera: Live in HD is back for the 2013 – 2014 season! Experience the Met live from the stage of the Metropolitan Opera House at the Walter Reade Theater—specially equipped with high definition screens and surround sound!
Apr 18 - Apr 26
Convergence seeks to create a forum for immersive storytellers and their audiences at Lincoln Center. Through panel programs, exhibitions, intensive workshops, and critical partnerships with creators, we aim to further the dialogue about this form that is all forms and to treat transmedia as what it really is: an emerging form of art.
To celebrate the opening of Bullets Over Broadway: The Musical, the Film Society of Lincoln Center will screen an archival print of the 1994 Woody Allen film on which the show is based, followed by a conversation on the pleasures and pitfalls of moving from cinema to the stage.
May 7 - May 13
The core of the 21st New York African Film Festival is the experience of revolution and liberation in and from Africa in the 21st century. The festival presents a unique selection of contemporary and classic African films, running the gamut from features, shorts, and documentaries to animation and experimental films. In celebration of the centenary of Nigerian unification, look for a couple of films from Nollywood, Africa’s largest movie industry.