Festivals, Series & Events

New Releases

New Releases

From foreign delights to must-see indies and riveting documentaries, some of the best new films show year-round at the Film Society of Lincoln Center.

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Art of the Real 2015

Art of the Real 2015

Apr 10 - Apr 26

Our annual nonfiction showcase is founded on the most expansive possible view of documentary film. The second edition features new work from around the world and in a variety of genres alongside retrospective and thematic selections, including a tribute to the great French director Agnès Varda and a spotlight on the art and history of reenactment. Art of the Real 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, pointing to its early, boundary-pushing days.

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Eric Rohmer’s Comedies and Proverbs

Eric Rohmer’s Comedies and Proverbs

Apr 17 - Apr 30

On the occasion of our revival of Rohmer’s Full Moon in Paris, we present the rest of the Comedies and Proverbs cycle (including several new digital restorations).

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Sneak Previews

Sneak Previews

Apr 20 - Apr 28

See some of the best new films before they open with their directors in person for Q&As!

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Sound + Vision Live

Sound + Vision Live

Apr 23

Sound + Vision Live is an exploration of sound and image: what it means to watch something; the myriad ways in which performance, film, and video art intersect and enrich one another; and how sound and light interact with each other within a space.

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2015 Chaplin Award: Robert Redford

2015 Chaplin Award: Robert Redford

Apr 24 - Apr 27

The Film Society is proud to present its 2015 Chaplin Award to Robert Redford for his invaluable contributions to cinema and and consummate skill on both sides of the camera. We invite you to join us for a selection of highlights from his storied career.

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The Met: Live in HD 2014-15

The Met: Live in HD 2014-15

Apr 25 - Apr 27

The Metropolitan Opera's Peabody and Emmy Award-winning series Met Opera: Live in HD is back for the 2014 – 2015 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!

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I Put a Spell on You: The Films of Bertrand Bonello

I Put a Spell on You: The Films of Bertrand Bonello

Apr 29 - May 4

One of the most daring, intelligent, and virtuosic figures in contemporary French cinema, Bertrand Bonello approaches his movies like pieces of music, allowing competing tonal elements to collide and rearrange themselves in bracing configurations. The result is a body of work that consistently pushes viewers into new and surprising territory.

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Print Screen

Print Screen

Apr 30 - May 18

Bridging the worlds of cinema and literature, our new recurring series Print Screen invites our favorite authors to present films that complement and have inspired their work, with post-screening discussions and book signings to follow.

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Columbia University Film Festival 2015

Columbia University Film Festival 2015

May 1 - May 3

The Columbia University School of the Arts Film Program presents the 28th Annual Columbia University Film Festival, a weeklong program of screenings, dramatic readings, and special events.

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Sounds Like Music: The Films of Martín Rejtman

Sounds Like Music: The Films of Martín Rejtman

May 13 - May 19

With Rapado, his 1992 debut feature, Martín Rejtman single-handedly revitalized Argentine narrative film. The five movies he’s made since are models of stylistic precision, narrative structure, and comic pacing. Romantic confusion, investment troubles, unemployment, youthful aimlessness, the numbing rush of city life, and the revivifying power of music and dance: in Rejtman’s films, the business of modern urban living comes off as both familiar and thrillingly strange.

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