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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Scary Movies 8

Scary Movies 8

Oct 31 - Nov 6

Now in its eighth year, New York’s top festival for quality horror from around the globe is back! This year’s fright fest will bring you a collection of hair-raising premieres and rediscovered classics. A Halloween evening blowout featuring a screening of What We Do in the Shadows followed by a vampire-themed costume party will kick off an exhilarating week of terrifying shockers and demented mayhem.

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The Met: Live in HD 2014-15

The Met: Live in HD 2014-15

Nov 1 - 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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Fassbinder: Romantic Anarchist (Part 2)

Fassbinder: Romantic Anarchist (Part 2)

Nov 7 - Nov 26

Rainer Werner Fassbinder made nearly 40 feature-length films in just 13 years and left behind one of the most cohesive and provocative bodies of work in the history of cinema. Part two of our retrospective, which includes all of Fassbinder’s theatrical movies and many of his television films, along with several works connected with his eternally relevant artistry.

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An Evening with Jimmy Wong Yu

An Evening with Jimmy Wong Yu

Nov 11

Jimmy Wong Yu will be presented the New York Asian Film Festival’s Lifetime Achievement Award and will participate in an on-stage discussion before a screening of his massively entertaining martial-arts classic Master of the Flying Guillotine, projected on glorious 35mm.

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Sound + Vision Presents: Staring at Sound

Sound + Vision Presents: Staring at Sound

Nov 20

Staring at Sound 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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Mountainfilm 2014

Mountainfilm 2014

Nov 21 - Nov 23

Telluride Mountainfilm returns to the Film Society of Lincoln Center for its fifth year with a weekend of documentaries about adventure, environment, and culture. But mainly adventure.

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Time Regained: The Films of Lav Diaz

Time Regained: The Films of Lav Diaz

Nov 30

The Film Society is proud to present the most complete American retrospective to date of this major, criminally underseen filmmaker, continuing through August 2015.

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