Dec 13 - Jan 7
George Cukor was one of Hollywood’s most successful and versatile filmmakers: a master of the musical drama, the screwball comedy, the domestic thriller, and the literary adaptation—not to mention a legendary director of actresses, guiding the likes of Greta Garbo, Katharine Hepburn, Joan Crawford, and Judy Garland to career-defining performances. In collaboration with the Locarno Film Festival, we present a complete overview—the first in many years in New York—of the director’s remarkable career.
Dec 14 - 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!
Dani Leventhal will present a program of her work, including two new videos (Sister City and Nikole), on the occasion of her receiving the 2013 Kazuko Trust Scholarship Award Grant.
Dec 20 - Dec 26
This year, 147 nonfiction films officially qualified for the Best Documentary Oscar. After a preliminary round of voting, members of the Academy’s Documentary Branch whittled that list down to just 15. For one week only, Film Society presents all 15 of the shortlisted titles for your consideration. The five nominees will be announced on January 16.
Dec 27 - Jan 2
In an historic year, a record-high 76 countries submitted films to the Academy for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar. For one week only, Film Society offers a sampling of 10 of these prestigious possibilities for your consideration. The five nominees will be announced on January 16.
Jan 8 - Jan 23
Join us for the 23rd annual New York Jewish Film Festival, a preeminent showcase for world cinema exploring the Jewish experience. This year’s edition includes premieres of films from around the globe, plus a number of “beyond the screen” programs including a symposium, a master class, and exhibitions of the posters and title sequences of the great Saul Bass.
Jan 31 - Feb 4
In its 42nd year, Dance on Camera is as diverse as ever, but many of the films in this year’s lineup reflect dance’s new perspective: a trend toward unusual collaborations (dance and skating, dance and horses, dance and circus) and a recognition that dance thrives best in the bosom of a creative community.