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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By Marguerite Duras

By Marguerite Duras

Oct 15 - Oct 22

On the occasion of her centenary, a retrospective for the novelist Marguerite Duras, who broke into film with her elliptical screenplay for Hiroshima Mon Amour. That film’s radical disjunction of sound and image evolved into her signature over the course of her 19 formally daring works.

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La Ciudad at Fifteen

La Ciudad at Fifteen

Oct 22

Filmed over the course of seven years, and featuring a cast of mostly nonprofessional immigrant workers, La Ciudad is a unique portrait of New York at the end of the last century, and a powerful exploration of what it means to be American today.

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Film Comment Double Feature

Film Comment Double Feature

Oct 23

Film Comment magazine resurrects the lost art of the double feature with monthly pairings of cinematic classics, cult and otherwise. Enjoy two films for the price of one!

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Sound + Vision Presents: Staring at Sound

Sound + Vision Presents: Staring at Sound

Oct 23

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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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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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 Filipino master, timed to the release of his latest film, Norte, the End of History. The series launches with a rare screening of his seven-and-a-half-hour Melancholia (2008) and continues with one screening a month through February 2015.

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