The lineup for the first half of our comprehensive, two-part Rainer Werner Fassbinder retrospective has been announced!

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Tickets now on sale for the 27th Columbia University Film Festival, come discover the directors of the future!

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Art of the Real pushes the boundaries of documentary by taking an expansive view of nonfiction film, now through April 26

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Member pre-sale now underway for the 21st New York African Film Festival, general public tickets now on sale!

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Celebrate the work of this year's Chaplin Gala Award honoree with our two-day mini-retro "Directed by Rob Reiner"

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Bombast: Rebirth

The inimitable column returns with an immodest proposal for clicktastic cinephilia

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Fassbinder Retrospective Set for May and November at Film Society

Acclaimed German filmmaker Rainer Werner Fassbinder will be the subject of a comprehensive two-part retrospective taking place at the Film Society of Lincoln Center this year. Details for "Fassbinder: Romantic Anarchist (Part I)," set for May 16 - June 1, were announced today.

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Art of the Real: The Films of Mati Diop

Being there: reflections on the globe-trotting oeuvre of the director of A Thousand Suns

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Review: Fading Gigolo

Geriatric pimping and nostalgia aren't what they used to be

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Call For Entries for 3rd Annual Critics Academy at Locarno Film Festival

Spearheaded by Indiewire and the Film Society in partnership with Film Comment, Critics Academy is a workshop for aspiring film critics that takes place during the Locarno Film Festival. August 6-16.

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Film of the Week: Manakamana

Transit authority: the latest film from the Harvard's Sensory Ethnography Lab gets up close and personal with Nepalese cable-car passengers

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‘The Silent Majority Speaks’ Filmmaker Reveals Herself and Talks Revolution

The Silent Majority Speaks, screening in Art of the Real, is a pioneering example of the information age. Bani Khoshnoudi, who only recently revealed herself as its director, talks about the film and Iran's recent history.

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Cannes Film Festival Unveils 2014 Competition & More

Cannes revealed details about its Competition, Un Certain Regard, Midnight, and Special Screenings lineup Thursday in Paris.

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Columbia University Film Festival Returns to the Film Society in May

Screenings, dramatic readings, and other special events are on tap for the 27th annual Columbia University Film Festival, co-sponsored for the third year by the Film Society of Lincoln Center.

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