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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.

Note: Tickets go on sale one week before each film opens.

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Xavier Dolan | 2014 | 139 mins

Quebecois auteur Xavier Dolan’s most fully realized and idiosyncratic work to date stylishly revisits maternal angst and teen alienation when circumstances force brassy widow Diana to homeschool her violently hyperactive son Steve.

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Salvation Army

Abdellah Taïa | 2013 | 81 mins

One week exclusive run

Moroccan author Abdellah Taïa’s directorial debut is a bracing, deeply personal account of a young gay man’s awakening that avoids both cliché and the trappings of autobiography, worthy of Bresson in its concreteness and lucidity.

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Coming Soon


Céline Sciamma | 2014 | 112 mins

Opens January 30

Director Céline Sciamma in person opening weekend. Click through for details.

Céline Sciamma’s third feature is one of the best coming-of-age films of recent years, capturing the lives of a gang of tough girls living in the Parisian banlieue with a rare empathy and a close, attentive eye.

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Ballet 422

Jody Lee Lipes | 2014 | 72 mins

Opens February 6

Director Jody Lee Lipes in person opening weekend. Click through for details.

Balletomanes and behind-the-scenes aficionados will revel in director Jody Lee Lipes’s visual diary of the creation of New York City Ballet’s 422nd original ballet and its impassioned, up-and-coming choreographer.

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Da Sweet Blood of Jesus

Spike Lee | 2014 | 123 mins

Opens February 13

An affluent scholar develops a taste for blood in Spike Lee’s reinterpretation of Bill Gunn’s 1973 cult thriller Ganja & Hess, which Lee calls “a new kind of love story,” blending social awareness with invigorating low-budget roughness.

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Eastern Boys

Robin Campillo | 2013 | 128 mins

One week exclusive run opens February 27

When a middle-aged, bourgeois Parisian approaches a boyishly handsome Ukrainian at the Gare du Nord train station in Paris, the sex-for-hire encounter begets a home invasion and then an unexpectedly profound relationship.

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My Life Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn

Liv Corfixen | 2014 | 58 mins

One week exclusive run opens February 27

Q&As with director Liv Corfixen opening weekend

Half home movie, half treatise on the anxieties that plague every artist, this documentary by Liv Corfixen (aka Mrs. Refn) offers a warm, domestic perspective on the creative process and an all-access-granted portrait of one of world cinema’s most enigmatic figures.

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Past Films

Gangs of Wasseypur

Anurag Kashyap | 2012 | 320 mins

Introduction by director Anurag Kashyap at 6:15pm show on January 16 and Q&A at 5:15pm show on January 17

Dubbed “the godfather of modern Indian independent cinema,” director Anurag Kashyap offers his own Godfather of sorts, a riveting crime saga spanning seven decades of warfare between rival mob families in the titular coal town.

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Ruben Östlund | 2008 | 98 mins

One week exclusive run

Q&A with Ruben Östlund on January 16

Described by Östlund as “a tragic comedy or a comic tragedy,” the director’s second feature draws uneasy laughter through five examinations of bourgeois group dynamics.

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Li’l Quinquin

Bruno Dumont | 2014 | 200 mins

Bruno Dumont’s absurdist metaphysical murder mystery, with echoes of Twin Peaks, spikes his moral and theological obsessions with tenderness and unforeseen humor.

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Ruben Östlund | 2011 | 118 mins

One week exclusive run

Q&A with Ruben Östlund on January 14

Unabashedly impolite, Östlund’s record of racially charged harassment and societal paralysis offers food for thought and fuel for fury.

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Sagrada: The Mystery of Creation

Sagrada: The Mystery of Creation

Stefan Haupt | 2012 | 89 mins

The history of the Sagrada Familia basilica in Barcelona, only half-finished after 130 years. A testament to an artist’s imperishable vision, and how the beauty of creation lies as much in the process as the product.

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A Tale of Winter

Eric Rohmer | 1992 | 114 mins

Rohmer’s late-career masterpiece is at once a luminous Christian parable about the transformative effects of grace and a frightening, unresolved picture of the role chance plays in regulating and structuring human affairs.

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La última película

Raya Martin | Mark Peranson | 2013 | 88 mins

In this tribute to and critique of Dennis Hopper’s The Last Movie, a grandiose filmmaker (Alex Ross Perry) scouts locations for a production that will involve exposing the last extant celluloid film stock on the eve of the Mayan Apocalypse.

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When Evening Falls on Bucharest or Metabolism

Corneliu Porumboiu | 2013 | 89 mins

A rigorously structured and fascinatingly oblique new film from Corneliu Porumboiu that examines the life of a film director during the moments on a shoot when the camera isn’t rolling.

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