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Posted on 7.27.2015
New York, NY (July 27, 2015) – The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the selection of Steve Jobs, written by Academy Award® winner Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network, Charlie Wilson’s War) and directed by Academy Award® winner Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire, 127 Hours), as the Centerpiece of the upcoming 53rd New York Film Festival (September 25 – October 11), to screen on Saturday, October 3.
Posted on 7.22.2015
New York, NY (July 22, 2015) – The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today that Don Cheadle’s directorial debut Miles Ahead will make its World Premiere as the Closing Night selection of the upcoming 53rd New York Film Festival (September 25 – October 11). Cheadle, who co-wrote the script, stars as the legendary musician opposite Emayatzy Corinealdi and Ewan McGregor.
Posted on 7.15.2015
New York, NY (July 15, 2015) – The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Jaeger-LeCoultre announced the selection of writer and director Athina Rachel Tsangari (Attenberg, 2011 New Directors/New Films) as their 2015 Filmmaker in Residence, the third annual initiative and partnership between the two organizations. Previous participants include award-winning directors Lisandro Alonso (Jauja) and Andrea Arnold (Red Road).
Posted on 7.8.2015
New York, NY (July 8, 2015) – The Film Society of Lincoln Center, Film Comment magazine, and Indiewire announced today a call for entries for the 2015 New York Film Festival Critics Academy, a workshop for aspiring New York–based film critics that takes place during the festival (September 25 – October 11).
Posted on 7.7.2015
New York, NY (July 7, 2015) – The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today Parker Posey and Salma Hayek as two additional guests for the popular FREE Film Society Talks series, sponsored by HBO. The upcoming events will include a combination of clips, trailers, and extended conversations, with questions also taken from the audience. Additional information on moderators and more will be announced at a later date, so stay tuned and visit filmlinc.com for details. Talks will take place in the Amphitheater at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center, 144 West 65th Street.
Posted on 6.26.2015
New York, NY (June 26, 2015) – The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces a celebration of films from the Swinging Sixties (and beyond) with the retrospective Richard Lester: The Running Jumping Pop Cinema Iconoclast, August 7-13. The series will include a wide range of his best-known works—vibrant mod films, social satires, slapstick comedies, bold stage-play and musical adaptations, revisionist fables… even a British-style 1970s all-star disaster movie.
Posted on 6.24.2015
New York, NY (June 24, 2015) – The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces the third annual edition of Sound + Vision, July 29 – August 7. The vibrant music documentary series, a feast for the eyes and ears, is a true testament to the enduring and mutually enriching relationship between cinema and music. Offering exciting premieres and retrospectives, Sound + Vision explores a range of diverse musical artists, genres, and styles from around the world. Opening Night kicks off with a bang with Brendan Toller’s “pure gold” (Variety) documentary on the life and times of counterculture icon Danny Fields, crafted from over 250 hours of present-day interviews and photos and audio recordings from Fields’s immense archives.
Posted on 6.23.2015
New York, NY (June 23, 2015) – The Film Society of Lincoln Center presents I Found This Funny: The Comedy World of Judd Apatow, July 10-14. The five-day showcase celebrates the Emmy-winning director, producer, writer, and comedian on the occasion of the release of his latest feature, Universal Pictures’s Trainwreck, which will have its World Premiere on Tuesday, July 14 at Alice Tully Hall and serve as a benefit screening for the Film Society, with Apatow and cast in attendance. Tickets for Members are on sale now and go on sale to the General Public on Thursday, June 25. Special VIP packages are available for purchase for the fundraiser, contact email@example.com and 212-875-5620. Visit filmlinc.com to purchase tickets, and for more information.
Posted on 6.18.2015
New York, NY (June 18, 2015) – The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: The Films of Pedro Costa, from July 17-23. The series precedes the opening of the Portuguese auteur’s long-awaited, “hauntingly beautiful” (Variety) new film, Horse Money, which played last fall at the 52nd New York Film Festival and opens theatrically at the Film Society on July 18.
Posted on 6.16.2015
Summer 2015 New Releases include: The Princess of France (June 26), Stray Dog (July 3), Tangerine (July 10), Horse Money (July 24), The Kindergarten Teacher (July 31), The Great Man (August 14), Youth (August 21), Queen of Earth (August 26). Visit filmlinc.com for more information.