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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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Posted on 6.12.2015
New York, NY (June 12, 2015) – The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today Sean Baker x 3, a special spotlight on the director to be held on Thursday, July 9. The day will include back-to-back screenings of Prince of Broadway, Starlet, and a sneak preview of his latest feature, the bombastic and moving Tangerine (opening at the Film Society on July 10), with Baker in person. Visit filmlinc.com for more information.
Posted on 6.9.2015
New York, NY (June 9, 2015) – The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the initial June and July lineup for the popular FREE Film Society Talks series, sponsored by HBO. The returning summer series kicks off on Monday, June 15 with director, writer, and producer Julie Taymor, who will discuss the filmed version of her critically acclaimed stage production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. 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 talks will be announced at a later date so stay tuned and visit filmlinc.com for more information. Talks will take place in the Amphitheater at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center, 144 West 65th Street.
Posted on 6.8.2015
New York, NY (June 5, 2015) – The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Subway Cinema announce the lineup today for the 2015 New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF), which will take place from June 26 to July 8 at the Film Society and July 9 to 11 at SVA Theatre (333 W. 23rd Street). The Closing Night selection will be announced at a later date. North America’s leading festival of popular Asian cinema will showcase 52 feature films, including 1 World Premiere, 3 International Premieres, 13 North American Premieres, 5 U.S. Premieres, and 14 films making their New York City debuts. The festival will be attended by 18 international filmmakers and celebrity guests traveling from Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and the U.S.
Posted on 6.4.2015
New York, NY (June 4, 2015) – The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today that Robert Zemeckis’s The Walk will make its World Premiere as the Opening Night selection of the upcoming 53rd New York Film Festival (September 25 – October 11), which will kick off at Alice Tully Hall. A true story, the film is based on Philippe Petit’s memoir To Reach the Clouds and stars Golden Globe nominee Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Petit, the French high-wire artist who achieved the feat of walking between the Twin Towers in 1974. The Walk will be the second 3D feature selected for the Opening Night Gala since Ang Lee’s Life of Pi in 2012 and also marks Zemeckis’s return to the Festival after Flight, the 2012 Closing Night Gala selection. Today’s announcement coincides with the release of the film’s trailer, which can be viewed at movies.yahoo.com. The film will be released in 3D and IMAX 3D on October 2, 2015.
Posted on 5.28.2015
FSLC upcoming June events: Sneak peeks of The Overnight and 54: The Director’s Cut & Bad Dads series
New York, NY (May 28, 2015) – The Film Society of Lincoln Center will present sneak previews throughout June, including Patrick Brice’s The Overnight on Wednesday, June 17, with Brice and actors Adam Scott and Jason Schwartzman in attendance, and on Tuesday, June 23, Miramax's 54: The Director’s Cut, will screen, followed by a Q&A with director Mark Christopher. The film, now a cult classic, features an additional 44 minutes of never-before-seen material that was not included in the original release in 1998. The previously announced sneak preview of Crystal Moselle’s The Wolfpack will screen on Thursday, June 11 with the director and subjects in attendance. The film opens theatrically at the Film Society the next day.