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Posted on 2.13.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today a BRAZILIAN SAGA: CARLOS DIEGUES’ CINEMATIC ADVENTURES, a comprehensive survey of the groundbreaking filmmaker’s work, from April 12 – 18. A pioneer of the revolutionary Cinema Novo movement, which made film an integral part of the cultural and sociopolitical struggles facing Brazil in the 60’s. Diegues’ now-iconic films had a historical emphasis and were among the first to bring Afro-Brazilian culture to life on film.
Posted on 2.12.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today that President Bill Clinton will present the 40th Chaplin Award to Academy Award-winner Barbra Streisand, the first American woman artist to receive credit as writer, director, producer and star of a major feature film, YENTL, during a Gala Ceremony held at Lincoln Center on the evening of Monday, April 22, 2013.
Posted on 2.12.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced details today for the upcoming film series, Foxy, The Complete Pam Grier (March 15-17). Screening at the Walter Reade Theater (165 West 65th Street) and the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center (144 West 65th Street), and highlighted by the attendance of Grier at several screenings, the film series includes such fan favorites and notable classics as THE BIG BIRD CAGE (1972), COFFY (1973), ESCAPE FROM LA (1996), FOXY BROWN (1974), and GREASED LIGHTNING (1977), as well as JACKIE BROWN (1997) featuring her Golden Globe and SAG Award nominated performance in the title role.
Posted on 2.5.2013
The 18th edition of Rendez-Vous with French Cinema, the Film Society of Lincoln Center and Unifrance Films’ celebrated annual showcase of the best in contemporary French film, hits screens at The Film Society, the IFC Center and BAMcinématek, February 28 – March 10. French cinema is as varied and vital as ever in 2013, and the new edition of Rendez-Vous with French Cinema covers the widest possible spectrum. OPENING NIGHT LAUNCHES WITH POPULAIRE, US PREMIERE AND DIRECTORIAL DEBUT FROM RÉGIS ROINSARD STARRING ROMAIN DURIS. IN-PERSON APPEARANCES INCLUDE NIELS ARESTRUP, CATHERINE CORSINI, JACQUES DOILLON, ROMAIN DURIS, ANNIE MILLER, FRANÇOIS OZON, NICOLAS PHILIBERT, AUDREY TAUTOU AND MANY MORE!
Posted on 2.4.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced that Golden Globe winner and two-time Academy Award nominee actress Jessica Chastain will appear on Friday, February 8th at 3:00pm at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center Amphitheater for a conversation on film in a special free-to-the-public event.
Posted on 1.25.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the lineup for the upcoming 13th edition of FILM COMMENT SELECTS (February 18-28), Film Comment magazine’s essential and eclectic film festival. Featuring a lineup of the coming soon and the never-coming-back, the rare and the rediscovered, the unclassifiable and the underrated, these films are hand-picked by the magazine’s editors and contributors from their travels around the international festival circuit. This annual feast of cinephilia of all stripes has something for everyone. Opening Night launches with Antonio Campos’s engrossing SIMON KILLER and Closing Night concludes with Michel Gondry’s unclassifiable teen workshop film THE WE AND THE I. Additional highlights include films from Marco Bellocchio, Phillipe Grandrieux, Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Manoel de Oliveira, and Ben Wheatley.
Posted on 1.18.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced that Academy Award-winner Barbra Streisand, the first American woman artist to receive credit as writer, director, producer and star of a major feature film, YENTL, will be honored at the 40th Annual Chaplin Award Gala held at Lincoln Center on the evening of Monday, April 22, 2013. The event will be attended by a host of notable guests and celebrities honoring the international film legend’s groundbreaking career and will feature film and interview clips culminating in the presentation of The Chaplin Award.
Posted on 1.17.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Film Comment Selects announced today it will present a sneak preview screening of Steven Soderbergh’s SIDE EFFECTS on Wednesday, January 30 at 8:00PM. The screening will take place at the Walter Reade Theater (165 West 65th Street) and will be followed by a Q&A with Soderbergh, writer/producer Scott Z. Burns and stars Rooney Mara and Jude Law.
Posted on 1.16.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center will kick off a daily radio program tomorrow from the 2013 Sundance Film Festival called Film Society’s Daily Buzz with Eugene Hernandez. The daily radio show, recorded live each morning at the Village at the Lift on Main St. in Park City is hosted by the Film Society of Lincoln Center's Eugene Hernandez, a co-founder of Indiewire who is celebrating his 20th anniversary of attending the festival. Guests include Brook Barnes, RJ Cutler, Anne Fontaine, Travis Mathews, Christine Vachon, Lucy Walker, Naomi Watts, Ben Wheatley, Park Chan Wook
Posted on 1.16.2013
The Museum of Modern Art and the Film Society of Lincoln Center today announced seven official selections for the 2013 New Directors/New Films Festival (ND/NF) (March 20–31). Dedicated to the discovery of new works by emerging and dynamic filmmaking talent, the 2013 edition marks the film festival’s 42nd year. Representing seven countries from around the world, the initial seven selections are Emil Christov’s THE COLOR OF THE CHAMELEON (Bulgaria), Tobias Lindholm’s A HIJACKING (Kapringen) (Denmark), Rachid Djaidani’s HOLD BACK (Rengaine) (France), JP Sniadecki’s and Libbie Dina Cohn’s PEOPLE’S PARK (USA/China), Sarah Polley’s STORIES WE TELL (Canada), Shane Carruth’s UPSTREAM COLOR (USA), and Matías Piñeiro’s VIOLA (Argentina).