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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).
Posted on 1.10.2013
FSLC announces special presentation of LIFECASTERS film event with performance by MC5’s Wayne Kramer
Event includes new short films directed by Adam McKay (ANCHORMAN, “Funny or Die”), Shira Piven (FULLY LOADED), Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert (THE LAST TRUCK: CLOSING OF A GM PLANT, A LION IN THE HOUSE), and Aron Gaudet and Gita Pullapilly (THE WAY WE GET BY). The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today it will present Lifecasters, a film project featuring short films by Adam McKay (ANCHORMAN, “Funny or Die”), Shira Piven (FULLY LOADED), Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert (THE LAST TRUCK: CLOSING OF A GM PLANT, A LION IN THE HOUSE), and Aron Gaudet and Gita Pullapilly (THE WAY WE GET BY) that tell stories of Americans who have discovered creative ways of realizing their dreams – a bit later in life.
Posted on 1.2.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today a rare chance to take in the full measure of a master filmmaker with A CLOSE-UP OF ABBAS KIAROSTAMI from February 8–17. The series will include 10 days of sublime shorts, his earlier work as a documentarian and a selection of narratives through a stunning string of films in the 1990s through to the present day. The Film Society of Lincoln Center will also open Kiarostami’s latest masterpiece, LIKE SOMEONE IN LOVE (A Sundance Selects release) theatrically on Friday, February 15.
Posted on 12.20.2012
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the lineup for THE LAST NEW WAVE: CELEBRATING THE AUSTRALIAN FILM REVIVAL, January 25-31, featuring a mix of established classics and forgotten gems, in beautiful restored prints courtesy of the National Film and Sound Archive. In-person appearance by director Phillip Noyce and restored 35mm prints of Peter Weir's PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK, George Miller's MAD MAX, Gillian Armstrong's MY BRILLIANT CAREER and many more.
Posted on 12.19.2012
Series includes selections from 8 countries including China (Chen Kaige’s CAUGHT IN THE WEB), Iceland (Baltasar Kormákur’s THE DEEP), India (Anurag Basu’s BARFI!), Uruguay (Rodrigo Plá ‘s THE DELAY), and more! The Film Society of Lincoln Center today announced And the Winner is: Foreign Award Hopefuls, celebrating films from around the world submitted for consideration in the Academy Awards’ Best Foreign Language Film category, as well as the Golden Globes and other “awards season” Best-of lists by critics for film audiences. The film series will be held from January 3-6, 2013.
Posted on 12.17.2012
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today THE SHORTEST DAY (LE JOUR LE PLUS COURT), an international event celebrating French short films on the shortest day of the year, December 21st at 3PM, coordinated by The Centre National de la Cinematographie et de l’image animée (CNC). The screenings are supported by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, and the Institut Français and will be FREE to the public at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center’s Amphitheater.
Posted on 12.17.2012
Film Comment’s annual end-of-the-year survey of film critics, journalists, film section editors, and past and present contributors was released today with Leos Carax’s HOLY MOTORS, Paul Thomas Anderson’s THE MASTER and Wes Andreson’s MOONRISE KINGDOM taking the top spots among films released in 2012. Among films that made appearances at film festivals or special screenings worldwide, but haven’t been picked up for stateside distribution as of yet, Joachim Lafosse’s OUR CHILDREN, Song Fang’s MEMORIES LOOK AT ME and Alan Berliner’s FIRST COUSIN ONCE REMOVED received the top rankings.
Posted on 12.11.2012
The Jewish Museum and the Film Society of Lincoln Center will present the 22nd annual New York Jewish Film Festival at the Film Society’s Walter Reade Theater, Jan. 9-24, 2013. The festival’s 45 features and shorts from 9 countries - 23 screening in their world, U.S. or New York premieres - provide a diverse global perspective on the Jewish experience. Many film screenings will be followed by filmmakers and special guests in onstage discussions.
Posted on 12.11.2012
The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced the addition of a second presentation of THE LOST CHILDREN on Monday, January 28 in the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center’s Amphitheater, following the sold out first show of the live immersive media event on Tuesday, January 22.