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Posted on 2.5.2014
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today Patrice Chéreau: The Love That Dares (February 28-March 5), a nine-film series celebrating the prolific post-New Wave and award-winning filmmaker whose body of work spanned over 30 years and was noted for his progressive social ideals and unique visual sensibility. The series will also serve as a lead-in to FSLC’s popular Rendez-Vous with French Cinema series (March 6-16), the details for which were just announced on Monday.
Posted on 2.3.2014
The 19th edition of Rendez-Vous with French Cinema, the Film Society of Lincoln Center and Unifrance Films’ celebrated annual showcase of the newest and best in contemporary French film, sweeps across screens at The Film Society of Lincoln Center, the IFC Center and BAMcinématek, March 6 – March 16. The 2014 slate — which consists of 24 feature films making their New York, United States or North American premieres — attests to the sheer variety and vitality of contemporary French filmmaking.
Posted on 1.29.2014
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the lineup for the upcoming 14th edition of Film Comment magazine’s essential and eclectic feast of cinephilia, Film Comment Selects, taking place from February 17-27, 2014. The annual festival will present 22 discoveries and rediscoveries, 17 of them New York premieres, and nine without U.S. distribution, handpicked by the magazine’s editors after scouring the international festival circuit in 2013.
Posted on 1.15.2014
The Film Society of Lincoln Center will kick off its daily radio program tomorrow from the 2014 Sundance Film Festival called the Daily Buzz. Building on the success of The Daily Buzz at Sundance, Cannes and SXSW in recent years, the Film Society will continue to take the program to other festivals throughout the year. The on-going initiative is aimed to bring the latest news and hot topics of each festival to listeners across the country. For those that can’t make it to these noteworthy festivals, the Film Society is helping bring them a piece of the action!
Posted on 1.14.2014
The Film Society of Lincoln Center and The Museum of Modern Art today announced seven official selections for the 2014 New Directors/New Films Festival (ND/NF) (March 19–30). The 2014 edition marks the 43rd year of the festival, which is dedicated to the discovery of new works by emerging and dynamic filmmaking talent. Representing eleven countries from around the world, the initial seven selections are Richard Ayoade’s THE DOUBLE (UK), Benedikt Erlingsson’s OF HORSES AND MEN (Iceland), Abdellah Taïa’s SALVATION ARMY (L'Armée du salut) (France/Morocco/Switzerland), Ben Rivers and Ben Russell’s A SPELL TO WARD OFF THE DARKNESS (Estonia/France), Roberto Minervini’s STOP THE POUNDING HEART (Belgium/Italy/USA), Albert Serra’s STORY OF MY DEATH (Història de la meva mort) (Spain/France), and Vivian Qu’s TRAP STREET (Shuiyin Jie) (China).
Posted on 1.8.2014
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the schedule for Martin Scorsese Presents: Masterpieces of Polish Cinema, a 21-film series created and organized by Scorsese’s non-profit organization, The Film Foundation in partnership with Propaganda Foundation, DI Factory and CRF, distributed by Milestone Films in cooperation with Janus, featuring classic works from some of Poland’s most accomplished and lauded filmmakers, spanning the period from 1957–1987. Curated by Scorsese from a selection of new digital restorations, the series premieres at the Film Society, February 5-16, and will travel to 30 cities this year. Each film will be presented in brilliantly re-mastered and newly subtitled DCPs.
Posted on 12.23.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced Edgar G. Ulmer: Back From The Margins, a spotlight on the near-forgotten émigré filmmaker, taking place January 10, 11, 17 and 18
Posted on 12.18.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today that Rose Kuo is stepping down as Executive Director. Lesli Klainberg, currently Managing Director of the Film Society, has been named Interim Executive Director. Kuo will consult with the Board through the first quarter of 2014, to assist with a smooth transition.
Posted on 12.16.2013
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 Joel & Ethan Coen’s INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS, Steve McQueen’s 12 YEARS A SLAVE and Richard Linklater’s BEFORE MIDNIGHT taking the top spots among films released in 2013. Among films that made appearances at film festivals or special screenings worldwide, but haven’t been picked up for stateside distribution as of yet, Philippe Garrel’s JEALOUSY, Tsai Ming-liang’s STRAY DOGS and Joaquim Pinto’s WHAT NOW? REMIND ME received the top rankings.
Posted on 12.16.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today a weeklong celebration of director Alain Guiraudie, who has long been one of French cinema’s most singular voices. The series Alain Guiraudie: King of Escape will begin on Friday, January 24, the same day his new film and 51st New York Film Festival hit, Stranger by the Lake, opens theatrically at the Film Society of Lincoln Center. The weeklong series is a complete, two-decade-spanning survey of his rarely seen work, including his short, medium-length, and feature films. Guiraudie will be in attendance for Q&A’s January 24, 25 and 26. A complete schedule will be confirmed shortly. Visit Filmlinc.com for more information.