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Posted on 11.20.2012
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today that it will present 15 films in their original 70mm glory, featuring a mix of beloved classics and rarely screened gems, all at the Walter Reade Theater – one of the last remaining cinemas in the country equipped to screen 70mm prints. Fifteen rarely screened gems with original or restored 70mm prints, including 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY, IT’S A MAD MAD MAD MAD WORLD and beloved musical classics THE SOUND OF MUSIC, MY FAIR LADY, WEST SIDE STORY. Special anniversary screenings include 30th anniversary of TRON and 20th anniversary of BARAKA.
Posted on 11.16.2012
THE DISCREET CHARM OF THE BOURGEOISIE is Buñuel’s 1972 Oscar-winning surrealist comedy starring Fernando Rey, Stephane Audrane and Delphine Seyrig. In honor of the film’s 40th Anniversary the Film Society of Lincoln Center will have a one week exclusive engagement beginning Friday, November 23 at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center. A Rialto Pictures release.
Posted on 11.16.2012
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the lineup for the 21st edition of SPANISH CINEMA NOW, December 7-16, featuring the latest, most exciting films from Spain, as well as a salute to surrealist master, Luis Buñuel. Kicking off this year’s series is Spain’s official Foreign Language Oscar submission, Pablo Berger’s BLANCANIEVES, an extraordinary lush, silent retelling of Snow White, complete with a traveling troupe of bullfighting dwarves. Closing out the festival is director Alvaro Longoria’s SONS OF THE CLOUDS, the newest film featuring Academy Award-winning actor Javier Bardem who takes audiences on a journey to the Western Sahara, where the Sahawai people wait for permission to return to their ancestral lands.
Posted on 11.15.2012
The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Film Comment Selects announced today AN EVENING WITH CHRISTOPHER NOLAN, on Wednesday, November 28th at 7:00PM. The night will focus on the making of the DARK KNIGHT films and the many more facets of his remarkable career, featuring film clips and an extended conversation moderated by Film Comment contributing editor Scott Foundas. Tickets on sale now, visit Filmlinc.com!
Posted on 11.12.2012
MOMA AND FSLC TO PRESENT 42ND EDITION OF NEW DIRECTORS/NEW FILMS, MARCH 20-31, SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN!
The Museum of Modern Art and the Film Society of Lincoln Center will present the 42nd edition of New Directors/New Films (ND/NF) from March 20-31, 2013. This year’s festival will welcome two new programmers to the ND/NF team, FSLC’s Director of Year-Round Programming, Robert Koehler, and MoMA Associate Curator Joshua Siegel, who have replaced FSLC Program Director Richard Peña and MoMA Senior Film Curator Laurence Kardish. Peña will step down from his role as Program Director at the end of the year and Kardish retired in October. The New Directors/New Films selection committee members from both presenting organizations include: from the Film Society of Lincoln Center, Robert Koehler, Marian Masone, and Gavin Smith; and from The Museum of Modern Art, Jytte Jensen, Rajendra Roy and Joshua Siegel.
Posted on 11.9.2012
The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced that the November and December lineups for its ongoing Family Films series and Midnight Movies series.
Posted on 10.26.2012
The Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Romanian Film Initiative are pleased to announce the continuation and reinvention of the yearly festival dedicated to Romanian cinema in New York City. MAKING WAVES: New Romanian Cinema continues the celebrated Romanian film series in New York and will take place at the Film Society of Lincoln Center from November 29 to December 5, 2012. The festival will offer a panorama of the best in Romania’s newest contemporary filmmaking, including features, documentaries and shorts, along with retrospectives of Romanian filmmakers, special programs, panels, and a series of conversations on the political and policy shifts currently affecting arts and culture in Central and Eastern Europe.
Posted on 10.18.2012
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today a 15-film centenary celebration of THE FILMS OF KEISUKE KINOSHITA, November 7-15. December 2012 will mark the 100th anniversary of Keisuke Kinoshita’s birth, a filmmaker who is universally considered one of the greatest Japanese directors of all time. In total, Kinoshita made 49 films including his most famous, TWENTY-FOUR EYES, still considered the gold standard in Japanese film history and the critically acclaimed masterpiece THE BALLAD OF NARAYAMA. Both will be screened during this series and tickets are on sale now, visit Filmlinc.com.
Posted on 10.12.2012
The Film Society of Lincoln Center’s annual horror fest Scary Movies returns for its 6th edition featuring a blood-curdling collection of first-time New York City screenings of highly anticipated horror films and thrillers, genre rarities and fan favorites.
Posted on 10.2.2012
The Film Society of Lincoln Center, America’s pre-eminent New York-based non-profit organization, revealed the artist of the 50th New York Film Festival poster is Cindy Sherman. Throughout the past 49 years, a stellar line-up of artists commissioned their work for the New York Film Festival poster. "How thrilling for the Film Society to have an artist of Cindy Sherman's magnitude carry on the 50-year tradition of designing a poster to announce the opening of the New York Film Festival,” Said FSLC Board Chairman Ann Tenenbaum. “We are grateful to Cindy for her contribution to our storied history."