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Posted on 6.26.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the Film Comment Double Feature lineup for July will focus on Jack Nicholson, as director and on filmmaker Hal Ashby in August. These screenings are part of an on-going monthly series of repertory double bills, launched in last year. On July 24, the Nicholson directed films Drive, He Said and Goin’ South will screen back to back and will include a DVD giveaway from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment’s (SPHE) manufacture-on-demand service “Sony Pictures Choice Collection” for some lucky theatergoers. Hal Ashby’s Bound for Glory will screen with Shampoo on August 19. Tickets for both events go on sale tomorrow, Thursday June 27.
Posted on 6.24.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced the July and August lineup for Family Films with screenings of several of the most beloved Hollywood musical’s of 40s and 50s starring classic silver screen icons, led by Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra and Judy Garland!
Posted on 6.20.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced the July and August lineup for Midnight Movies promising a summer of genre classics, cult favorites, films starring horror icons and a murderous appliance! Includes killer refrigerators, sapphic vampires, a pre WALKING DEAD Michael Rooker, Christopher Lee and cult classics from Lucio Fulci, Stuart Gordon and John Waters.
Posted on 6.19.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the lineup for SOUND + VISION (July 26 to August 1), a music documentary series exploring an exciting range of musical artists, genres and styles. The camera is turned on music subjects as varied as Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong, James Booker ("The Black Liberace"), Mexican rock group Molotov, country music star Jim Lauderdale, classical music prodigies, K-Pop, the Muscle Shoals sound and more!
Posted on 6.14.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today additional guests for the on-going FREE Summer Talks series, which kicked off in May with Before Midnight director Richard Linklater, actors Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke. On Sunday, July 14 at 5PM Only God Forgives Director Nicolas Winding Refn will participate in a Summer Talk followed by David Gordon Green discussing Prince Avalanche on Thursday, August 1 at 6:30PM and Passion Director Brian De Palma on Monday, August 19 at 7PM. All talks will include clips, trailers and an extended conversation, with questions also taken from the audience.
Posted on 6.12.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Jaeger-LeCoultre announced today select members of their Advisory Board for the new Filmmaker In Residence initiative at a star-studded dinner co-hosted by Charles Finch, Bennett Miller, Paul Schrader and Rose Kuo. The evening marked the launch, and celebration, of the recently announced partnership between the Film Society of Lincoln Center and Jaeger LeCoultre, following the efforts of Finch & Partners to bring the film organization and luxury brand together. The Advisory Board members participating in the initiative include: Henry Bean, Brady Corbet, Charles Finch, Naomi Foner, Larry Gross, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Danny Huston, Tamara Jenkins, Ed Lachman, Bennett Miller, Matthew Modine, Ed Pressman, Ira Sachs, Paul Schrader and Marisa Tomei.
Posted on 6.12.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the lineup for this year’s edition of Latinbeat, July 12-21. Opening Night launches with LA PAZ by prolific Argentinian filmmaker, Santiago Loza, who has showcased his work at the festival since 2000, and is also an influential playwright in the indie theater scene of Buenos Aires. This year’s lineup also includes the previously announced retrospective of filmmaker, Matias Piñeiro, who will screen his films THE STOLEN MAN and THEY ALL LIE during the festival while simultaneously theatrically opening VIOLA and ROSALINDA at the Film Society of Lincoln Center on July 12th.
Posted on 6.3.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Subway Cinema in association with Japan Society announce the full schedule today for the 2013 New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF) which will screen June 28 – July 15. The popular film festival will showcase over 60 feature films with filmmakers and celebrity guests travelling from Korea, Hong Kong and Taiwan to attend the festival. Also announced were special focuses for this year’s edition of NYAFF including a celebration of the career of Korean star Ryoo Seung-Beom and new works from the Philippines (joining the previously announced focuses on Hong Kong cinema, Taiwan pulp and a salute to Well Go USA). Hong Kong horror omnibus TALES FROM THE DARK PART 1 will make its World Premiere as the Opening Night Presentation, Jang Cheol-Soo’s SECRETLY GREATLY as the Centerpiece Selection and the Director’s Cut of Yan Yan Mak’s THE GREAT WAR makes its World Premiere as a special Gala Presentation. Taiwan cinema legend Tsai Yang-Ming will be presented with the 2013 Star Asia Lifetime Achievement Award and A MUSE phenomenon Kim Go-Eun slated to receive the 2013 Star Asia Rising Star Award.
Posted on 5.24.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Subway Cinema in association with Japan Society has announced today that Jay Chou’s THE ROOFTOP has been selected as the Closing Night presentation of the 2013 New York Asian Film Festival. Also announced were 22 additional titles, including several notable premieres, highly anticipated titles and salutes to Hong Kong Cinema, Taiwan Pulp and the Well Go USA distribution company. The 12th edition of The New York Asian Film Festival will take place June 28 – July 15, with screenings at The Film Society of Lincoln Center (June 28 – July 11), Japan Society (July 11 – 14) and Asia Society (July 15).
Posted on 5.21.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center will showcase the work of Argentinian filmmaker Matías Piñeiro during the upcoming Latinbeat film festival (July 12 – 21) and will simultaneously open two of his films, Viola and Rosalinda, theatrically on July 12th. Latinbeat will play host to the NY premiere of Piñeiro’s 2007 film The Stolen Man/El hombre robado and 2009 film They All Lie/Todos mienten. Viola returns to the Film Society after debuting at this year’s New Directors/New Films and will be released in the US through Cinema Guild. All screenings of Viola at the Film Society of Lincoln Center will be followed by his short film Rosalinda.