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Posted on 5.10.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today their inaugural FREE Summer Talks series, kicking off next week with BEFORE MIDNIGHT director Richard Linklater, actors Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke on Thursday, May 16th at 8PM at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center’s Amphitheater. Moderated by Film Comment contributing writer Phillip Lopate, the evening will be free to the public and will include a selection of clips and questions from the audience.
Posted on 5.10.2013
The Human Rights Watch Film Festival returns to New York screens from June 13 to 23 with a program of 20 challenging and provocative films from across the globe that call for justice and social change. Now in its 24th edition, the festival will once again be presented at the Film Society of Lincoln Center and this year adds downtown screenings at the IFC Center. Eighteen documentaries and two fiction films will be featured, including 15 New York premieres.
Posted on 4.19.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced the May and June lineup for its ongoing Family Films series as well as the return of FSLC’s popular Midnight Movies series in June.
Posted on 4.18.2013
Jaeger-LeCoultre and the FSLC announce partnership and launch of a Filmmaker in Residence initiative
Jaeger-LeCoultre, inspired by 180 years of passion for artistic and technical excellence, and the Film Society of Lincoln Center, America’s pre-eminent New York based non-profit film organization, are pleased to announce a multi-year partnership and launch of the upcoming Filmmaker in Residence initiative.
Posted on 4.15.2013
Columbia University School of the Arts Film Program and The Film Society of Lincoln Center have announced they will co-present the 26th Annual Columbia University Film Festival (CUFF), a week-long program of screenings, dramatic readings and special events in New York. The celebration will continue with events to be announced for June in Los Angeles. This marks the second year that the festival is co-presented by the Film Society. Adam Davidson to receive prestigious Andrew Sarris Award. “From Development to Deal: A Conversation on First Features” panel to include Rebecca Thomas and Tanya Hamilton, moderated by Tom Kalin.
Posted on 4.12.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today a weeklong celebration titled Man of Steel: Burt Lancaster at 100. Accomplished athlete, card-carrying member of the ACLU and creative producer, Burt Lancaster was one of the greatest actors in the history of American cinema. On the occasion of his 100th birthday, the Film Society of Lincoln Center will screen a selection of his best films.
Posted on 4.11.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the lineup for Open Roads: New Italian Cinema, which will take place from June 6-12, 2013. This year’s lineup includes impressive debuts, a return of favorite filmmakers as well as several award winners. Highlights include opening night selection of Paolo Virzi's comedic love story starring Italian songstress Thony in EVERY BLESSED DAY, Venice Film Festival winner and Daniele Cipri's debut feature IT WAS THE SON, and the latest from master filmmaker Marco Bellochio, DORMANT BEAUTY. In-person appearances by directors Marco Bellochio, Daniele Cipri, Pappi Crosicato, Elisa Fuksas, Salvatore Mereu, Susanna Nicchiarelli and Maria Sole Tognazzi.
Posted on 4.10.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced a special Film Comment Selects presentation of controversial Austrian filmmaker Ulrich Seidl’s Paradise Trilogy on Friday and Saturday, April 26 & 27. The two-night event will include Friday screenings of PARADISE: LOVE (2012) and PARADISE: FAITH (2012), and will conclude with a Saturday screening of PARADISE: HOPE (2013) with Seidl attending and participating in a conversation about the trilogy.
Posted on 4.8.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the lineup for Green Screens (May 31-June 5), a six-day film series of environmental documentaries. Previously an ongoing monthly screening presentation, the Green Screens series will expand that effort with a concentrated program of films screened in the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center (144 West 65th Street) that examine eco-crises, their effects and also highlight what people all around the world are doing to face these challenges.
Posted on 4.2.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the presenter line up for the upcoming 40th Chaplin Award honoring Academy Award-winner Barbra Streisand, on the evening of April 22nd at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center. The celebration in honor of the international film legend’s groundbreaking career will feature musical performances and film and interview clips culminating in the presentation of The Chaplin Award by President Bill Clinton. APPEARANCES BY TONY BENNETT, KRISTIN CHENOWETH, KRIS KRISTOFFERSON, WYNTON MARSALIS, LIZA MINNELLI, AND MANY MORE!