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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.
Posted on 12.5.2012
The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Dance Films Association today announced the lineup for the 41st edition of Dance on Camera. Taking place February 1-5, the dance-centric film festival returns to the Film Society for the 17th consecutive year with an exciting and diverse array of dance films, including several premieres. Opening Night launches with the World Premiere of Alan Brown’s FIVE DANCES; lineup highlights include the 50th Anniversary of Francisco Rovira Beleta’s flamenco classic, LOS TARANTOS; ice dancing with Olympic legend Dick Button, and a salute to pioneer dance filmmaker Shirley Clarke; "A Dance of Light: Forty-Years of Self-Portraits by Arno Rafael Minkkinen," photography exhibit will be on display
Posted on 12.3.2012
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today that they will host An Evening with Tom Cruise on Monday, December 17th, taking a look at some of Cruise’s most iconic character work in a conversation with moderator and New York Film Festival Director of Programming, Kent Jones. The event will be followed by a sneak preview screening of Cruise’s new film JACK REACHER, in which he plays a tough ex-military investigator out for justice – a character that audiences have come to love from the three-time Academy Award® nominated actor. Tickets are $50 and $35 and all proceeds from the event will go to the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s 50th Anniversary Fund, which supports the new education program and emerging filmmaker initiatives. Tickets go on sale Monday, December 10th. The event will be held at the Rose Theater, (5th floor of the Time Warner Center, Broadway and 60th street). Visit Filmlinc.com for more information.