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Posted on 5.16.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today An Evening with Joss Whedon at the Walter Reade Theater (165 West 65th Street). Writer-director Whedon will take part in a wide-ranging conversation about his career—from his Oscar-nominated screenplay for TOY STORY to his cult TV shows like “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and recent blockbuster hits like THE AVENGERS. The filmmaker conversation will follow a special sneak preview of his bold and modern adaptation of Shakespeare’s MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, opening at the Film Society on Friday, June 7.
Posted on 5.13.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center and New York Asian Film Festival announced the details today for a rare series of appearances by international film icon, Jackie Chan on June 10 and 11, followed by the largest retrospective of his films ever held in North America (June 23-27).
Posted on 5.13.2013
The Film Society of Lincoln Center is accepting submissions for the 51st New York Film Festival. The festival will take place September 27-October 13. Founded in 1963, as auteur theory and European cinematic modernism were crashing on to the shores of American film culture, the New York Film Festival stands as the second-oldest film festival in North America, and one of the oldest in the world.
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.