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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.
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.