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Posted on 7.17.2014

FSLC announces world premiere of David Fincher’s GONE GIRL as the opening night selection for NYFF52

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today that David Fincher’s Gone Girl will make its World Premiere as the Opening Night selection for the upcoming 52nd New York Film Festival (September 26 – October 12), which will kick off at Alice Tully Hall and return to Tavern on the Green for the after party. Based upon the global best seller by Gillian Flynn, and starring Academy Award® winner Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris, and Tyler Perry, Gone Girl marks Fincher’s return to the festival since The Social Network, the 2010 Opening Night Gala selection. The 20th Century Fox and New Regency release is due in theaters on October 3, 2014.

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Posted on 7.16.2014

FSLC to Host an Evening with Isabelle Huppert on July 30

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today An Evening with Isabelle Huppert, moderated by filmmaker John Waters, on Wednesday July 30 at 6:00pm. The event will include a sneak-preview screening of the legendary French actress’s latest film and 51st New York Film Festival official selection, Catherine Breillat’s Abuse of Weakness, immediately followed by an extended conversation between Huppert and Waters. Huppert will then introduce Michael Haneke’s The Piano Teacher, for which she won some of her best reviews and the Best Actress prize at the Cannes Film Festival. Abuse of Weakness will open theatrically for an exclusive one-week run at the Film Society on Friday, August 15.

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Posted on 7.9.2014

FSLC travels to STRANGE LANDS: INTERNATIONAL SCI-FI, Aug 22-28

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today Strange Lands: International Sci-Fi (August 22-28), featuring innovative films from the renaissance of science fiction on film in the late 1960s and 1970s, as well as gripping work by major auteurs. Strange Lands will include several rare screenings of foreign 35mm prints.

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Posted on 7.9.2014

Free Talks continue on July 11 with I ORIGINS director Mike Cahill & actress Brit Marling

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today an addition to the popular year-round Free Film Society Talks with I Origins director Mike Cahill and actress Brit Marling on July 11. Additional information on talks will be announced at a later date so stay tuned and visit filmlinc.com. Talks take place in the Amphitheater at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center, 144 West 65th Street.

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Posted on 6.30.2014

FSLC announces music doc series SOUND + VISION, July 31-Aug 6

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the second edition of Sound + Vision, the annual documentary series that explores a diverse range of music, artists, genres, and styles from all over the world. It includes an eclectic mix of exciting premieres, retrospectives, musical performances, and more for music fans of all backgrounds. Some of this year’s lineup includes spotlights on subjects like a Japanese trance didgeridoo player, seminal atmospheric bands of the late 1980s and early 1990s, a Mexican acoustic duo who combine thrash metal and flamenco, and music created on 1980s video-game hardware. OPENING NIGHT SELECTION IS ERIC GREEN’S BEAUTIFUL NOISE SPOTLIGHTING 1980s UNDERGROUND BANDS COCTEAU TWINS, THE JESUS AND MARY CHAIN, MY BLOODY VALENTINE TALKING HEADS’ DAVID BYRNE IN ATTENDANCE FOR 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF JONATHAN DEMME’S STOP MAKING SENSE. CLOSING NIGHT IS FLORIAN HABICHT’S PULP, A WITTY PORTRAIT OF THE ICONIC BAND AND THE CITY FROM WHICH THEY HAIL.

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Posted on 6.30.2014

NewFest with Outfest & FSLC announce NewFest 2014, New York’s LGBT Film Festival, July 24-29

NewFest, New York's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Film Festival announced the complete feature film lineup for its 26th edition (July 24-29). NewFest is an annual showcase of the best of LGBT cinema, featuring works from renowned filmmakers as well as exciting discoveries. With a lineup of 16 narrative and five documentary features, this year’s group of films continues to carry out the festival’s mission of supporting diverse film communities and voices from around the world.

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Posted on 6.30.2014

FSLC & Jaeger LeCoultre announces director Lisandro Alonso as the 2014 Filmmaker in Residence

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Jaeger-LeCoultre announced the selection of award-winning Argentine filmmaker Lisandro Alonso as their 2014 Filmmaker in Residence at a dinner in New York co-hosted by Charles Finch, Lesli Klainberg, Bennett Miller, Todd Solondz, and Lisa Cortes. The evening marks the launch of the second annual initiative and partnership between the Film Society of Lincoln Center and Jaeger-LeCoultre. Last year's participant was director Andrea Arnold.

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Posted on 6.30.2014

FSLC and the Met Opera co-present a free screening of MOONSTRUCK on August 22

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Metropolitan Opera announced that they are co-presenting a free screening of Norman Jewison’s award-winning film Moonstruck on August 22 at 8pm in the Lincoln Center plaza in front of the opera house where original key scenes were filmed. The screening is a special tease for the Met Opera’s 10-day Summer HD Festival, beginning the next day, Saturday, August 23 and continuing through Monday, September 1. The fest allows opera lovers to watch 10 of the Met’s most popular Live in HD productions from past seasons for free (with 3,100 seats available on a first-come, first-served basis available and additional space for crowds on the plaza for Moonstruck and the festival).

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Posted on 6.26.2014

Florence Almozini appointed as Sr. Programmer, Jake Perlin & Rachael Rakes as Programmers at Large

The Film Society of Lincoln Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Florence Almozini to the post of Senior Programmer, and Jake Perlin and Rachael Rakes as Programmers at Large. The new team will work alongside Dennis Lim, Director of Programming, on year-round festivals and series, sneak previews, premieres, and special events throughout the year.

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Posted on 6.26.2014

FSLC announces THIS IS SOFTCORE: THE ART CINEMA EROTICA OF RADLEY METZGER

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today This Is Softcore: The Art Cinema Erotica of Radley Metzger (August 7-13). Celebrating the work of the filmmaker considered to be the preeminent director of the Golden Age of Erotic Cinema and a pioneering American independent filmmaker, the series includes Metzger’s most notable softcore films. Select screenings will feature intros and Q&As with Metzger, a fascinating transitional figure whose unique brand of sophisticated erotic art cinema created an almost utopian space between the cheap grindhouse sexploitation of the ’60s and the full-on hardcore porn of the ’70s.

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