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Posted on 3.28.2012
Tropfest, the world’s largest short film festival, today announced it will collaborate with prominent media outlets STARZ CINEMA, NBC 4, and WNYC Radio as well as Citi, luxury hotel brand Thompson Hotels and Film Society of Lincoln Center in launching Tropfest New York in June. Ambassadors, who are supporting the launch of Tropfest into the USA, include Russell Crowe, Hugh Jackman, Nicole Kidman, Anthony Lapaglia, Charles Randolph, Geoffrey Rush and Liev Schreiber.
Posted on 3.27.2012
Columbia University School of the Arts Film Program and Film Society of Lincoln Center have announced they will co-present the 25th Anniversary of the Columbia University Film Festival (CUFF), a week-long program of screenings, dramatic readings and special events in New York. The festival will open with a 25 Year Celebration featuring a selection of the best student short films representing the past 25 years, presented by esteemed alumni of the program.
Posted on 3.19.2012
Highlights include opening night film MAMA AFRICA, celebrating the legacy of Miriam Makeba, THE EDUCATION OF AUMA OBAMA, offering a window into the African family and father of President Obama, and centerpiece selection RELENTLESS, starring hip-hop and soul singer Nneka
Posted on 3.14.2012
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the schedule for IMAGES FROM THE EDGE: CLASSIC AND CONTEMPORARY ICELANDIC CINEMA (April 18-26). The upcoming series, the largest presentation of Icelandic cinema ever held in the United States, which will include Iceland’s first two features that debuted the use of sound in the ‘50s - BETWEEN MOUNTAIN AND SHORE and LAST FARM IN THE VALLEY.
Posted on 3.9.2012
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today that Susan Sarandon will act as Honorary Chair for this year’s Gala, as well as the initial presenter line up for the upcoming 39th Annual Chaplin Award to include Martin Scorsese, Chiara Mastroianni and Arnaud Desplechin. This year’s Chaplin Award will be presented to Academy Award-nominee Catherine Deneuve on the evening of Monday, April 2, 2012 at Alice Tully Hall. The event will be attended by a host of notable guests and celebrities honoring the film legend’s groundbreaking career and will feature film and television clips commemorating her prolific career, culminating in the presentation of The Chaplin Award.
Posted on 3.7.2012
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced details today for Asghar Farhadi’s Iran (April 6-8). Screening at the Walter Reade Theater (165 West 65th Street), the film series will shine a light on the work of the recently-minted Academy Award-winning director (A SEPARATION).
Posted on 3.1.2012
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces a retrospective of films produced by teenage filmmakers through the Educational Video Center’s Youth Documentary Workshop. From the crack epidemic of the 1980s and explosion of hip hop in the 1990s, to the dislocation and housing foreclosure crisis of today, young people use their cameras to tell the stories of their times. Spanning three decades, this extraordinary documentary series captures moments in New York City’s history through the fresh, but unblinking eyes of emerging filmmakers.
Posted on 2.29.2012
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today, 15 For 15: Celebrating Rialto Pictures, an exclusive weekday matinee series of 15 treasures from the Rialto Pictures library to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the distributor. Includes ARMY OF SHADOWS, BILLY LIAR, DIVA, RIFIFI AND THE THIRD MAN
Posted on 2.28.2012
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced details today for War and Remembrance: The Films of Aleksei Guerman (March 14-20). Screening at the Walter Reade Theater (165 West 65th Street), the film series (co-presented with Seagull Films, with the assistance of Lenfilm Studios and generous support provided by George Gund III) will celebrate the work of the great filmmaker whose films rarely play outside the borders of Russia with the first North American retrospective of his work.
Posted on 2.27.2012
The Film Society of Lincoln Center is proud to announce two new monthly series spotlighting up and coming directors. ART OF THE REAL, is a new monthly documentary showcase that will take audiences on a tour of the most innovative and consciousness-raising, non-fiction filmmaking being made in the world today. INDIE NIGHT will spotlight the best and boldest new wave of independent cinema. In keeping with the tradition of supporting and showcasing emerging filmmakers, this new series will also be shaped by notable guest curators who hail from the American indie vanguard. Award-wining producer Ted Hope (MARTHA MARCY MAY MARLENE, ADVENTURELAND) has been announced as co-curator’s of the series for the next year.