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Posted on 1.11.2012
The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced that Academy Award-nominee Catherine Deneuve will be honored at the 39th Annual Chaplin Award Gala held in Alice Tully Hall on the evening of Monday, April 2, 2012. The event will be attended by a host of notable guests and celebrities honoring the international film legend’s groundbreaking career and will feature film and interview clips culminating in the presentation of The Chaplin Award.
Posted on 12.19.2011
The Film Society of Lincoln Center’s year-long countdown to the New York Film Festival’s historic 50th edition continues through January and February, offering the rare opportunity to view several undisputed classics of the big screen, many of which were introduced to the world at NYFF. These include breakthrough films of Jonathan Demme and Errol Morris, and Oscar-nominated classics from François Truffaut and Andrzej Wajda. Appearances by Jonathan Demme and actor Paul Le Mat announced.
Posted on 12.16.2011
Film Comment‘s annual end-of-the-year survey of notable film critics, journalists, film section editors, and past and present contributors was released today with Terrence Malick’s THE TREE OF LIFE, Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s UNCLE BOONMEE WHO CAN RECALL HIS PAST LIVES and Lars von Trier’s MELANCHOLIA taking the top spots among films released in 2011. Among films that made appearances at film festivals or special screenings worldwide, but haven’t received stateside distribution as of yet, Jafar Panahi and Mojtaba Mirtahmasb’s THIS IS NOT A FILM, Béla Tarr’s THE TURIN HORSE and Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA received the top rankings.
Posted on 12.15.2011
The Film Society of Lincoln Center will host a complete Béla Tarr retrospective titled The Last Modernist: The Complete Works of Béla Tarr from February 3-8, 2012. In advance of the U.S. Theatrical Premiere of The Turin Horse on February 10th, the Film Society will present a rare “complete” retrospective of a living filmmaker, stretching from his early cinema verité portraits of proletariat life in Communist-era Hungary to the hypnotic, career-defining masterworks that cemented Tarr’s international reputation.
Posted on 12.12.2011
The Jewish Museum and the Film Society of Lincoln Center will present the 21st annual New York Jewish Film Festival at the Film Society’s Walter Reade Theater and Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center, Jan. 11-26, 2012. The festival’s 35 features and shorts from 11 countries - 28 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 12.1.2011
Series to include Disney’s beloved classic Mary Poppins for the holidays! Families can continue to enjoy all-time classics and beloved films with this delightful matinee series—featuring a special spotlight on imaginative films dedicated to taking viewers on fantastical journeys.
Posted on 11.18.2011
The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Dance Films Association are pleased to announce the lineup for the 40th edition of Dance on Camera. The dynamic series will take place from January 27-31 and dance lovers will discover an array of stimulating films, many of them premieres, and diverse disciplines ranging from classical to street. The opening night World Premiere of JOFFREY: MAVERICKS OF AMERICAN DANCE will also mark the first collaboration between DFA and Emerging Pictures
Posted on 11.15.2011
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces the lineup for the 20th edition of Spanish Cinema Now featuring the latest films from Spain as well as a tribute to legendary director, Luis García Berlanga. Attending filmmakers and actors include Nacho Vigalondo (EXTRATERRESTRIAL), Daniel Sanchez Arevalo and Quim Gutierrez (COUSINHOOD), Mireia Ros (BARCELONA BEFORE), Santiago Segura (TORRENTE 4: LETHAL CRISIS), Jonás Trueba (EVERY SONG TALKS ABOUT ME), Maria Comas (BLACK BREAD), and Alberto Morais (THE WAVES).
Posted on 11.7.2011
A Rational Mind: The Films of Edward Yang (November 22-27) is the first comprehensive retrospective of the critically acclaimed filmmaker’s work in the United States. The film series includes the classic, YI YI (2000), for which Yang was honored as Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival, former NYFF films such as A CONFUCIAN CONFUSION (1994) and MAHJONG (1996) as well as the short film THE WIND (2007), comprised of animated scenes from an uncompleted animated martial arts film among a lineup of films celebrating the work of a true master of cinema. The series will coincide with the U.S theatrical premiere of Yang’s masterpiece, A BRIGHTER SUMMMER DAY at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center on Friday, November 25.
Posted on 11.7.2011
Special appearances by Saadi Yacef at THE BATTLE OF ALGIERS screening on Tuesday, November 8 and Martin Scorsese with MEAN STREETS on Tuesday, December 20 have been announced.