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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.
Posted on 11.3.2011
The Romanian Cultural Institute in New York and the Film Society of Lincoln Center are pleased to announce the line-up for the 6th Annual Romanian Film Festival in New York. After five successful years at Tribeca Cinemas, the festival will move to the Film Society of Lincoln Center and will take place from November 30 – December 6.
Posted on 11.2.2011
An Evening with Jane Powell hosted by Robert Osborne marks official opening, with rare screening of TWO WEEKS WITH LOVE. Special exhibit of classic movie posters from the Mike Kaplan Collection to run through Jan. 1, 2012.
Posted on 10.31.2011
Families can enjoy all-time classics and beloved films with this delightful matinee series—featuring a special spotlight on Roald Dahl’s classic children’s tales, including Henry Selick’s JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH, Nicolas Roeg's THE WITCHES, Wes Anderson's FANTASTIC MR. FOX, Danny DeVito's MATILDA, Tim Burton's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, Mel Stuart's WILLY WONKA AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY and more! FSLC’s Family Films will be an ongoing weekend film series presented at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Amphitheater with a special family friendly ticket price of $6.00.
Posted on 10.31.2011
Performa and the FSLC are pleased to announce the first-ever solo Performa Commission by a filmmaker, to be presented at Lincoln Center’s Walter Reade Theater from November 18-20, 2011, as part of Performa 11, the fourth edition of the new visual art performance biennial. Live performance by acclaimed Canadian director created in collaboration with all-star supergroup of Icelandic musicians plus Foley Artists.