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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.
Posted on 2.23.2012
The Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Museum of Modern Art announced the full lineup today for the 41st edition of New Directors/New Films (March 21 – April 1). Dedicated to the discovery of new works by emerging and dynamic filmmaking talent, the film festival will screen 29 feature films (24 narrative, 5 documentary) and 12 short films representing 28 countries.
Posted on 2.21.2012
The Film Society of Lincoln Center, America’s pre-eminent New York-based non-profit film organization, announced today that it has brought Chef Daniel Boulud’s Feast & Fêtes Catering onboard to create a French-accented dinner with the flavors of early spring for their 39th Annual Chaplin Award gala honoring Catherine Deneuve, taking place this year on Monday April 2nd 2012.
Posted on 2.17.2012
To coincide with the annual upcoming program Rendez-Vous with French Cinema, the Family Films series will have a decidedly French point of view for the March and April lineup as it moves from winter to spring. With colorful films from France as well as some lively American musicals set in Paris there will be laughs, music and merriment. For the month of April, families can take a cinematic excursion and globe trot around the world to Russia, Belgium, The Netherlands and Kenya during the Spring Break Special with four new flicks for kids.
Posted on 2.16.2012
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today that Amy Taubin will be joining the New York Film Festival Selection Committee. Taubin replaces critic Dennis Lim who concluded his three-year term. FSLC's year-long countdown to the New York Film Festival’s historic 50th edition continues through March and April, 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 by Tarkovsky, Jackie Chan, Clint Eastwood, Michael Moore and a tribute to the late Raul Ruiz. A special appearance will be made by director Michael Moore at the ROGER & ME screening on Tuesday, April 24.
Posted on 2.13.2012
The 17th edition of Rendez-Vous with French Cinema, the Film Society of Lincoln Center and Unifrance Films’ celebrated annual showcase of the best in contemporary French film, announced today that it will expand its lineup with Rendez-Vous +, a selection of over a dozen contemporary documentaries and classic films. The new addition to the 2012 lineup was made possible by the support of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy.
Posted on 2.6.2012
The 17th edition of Rendez-Vous with French Cinema, the Film Society of Lincoln Center and Unifrance Films’ celebrated annual showcase of the best in contemporary French film, hits screens at The Film Society, the IFC Center and BAMcinématek, March 1-11. More than two dozen New York premieres will be showcased during the series, including box-office sensation THE INTOUCHABLES; new work from master directors André Téchiné, Benoit Jacquot and Alain Cavalier, a beautifully restored print of one of the best-loved masterworks of French cinema and our special Centerpiece, Marcel Carné’s CHILDREN OF PARADISE; plus the Closing Night selection, DELICACY, the latest from Audrey Tautou, who will be on hand to present the film.
Posted on 1.31.2012
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced the schedule for the 12th edition of FILM COMMENT SELECTS (February 17-March 1), Film Comment magazine’s essential and eclectic film festival. Featuring a handpicked lineup of films that are alternately previewing prior to their theatrical runs or quite possibly never coming back to the big screen—the rare and the rediscovered, the unclassifiable and the underrated—the 32 film schedule will include several appearances by filmmakers and cast, including Eric Atlan, Sara Driver, James Franco, Jim Hoberman, Kerri Kenney, Kenneth Lonergan, Joshua Marston, Paul Rudd, and David Wain.
Posted on 1.19.2012
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today that Lesli Klainberg and Anne Chaisson have joined the organization. Klainberg has assumed the role of Managing Director and Chaisson is now Associate Director of Corporate Sponsorships. Commenting on Klainberg and Chaisson joining FSLC executive director Rose Kuo said, "Lesli and Ann are both experienced, talented and creative leaders in the film community and I look forward to working with them to expand our mission, look for new opportunities and to continue the Film Society's support of artists from around the world."