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Posted on 5.28.2014
The Film Society of Lincoln Center today announced Laurie Simmons as the artist behind the design for the 52nd New York Film Festival poster. She joins a stellar lineup of artists that have commissioned their work for the festival including Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, David Hockney, Julian Schnabel, Cindy Sherman, and last year’s artist, Tacita Dean. Looked upon as a yearly artistic “signature” for the film festival, NYFF posters have taken on a celebrated pop culture significance through the years. Recently, the Saul Bass 1964 NYFF poster has been seen prominently on AMC’s Mad Men. Please find a complete list of artists below.
Posted on 5.28.2014
ONE DAY PINA ASKED… is director Chantal Akerman’s singular look at the work of the remarkable choreographer, Pina Bausch, and her Wuppertal Tanztheater during a five-week European tour. The film is a fortuitous encounter between two icons of film and dance. The film originally opened in New York on July 7, 1989, and recently played to a sold out audience for the 2014 Dance on Camera series. Back by popular demand, One Day Pina Asked… will open theatrically at the Film Society of Lincoln Center exclusively on Friday, June 6, 2014 for one week only.
Posted on 5.20.2014
The Film Society of Lincoln Center will present the New York premiere of Agnès Varda: From Here to There, the highly anticipated follow-up to Agnès Varda’s The Beaches of Agnès, on Saturday May 31 at 6PM in the Amphitheater at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center. The five-part documentary series will then be made available beginning June 1 on SundanceNOW Doc Club, a subscription streaming service. This exclusive free event further cements the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s dedication to offering free programs to the film community in a variety of forms, including talks and screenings. For more information on other events throughout the summer, visit http://www.filmlinc.com/free.
Posted on 5.16.2014
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today two upcoming events with visual artist Takashi Murakami on Sunday, June 1. The New York premiere of Murakami’s debut feature, Jellyfish Eyes, will take place at 4PM, followed by a conversation at the Walter Reade Theater (165 West 65th Street). Jellyfish Eyes merchandise will also be sold at the screening, which includes key chains, stuffed animals and the film inspired t-shirt created by Murakami and Pharrell! At 6:30PM on June 1, the renowned Japanese pop artist will also present a collection of his animated works and discuss his signature artistic style for free at the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s Amphitheater (144 West 65th Street).
Posted on 5.13.2014
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today a special advance screening of HBO Documentary Films’ award-winning The Case Against 8 on Thursday, May 29 at 7PM at the Walter Reade Theater (165 West 65th Street). The screening will be immediately followed by a conversation with directors Ben Cotner and Ryan White, as well as plaintiffs Kris Perry and Sandy Stier and Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo. Tickets are on sale now, visit Filmlinc.com for more information.
Posted on 5.12.2014
The 25th edition of the Human Rights Watch Film Festival will run from June 12 to 22, 2014 with a program of 22 films that bring human rights struggles to life through storytelling, and remind us that film can be a powerful source of change and inspiration. The festival is co-presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center and IFC Center. Twenty documentaries and two fiction films will be featured, including 19 New York premieres and an unprecedented 16 features by women. The Human Rights Watch Film Festival is especially proud to be celebrating its 25th anniversary. What began as a series of films shown on a modest-sized television in a small New York City theater is now experienced on the big screen by over 100,000 passionate audience members in more than 20 cities worldwide.
Posted on 5.12.2014
FSLC & Subway Cinema in association with Japan Society announce first details for NY Asian Film Fest
The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Subway Cinema, in association with the Japan Society, announced today that Umin Boya’s Kano has been selected as the Centerpiece selection for this year’s New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF), June 27 – July 14, 2014. Returning for its 13th edition, the New York Asian Film Festival is one of North America’s leading festivals of popular Asian Cinema. Lee Jung-jae announced as the subject of NYAFF’s Korean Actor in Focus.
Posted on 5.1.2014
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today additions to the popular year-round Free Film Society Talks with The Immigrant director James Gray on May 7 and Night Moves director Kelly Reichardt on May 28. Additional information on moderators and talks will be announced at a later date so stay tuned and visit FilmLinc.com for more information.
Posted on 4.30.2014
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the upcoming summer lineup of new releases opening through August. The slate includes an exciting mix of acclaimed first features by Gia Coppola (Palo Alto), Nadav Lapid (Policeman), and Ramon Zürcher (The Strange Little Cat) and anticipated new films by veterans Lav Diaz (Norte, The End of History), Bong Joon-ho (Snowpiercer), Lukas Moodysson (We Are the Best!), Steve James (Life Itself), and Philippe Garrel (Jealousy). Thirteen titles of the 19-film lineup will also open exclusively at the Film Society for a one- or two-week run.
Posted on 4.18.2014
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the details for Fassbinder: Romantic Anarchist (Part 1), May 16 – June 1. Divided into two parts, the retrospective will be the most extensive presentation of Fassbinder’s films in New York since 1997, with Part 1 including almost all of his work leading up to 1974 and Part 2 (screening in November) to pick up from 1974 through 1982. The ambitious two-part series will include all of his theatrical features, much of his television work, films he starred in, films that influenced him, and films that were influenced by his work.